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[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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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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[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
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[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
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[Canada] VIDEO: First season with smoking ban gets underway on Winnipeg patios

Effective April 1, smoking on outdoor restaurant and bar patios is not permitted. Council approved the ban in January, prohibiting all smoking: cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, vapes, tobacco products, cannabis or any substances that generate second-
Global News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:57
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[Canada] Still smoking in your workplace? Not cool, says PHU

The Porcupine Health Unit is reminding employers and employees that it is illegal to smoke or hold lighted tobacco in the workplace, this includes work vehicles. The ban on smoking in an enclosed workplace is in effect at all times, even during off-hours
TimminsToday (ca)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:54
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