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[Alabama] DAVIDSON: Montgomery needs a smoke-free ordinance

A new study suggests that Alabama is one of 10 states where people are most likely to smoke themselves to death. I know this because I see it every day. As a medical oncologist, I diagnose and treat hundreds ... All of this, and Alabama is one of only 15
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Oct 31, 2014 19:12
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[Tennessee] Health department launches anti-tobacco billboard campaign

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department and the Tennessee Department of Health Southeast region have launched anti-tobacco billboards to inform area residents about the effects of second- and thirdhand smoke.
Nooga.com
added Oct 31, 2014 12:06
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Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

Don't smoke. Smoking and taking oral birth control pills raises stroke risk, as does smoking if you get migraines with aura. Avoid secondhand smoke.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 31, 2014 11:17
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White Paper: Electronic Cigarettes in the Indoor Environment

Multiple scientific reports express the need for more research. There are several key data gaps and areas of uncertainty that hinder a more quantitative assessment of health risks related to e- cigarettes at this time. These include:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 30, 2014 21:01
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A systematic review of health effects of electronic cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Due to many methodological problems, severe conflicts of interest, the relatively few and often small studies, the inconsistencies and contradictions in results, and the lack of long-term follow-up no firm conclusions can be drawn on the safety of ECs. H
Preventive Medicine
added Oct 30, 2014 20:57
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American Industrial Hygiene Association recommends e-cigs be included in clean indoor air laws and policies

The American Industrial Hygiene Association just published a white paper, Electronic Cigarettes in the Indoor Environment, that contains an excellent review of the current state of the science on -cigarette emissions.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 30, 2014 20:55
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. legislation targets secondhand smoke loopholes

“We are urging the general public to contact their legislator to amend [the state antismoking] law to extend it to casinos and bars, which currently have waivers,” Ms. Petrow said. “But at this point I think it’s an uphill battle. It simply is a low prio
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Oct 30, 2014 13:23
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Pennsylvania’s Secondhand Smoke Loopholes; Dangerous Highway Guardrails?

Anti-smoking advocates say that loopholes in Pennsylvania’s workplace smoking ban are exposing employees who work in bars and casinos to harmful secondhand smoke. Legislation to close those loopholes is stuck in a state committee
GOVEXEC.com
added Oct 30, 2014 13:22
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[UK] D-MYST teenagers and Luciana Berger MP support launch of Smokefree Cars campaign

Young anti-smoking campaigners in Liverpool and Wavertree MP Luciana Berger are backing a new campaign to discourage people from smoking in cars when children are passengers.
Click Liverpool (uk)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:17
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Exposure to smoking on patios and quitting: a population representative longitudinal cohort study

Exposure to smoking on patios of a bar or restaurant is associated with a lower likelihood of success in a quit attempt. Instituting smoke-free patio regulations may help smokers avoid relapse after quitting.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2014 10:21
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