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Marijuana Use and Heart Disease: Potential Effects of Public Exposure to Smoke

similarity of the chemical composition of secondhand smoke from tobacco and marijuana, along with our observation that both kinds of smoke can impair blood vessel function, indicate that marijuana secondhand smoke is not harmless and that legal limitation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:50
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[Michigan] TFLC promotes smoke-free spaces, tobacco-free living for young children

Packets of information are assembled each spring – with the help of coalition members and volunteers – for distribution to children and families in Chippewa County and in the Sault Tribe service area. Each packet contains information about protecting chil
Sault Ste. Marie (MI) Evening News
added Apr 27, 2015 23:41

[California] E-Cigarette Bill Hearing Today

A bill restricting electronic cigarette use in California will be heard by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday, as industry and public health officials continue to face off over the health effects of e-cigarettes.
California Healthline
added Apr 27, 2015 14:04

[Asia, China] WHO Announces ‘Smoke Free’ #RUFREE# Campaign Ahead of June 1 Smoking Ban

#RUFREE# campaign ('Are you free’), or 你有控吗 in Chinese. The main aim of the campaign is to question your own role in creating smoke-free environments and to create a community-wide desire for reduced smoking in public, and private, places.
The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:22

[Massachusetts] Smoking mad over Ipswich Housing Authority ban

has banned smoking on its properties, leaving its resident smokers complaining and forcing them to walk and, in some cases, roll away from housing authority land to smoke on side streets and sidewalks. The ban has pitted housing authority health concerns
Wicked Local (MA)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:10

[Asia, China] SCHREURS: How Much Worse is a Roomful of Smokers Than Beijing's Bad Air? Check this WHO Graphic to See

Well the World Health Organization's got news for you: as few as three people smoking inside a restaurant is a lot worse. Using data culled from the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau and a study of second-hand smoke, the WHO have put together an a
The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 27, 2015 10:43

News Brief: Smokin’ plants

Plants can pick up pollutants from the air and soil, including the nicotine from tobacco
Society for Science & the Public
added Apr 27, 2015 09:04

[Connecticut] Secondhand smoke exposure remains high among kids, adults in poverty

exposure remains especially high for children ages 3 to 11, African-Americans and those who live in poverty or rental housing, according to a recent report. Jessica Hollenbach, the director of asthma programs at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center,
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Apr 27, 2015 09:03
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[Iowa] Call the Courier - April 26, 2015

Q. Are casino employees who get lung cancer possibly due to their employment from breathing in secondhand smoke likely to succeed in lawsuit against the casino...employees may take legal action against their employers if they are injured by exposure to se
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Apr 27, 2015 08:27

Inequities in Workplace Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Nonsmoking Women of Reproductive Age

Nine percent of women reported workplace secondhand smoke exposure. Prevalence decreased with increasing age, education, and earnings. Workplace secondhand smoke exposure was associated with chemical exposure (
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 26, 2015 12:55
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