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CRETAZ: Is Secondhand Smoke Really As Dangerous As Health Officials Say?

A recent in-depth analysis suggests that the effects of secondhand smoke may have been greatly exaggerated. ... For many of the young people who began smoking as a way of finding community, what was once something they did to bond with others often leave
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Feb 21, 2017 02:37
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[North Carolina] Edith Lank: Worried About Transfer on Death

Do you think a lawsuit against secondhand smoke would be a success? .... I’m not a lawyer, so I’ll just send you my sympathy. Perhaps some readers will have advice. Beyond that, my only suggestion would be to sell
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Feb 19, 2017 21:31
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[Tennessee] MICHAEL: Show your family some love by not smoking around them

Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed this week as “It’s Quittin’ Time in Tennessee,” and as part of the effort, the Tennessee Department of Health is joining with partners across the state to encourage tobacco users to give up the habit. If you or someone you
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Feb 19, 2017 16:16
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[Hawaii] LETTER: Tighten up secondhand smoke law

My condominium is in a complex that has two- and three- stacked units with common air handling vents in the bathrooms....The law needs to be amended to include multi-unit buildings with common air handling, regardless if they are publicly or privately own
West Hawaii Today
added Feb 19, 2017 16:14
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[Indiana] Secondhand smoke: A silent killer for pets

Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12
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[Florida] 'Nobody wants a smoking room' at hotels -- not even smokers

Hoteliers say even smokers ask for non-smoking rooms these days. It’s a boon for hotels, which incur extra expenses to clean and maintain smoking rooms, including the annual cost of replacing items damaged by smoke and cigarette burns, says Anne Smith, v
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 19, 2017 02:43
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[Canada] Balcony smokers likely violate Condominium Act

The Condominum Act doesn’t prohibit smoking in a unit or in the common elements, but does prohibit smoking in a manner that permits the smoke to enter areas where it is likely to impact the health of other persons.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:11
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Study: Smoking cost world $1.4 tril. in 2012

The killer habit consumed the equivalent of nearly 2 percent of global economic output or GDP, according to experts from the World Health Organization and the American Cancer Society, with almost 40 percent of the burden falling on developing countries.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:09
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[Australia] Patrick Carlyon: At last, the science is in — until it’s out

A lengthy story spoke of “terrible science” in Slate magazine last week. The anti-smoking crusade had “eagerly embraced alarmism”. “Today’s tobacco control movement is guided by ideology as much as it is by science, prone to hyping politically convenien
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Feb 18, 2017 21:54
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EDITORIAL: Smoke-free schools can save Kentucky lives

Twenty-five senators (including both of Lexington’s) voted for SB 78, sending it to the House, where a companion, House Bill 247, also is awaiting action. Kentucky’s kids are Kentucky’s future. The House should overcome the deadly rationalizations of th
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2017 21:49
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