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[Ghana] Stakeholders Meet On Tobacco Control Measures

Speaking at a stakeholders meeting on tobacco control measures of the Public Health Act organized by the FDA at Takoradi, Miss Avotri said the harmful effects of secondhand smoke were numerous, and included cancer, respiratory diseases, heart diseases, w
Ghana Ministry of Information (gh)
added Jul 30, 2013 19:09
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[California] Signs of tobacco smoke still found in non-smoking rooms

"(Nicotine residues and other chemical traces) don't stay in the smoking rooms," study author Georg Matt, a psychologist from San Diego State University, told USA Today. "They end up in the hallways and in other rooms, including non-smoking rooms."
CBS
added May 15, 2013 14:09
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Third-hand tobacco smoke: Significant vector for PAH exposure or non-issue?

Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management
added Oct 8, 2012 14:42
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[Slovenia] Tobacco Ban Cuts Exposure to Smoke, Fails to Convince Smokers

Five years have passed since Slovenia introduced tough anti-smoking law, banning tobacco smoke from indoor public and work places. While the legislation helped reduce exposure to smoke, it failed to reduce the number of smokers. Caterers meanwhile say the
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Aug 4, 2012 13:26
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[Louisiana, Nevada] Judge dismisses second-hand smoke lawsuit against Caesars Entertainment

U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance in Louisiana last week dismissed a suit claiming Caesars Entertainment Corp. of Las Vegas was responsible for the cancer death of a dealer at its Harrah’s hotel-casino in New Orleans.
Vegas Inc
added Jul 17, 2012 07:40
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GLANTZ: Surprise! Lorillard Tobacco publishes two papers finding e-cigs pose no hazard

Both papers say that the authors, who are employees of Lorillard, have "no conflict of interest." This seems odd, given that their employer has a strong interest in the outcome of these studies. It is also concerning that the IJREPH used Konstantinos F
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 11, 2014 15:46
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[UK-Scotland] Second-hand smoke revealed in Elgin

SMOKERS will be able to see the invisible chemicals from second-hand smoke lingering in a room where there appears to be none, as a national tour visits Elgin tomorrow (Thursday).
The Northern Scot (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 12:01
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Thirdhand Smoke Is Real—And Risky to Your Health

Indoor cigarette smoke combines with air pollutants to form compounds that might cause cancer—and that can linger for decades. In addition to cancer, thirdhand smoke could be responsible for asthma attacks and allergic reactions.
National Geographic
added Mar 21, 2014 16:49
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KABAT: The Passive Smoking Issue Is A Rorschach Test For The Ability To Think Scientifically

One analytical chemist who wrote the foremost textbook on the composition of, and exposure to, passive smoking used to end his lectures with the words: “If you like to get verbally abused, study ETS and publish politically incorrect scientific findings.”
Forbes
added Dec 21, 2013 13:00
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[Cambodia] Higher tax, healthier kids: study

The World Bank report, which was released on November 20 and titled Risking Your Health, claims nearly 50 per cent of all Cambodians under the age of 15 are “exposed” to second-hand smoke. Cambodia was listed ninth among countries surveyed with the high
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Nov 26, 2013 23:27
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