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[Italy] 60% of Italian parents smoke in front of their kids

Six Italian parents in 10 smoke inside the house. And 48% of them make it even in front of children. All this despite the majority of mothers and fathers (3 out of 4) is aware of the fact that their bad habits can influence their children very much. Thes
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Apr 15, 2013 15:34
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[California] Second-Hand Smoke Leads Santa Monica Woman to File Fair Housing Complaint

Santa Monica's Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) helped a woman with a severe respiratory disability relocate to get away from the second-hand smoke wafting in from her neighbors' apartments, according to City staff. Zelda Alvarado (whose name has been chan
Santa Monica (CA) Lookout
added Apr 2, 2013 15:28
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Passive smoking (March, 2013)

Since the early 1970s, the tobacco industry has viewed public concern over second-hand smoke as a serious threat to its business interests.[7] Harm to bystanders was perceived as a motivator for stricter regulation of tobacco products. Despite the industr
Wikipedia
added Mar 26, 2013 13:15
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[Europe] Protection from second hand smoke improved, but still too high

A report by the European Commission confirms that the exposure to second hand smoke has decreased considerably since 2009, although the differences among countries are still important.
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Mar 4, 2013 06:49
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[North Carolina] RANNEY/GOLDSTEIN: Clear savings for society when smoking ceases

Tobacco use still results in over 12,000 deaths (1 in 5) in our state each year. Unlike many other hard-to-solve societal problems, eliminating secondhand smoke and preventing tobacco addiction have a clear path forward if we remain committed.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Feb 13, 2013 12:10
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[Connecticut] Just what is third-hand smoke, anyway?

In an effort to inform the public about this little-known concept, Stratford is launching a third-hand-smoke awareness campaign after the start of the new year. The program aims to help people, particularly children, limit their exposure to these chemica
Connecticut Post
added Dec 31, 2012 11:27
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[Ohio] Third-hand smoke threatens children: Drs. Oz and Roizen

The most effective programs offer a combination of a nicotine withdrawal system (the patch, gum, etc.), a workout plan (exercise makes quitting a lot easier), support groups and friends and family who understand how the quitter's mood shifts might be a l
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 24, 2012 17:42
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[Pennsylvania] Home: Last bastion for secondhand smoke

The home is now becoming the predominant location in the United States where children as well as adults are exposed to secondhand smoke
Philly blogs
added Nov 28, 2012 13:58
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[Texas] Rathbun, Estrada, Trawick, Bui: Smoking ban protects employee health

After going smoke-free, our businesses have saved money on insurance, maintenance and other costs related to secondhand smoke. Most of all, our employees are healthier. We've seen improvements in employee productivity, lower absenteeism and higher employ
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Nov 23, 2012 21:24
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LOSE THE TOBACCO OR LOSE CUSTODY? NORTH CAROLINA’S FAMILY COURT JUDGES SAYING “NO SMOKING” TO PARENTS

Judges, like everyone else, are privy to the countless news stories, research studies and medical admonitions about the impact of secondhand smoke on a child's body. Medical experts have proven that secondhand smoke can contribute to myriad childhood hea
Breeden Law Office
added Nov 21, 2012 15:21
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