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[Colorado] Opponents say barring pot use in Denver businesses unwise

On Nov. 8, Denver voters approved a first-in-the-nation law allowing willing bars and restaurants to give people the option to use marijuana alongside a cocktail or meal. Smoking pot would not be allowed inside, and the locations would have to first get
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 20, 2016 21:05
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Denver to Allow Marijuana in Bars: What's the Health Impact?

"Secondhand marijuana smoke has 33 cancer-causing chemicals, according to the California EPA, and some of the same chemicals in marijuana smoke are also into tobacco smoke"...won't have to worry about much with the new law is getting a secondhand high.
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Nov 19, 2016 19:10
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[California] More Americans Use Prescription Painkillers Than Tobacco

Many doctors question the priorities of the FDA for focusing on vaping regulations while not doing enough to combat the opioid epidemic. “We require tobacco companies to put warning labels on tobacco products; you don’t really see that in opioid product
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:17
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New “Secondhand Smoke” raising concerns in Connecticut

They are striving to create awareness of what is being labeled, the “new secondhand smoke” – wood burning smoke. “One of the reasons it’s a problem is the particulates in wood smoke are so small,” said Alderman. Smoke she says can travel for half a mil
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:25
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FACING ADDICTION IN AMERICA: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health (PDF)

chapters in the Report review the science associated with the major substance...Tobacco, also an addictive substance, is mentioned only briefly, because problems...have been covered extensively in other Surgeon General’s Reports.14-16,100-103
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Nov 18, 2016 00:27
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[Colorado] Health Highlights: Nov. 16, 2016: Marijuana Use Allowed at Denver Bars and Restaurants

The first law in the United States that allows people to use marijuana in bars and restaurants was approved by Denver voters. Customers can use marijuana in those locations as long as it isn't smoked, and have to bring their own pot, CBS News/Associated
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 17, 2016 02:31
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[New York] EDITORIAL: ‘You caused the health crisis; you pay for it’

“The effects that oxycodone and hydrocodone produce in the brain are indistinguishable from the effects produced by heroin,”...now would be a good time for state attorneys general to start researching a possible case against the pharmaceutical companies,
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (Saranac Lake, NY)
added Nov 16, 2016 20:25
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[Asia, India] 'It's like smoking a pack of cigarettes!' Doctors warn Delhi smog could be CARCINOGENIC in a month as massive influx of patients affected by pollution puts medical services under pressure

Spending a day outdoors in Delhi has become akin to smoking a pack of cigarettes and health experts have warned it could soon turn carcinogenic for residents. Patients have already started lining up outside OPDs of all major hospitals, complaining of di
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 8, 2016 23:22
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[Asia, India] Delhi under cloud of smog, considers traffic measures to ease pollution

A million school children were forced to stay at home, thousands of employees reported sick and long queues formed outside shops selling face masks on Monday as New Delhi struggled with its worst pollution for nearly 20 years. The Indian capital's gover
Reuters
added Nov 8, 2016 23:02
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[Canada] Company buying Canadian medical journals is being sued for publishing junk science for profit

Two of Canada's most prestigious publishing houses for medical journals have been quietly bought up by an international publisher that is being sued by the U.S. government ... The takeovers have sent shock waves through the medical research community and
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Nov 6, 2016 13:59
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