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OGE: Blowing Smoke at Global Warming

In 1993, my office at the Environmental Protection Agency released a landmark study...cigarette companies were already decades-long veterans of a war against facts. Since at least the 1960s, the tobacco industry had refined an innovative technique to cou
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 20, 2014 22:32

Smoking ban

The rationale for smoking bans posits that smoking is optional, whereas breathing is not. Therefore, proponents say, smoking bans are enforced to protect people from the effects of second-hand smoke, which include an increased risk of heart disease, canc
added Oct 20, 2014 15:24

[Alaska] Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium would like to commend the delegates at the 2014 Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp for unanimously passing a resolution in support of statewide smoke-free workplaces to protect Al
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Oct 19, 2014 19:19

[Africa] 6.4m Nigerian Adults Exposed To Tobacco Smoke - Senate

Senate Committee on Health, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa (PDP-Delta) has said that statistics had shown that about 6.4 million Nigerians were exposed to tobacco smoke in restaurants while 5.6 per cent used its products. This was announced at a public hearing to c
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:39

Doctors Chief: CDC Curbs Secondhand Smoke More Than Ebola

has more safeguards against secondhand smoke than it does regarding Ebola, Dr. Jane Orient, director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, said on Thursday. "If you look at the precautions against secondhand smoke, they are absurd," Ori
added Oct 17, 2014 11:33
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[Virginia] ALJASSAR: A smoke-free Grounds

secondhand smoking is a problem for nonsmokers that can be diminished with a public smoking ban. There are real risks associated with secondhand smoking even in small amounts.
The Cavalier Daily (U. of Virginia)
added Oct 17, 2014 11:31

[Africa] 'Over 6m Nigerian adults exposed to tobacco smoke'

while 5.6 percent used the product, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has disclosed. This was announced on Wednesday at a public hearing on the harmonised National Tobacco Control Bill (Senate Bill) 2012 and 2014 Executive B
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Oct 16, 2014 20:28

[Maine] Smokers not obeying housing rules

Sun Spots recommends complaining repeatedly to management and the Maine State Housing Authority, which you can find at or 207-626-4600. If the building management is falling down on the job, Maine Housing may be able to help.
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Oct 16, 2014 13:09

[Ohio] New local campaign focuses on dangers of secondhand smoke

The Athens City-County Health Department is sponsoring a series of these billboards as part of a campaign to encourage families to make and keep their homes smoke-free.
Athens (OH) Messenger
added Oct 15, 2014 13:31

[UK] Smoking bans and alcohol taxes: do they work?

Do 'nanny state' measures such as smoking bans and alcohol taxes really reduce the harms...While smoking bans reduce various illnesses in the short term, the longer term goal is reducing the uptake of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit. The evidence
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:29
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