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Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing (PDF)

IV. Responses to Comments... Commenters also asked HUD for additional insight into their rationale for a 25-foot perimeter. A group of commenters, however, supported the perimeter and even requested that HUD expand the outdoor restrictions. Some state
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:59
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[Alabama] Smoking ban infuriates local public housing residents

The Birmingham Housing Authority has 18 months to implement the national mandate by the Department of housing and urban development, but residents feel like there are more pressing concerns in their community than whose smoking. “It’s going to hurt a lo
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:15
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[North Carolina] Smoking ban divides public housing residents

Here, the ban will affect 1,200 units in several major public housing apartment complexes, including Cleveland Avenue Homes, Piedmont Park Apartments, Crystal Towers, Sunrise Towers and Healy Towers. “We think it is a good thing, making the properties sa
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 2, 2016 22:12
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[California, Maryland] AUDIO: Growing Numbers Of Teens Now Smoking E-Cigarettes

The study shows E-cigarettes without nicotine can also lead to the use of other tobacco products. In Maryland, those under the age of 18 are not legally allowed to buy vapor products.
WJZ 13 (Baltimore, MD)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:43
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[Canada] Backgrounder – Future of Tobacco Control

Minister Philpott will convene a national forum to hear from stakeholders, including tobacco control organizations, health professionals, First Nations and Inuit people, provinces, territories and international experts. The forum will inform the developme
Government of Canada (ca)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society report unveils tactics of tobacco industry

Fifty percent of the 500 shops surveyed in six major cities of Pakistan including Islamabad and Rawalpindi place cigarettes for sale together with candies and snacks, 14% give ‘limited time offers’ or free gifts on purchase of cigarettes, and 89% shops do
The News (pk)
added Nov 26, 2016 02:03
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[Ohio] Smoking decrease among students

Of 799 respondents, 22 percent of UC students reported to having smoked cigarettes within the last 30 days, according to a spring 2013 report from the ACHA. However, the latest spring 2016 ACHA report, which garnered 950 respondents, shows that number i
The News Record (University of Cincinnati)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:20
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Analysing user-reported data for enhancement of SmokefreeTXT: a national text message smoking cessation intervention

illuminate the need to more deeply understand reasons for subscriber non-response and opt out and, in turn, improve program engagement and our ability to increase the likelihood for participants to stop smoking and measure long-term outcomes. Patterns of
Tobacco Control
added Nov 23, 2016 00:05
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Household smoke exposure linked to antisocial behavior in young adolescents

Researchers found modest, yet reliable long-term links between early childhood household smoke exposure and self-reported antisocial behavior in early adolescence. For the study, parents of 1035 children reported on the presence of household smokers at
EurekAlert
added Nov 21, 2016 21:13
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[New Zealand] Maori, Pacific women smokers less physically dependent on tobacco

Maori and Pacific women who smoke are less physically dependent on cigarettes than NZ European and other women, a new study has found. Smokers completed three questionnaires - one at the "baseline" entry to the study and the others after two of the Gove
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11
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