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[California] City moves ahead with smoking ban — partly: Foster City Council postpones decisions on restaurant and apartments

After months of debate over how to protect the public in Foster City from secondhand smoke, the City Council voted 3-2 Monday to set aside two controversial aspects to move forward with updating its smoking ordinance. The council agreed to ban smoking i
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 12:05
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[Tennessee] Tobacco grant geared toward improving children’s health

a new program to raise awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke in families is already having a positive impact. Made possible by a grant of almost $250,000 from the Tennessee Department of Health, the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Jonesborough (TN) Herald & Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 13:52
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How 'third hand tobacco smoke' causes cancer revealed

A study has revealed about the potential cancer risk from tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in the home in non-smokers, particularly young children. Until now, the risks of this exposure known as 'third hand tobacco smoke'
ANI (in)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:04
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Exposure to nitrosamines in thirdhand tobacco smoke increases cancer risk in non-smokers

results presented here highlight the potentially severe long-term consequences of THS exposure, particularly to children, and give strong evidence of its potential health risk and, therefore, they should be considered when developing future environmental
Science Direct
added Jul 17, 2014 08:20
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Researchers demonstrate health risks posed by 'third hand' tobacco smoke

Research led by the University of York has highlighted the potential cancer risk in non-smokers – particularly young children – of tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in the home. Until now, the risks of this exposure known as
HealthCanal.com
added Jul 16, 2014 21:28
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[California] LAU/SINHA/LUU: Ban smoking in apartments: Santa Clara County cities should join the trend

Requirements for smoke free apartments were enacted in 2012 in Marin County, Huntington Park, Sausalito, San Rafael and Santa Monica, and an ordinance is under consideration in San Mateo County. It is time for Santa Clara County's cities to join them.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 13, 2014 20:27
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Socioeconomic disparities in secondhand smoke exposure among US never-smoking adults: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1988–2010

Conclusions SHS exposure is still widespread among US never-smoking adults, and socioeconomic disparities for cotinine-indicated exposure have substantially increased in the past two decades.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2014 10:50
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[New York] The Sound of Waves Gives Way to Horns / An East Harlem Apartment With Views of Central Park

Worse was the pervasive smell of cigarette smoke. It was unclear whether it came from the departed tenants, others in the building or the on-site construction workers. Regardless, Mr. Boyack said, “I have young kids. I am in the health care industry, and
New York Times
added Jul 10, 2014 23:50
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Behavior Expert Calls on Wellness Programs to Heed Johns Hopkins Study Findings

SelfHelpWorks founder Lou Ryan has called on the wellness industry to learn from a new Johns Hopkins tobacco cessation study that included a coaching technique known as motivational interviewing. The study found that motivational interviewing assisted ca
PR Web
added Jul 10, 2014 22:05
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[New York] VIDEO: Word on the Street: Smoking ban in public housing

News 12 asked residents what they thought about a smoking ban in public housing. Some residents said there should be a designated place for smokers.
News 12 Westchester (Yonkers, NY)
added Jul 7, 2014 21:57
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