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[Burma/Myanmar] THIT: Passive smoke: an enemy to nonsmokers

In Myanmar, laws exist to protect the population from the effects of secondhand smoke but fines are weak and the laws have not been enforced. However, there is evidence that awareness of the issue is growing and senior officials within the Ministry of H
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Jul 21, 2014 13:49

[Georgia] Reynolds picks Atlanta for e-cig study

wants to better understand the composition of secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes compared to the leading brands of commercial tobacco-burning cigarettes. It also wants to quantify the emission factors of e-cigarettes. The study is not yet open for partici
Atlanta Business Chronicle
added Jul 19, 2014 04:33

[Korea - South] Do you smoke? Do it politely!

Two major goals of the campaign, introduced in 2001, are "making streets free of cigarette butts" and encouraging the "widespread use of portable ashtrays." In this vein, JTI Korea has since hosted a variety of street and indoor campaigns, promoting th
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:07

How 'third hand tobacco smoke' causes cancer revealed

A study has revealed about the potential cancer risk from tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in the home in non-smokers, particularly young children. Until now, the risks of this exposure known as 'third hand tobacco smoke'
ANI (in)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:04

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) backs prohibition on smoking in cars carrying children, UK

The CIEH supports the proposals for a prohibition on smoking in private vehicles when children are present as a necessary measure to further protect them from the effect of harmful secondhand tobacco smoke. The government has today published 'Smoking in
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 18, 2014 11:16

[UK] Drivers could face up to £10,000 fine if they allow smoking with child in the car

Government draws up rules for ban on smoking in cars carrying children Anyone caught breaking the law will be hit with an on-the-spot fine of £50 If it goes to court the fine will increase to a maximum of £800
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2014 11:15

Exposure to nitrosamines in thirdhand tobacco smoke increases cancer risk in non-smokers

results presented here highlight the potentially severe long-term consequences of THS exposure, particularly to children, and give strong evidence of its potential health risk and, therefore, they should be considered when developing future environmental
Science Direct
added Jul 17, 2014 08:20

Annie’s Mailbox, 7/18

Your family and close friends should be told about your medical difficulties and even given information so they understand you have a serious problem that should not be taken lightly. (Information is available through the American Lung Association at lung
Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal
added Jul 17, 2014 08:16

Researchers demonstrate health risks posed by 'third hand' tobacco smoke

Research led by the University of York has highlighted the potential cancer risk in non-smokers – particularly young children – of tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in the home. Until now, the risks of this exposure known as
added Jul 16, 2014 21:28
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[UK] The dangers of THIRD hand smoke: Dangerous chemicals can lurk in house dust, curtains and armchairs - even in homes where no-one smokes

Deadly poisons can also be brought into the home on people's clothes ...Scientists say that until now, the risks of 'third hand' contamination have been uncertain. But a York University study, published in the journal Environment International, has revea
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 18:41
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