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[Florida] PIEROBON: Benefits of tobacco-free outdoors should spark change

The Florida Legislature should enact legislation to allow local communities to legally designate tobacco-free outdoor recreational areas, or better yet, make all beaches and state parks tobacco-free.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 8, 2017 23:42

GLANTZ: No doubt about it: smokefree laws cut heart attacks in big way

we still hear people challenging the science. For example, a recent article by a onetime employee of the tobacco industry-supported Cato Institute and bartender, tries to use the natural variability in results in different studies to argue against this fa
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 8, 2017 19:48

[Brazil] GLANTZ: No doubt about it: smokefree laws cut heart attacks in big way

There is strong and consistent evidence that exposure to secondhand smoke causes heart attacks and that smokefree workplace and public place laws cut heart attacks (and other diseases). The most recent evidence comes from a large study in Sao Paolo, Brazi
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2017 12:45

David L. Cottrell: Sure smoking is bad, but did you know of these other side-effects? (Gazette)

Smoking is a major contributor to diseases such as emphysema, COPD and lung cancer. It can worsen high blood pressure and diabetes. Smokers are more likely to have strokes. Smokers are more susceptible to colds, flu and other infections. About 85 to 90 p
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Mar 7, 2017 12:43

[South Africa] Cigarettes and plain packaging – new dataset says it works

Here are the results of Saloojee’s foray into the scientific wizardry of Oz where this dataset seems to blow away some of the red outback dust that Ossowski stirred up...Yach... he parts company with Saloojee on e-cigarettes
Biznews (za)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:11

Rosemond: Vaping and peer pressure

I found a vaping pen hidden in my 13-year-old son's nicotine addiction is not reliably associated with any specific health or behavioral risk....has positive effects on cognitive functioning and appears to be a "brain vitamin" o
Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph
added Mar 5, 2017 01:27

[New York] The Workologist: When the Owner Smokes

After I leave the company, I would like to report this man to the health department / Smoking in the workplace is illegal in New York City — even in the back office, even if it’s the comes down to whether you feel a sense of obligation to take c
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2017 17:08
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[Asia, China, New Zealand] BOREHAM: New smoking ban takes effect, but will it work?

Another lesson I learned from New Zealand, which would no doubt help immensely here in Shanghai, is that if the public attitude toward smoking in public shifts — basically smokers need to be viewed as social pariahs — then smokers will actually feel asha
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:00

BENTLEY: A modest reform could mean life or death for the vaping industry

For the millions of Americans who find it difficult to quit smoking or are unwilling to forgo nicotine, the answer should not be "quit or die." Instead, policymakers would improve both public health and job creation by embracing a message of harm reducti
The Hill
added Mar 6, 2017 15:54

[UK] LEWIS: Why has Nottingham got a smoking problem?

The nation's adult smokers are stubbing out their fags ... but in cities where cigarettes were once manufactured, the tobacco habit is proving tougher to break. Is there a connection? Jeremy Lewis reports
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:19
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