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State and Local Comprehensive Smoke-Free Laws for Worksites, Restaurants, and Bars — United States, 2015

What is added by this report? The number of states that enacted statewide comprehensive smoke-free policies (i.e., no smoking allowed in worksites, restaurants, and bars) increased from zero in 2000 to 27 in 2015. Overall, nearly 50% of the U.S. populati
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:02
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Fontem Ventures Comments On First Annual National Healthy Homes Month -Company Highlights the Role of Electronic Vapor Products in Eliminating Secondhand Smoke-

"When a smoker transitions from cigarettes to EVPs, they also help families and others in their home avoid the secondhand byproducts produced by cigarettes that burn tobacco," Michelsen continued. "This advances HUD's goal of promoting healthy homes." T
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2016 16:45
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[Asia] World No Tobacco Day – 52.3% Indians exposed to second hand smoke at home

According to the recently released Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-India 2010), 52.3% of the Indian population is exposed to secondhand smoke at home, 29.9% at workplace and 29% at public places. Tobacco smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, includ
The Health Site (in)
added May 30, 2016 14:42
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[California] FENIG: Environmentalist DiCaprio endangers the planet's citizens, one e-cigarette puff at a time

Renowned environmental and climate Concerned Citizen, Leonardo DiCaprio, scooted up to the Coachella Music Festival from one of his many luxurious homes in the Los Angels area, where he promptly polluted the air, puffing on a battery operated electronic c
American Thinker
added Apr 17, 2016 16:04
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[Louisiana] James Gill: Smoking bans all the rage in New Orleans -- and now in Baton Rouge too

You’d think from some of the more hysterical propaganda that the slightest whiff of secondhand smoke could kill you on the spot, but perhaps alarmism is required to persuade the public to accept the notion of behavior modification through government dikt
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Mar 27, 2016 00:16
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[Missouri] Smoke-free city laws show benefits

The conclusions drawn from the findings of the Missouri study were consistent with findings from most published economic studies where smoke-free ordinances had been adopted, elsewhere in the U.S. There has been no links identified between the adoption of
West Plains (MO) Daily Quill
added Mar 24, 2016 16:28
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A Health Threat to Bystanders Living in the Homes of Smokers: How Smoke Toxins Deposited on Surfaces Can Cause Insulin Resistance [FREE FULL TEXT]

THS exposure results in insulin resistance in the form of non-obese type II diabetes (NODII) through oxidative stress. If confirmed in humans, these studies could have a major impact on how people view exposure to environmental tobacco toxins, in particul
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 2, 2016 20:20
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California Republican emerges as champion of e-cigarettes

Norton...thought Hunter’s vaping was funny, particularly because she believes it helped her win the vote of Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.), who had to sweep away a cloud of smoke from Hunter’s e-cigarette with her hand. “Imagine what it would be like if
The Hill
added Feb 13, 2016 21:41
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Secondhand smoke exposure at home among one billion children in 21 countries: findings from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)

A large number of children were exposed to SHS in the home. Encouraging of voluntary smoke-free rules in homes and cessation in adults has the potential to reduce SHS exposure among children and prevent SHS-related diseases and deaths.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 12, 2016 05:35
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[Asia, Japan] Abe administration mulling crackdown on secondhand smoke ahead of Tokyo Olympics

The Abe administration is considering a new law to punish restaurants and other public facilities if they fail to protect people from secondhand smoke. .. A task force on the issue made up of Cabinet secretaries and officials from the Finance Ministry an
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 26, 2016 12:54
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