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[Florida] Prevalence and characteristics of secondhand smoke and secondhand vapour exposure among youth

Almost one-third of Florida youth reported SHV exposure. Factors associated with SHS and SHV exposure are somewhat similar, and exposure to SHS and SHV is associated with tobacco susceptibility in youth. Promoting tobacco-free homes is needed to protect y
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 22:58
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[Japan] Expert welcomes passive smoking law

Fumihiko Wakao of the National Cancer Center said that although the law is imperfect, it is a step forward in Japan, which lags behind other nations in terms of measures against passive smoking. He said people exposed to secondhand smoke are at 1.3 time
NHK WORLD (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) (jp)
added Jul 18, 2018 15:19
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco bill decrees no smoking in homes

Smokers who puff away in the presence of their domestic workers or gardeners could be fined - or jailed even - if they light up in their own homes. This is one of the provisions in the latest Tobacco Bill which also stipulates that you may not smoke in yo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] WHO Targeting Businesses To Support 'Revolution Smoke-Free'

Across the Western Pacific Region, WHO invites all businesses to join a new campaign, “Revolution Smoke-Free”, and establish smoke-free workplaces in which everyone is free from tobacco smoke in their workplaces and beyond. “A smoke-free workplace is n
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Jul 18, 2018 00:47
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‘Thirdhand’ smoke can hitchhike to non-smoking sites

Even buildings that strictly enforce bans on indoor smoking may never be smoke-free. A new study shows that “thirdhand smoke” — the type that sticks to surfaces — can end up indoors, even in supposedly smoke-free spaces.
Science News for Students
added Jul 18, 2018 00:40
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[Australia] Cancer Council calls for workplaces to ban smoking as economic cost revealed

SMOKERS could cost the Australian economy a staggering $388 billion over the course of the Australian population’s working lives. Research just released shows the indirect costs of smoking, including lost time due to smoke breaks, second-hand smoke expo
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Jul 16, 2018 16:29
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[New York] LETTER: Cigarette litter impacts us all (letter to the editor)

I commend Assemblyman Matteo for passing the series of anti-litter bills. One of the most littered items is cigarette butts.... NYC is very fortunate to have smoke-free parks and beaches, but we must continue to increase the number of voluntary tobacco-f
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Jul 16, 2018 14:34
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[California] Buellton moves toward commercial marijuana ban

The Buellton City Council has approved the first reading of an ordinance that would ban commercial marijuana businesses from the city... She talked about the dangers of secondhand smoke from marijuana. “It is going to take our whole community and valley
Santa Maria (CA) Times
added Jul 16, 2018 12:54
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ARCHIVE: BLOCH/SHOPLAND: Outdoor smoking bans: more than meets the eye [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chapman argues that outdoor smoking bans are seldom justified because they can rarely be supported from a health standpoint, and they invite backlash from the community. We disagree. Rather, we believe that outdoor smoking bans are reasonable in a number
Tobacco Control
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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ARCHIVE: REPACE: Banning outdoor smoking is scientifically justifiable [FREE FULL TEXT]

Simon Chapman has argued that smoking should not be banned in outdoor public venues...However, failure to ban smoking in such venues may expose non-smokers to levels of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) as high or higher than received in indoor spaces whe
Tobacco Control
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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