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[Arizona] Anti-smoking group's goal: Don't smoke in the car

If you're smoking in the car with a minor, you could pay a fine. That's what the Kingman Youth Coalition Beating Up Teen Tobacco (KYCBUTT) will be pursuing at the next City Council meeting on Tuesday. The group is asking the council to enact an ordinanc
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Apr 17, 2015 12:00
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[Norway] Passive smoking warning as e-cigarettes are found to harm bystanders

E-cigarettes are often marketed as a safer alternative to smoking – but a Norwegian study has found that the devices can poison bystanders, just as cigarette smoke does. The study by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) is among the first to
Metro Café (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:03
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[Norway] Public Release: 14-Apr-2015 E-cigarette use is not risk-free

E-cigarettes are not without health risks for people who vape or for bystanders. This is one of the conclusions from a new risk assessment report from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH). The report has only considered e-cigarettes with nico
EurekAlert
added Apr 16, 2015 12:01
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[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: Let's protect kids from second-hand smoke in cars

Success in England and Wales means that young people there will be protected from second-hand smoke in cars from October. Scotland's government is planning on introducing similar protections soon. We have to make sure Northern Ireland's children aren't l
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 15, 2015 08:12
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IS SECONDHAND VAPING HARMFUL TO YOUR HEALTH? SHORT ANSWER: IT'S NOT AS BAD AS SECONDHAND SMOKING

But Igor Burstyn, an occupational health expert at Drexel University, argues they’re being overcautious. “It’s propaganda mixed with willful ignorance,” he says. “There are thousands of measurements from devices on the market.” His 2014 e-cigarette data r
Popular Science
added Apr 14, 2015 17:23
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[Finland] Carotid plaque in adulthood after childhood exposure to parental smoking

“Exposure to parental smoking early in life has an irreversible effect on arterial health in adulthood,” state the investigators in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. However, “parents who are unable to give up smoking can nonetheless lessen th
Nature
added Apr 14, 2015 17:18
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[Wisconsin] Bill would prevent local governments from banning e-cigarettes in indoor public spaces

Madison added electronic cigarettes to the smoking ban back in January, but a bill state lawmakers will consider soon looks to prevent local governments from passing those kinds of restrictions. The proposal from Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, would
Badger Herald
added Apr 14, 2015 16:21
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[Norway] Smoke from e-cigarettes a health hazard: Study

The vapour from e-cigarettes contains the same amount of nicotine as that from ordinary cigarettes, posing a serious health risk to those who inhale it passively, a new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health has revealed.
The Local (no)
added Apr 14, 2015 13:04
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Exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and the frailty syndrome in US older adults

In the US nonsmoking older adult population, exposure to SHS was associated with an increased frequency of frailty. More efforts are needed to protect older adults from SHS, especially at home and in other areas not covered by smoke-free regulations.
Springer Science+Business Media
added Apr 13, 2015 15:07
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RESEARCH REPORT: New second-hand-smoke risk

Exposure to secondhand smoke may increase the risk of frailty in older people, especially those living with smokers, says a study in the April issue of the journal Age. People who lived with one smoker had a 40% greater risk of frailty compared with those
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 13, 2015 15:05
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