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[Turkey] Istanbul taxi drivers go to court to seek shutdown of Uber

Some users of Uber have said they are fed up with what they call the rough manners and reckless driving of conventional cabbies, the circuitous, fare-inflating routes they take and the stench of cigarettes inside their vehicles.
added Mar 17, 2018 21:45

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] WEI: Getting to the heart of smoking matter / Softer approach to changing smokers' behaviour can complement tough laws ($$)

Singapore's laws against smoking are among the toughest in the world, with two recent measures hammering home the message. Formerly, it was only illegal to import, sell and distribute cigarette substitutes like smokeless tobacco products, including chew
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 16, 2018 20:52

[Kentucky] Dr. Patrick Withrow Receives Smoke-free Advocate of Year Nomination

Patrick Withrow, MD, FACC, has been nominated for the 2018 David B. Stevens, MD Smoke-free Advocate of the Year Award, which recognizes excellence in promoting secondhand smoke education and smoke-free policy.
SurfKY News
added Mar 16, 2018 17:56
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[New Zealand] Addressing ethnic disparities in adolescent smoking: Is reducing exposure to smoking in the home a key?

Exposure to smoking in the home has become more strongly associated with adolescent smoking over time and is an increasingly important risk factor at the population level (independent of parental smoking), particularly for Māori.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57

[Pennsylvania] Dirty Air May Harm Blacks More Than Whites

The western Pennsylvania study looked at the relationship between heart disease and a component of air pollution known as fine particulate matter...stems from factories, vehicles, power plants, fires and secondhand smoke.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:24


. I later learned UAlbany’s policy only bans smoking in all indoor University buildings and within 10 feet of entrances and open windows. A policy that is not enforced, since students smoke right outside the library constantly. Learning this, I now fear t
Albany Student Press (University at Albany, The State University of New York)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:24

BRITSCHGI: Girl Scouts Write Anti-Smoking Legislation in Colorado

The girls also claimed that smoking even half a cigarette in a car can make the air quality inside the vehicle more than 10 times higher than the level the (EPA) deems hazardous. It may be unfair to ask 13- and 14-year-old kids in-depth questions about t
Reason Magazine
added Mar 13, 2018 23:30

[UK-Scotland] HEALTH RISK Cat is struck down with asthma as experts warns puffing fags at home can harm pets

Scientists in Glasgow have been researching the effects of passive smoking on pets for several years
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 19:35

[UK-Scotland] National No Smoking Day: Devastating effects of lighting up around pets revealed

PET owners are being warned to stop lighting up around their pets - because the toxic fumes could harm or kill them. To coincide with National No Smoking Day on March 14, vet charity PDSA is urging owners to quit the bad habit for their pets’ sake.
Evening Times (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 16:02
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[UK-Scotland] You smoke, they choke: don’t light up in front of pets

A campaign is urging smokers to stop lighting up around their pets – because the toxic fumes could kill or harm them. Second-hand smoke has been long been linked to potentially fatal diseases in humans, including lung cancer and heart disease. However,
Third Force News (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 16:00
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