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UCLA Recieves $3M to Combat Secondhand Smoke in L.A. Apartment Buildings

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat the effects of secondhand smoke on low-income Latino and black families living in Los Angeles-area apartment buildings,
added Oct 1, 2014 14:19

[Canada] Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit pushes for smoke-free apartment buildings

Smoking rates are down to about 20 per cent in the region, the health unit stated in a press release, but almost one in three families in multi-unit dwellings is involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke through shared ventilation systems, windows and pa
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added Oct 1, 2014 05:50

[Oklahoma] TAYLOR: LIVE WELL! Cigarette smoking detracts from city parks

A new park just went in ... is great and the boys love playing there, but often, while my boys are playing in that park or any other local park, there is someone smoking nearby and tobacco litter scattered on the ground.
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Sep 28, 2014 19:19

ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09

GLANTZ: Electronic Cigarettes Are a Source of Thirdhand Exposure to Nicotine

Maciej L. Goniewicz and Lily Lee have published a paper, "Electronic Cigarettes Are a Source of Thirdhand Exposure to Nicotine" in Nicotine and Tobacco Research. The title says it all, but here is the abstract:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 27, 2014 15:05

Electronic Cigarettes Are a Source of Thirdhand Exposure to Nicotine

Three of four experiments showed significant increases in the amount of nicotine on all five surfaces. The floor and glass windows had the greatest ... indicates that there is a risk of thirdhand exposure to nicotine from e-cigarettes. Thirdhand exposure
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 27, 2014 15:03

[Massachusetts] Proposed new tobacco regulations in Wayland

The following was submitted by Director of Public Health Julia Junghanns: The Wayland Board of Health will hold a public hearing for changes to local tobacco regulations on Monday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Wayland Town Building, located at 41 Cochituat
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 26, 2014 12:39

[New York] A Safer, Cleaner United Nations Hall

EMAIL SHARE TWEET SAVE MORE “It’s sort of a yellowish-brown product,” said Michael Adlerstein, an assistant secretary general of the United Nations. “Like scum on a dirty sink.” He was describing the half-century-thick layer of cigarette smoke residue t
New York Times
added Sep 24, 2014 10:25

[Alaska, California] Charlo Greene In Legal Dispute with Neighbor Over Her Pot Smoking

Greene allegedly smoked so much pot at home that her next door neighbor’s kid got violently ill … and now they’re warring in court. Tyler Gilbrech tells TMZ … Charlo and her boyfriend moved into the apartment above his in June, and claims she immediately
Electronic Urban Report (EUR)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:10

Smoking policy change at a homeless shelter: Attitudes and effects

Expected effects of the partial ban were similar to actual effects. Partial outdoor smoking bans may be well supported by homeless shelter residents and may have a positive impact on shelter resident health.
Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 23, 2014 06:39
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