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[Kentucky] Study says only way to protect children from nicotine exposure is to not smoke in house — or quit

“Parents may think that not smoking around their child is enough, but this is not the case. These findings emphasize that the only safe way to protect children from smoke exposure is to quit smoking and ban smoking in the home,” Dr. Melinda Mahabee-Gitte
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Apr 20, 2017 23:46
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[New York] Smoking is going to get a lot more expensive

“It will accelerate a couple of trends that are disconcerting,” said Jeff Lenard, spokesman for the National Association of Convenience Stores. “One is creating a price disparity where it is more attractive to purchase cigarettes from ­nonlegal means, wh
New York Post
added Apr 20, 2017 19:04
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New study warns of dangers of third-hand smoke

A study in the Journal of Tobacco Control found high levels of nicotine on the hands of children of smokers--three times higher than non-smoking adults who live with smokers--as well as traces of nicotine in their saliva.
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:56
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[New York] De Blasio Administration, City Council Members and Elected Officials Announce Sweeping Legislation to Curb Smoking, Tobacco Usage

The five bills will put New York City at the forefront of smoking and tobacco control nationally by: (1) raising the minimum prices for all tobacco products, including cigarettes, and imposing a new 10% local tax on other tobacco products; (2) reducing t
New York City: NYC.gov
added Apr 19, 2017 19:36
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[New York] AGENDA: Meeting Name: Committee on Health / Meeting date/time: 4/27/2017 10:00 AM

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to banning smoking in city-financed housing. …n relation to the regulation of retail dealers of tobacco products and of electronic cigarettes, the establishment of price
New York City: NYC.gov
added Apr 19, 2017 18:54
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Housing authority steps up smoking policy

The Hornersville Housing Authority is stepping up the non-smoking policy to stop hazardous situations from happening due to smoke damage inside their homes. According to Jessica Coleman, executive director of the Hornersville Housing Authority, the main
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:40
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Studies On Asthma In Kids & Smoking Show How Major The Risk Factor Is

researchers have found that the effects of smoking on asthma rates goes beyond just parents who smoke around their kids. Studies have found, for example, that pregnant women's secondhand smoke exposure is also dangerous — even babies of non-smoking pregna
Romper
added Apr 19, 2017 00:30
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SHAPIRO: Don’t evict tenants who smoke. People can’t quit at will.

I know firsthand smoking isn’t good for anyone’s health. But a landlord shouldn’t be able to force a tenant to quit doing something that’s perfectly legal, that they’ve been doing in the privacy of their own home, just because it’s self-destructive — esp
Washington Post
added Apr 19, 2017 00:11
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[Canada] Fire hazards, secondhand smoke main concerns for Nova Scotia landlords under marijuana legalization

Russell said that after legalization, recreational marijuana users should take some precautions to minimize the effect on other people. “If they're going to smoke, they can ensure that something is put under their doors to prevent it from going into the
Metro (ca)
added Apr 17, 2017 22:21
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Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

Kids can get high levels of nicotine on their hands just by touching items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residue, a small U.S. study found. The findings "show that children's hands hold high levels of nicotine even when parents are not smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2017 00:37
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