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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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[Massachusetts] Letter: A new front opens in tobacco wars

parents in our area should be reminded that the tobacco industry continues to produce new and varied nicotine delivery products, like e-cigarettes and vape pens that are sweet, cheap and easy for young people to get. These products are not regulated by th
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Sep 3, 2014 13:12
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Carolyn Hax: Mother should abandon the smoke screen with her daughter

People often hold up the example of smokers telling their kids not to smoke as the height of hypocrisy. It’s not. What’s hypocritical about being in the grip of a difficult addiction and not wanting your kid to go through that? Every human being has thei
The Washington Post
added Aug 27, 2014 21:23
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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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[UK] Yoker children learned an important health lesson

Children at Yoker Community Campus received a visit from public health minister, Michael Matheson and Big Tiny, a character campaigning for the right of children not to be exposed to adults’ tobacco smoke. Organised by the British Lung Foundation Scotlan
Clydebank Post (uk)
added Aug 25, 2014 09:00
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[Pakistan] Doctors urged to launch massive campaign against smoking

Provincial Minister for Excise & Taxation and Finance Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has stressed upon the doctors community for launching massive awareness campaign for sensitizing the people about hazardous aspects of smoking with a view to prevent TB, heart,
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:34
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[California] Teen Talk: Parents' hard line on e-cigarettes sparks rift

What makes me mad is that e-cigs are not harmful or dangerous like regular cigarettes, so I feel like my parents are overreacting... DEAR BROOKE: E-cigs are simply liquid nicotine ... be careful that you aren’t setting up a lifelong nicotine habit.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 22, 2014 06:51
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