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As bans spread across nation, some experts question evidence of harm from outdoor smoking

Whether it is a long-term health issue for a lot of people "is still up in the air," said Neil Klepeis, a Stanford University researcher whose work is cited by advocates of outdoor bans. Ronald Bayer, a Columbia University professor, put it in even star
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 8, 2013 07:19
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[Malaysia] Smoke gets into everything

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death around the world. The power to prevent this from occurring is in your hands.
The Star (my)
added Jul 16, 2012 05:18
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[Canada] Perth County, Stratford Ont. officials push for smoke-free rental housing

'One in three Ontarians that live in rental buildings continue to experience involuntary exposure to second-hand smoke,' a public health advocate says. ... "We're encouraging landlords to implement policies within their building to have all of their unit
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 10, 2015 11:28
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Study links childhood obesity to tobacco smoke and air pollution

The latest study, this one from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), shows increased weight gain during adolescence in children exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke or near-roadway air pollution, compared to children with no expos
Consumer Affairs
added Nov 12, 2014 15:19
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[Canada] ENRIGHT: Michael's Essay: Exploding the myth that second-hand smoke causes cancer | The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright

But then I have to ask why anti-smoking activists don't simply stick to the facts instead of alarming everybody with the assertion that passive smoke causes lung cancer when it clearly doesn't.
CBC News (ca)
added May 17, 2014 09:17
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[Germany] COHEN: The Virtue of Redeeming Vice

I’ve resisted writing about Berlin’s Hotel Savoy...how wonderful it is to walk into the fug of cigar smoke in the hotel lobby. ..the Savoy, in its otherworldly smokiness, is a wonderful balm, an invitation to forget about time and be lifted into another.
New York Times
added Dec 26, 2014 22:39
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[UK] Passive smoking raises risk of type 2 diabetes

Lancet journal’s meta-analysis says chance of diabetes for non-smokers inhaling ‘secondhand’ smoke raised by 22% / Pooled results of 88 studies covering almost six million people suggest heavy smokers have a 57% higher risk of diabetes than non-smokers.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 17, 2015 16:55
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[District of Columbia] Return of the smoke-filled room? Massive cigar lounge pitched for Chinatown

Applications have been filed...to bring a Burn by Rocky Patel to 477 H St. NW, a 10,000-square-foot historic...Brown said the Burn lounge, as seen on its website, looks like the “Applebee’s of cigar bars on steroids.” He said his kids’ bedrooms abut the p
Washington (DC) Business Journal
added Aug 12, 2015 20:01
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[Canada] Amendments to Tobacco Legislation Introduced

Government introduced amendments today, Oct. 24, to regulate e-cigarettes, waterpipes and flavoured tobacco under the province's tobacco legislation... The definition of tobacco will be changed in the Tobacco Access Act to treat e-cigarettes like tobacco
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 11:30
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Should baby boomers worry about the health hazards they grew up with?

“The baby boom really brackets the high rates of smoking in the U.S.,” Diane Lauderdale, professor of epidemiology and chair of the department of health studies at the University of Chicago told FoxNews.com. “The majority of children were probably expose
Fox News
added Feb 11, 2014 17:14
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