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Secondhand smoke exposure toxicity accelerates age-related cardiac disease in old hamsters

To determine whether exposure to SHS has an impact on age-induced LVH we examined young and old hamsters that underwent SHS exposure in a chamber for 30 mins.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 19, 2014 16:28

[Canada] St. John's couple fuming over smoking neighbour

Pretty is four months’ pregnant and has asthma, and she says cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbour is making her ill...“I have it on good authority that the only way that cigarette smoke can hurt your fetus is if you smoke yourself,” responded t
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Dec 19, 2014 02:18

[UK] For or against: experts give their views on smoking in cars with children

The legislation, which is expected to be passed in December, would apply to anyone smoking in the same vehicle as a child - regardless of whether they’re the parent or driver. With a potential fine of £100 for offenders, we spoke to those on both sides
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:40

[UK] Smokers who light up with children in the car face £50 fine from

Drivers who smoke with a child in the car will face a £50 fine from next year, under plans backed by ministers. They say making it a criminal offence will protect children from second-hand smoke, which is linked to serious health problems. A ban is set t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 02:37

[UK] Protecting children from secondhand smoke and nicotine addiction

The majority of respondents to our consultation on making private vehicles smokefree when carrying children agreed that reducing children’s exposure to secondhand smoke is important. We will introduce the regulations to allow new rules to come into forc
added Dec 18, 2014 02:31
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[UK] Cars carrying children to become smoke-free

“We’re pleased that the Government is taking action to protect children from inhaling deadly chemicals" - George Butterworth, Cancer Research UK The new rules are expected to come into force in October 2015, subject to parliamentary approval.
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Dec 18, 2014 02:29

Survey finds that Oklahoma residents support smokefree nightclubs to avoid secondhand smoke

78.5 percent of the survey's respondents prefer smokefree bars and nightclubs. Surveys were collected at 22 community events in 2014 to assess awareness of the health hazards posed by exposure to secondhand smoke and to gauge demand for smokefree bars an
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 16, 2014 03:22

Smokefree advocates fight pre-emption laws that limit regulations on tobacco use in Tennessee

There are pre-emption laws on the books that basically state that local municipalities — on the city and county level — can’t go further than pre-existing state laws....Mamudu said in his article “Tennessee’s Smokefree Policy: It’s Time for Local Control
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 15, 2014 00:47

[Louisiana] Letter: Secondhand smoke is public health risk

I have been a cardiothoracic surgeon for over 30 years... James Gill seems to imply that the facts concerning the harmful effects of secondhand smoke to be “junk science” when he says “If secondhand smoke is the hazard it is alleged to be ...” The scien
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 14, 2014 20:21

[New York] HEMPSTEAD: Is vaping the newest trend? - High School

Because it is only water vapor being emitted, vaping may soon be proven to be healthier than smoking traditional cigarettes
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Dec 14, 2014 06:19
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