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[Asia, China] Smoking in home raises risk to pregnancy

Pregnant women whose partners smoke at home are 17 percent more likely to miscarry than women with nonsmoking partners, highlighting the need for tougher tobacco control in families, a Chinese study found. The study used free prepregnancy checks to gath
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:26
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[Missouri] Public housing will go smoke-free by the end of the month, even in private spaces

Residents at the Parkview Apartments in the Central West End have strong — but mixed — opinions about the new smoking ban taking effect this month in public housing across the country. By July 30, residents of public housing will have to leave their home
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 12, 2018 14:15
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[Minnesota] Battles between smokers, nonsmokers may be heating up

“At the crux of this is basically a homeowners’ rights issue,” countered smoker Marge Romero, who’s lived at Gallery Tower for 19 years. “You ought to be able to live your life in the confines of your own home,” said Romero, who was elected to the build
Fox News
added Jul 11, 2018 13:57
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[Minnesota] Condo building in St. Paul voted to go smoke-free. Then smokers got on the board

At Gallery Tower, the nearly 40-year-old building where Tentinger lives, the failed smoking ban remains a point of contention. It has spawned rumors that the board election was rigged, spurred tense interactions at board meetings and made some residents
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 10, 2018 17:45
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[South Carolina] HUD: Public housing must become smoke-free by July 31

According to a news release from the S.C. Tobacco-Free Collaborative, a statewide assembly of leading health organizations, community coalitions and businesses committed to eliminating the toll of tobacco use in South Carolina, nearly 30,000 public housi
The Sumter (SC) Item
added Jul 10, 2018 17:44
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[Wisconsin] Report: Man arrested after shoving child who tried to take away cigarettes

A Kenosha man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly shoved a child and held her down after she took his cigarettes because it was against house rules for having them at a home in the 6900 block of 40th Avenue. The 32-year-old man was taken into custo
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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Children are more likely to become snorers if they are exposed to second-hand smoke, finds study

Chinese researchers made the conclusion after reviewing 24 existing studies / Kids are 87% more likely to become snorers if exposed to second-hand smoke / The odds rose by around 2% for every cigarette smoked daily in the home
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:25
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Impact of public smoking bans on social inequalities in children’s exposure to tobacco smoke at home: an equity-focused systematic review

First evidence on short-term impact of public smoking bans does not support the assumption of intervention-generated inequalities in children’s SHS exposure at home. Future studies should focus on long-term equity impacts of smoke-free legislation.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:00
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[Canada] 'That's going to be an issue': Lawyers weigh in on apartment smoking and vaping ban

A ban by landlords on tenants smoking or vaping marijuana in their apartments is an issue that's bound to be decided in the courts..."I believe that there is going to be litigation over these issues and we're going to get some court and certainly some hu
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 8, 2018 21:52
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[Wisconsin] La Crosse Housing Authority goes smoke-free

The La Crosse Housing Authority is making it clear, smoking is no longer allowed in buildings or on the grounds. They say the move comes as a way to prevent secondhand smoke exposure in the building. "In our country 760,000 children under the age of 18
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:57
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