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Particulate Matter from Electronic Cigarettes and Conventional Cigarettes: a Systematic Review and Observational Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-cigarettes used under real-conditions emit toxicants, including PM2.5. Further research is needed to characterize the chemicals emitted by different types of e-cigarettes and to assess secondhand exposure to e-cigarette aerosol using biological markers
Springer Science+Business Media
added Oct 13, 2015 11:14

SIEGEL: New Article Demonstrates Severe Bias by Anti-Tobacco Researchers in the Communication of Scientific Results about E-Cigarettes

Current Environmental Health Reports concludes that "secondhand" exposure to exhaled e-cigarette aerosol is toxic because it contains particulate matter...The actual finding of the study is that the air in homes where vaping is taking place is no more dan
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 13, 2015 11:13
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[Tennessee] Area mayors unite in campaign against smoking in public

So Coppinger and 10 other Hamilton County mayors are banding together to launch a campaign against smoking in public. And he said he will ask the area's legislative delegation to give local towns the authority to ban smoking in public parks and open spac
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 13, 2015 10:09

Ex-prisoner sues France for putting him in cell with smokers, and wins

state must pay €1,200 in damages for making non-smoker share a cell with up to six smoking fellow inmates A French court has found a non-smoking prisoner should not have been placed in the same cell as smokers. Judges said the plaintiff ‘was justified i
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 12, 2015 11:00

[UK] Parents complain about walking their children through others' cigarette smoke

A PRIMARY school in Tiverton is urging people to be more considerate when smoking around children. Castle Primary School says they have had complaints from parents who do not like to walk their children through other peoples cigarette smoke.
Mid Devon Gazette (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:50
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[UK-Scotland] Campaign to stub out smoking in Scotland

The Scottish Parliament is now considering a new Health Bill which includes further measures on sales and introducing regulations on e-cigarettes for the first time. Smoking kills 13,000 Scots each year and NHS Scotland spends £271 million treating peop
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:47

[Canada] Perth County, Stratford Ont. officials push for smoke-free rental housing

'One in three Ontarians that live in rental buildings continue to experience involuntary exposure to second-hand smoke,' a public health advocate says. ... "We're encouraging landlords to implement policies within their building to have all of their unit
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 10, 2015 11:28

[New York] Letter: Secondhand smoke poisons my apartment

I've lived in the Cambridge Court senior development in Bethpage for seven years. I've been suffering the second-hand smoke from the residents downstairs. These are privately owned apartments, and I've written letters and taken up petitions for the resi
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Oct 9, 2015 18:53

[Asia, China] How passive smoke can affect your mood

A survey of more than 1 000 non-smoking, middle-aged women suggested that those who were exposed to second-hand smoke had more than double the risk of having depression than those who were not, reports the journal Psychiatry Research. Researchers at Gua
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 9, 2015 17:03

[UK] VIDEO: Exposed - shocking effects of smoking in cars with children present, as Londoners have say on ban

the research at Newcastle University tested the levels of harmful chemicals to which children can be exposed in the back seat of a car when a driver is smoking. The experiment can be seen in the video below. When the car’s windows were closed and the fa
This is Local London (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 13:36
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