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Smoke-free building policies cut indoor exposure: study

Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings exposure to the tiny particles in cigarette smoke may be cut by half or more, according to a new study.
Reuters
added Sep 8, 2014 17:05
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Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC

No-smoking-in-the-house rules jumped considerably in the past two decades -- from 43 percent in 1992-93 to 83 percent in 2010-11, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Homes of nonsmokers have become even le
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 6, 2014 14:31
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[Massachusetts] Smoke-free building policies cut indoor exposure: study

Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings exposure to the tiny particles in cigarette smoke may be cut by half or more, according to a new study. Researchers in Boston monitored indoor
Reuters
added Sep 5, 2014 10:35
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[Massachusetts] Comparison of Indoor Air Quality in Smoke-Permitted and Smoke-Free Multiunit Housing: Findings From the Boston Housing Authority

This evaluation documented instances of secondhand smoke transfer between households as well as lower PM2.5 measurements in buildings with smoke-free policies. Building-wide smoke-free policies can limit secondhand smoke exposure for everyone living in mu
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 4, 2014 18:56
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[Massachusetts] Smoke-free building policies cut indoor exposure: study

Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings exposure to the tiny particles in cigarette smoke may be cut by half or more, according to a new study. Researchers in Boston monitored indoor
Reuters
added Sep 4, 2014 18:55
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Prevalence of Smokefree Home Rules — United States, 1992–1993 and 2010–2011

Despite this progress, during 2007–2008, approximately 88 million U.S. residents aged ≥3 years were exposed to SHS, and disparities in exposure exist across subpopulations (5).
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:52
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Study: More Than 8 in 10 US Homes Forbid Smoking

smoking is even forbidden in nearly half of homes where an adult smoker resides, up from one in 10 households with smokers in the early 1990s. CDC experts attribute the changes to shrinking smoking rates and altered attitudes.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 4, 2014 14:50
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More U.S. households smoke-free, study says

Nearly twice as many U.S. households are smoke-free compared to 20 years ago, reflecting an increased awareness of the health hazards from secondhand smoke, but too many people still are exposed, according to a federal study released Thursday.
Reuters
added Sep 4, 2014 14:49
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More Homes Go Smoke-Free, But Exposure Remains A Health Threat : Shots

Though more than three-quarters of homes are now smoke-free, millions of children and other relatives of smokers are still exposed to secondhand smoke, a study finds. The number of smoke-free homes rose from 43 percent in 1992-1993 to 83 percent in 2010-
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:47
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[Canada] Capital Health's smoke-free policy expands to homes

Capital Health is expanding its no-smoking policy to patients' homes this fall after home-care workers complained about secondhand smoke. Patients are already banned from smoking inside or near Halifax hospitals, but as of Oct. 20 health-care workers wh
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 3, 2014 09:59
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