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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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The Real Reason Behind Public Smoking Bans

Public health officials have long argued the bans are meant to eliminate dangers from secondhand, or "sidestream smoke," reduce the environmental impact of cigarette butts and to keep young, impressionable children from picking up on bad habits. Makes se
PBS
added Jul 9, 2013 22:30
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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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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking with kids in the car in NJ: Editorial

Adults have a right to smoke in their own vehicles. But when children are present, the freedom to fill a car with smoke should take a back seat.
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Oct 26, 2013 12:46
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[Canada] Reefer madness: Dealing with marijuana-smoking neighbours

The key to any claim for bylaw breaches, from smoking marijuana to noise, is gathering evidence. Dates, times, and particulars relating to the alleged violation are critical.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:03
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Japanese fashion model proposes violent punishment for people who smoke while walking

Popular model Nanao has had enough of this, and recently aired her frustrations on her official blog. “If I run into a guy who’s smoking while walking, I make sure to shoot him a cold glare,” says the native of Saitama Prefecture. “Do these jerks think
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:10
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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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[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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[New Jersey] U. to review smoking policy amid national changes, community complaints

“Rights, Rules, Responsibilities” delineates the University’s current smoking policy, saying that smoking is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and places of public access by law and by University policy. The document adds a variety of examples of loca
Daily Princetonian
added Nov 25, 2014 10:08
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