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[Minnesota] Discarded cigarette butt caused fire that destroyed Duluth apartment building

A discarded cigarette butt started the Easter Sunday fire that destroyed a Duluth apartment building and displaced 19 families, authorities said Thursday. “No charges are going to be filed; it was accidental,” said Duluth Fire Marshal Marnie Grondah
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Apr 10, 2015 16:19

[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco law passed

National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a draft law on tobacco control intended to combat the annual $100 million smoking habit that kills 30 people every day... the law contains 13 chapters and 49 articles intended to “educate and reduce tobacco u
KiMedia (Jendhamuni Sos blog) (kh)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:51

ROBBINS: Global warming didn't give Malia asthma: Column

Which brings us back to her father and his Marlboros... Research funded by the National Institutes of Health has shown that smoking outside doesn't totally protect children from secondhand smoke. Even when smoking is done outside, nicotine in infants' ha
USA Today
added Apr 10, 2015 02:52
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[Minnesota] More rentals go smoke free

Owners of multi-unit rental properties continued to implement smoke-free rules last year, surpassing expectations of a local anti-tobacco group that has been promoting the benefits of such policies to landlords and renters.
Red Wing (MN) Republican Eagle
added Apr 9, 2015 15:35

Secondhand smoke still on the rise

Statistics from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey show that reduced exposure to SHS have been slower and exposure remains higher among children, African-Americans, those living in poverty and those living in rental housing.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Apr 9, 2015 00:01

[Ireland] Most fires start in bedrooms and cigarettes are main cause

Cigarettes were the suspected cause of a quarter of fatal fires an analysis of a decade of statistics shows....More fires began in a bedroom than any other room of the home. Bedrooms were the suspected place a fire started in 99 incidents, or three in 1
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 8, 2015 12:45

[Illinois] Qaseem: Smoking around children should be illegal

Children of smokers have no choice but to reside in their homes. They are subjected day after day to chemicals that cause infections, cancer, heart disease and respiratory problems, with little hope of respite. Child abuse is already illegal, and we must
Daily Northwestern
added Apr 6, 2015 12:39

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Childhood ADHD

Children exposed to tobacco smoke in the home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) compared to children from smoke free homes according to a new study from Spain.
Science Times
added Apr 6, 2015 12:37

[Spain] Exposure to secondhand smoke in the home and mental health in children: a population-based study

Conclusions Among children, SHS exposure in the home during ≥1 h/day is associated with a higher frequency of mental disorder. This association was mostly due to the impact of SHS on ADHD.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 3, 2015 13:42

[California] PD Editorial: Banning multi-family smoking

Smoke, like noise, knows no walls, which is why the city of Santa Rosa is on the right track... We sympathize to some degree with those who, as a result of this change, will be unable to smoke inside their own living areas. But we have greater sympathy
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Mar 31, 2015 12:32
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