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[Texas] Lawmakers fume over e-cig sales

– Peddlers of electronic cigarettes may claim their products only release harmless vapors, but a number of lawmakers are unconvinced and now working to quench sales to young people. Texas is one of nine states that don't limit sales of e-cigarettes to you
Jacksonville (TX) Progress
added Apr 2, 2015 13:42

[Asia] Qatar marks progress in fight against smoking

with close to 57% of male smokers having tried to quit the habit during the last 12 months, a survey has revealed. "The percentage of men who tried to quit smoking was 56.9%, with higher proportion being among those aged 18-44 years (58.3%) than those ag
Gulf Times (qa)
added Apr 18, 2013 11:43

Scientists create new tools for battling secondhand smoke

Dartmouth researchers have taken an important step in the ongoing battle against secondhand tobacco smoke. They have pioneered the development of a breakthrough device that can immediately detect the presence of secondhand smoke and even third-hand smoke
added Mar 21, 2013 16:13

[Canada, India] Second Hand Smoke: Creepy Dual-Smoker Ads (PHOTOS)

A recent ad campaign commissioned by cancer care network Health Care Global Enterprises, is sending a creepy, yet powerful message to those who smoke around children: If you smoke they smoke.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 21, 2013 00:10

Dr. C. Everett Koop: His 5 Most Principled Stands

1. In 1986, Koop issued a landmark report that offered the first official government warning that secondhand cigarette smoke was linked to cancer in nonsmokers. He was among the first to call for bans on smoking in the workplace and public spaces, which t
added Feb 26, 2013 15:20

Highlights from the American Journal of Public Health: November 2012 issue

1) Secondhand smoke exposure is attributable to health and economic burden . . . 3) Tobacco use patterns differ across U.S. states and subpopulations
added Sep 20, 2012 17:45

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoke and ire

We know that it's easier to say than to do, but the real solution to this dilemma - one that would be healthy for everyone - is to quit smoking.
Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows (BC) News (ca)
added Jul 19, 2012 07:59

[Belize] Crackdown on smoking! Health Ministry gets serious

The Reporter Press (bz)
added Oct 29, 2010 00:00

[UK] Croydon North MP 'proud' as ban on smoking in cars with children comes into force

MP Steve Reed has said he is "proud" of his role in bringing in the ban on smoking in cars with children which came into force today. The Labour MP tabled an amendment calling for the ban to the Children & Families Bill (now Act at the bill's committee s
Croydon Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:31

[California] Thirdhand smoke dangerous, UCR study finds

A first-of-its-kind study by UCR professor of cell biology Manuela Martins-Green indicates that exposure to thirdhand smoke may be harmful to humans. Previous studies have examined the effects of first- and secondhand smoke (FHS and SHS respectively), bu
The Highlander (University of California, Riverside)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:08
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