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[North Carolina] Impact of Smoking Ban on Passive Smoke Exposure in Pregnant Non-Smokers in the Southeastern United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that banning smoking in public spaces may reduce passive smoke exposure in non-smoking pregnant women. The current study also replicates previous findings regarding individual level characteristics associated with gestational passive smok
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Jan 17, 2018 20:42
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Pregnant women in NC exposed to less secondhand nicotine after 'smoking ban'

study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the 'smoking ban' in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was published
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:37
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[Asia, Bangladesh] EDITORIAL: Smoking kills everyone

Smoking in public is banned in Bangladesh and people caught smoking in public have to pay a fine. Despite this, people continue to smoke in public....Does tar in cigarettes have worse implications on female lungs than male ones? Does the smoke coming out
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:01
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[Ohio] Grant to help with park upgrades, healthy living

”We had one year from September 2016 to September 2017 for people to be allowed to smoke inside their apartments, giving residents one year to quit smoking,” Amerine said, noting educational presentations and resources working with Mercy Health were prov
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Jan 16, 2018 15:24
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[Hawaii] Maui youths speak out at meeting in support of secondhand smoking bill

On Jan. 4, the Maui County Council’s Policy, Economic Development and Agriculture Committee unanimously recommended approval of a bill that would prohibit smoking in vehicles when minors under the age of 18 are present. The initiative started when the M
Maui News
added Jan 14, 2018 20:52
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: American Lung Association helping people in low-income housing quit smoking

(HUD) will ban smoking from public housing. Because of that, the American Lung Association is providing free quit smoking support for residents. According to the organization, tobacco use takes the lives of over 7,000 people in Wisconsin every year, but
WQOW ABC 18 (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jan 14, 2018 03:19
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[Colorado] Girl Scouts may get their government badge — and an Aurora law banning smoking in cars with kids

the girls, middle school students in Aurora part of Girl Scout troop 789, have a real shot at passing their proposal. It’s set for a city council vote later this month. Councilman Charlie Richardson, who has been working with the troop on the ordinance a
Aurora (CO) Daily Sun & Sentinel
added Jan 13, 2018 14:39
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Smoke-Free Car Legislation and Student Exposure to Smoking

CONCLUSIONS: These findings support the legislative intent that public policies that are designed to protect children from exposure to smoking in vehicles will yield better adolescent health outcomes and a lower risk of future adolescent cigarette smokin
Pediatrics
added Jan 13, 2018 14:38
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[Canada] Still smoking in your workplace? Not cool, says PHU

The Porcupine Health Unit is reminding employers and employees that it is illegal to smoke or hold lighted tobacco in the workplace, this includes work vehicles. The ban on smoking in an enclosed workplace is in effect at all times, even during off-hours
TimminsToday (ca)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:54
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[New York] GUGINO: Guest essay: Exposure to secondhand smoke increases as temps decrease

TACFL works with partners in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties to make the Finger Lakes a healthier place to live, work and play for everyone. Housing with clean, healthy air should not just be a luxury for the wealthy. All residents of multi-uni
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Jan 12, 2018 13:57
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