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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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[Belize] Crackdown on smoking! Health Ministry gets serious

The Reporter Press (bz)
added Oct 29, 2010 00:00
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[Austria] Court restricts smoker's balcony cigar habit to certain times

A university professor living in Vienna’s first district in a 7th floor apartment made an official complaint about his neighbour on the floor below. The 6th floor resident enjoys smoking cigars on his balcony, usually between midnight and 2am. In the win
The Local Austria (at)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:06
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[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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[Asia, Israel, USA] A breath of fresh air

Israel was among the first to pass legislation restricting smoking in workplaces and other public places as long ago as the early 1980s. One doesn’t suffer from secondhand smoke in elevators, cinemas, taxis, health-fund clinics, lecture halls or buses an
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 26, 2014 07:06
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Transcript for: Smoking In America Today

MCAFEE10:09:55 We're also seeing in terms of new trends and increasing number of youth and young adults who are using multiple types of tobacco products of particular concern is an increase in the use of cigars, especially flavored cigars, cheaper cigars
The Diane Rehm Show (WAMU 88.5)
added Aug 8, 2013 06:47
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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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[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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[Canada] No smoking not enforced?

Patients can regularly be seen lighting up around Kelowna General Hospital, and that has one man fuming. Randy Millis is upset at the lack of enforcement of the hospital's no-smoking areas. Millis attended the KGH eye clinic this week and saw a group o
Castanet.net (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:25
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