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American Lung Association Supports Local Efforts to Promote “Tobacco-Free Living”

Below are short descriptions of the second round of community initiatives: The LungUSA Region will focus their project efforts on engaging residents in southwest Virginia to promote tobacco-free school environments, which include all school property and
WebWire
added Oct 28, 2013 18:27
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Smoke Stays - Jamaica Cancer Society Warns Against Third-Hand Smoke In Vehicles

Yulit Gordon, executive director of the Jamaica Cancer Society, explained that children are most at risk for tobacco toxins trapped inside an enclosed area like a motor vehicle. "Third-hand smoke is considered to be residual nicotine and other chemicals
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Aug 25, 2013 04:14
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[Rwanda] NTAYOMBYA: Who cares if children die from secondhand smoking? Nobody

I discovered that there wasn’t a penalty for public smoking. In other words, if someone was caught smoking gleefully, there wasn’t a thing that anyone could do to punish him or her. At the end of the day, it is naïve to think that people will change the
The New Times (rw)
added Jul 31, 2013 12:12
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[Florida] Case against Phillip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company brought by widow to be re-tried

"[SGR] reports did not constitute original research...rather, they summarized and compiled a mix of information, opinion and advocacy from outside sources.”...since the authors of the reports couldn’t be cross-examined, the reports were hearsay.
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:26
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[Canada] Why your condo neighbours might not be allowed to smoke on their own balconies

But, in June of 2015 after seeking further legal advice, the Strata council issued a notice to owners stating smoking on balconies was prohibited because they met the definition of substantially enclosed areas, and were within three meters of doorways an
infonews.ca (ca)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:36
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[France] E-Cigarette Users Often Believe Devices Will Help Them Quit Tobacco

E-cigarette users are much more hopeful that the devices will help them quit smoking than the general public is, including people who just smoke traditional tobacco cigarettes, according to a new French survey. "Vapers" (people who use e-cigarettes) also
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 5, 2015 15:21
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Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Your Heart an Unwelcome Buzz

Rat study suggests short exposure to marijuana reduces blood vessel function, similar to secondhand tobacco smoke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 16, 2014 18:17
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Baseball and Showbiz in 1924

90 YEARS AGO...He is accustomed to smoke a cigar after lunch — a custom which is very strong — and he was compelled to get his after-lunch smoke at the game. He puffed a cigar slowly so that the smoke should not descend into the eyes of Mrs. Coolidge.”
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2014 20:24
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[Canada] BC’s top doc worried about second-hand e-cigarette vapour

Dr Perry Kendall feels the vapour is still less harmful than second-hand smoke from a cigarette, but says there only a few studies have been done on “propylene glycol and the mixtures that carry the flavour or the nicotine; it is a little hard to imagine
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Mar 21, 2014 16:53
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[Canada] Note from Michael Enright - an update on secondhand smoke and cancer | The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright | CBC Radio

I said, "Anti-smoking activists were quick to pronounce that "Second Hand Smoke Kills." Well, no, it doesn't, actually." To follow Dr. Silvestri's more judicious and considered scientific line of thought, what I should have said was, "Well no, it probab
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 27, 2014 14:34
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