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[Germany] Putting Electronic Cigarettes to the Test

Are e-cigarettes harmful to users? An unresolved question. It's harder still to judge the danger to bystanders. How many different substances do e-smokers exhale -- and what are they? A new study brings light to the shadows.
added Dec 8, 2012 14:48

[Canada] David Eddie: My smoking co-worker stinks. How do I get him to stop touching me?

I’m not saying you should get all preachy/superior. Approach the whole subject with caution and compassion. Remember: People who smoke have been preached at and quoted statistics to all their lives. They do it anyway.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 30, 2012 22:03

[California] Particulate mass and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons exposure from secondhand smoke in the back seat of a vehicle

Estimates made using the measured data and previously reported PM2.5 daily mean concentrations for children in California showing that even short exposure periods are capable of creating large exposure to smoke.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 26, 2012 11:02

[Canada] LETTERS: SHATENSTEIN/HAGEN: Banning smoking in vehicles not a 'nanny state' issue

On the very day you published Lorne Gunter's umpteenth "nanny state" diatribe, a new study revealed that a child spending only 10 minutes in a car with a smoker present will suffer a 30% increase in exposure to toxic fine particulate matter from cigarett
London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added Nov 24, 2012 23:42

[Colorado] DIA travelers subjected to secondhand smoke, CDC study says

A study by the Atlanta-based CDC showed that five of the 29 largest airports in the U.S., including DIA, subjected travelers and workers to measurable levels of smoking-related particulates near designated smoking areas.
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 20, 2012 15:17

[Canada] LETTER: Why allow smoking on hospital property?

My wife was released from Victoria General Hospital on Sunday. As she walked outside for the first time in more than a week, her first breath of "fresh air" was filled with cigarette smoke.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 8, 2012 11:45

[North Dakota] Dr. Eric Johnson, Grand Forks, letter: Debate is over about secondhand smoke

The fact is that in 2012, the science supports reduction of exposure to secondhand smoke for all North Dakotans.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Oct 26, 2012 04:36

Secondhand smoke exposure persists in multi-unit housing

A majority of Americans who live in multi-unit housing have adopted smoke-free rules in their private homes but millions remain involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke in this environment, according to a study published in the most recent issue of the A
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 11, 2012 11:01

[Texas] Studies show pets don't like secondhand smoke

Studies show the negative effects of secondhand smoke don't just influence humans. A study by the College of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University noted a higher risk for lung and nasal cancer in dogs
KVII ProNews 7 (Amarillo, TX)
added Aug 31, 2012 13:10

[Taiwan] Women No.1 victims of second-hand smoke: official

Although the majority of women in Taiwan do not smoke, females are the biggest victims of second-hand smoke, the Bureau of Health Promotion said Thursday. "Typically, women are exposed to second-hand smoke from their fathers during childhood, from their
Focus Taiwan
added Aug 23, 2012 14:44
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