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[Asia] Electronic cigarettes proving a sellout hit in Japanese market

it has not been scientifically proven that these smokeless cigarettes do not cause passive smoking. The e-cigarette boom was triggered by iQOS, a product released by Philip Morris Japan K.K. Rather than burning tobacco leaves, the iQOS heats cigarettes i
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:27
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[UK] Smoke-free surgery plea

DOCTORS are appealing to patients across the borough to stub out their cigarettes and stop smoking outside GP surgeries after complaints from other patients. Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group has urged smokers to refrain from lighting up outside the e
Oldham Evening Chronicle (uk)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:06
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[UK] Ban on smoking in playgrounds?

Smoking in children’s playgrounds and engaging in ‘inappropriate’ behaviour in certain public buildings could all be banned if North Somerset Council brings in new legislation next year. The council wants to introduce public space protection orders to cr
Weston Mercury (uk)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:12
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[South Dakota] Letter: JazzFest great, but curtail smoking

JazzFest in Sioux Falls....While our family appreciates the quality....family’s experience was dampened by the number of individuals who were smoking. This past year, we were unable to avoid the constant secondhand smoke that drifted into our faces.
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Aug 21, 2016 13:07
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[Minnesota] Going Smoke-Free Cut Secondhand Smoke in Public Housing

The implementation of smoke-free policies in public housing was associated with a 20% reduction in indoor secondhand-smoke exposure to nonsmokers in a study conducted by the Minnesota Department of Health. The study, in the CDC journal Preventing Chronic
MedPage Today
added Aug 19, 2016 19:36
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[Maryland] Judy Center nips smoking, other harmful habits in bud

a disproportionate number of them are in Somerset County, which is why the county Judy Center Partnership has launched a smoking cessation campaign designed to spare young children from secondhand smoke and to reduce their likelihood of picking up the pot
DelmarvaNow.com
added Aug 19, 2016 19:35
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[Kentucky] Public health researchers, geologists combine to create radon risk potential maps for state, 15 counties

Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer, following cigarette smoking. “The triple threats of smoking, radon exposure, and secondhand smoke compound the risk of developing lung cancer in Kentucky,” says the release.
KyForward
added Aug 19, 2016 10:33
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[California] Bill to Kick Tobacco Off Our Fields, Courts & Bleachers Passes State Assembly

Senate Bill 977 authored by Dr. Richard Pan, and sponsored by the 8th grade class at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Elementary School in Elk Grove passed the California State Assembly today. SB 977 would prohibit the use of tobacco products within 250 feet from
Highlandnews.net
added Aug 19, 2016 10:29
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Clearing the Air: Smoke-Free Housing Policies, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Affordable Housing Residents in Minnesota, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free housing policies may be an effective strategy to reduce exposure to indoor secondhand exposure and promote decreased cigarette smoking among residents of affordable housing.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:01
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[Minnesota] Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study

implementing smoke-free multi-unit housing policies in affordable housing may be a promising step toward eliminating tobacco-related disparities," the researchers wrote. The study included 180 residents of eight affordable housing properties in Minnesota
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2016 21:48
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