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[New Hampshire] 9 NH towns choose to go tobacco-free at recreational areas to protect children's health

Nine New Hampshire communities in the Monadnock Region decided to implement tobacco-free policies for recreation areas such as parks and beaches on Tuesday. Keene, Harrisville, Marlborough, Swanzey, Nelson, Rindge, Troy, Walpole and Winchester created th
NH1 News (WBIN)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:24
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[Indiana] Smoke-free Hamilton County gets funding renewed, creates plan to decrease smoking

In Hamilton County only about 12 percent of adults smoke, but that does not stop Holly Wheeler, program coordinator of Smoke-free Hamilton County, from wanting to make those numbers even lower. To help with the mission to prevent and decrease tobacco use
Current in Noblesville (IN)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:22
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[Alabama] Thirdhand smoke is a real thing and it's dangerous for toddlers

Scott wasn't just unaware of thirdhand smoke, he had been unintentionally bringing it around his nieces and nephews after being exposed by other people. A research article in PLOS ONE describes thirdhand smoke or THS as components of secondhand smoke tha
WBMA ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:21
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SMOKING IS BAD, SURE, AND MOST SMOKERS FEEL DISCRIMINATED AGAINST FOR DOING IT

Gallup has found that each adult smoker racks up an average of $2,132 more in health care costs each year, adding $92 billion to the country’s total health care costs. Gallup predicts that such cost factors, as well as secondhand smoke, contribute to disc
Newsweek
added Jul 19, 2017 15:18
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Secondhand smoke exposure and risk of wheeze in early childhood: a prospective pregnancy birth cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

findings suggest that maternal smoking throughout pregnancy might be associated with an increased risk of wheeze in children. There is also the possibility of a positive additive effect of pre- and postnatal smoking exposure on the risk of childhood wheez
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:51
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LGBT Smoking Rates Twice That of Straights — UIC Prof Has Ways To Help

Gays and lesbians smoke at twice the rate of straight people, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher notes in a paper that offers five ideas to reduce the trend. The paper, produced by a team led by UIC clinical psychologist Phoenix Matthews, sai
DNAinfo
added Jul 18, 2017 13:36
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[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Stub out smoking in prisons but do it with respect

non-smoking prisoners and staff are being subjected to high levels of second-hand smoke – the equivalent, in fact, of someone who lives with a smoker...if it is to work in the long term, the non-smoking policy also needs to be introduced carefully and wit
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 12:56
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[UK-Scotland] Jail chiefs confident challenges of smoking ban can be overcome

The statistic that around three quarters of prisoners smoke has been used to demonstrate the scale of the problem. It means prison officers and other staff are routinely exposed to second hand smoke in their daily working lives. The figure also means a q
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 03:00
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban to protect prison staff

Smoking will be banned in Scotland’s jails by the end of next year following a study that found inhalation of cigarette fumes by staff put their health at unacceptable risk. Workers’ exposure to second-hand smoke is similar to that experienced by someon
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:58
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Crack down on inconsiderate smoking neighbours

I am one of the HDB dwellers who have been exposed to second-hand smoke from neighbours living in the flat below. In my case, the family of three are all chain smokers and, on weekends, they would invite their friends, who are also smokers.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:56
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