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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking ban within 10m of kindergartens starts Dec. 31

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Wednesday that the latest amendment to the National Health Promotion Act banning smoking within 10 meters of kindergartens and day care centers will go into effect Dec. 31.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays, says Dzulkefly

The government will not compromise with the smoking ban in all restaurants, food outlets and hawker stalls as it involves public interest, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government’s directive to ban smoking at all eateries
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:56
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Response to 'Tackle cheap illicit cigarettes, not ban smoking at eateries, govt told' — Wan Kim Sui & Feisul Idzwan Mustapha

the primary objective of the smoking ban is to protect people especially non-smokers from second-hand smoke. The argument put forth by the associations on more effective strategies to reduce the number of smokers in the country is less relevant and missin
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:53
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Secondhand Exposure to Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Linked to Asthma Symptoms in Youth

A new study in Chest has identified a correlation between electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and asthma symptoms in youth. The association was independent of cigarette smoking and ENDS use and exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke. While curren
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Nov 12, 2018 00:36
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UCLA-affiliated professors nominated for EPA Scientific Advisory Board

James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board... the president of the Scientific Integrity Institute, which he found
Daily Bruin (UCLA)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:17
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[Ireland] De BRIT: ‘Lighting up in someone’s house now feels totally wrong, like driving without a seatbelt’

There’s also our world-famous culture of hospitality to consider. A zero-tolerance approach doesn’t sit well with a hundred thousand fáiltes. The usual rule is that a guest’s comfort is priority (which is why Irish homes are heated to near boiling when g
Irish Times (ie)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:10
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Evolution Communications Agency Honored by Colorado Healthcare Communicators' Gold Leaf Awards / Agency Recognized for Public Health, Specialty Medicine Campaigns

Other award-winning efforts created by Evolution include ...the "I Am a Smoke-Free Zone" campaign to educate adults about the dangers of secondhand smoke to children.
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2018 02:22
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[Nigeria] NGO launches lung cancer prevention campaign

Move Against Cancer Africa (MACA), a cancer advocacy NGO, on Thursday, rolled out lung cancer prevention awareness programme in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Caleb Egwuenu, the Project Director of MACA, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on th
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
added Nov 9, 2018 02:18
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[New Zealand] Smoking main cause of preventable child death - Plunket

Smoking anywhere where children are present is the main cause of preventable death and health problems in childhood. That's according to Plunket, which wants to stamp out smoking around children. Part of the problem is smoking in cars with children on b
Newshub (nz)
added Nov 7, 2018 17:54
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[Ohio] Smoking Affecting Health At YSU

Emily Dawes, a sophomore history major, said the people who smoke in nonsmoking areas are selfish because secondhand smoke is detrimental to people’s health and has a negative effect on those with asthma. “If we can avoid any health risks for YSU studen
The Jambar (Youngstown (OH) State University
added Nov 1, 2018 14:33
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