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[Vermont] LETTER: Protecting whom?

Montpelier Mayor John Hollar know he has “not suffered a secondhand smoke problem” despite the fact that he spends “a lot of time” in downtown Montpelier...also asked if by enacting a ban the city would want to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke or
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added May 29, 2015 09:50
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[UK] Child Hospital Admissions Fell After Smoking Ban

"Although our results cannot definitively establish a cause and effect, the rigorous analysis clearly shows that the introduction of smoke-free legislation was associated with significant reductions in hospital admissions among children," he said.
Sky News (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:12
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[UK] Smoke ban ‘saved children’, University of Edinburgh study shows ($$)

Scientists said that breathing in second-hand smoke increased susceptibility to bacterial or viral lung diseases
Times Of London (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:11
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[UK] Smoking ban in England 'cuts child hospital admissions'

Thousands of children have been spared serious illness and hospital treatment since the smoking ban was introduced in England in 2007, research suggests. The study, in the European Respiratory Journal, looked at 1.6 million hospital admissions of under-1
BBC Online
added May 29, 2015 09:10
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[Asia, China] PING: Smoke-free Shanghai? Only if laws are enforced

Or how about the jerk who walks into a crowded elevator obliviously puffing away while everyone around him is coughing... A survey conducted by the Shanghai Municipal Statistics Bureau last week found only 26 percent of people consider the city's so-calle
Global Times (cn)
added May 28, 2015 10:44
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[Canada] Smoking ban extended to patios, walking trails, playgrounds

The New Brunswick government will impose more restrictions on smoking in public places. Health Minister Victor Boudreau has introduced a bill that will ban smoking in any public place where children might be exposed to the smoke. The list includes:
CBC News (ca)
added May 28, 2015 08:38
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[Europe, UK] Big Tobacco fights back: how the cigarette kings bought the vaping industry

Big Tobacco began to realise that, rather than just a temporary fad, e-cigarettes represented a new threat to their established markets. And that wasn't all – they might be the prototype of a product the industry had long searched for in vain: the safer
Newsweek
added May 27, 2015 17:35
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[Canada] Toronto Hookah Ban Proposed By Medical Officer Of Health

In recommending a ban, TPH cited a 2014 report to the city's Board of Health which pointed out that "hookah use of any substance could have negative consequences for health, especially for workers in establishments that allow hookah use."
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 27, 2015 16:47
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Outlaw smoke that permeates others' homes

MY FAMILY, including two children, has had to endure the noxious fumes coming from the neighbours directly beneath us for several years now...., I truly hope the Government will take more measures to protect non-smokers' health.
Straits Times (sg)
added May 27, 2015 02:26
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[Puerto Rico] CDC’s National Study on Latino Health Points to Tobacco Smoke as a Major Concern for Puerto Ricans

For those concerned about exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in their home or place of business, Zimmetry Environmental provides air testing and consulting services to identify exposure risks. These services are available across Puerto Rico and the
WebWire
added May 27, 2015 02:16
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