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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

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.”
added Dec 21, 2013 13:00

[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

[California] A look at the evidence behind outdoor smoking bans

Two researchers say the scientific evidence behind smoking bans in 843 parks and 150 beaches across the U.S. is not strong – and that might weaken trust in public health authorities. Prohibition on smoking in parks and on beaches has three justifications
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2013 15:08

[Iowa] Tullys suing tobacco company ($$)

The widow and children of former Dubuque Mayor Thomas Tully have filed suit against maker of Kent cigarettes, which claimed its product had 'the greatest health protection."
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Apr 2, 2013 09:07

[Canada] Nova Scotia apartment owners call on province for rules surrounding use, cultivation

As the days tick down until the federal government’s proposed marijuana legalization, the Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia is asking the province to follow New Brunswick’s lead in terms of rules around cultivation of marijuana in apa
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:14

[California] PRAGER: Cigars and the little joys of life

Among these little joys in my life is smoking a cigar (and a pipe). Every day that I am home (except Shabbat)... For those of us who love life’s little joys and who aren’t taken in by hysteria, cigars are one of life’s great pleasures. I have happily pas
The Jewish Journal
added Apr 13, 2016 22:36

[Canada] CROWE: Gasping to understand why people smoke outside hospitals

While "ironic" is one way of describing the situation, "outrageous" might be a better word. Why should any patient on their way into a hospital have to be exposed to second-hand smoke?... Give smokers a place of their own. It should have a roof over it.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:49

Put that out, Grandma! Defiant smoker Queen Margrethe of Denmark raises eyebrows after lighting up while walking with Crown Princess Mary's young children

She has been dubbed 'the Ashtray Queen' by some, and labelled a 'fatal role model' by others. Yet Denmark's Queen Margrethe defiantly continues her beloved smoking habit, despite years of criticism. But the 75-year-old monarch raised eyebrows last week wh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2015 10:34

[Fiji] Passive smokers a concern to the Ministry of Health

Fifty five percent of children 13 to 15 years old are reported to have adults smoking in their vicinity in a week. This was revealed by Minister for Health Jone Usamate after receiving the World No Tobacco Day Award today.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
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