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[Hawaii] Residential common areas are off-limits for smoking ($$)

Disputes among smokers and nonsmokers living in apartment buildings and other close quarters are a perennial topic for Kokua Line. Rules vary according to the property type. Secondhand smoke exposure “in multiunit housing is problematic because there is
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Sep 2, 2015 10:23
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Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later

People seem more likely to have atrial fibrillation as adults if they were exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke during childhood or while in the womb, new research suggests..."We were surprised to observe the association between secondhand smoke exposur
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 13:14
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What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

A growing number of studies find that some of the liquids used in e-cigarettes contain flavorings whose inhalation has been associated with lung problems, ranging from irritation to a rare but serious lung disease. For example, diacetyl, a butter-flavore
The Washington Post
added Aug 31, 2015 20:46
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[UK] Is incense smoke more dangerous than tobacco smoke?

This laboratory study found smoke from burning incense can produce fine particles and chemical compounds of a type that may irritate the lungs and damage health. This is not surprising, as most types of smoke indoors produces fine particles that are like
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Aug 31, 2015 14:36
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[Massachusetts] Patch.com Inhaling Boston Air is Equal to Smoking Cigarettes

Living the City of Boston is equivalent to smoking five cigarettes a year, according to an online tool backed by the EPA.
Patch.org
added Aug 31, 2015 13:36
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[Asia] China's air is so bad breathing it is like smoking 40 cigarettes a day in some areas

The air quality in some parts of China is so bad, a new study finds, that breathing it in all day is equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes, or two packs of cigarettes, each day. That's because the air is thick with pollutants, including a particularly dang
Business Insider
added Aug 31, 2015 13:31
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After Online Complaint, Ahok Reminds Malls of Smoking Ban

The governor was responding to an online petition on Change.org started by a mother named Elysabeth Ongkojoyo who said that when she complained about people smoking, it was her and her baby, not the smokers, who were asked to leave by a manager of the ca
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:29
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[Georgia] GSU to study attitudes about smoking in public

Georgia State University’s School of Public Health is part of a research project that is looking at the prevalence of smoking and attitudes toward second-hand smoke in Fulton County.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Aug 31, 2015 12:10
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[UK] Waterpipe tobacco smoking impact on public health: implications for policy

Consistent, comprehensive, and unambiguous legislative language is necessary to prevent establishments where waterpipe tobacco smoking occurs from skirting legislation and other forms of regulatory control. Stricter laws are needed due to the increasing n
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 23:46
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[UK] SMOKING BAN: Derbyshire drivers and passengers face fines if they light up in cars with under-18s

Derbyshire drivers and passengers are being warned they will soon be breaking the law if they smoke in a vehicle carrying a person under 18. From October 1, they face fixed penalty fines of £50 – with drivers at risk of being fined twice if they have fa
Buxton Advertiser (uk)
added Aug 29, 2015 10:36
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