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[California] UCLA SAFE Program to Help Low Income Residents Avoid Second Hand Smoke

UCLA SAFE (Smoke Free Air For Everyone) launched a three year program aimed at increasing access to smoke free apartments in low-income neighborhoods in the city of Los Angeles. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the program is mai
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Jul 22, 2016 02:07
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The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke in Apartments, Condominiums

If you live in an apartment or condominium, cigarette smoke can easily seep into your home... R.J. Reynolds sent an email to Healthline that stated smokers should avoid exposing children to secondhand smoke as well as obey all smoking regulations.
Healthline Networks
added Jul 20, 2016 10:01
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Preventive behaviours in avoiding indoor secondhand smoke exposure among pregnant women in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings of this study highlight the difficulties of pregnant Chinese women in avoiding complete exposure to SHS and point to the urgent need to promote a complete ban on home smoking and restrictions on smoking in public places and workplaces in Chin
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 16:07
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[Louisiana] School board to consider e-cigarette ban

The Tangipahoa Parish School Board will consider a policy change that would bar e-cigarettes on school campuses...said using e-cigarettes or "vaping" has increasingly become an issue at schools, with principals unsure of how to address it. He said student
Hammond (LA) Daily Star
added Jul 17, 2016 14:46
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[Illinois] Mego: Raising the tobacco-buying age in Naperville a no-brainer

More people in the United States die from second-hand smoke than from shootings, which is one argument for raising the tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21, columnist Bill Mego says.
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 16, 2016 00:57
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Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Jul 15, 2016 02:42
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Apartment, Condo Dwellers Can't Avoid Cigarette Smoke

Apartment and condominium dwellers are more likely to smoke cigarettes than people who live in single-family homes, and they are also more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke, CDC researchers said.
MedPage Today
added Jul 15, 2016 02:38
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new data from cdc underscores need for hud to finalize smoke-free public housing rules

we are keen to see final regulations from the Department of Housing and Urban Development making public housing smoke-free. We also need to see more effort going into making those policies stick – including cessation help for apartment-dwellers.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:33
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The Heartland Institute

In the 1990s, the Heartland Institute worked with the tobacco company Philip Morris to question the science linking second-hand smoke to health risks...President Joe Bast claimed that “moderate” smoking doesn't raise lung cancer risks, and that there wer
DeSmogBlog.com (ca)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:20
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Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC

Apartment residents are more likely to smoke and less likely to have smoke-free rules than people living in single-family homes...found that 20 percent of adults living in apartments or condos smoked, potentially exposing nearby residents to secondhand sm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 13, 2016 19:14
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