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[UK-Scotland] Second-hand smoke revealed in Elgin

SMOKERS will be able to see the invisible chemicals from second-hand smoke lingering in a room where there appears to be none, as a national tour visits Elgin tomorrow (Thursday).
The Northern Scot (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 12:01
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[Georgia] Health advocates seek stronger ordinance

Healthy Augusta steering committee member the Rev. Jeff Flowers is sending out a letter this week to fellow clergy urging them to speak out this Sunday or the following Sunday about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke and the need for stronger pr
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 16, 2014 03:59
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[California] Paso Robles Press Vapes hit NC market

“Banning it, it’s just a knee-jerk reaction by non-smokers,” said Mike Kirkpatrick, owner of Stellar Vapes in Atascadero. “When people are worried about secondhand smoke getting to children, are they worried about nicotine? No. They’re worried about all t
Paso Robles (CA) Press
added Apr 15, 2014 15:20
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[UK] Passive smoking in prison not a breach of human rights - Court of Appeal

This case raises the question of whether it is a breach of a non-smoking prisoner’s Convention right to respect for his private life and to equality of access to such rights (ECHR Articles 8 and 14) to compel him to share a cell with a smoker. The appel
UK Human Rights Blog (uk)
added Apr 14, 2014 12:21
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[Alaska] Legislators to Consider State-Wide Public Smoking Ban, Includes E-Cig

Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna) says Senate Bill 209 will provide a far-reaching measure to include all communities in the state not currently protected from second-hand smoke, including Fairbanks. “Senate Bill 209 will protect Alaskans from the well-known h
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:39
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes have risks but they also offer public health benefits

Once the agency begins regulating — and it soon will, it said — it can make e-cigarettes less attractive to teenagers, require childproof containers on e-cigarette liquid, demand appropriate warning labels on packaging and figure out what is in e-cigarett
The Washington Post
added Apr 10, 2014 22:28
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JONES: Make Kentucky smoke-free in public spaces

We need vision, courage and leadership from all segments of society. Our health and our economy depend on it! I am sending an urgent plea to all leaders in state and local government, as well as those on local boards of health and you. Let’s leave Kentuc
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Apr 10, 2014 09:58
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[Kentucky] Tobacco state's biggest health challenge, commissioner says

single biggest factor affecting public health in Kentucky is tobacco, according to the state’s public health commissioner. Dr. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson addressed public health students Tuesday at Western Kentucky University. Gibson, a board-certified ana
Bowling Green (KY) Daily News
added Apr 9, 2014 14:41
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Heartland Institute's Smoke And Mirrors Attempt To Debunk Consensus Science

Fox News is suggesting a report by the Heartland Institute "debunked" a top climate change report while obscuring the background of the organization, which previously denied the science demonstrating the dangers of tobacco and secondhand smoke.
Media Matters for America (blog)
added Apr 8, 2014 18:27
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[California] Look Better Naked: Dangers of third-hand smoke

Manuela Martins-Green from the University of California Riverside and some colleagues studied an animal model that simulated third-hand smoke exposure to humans and found it has effects on several organ systems including the liver, lungs and heart. This t
San Diego (CA) Gay and Lesbian News
added Apr 8, 2014 16:50
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