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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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[Massachusetts] Smokers challenge change in rules in Northbridge senior housing complex

A Whitinsville couple appeared in Worcester Housing Court Thursday to fight an eviction from the Linwood Mill senior affordable housing complex, claiming the property managers changed the rules to prohibit smoking after the longtime smokers moved in more
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Aug 29, 2014 14:03
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[California] Santa Rosa moves toward tighter restrictions on secondhand smoke

Smoking tobacco, marijuana and even electronic cigarettes in apartments, condominiums and most public places would be banned in Santa Rosa under a sweeping expansion of the city’s anti-smoking laws supported by the City Council on Tuesday.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Aug 27, 2014 11:54
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[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: Blue sky thinking for better health

We’ve received support from the Scottish Government and others to allow us to offer specialist free training so people who work or volunteer with parents and carers of children aged under five can learn about the risks from tobacco smoke and help their c
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 10:27
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[Florida] Apartments snuff out smoking

As the number of smokers decline, more complexes are snuffing out tobacco, and many are marketing their clean air as an amenity. The health department is encouraging landlords to ban smoking, sending out public health workers to provide sample policies a
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Aug 26, 2014 12:36
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[UK-Wales] Sudden infant deaths: 'We are failing hundreds of babies every year,' warns charity

Not enough is being done to reduce the number of unexplained infant deaths in Wales, a safer baby charity has warned. The warning from the Lullaby Trust ...“Once born, breastfeeding support and helping parents stay smoke free are important safeguards ag
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:10
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