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[UK, USA] Calls made to ban smoking in people's own homes over child death rates

The United States has just put in place a blanket ban on smoking in social housing, and now cancer campaigners say we should be looking at a similar move, reports Plymouth Live . Epidemiologist Dr Ryan Diver, a data analyst at the American Cancer Societ
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 11:55
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[California] Smoking rules take shape in Half Moon Bay

A conflicted Half Moon Bay City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance regulating tobacco sales and smoking in certain places, including multifamily residences and potentially all city sidewalks. The council voted 3-1 for the city’s first smok
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Aug 24, 2018 11:53
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[Tennessee] Tenants Leaving Housing Authority Over Smoke-Free Policy

A smoke-free policy that went into effect Aug. 1 has resulted 16 vacant units in the Greeneville Housing Authority. “We have more empty units after the smoking policy went into effect,” Rebecca Moyer, GHA executive director, told the authority’s board of
Greeneville (TN) Sun
added Aug 23, 2018 00:39
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[Canada] Winnipeg property manager issues cannabis policy to tenants

Lakewood Agencies, a subsidiary of Ladco Company Ltd., issued a cannabis policy to tenants at all 14 buildings it manages Monday. The policy states: “No smoking or vaping of cannabis-based products (including marijuana) is allowed or permitted at, in or
Global News (ca)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:44
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UC study: Exposure to tobacco smoke significantly impacts teen health

Secondhand smoke linked to poor health, higher absenteeism, increased likelihood to seek medical attention
EurekAlert
added Aug 22, 2018 19:41
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Exposure to tobacco smoke significantly impacts teen health

Teens exposed to just one hour of secondhand smoke per week are: 1.5 times more likely to find it harder to exercise; 2 times more likely to experience wheezing during or after exercise; 2 times more likely to have a dry cough at night; 1.5 times more li
ScienceDaily
added Aug 22, 2018 19:38
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[New York] HUD smoke-free housing takes effect

The Tobacco Action Coalition of the Fingers Lakes partnered with Wayne County Public Health to hold a tenant meeting in the beginning stages of the process, providing information, listening to tenants’ concerns and answering questions.
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood and Adulthood in Relation to Adult Mortality Among Never Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

childhood secondhand smoke exposure, as well as adult secondhand smoke exposure, increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood. Consistent with previous studies, the results also show that adult secondhand smoke is meaningf
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 20, 2018 16:04
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[UK] Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'

Non-smoking adults have a higher risk of dying from serious lung disease if they grew up with parents who smoked, according to US research. The researchers said childhood passive smoking was "likely to add seven deaths to every 100,000 non-smoking adult
BBC Online
added Aug 20, 2018 16:02
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[Georgia, New York] A New Smoking Ban in Public Housing Roils Some Residents

Many housing advocates support the ban. But they worry about how it will be enforced. Elderly, disabled and mentally ill tenants, they say, will have a harder time complying because the ban forces them to stand 25 feet away from their front door to smoke
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Aug 20, 2018 15:46
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