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[Asia] 40% Indians exposed to second hand smoke at home: WHO

Even as the government is still deliberating on larger pictorial warnings on packs of tobacco products, 40% of Indian adults are exposed to second hand tobacco smoke at home. These are people who do not smoke themselves but are vulnerable to various dise
Times of India
added Sep 20, 2015 21:11

Adult Behavior in Male Mice Exposed to E-Cigarette Nicotine Vapors during Late Prenatal and Early Postnatal Life

These findings indicate that nicotine exposure from E-cigarettes may cause persistent behavioral changes when exposure occurs during a period of rapid brain growth...exposure during late in utero and early postnatal life to E-cigarette vapors that contain
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 17, 2015 17:34

ARCHIVE: Tobacco Industry Efforts Undermining Evidence Linking Secondhand Smoke With Cardiovascular Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

attempted to undermine the evidence that SHS causes CVD to fight smoke-free regulations while developing approaches to support new products that claim to reduce harm. The industry interest in preserving corporate viability has affected the design and inte
added Aug 16, 2015 11:26

ARCHIVE: No Clear Link Between Passive Smoking and Lung Cancer [FREE FULL TEXT]

Asked whether a waitress who spent 15 years working in a smoky bar should feel reassured, Wakelee said, “Certainly, if you look just at this study and ignore other data. But you can’t really ignore all the other data or ignore all the health risks linked
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Aug 15, 2015 19:42

[Louisiana] Letters: New Orleans ban on smoking in bars, casinos already is paying dividends

Here in Louisiana, it costs businesses $2.49 billion in smoking-caused productivity losses each year, and the state pays close to $1.9 billion in annual health care costs directly caused by smoking. The fact that this law is reducing the harmful effects
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Aug 7, 2015 05:10

[Louisiana] As New Orleans Marks 100 Days of Being Smoke-Free, Study Finds Air Pollution Levels Have Dropped 96 Percent in Bars and Casino

The level of fine particle air pollution fell by 96 percent in venues that had previously allowed smoking... "This study reinforces what we know to be true: Smoking is a source of indoor air pollution and New Orleans' comprehensive smoking ordinance is m
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 5, 2015 12:20

[Caribbean, Jamaica] Brandon Marshall shares worries about secondhand pot smoke with NFL

In a tweet, Marshall said that “it smells like Denver over here” because of all the pot smoke that was in the air at the wedding and shared his hope that he doesn’t fail a drug test as a result of being in the vicinity. He then directed another tweet at
NBC Sports
added Jul 27, 2015 14:03

Smoking ban plan sparks fears of prison unrest across the UK after judge forces one jail to go smoke-free because inmate objected to sharing cell with addict

Government looking to ban smoking in eight jails in England and Wales Follows court case where inmate complained that cellmate was smoking In March judge said prisons were not above the law on lighting up inside
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 19, 2015 22:21

[China] Macau: Smoking Lounges Are A False Hope And Government Intervention Is Not Expected To Boost Gaming Either

Scientific evidence points to smoking lounges as not being completely effective in protecting nonsmokers. I believe one of the less supported arguments in favor of a Macau recovery is the expectation that the Macau and Chinese governments will intervene t
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 14, 2015 10:53

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 24, 2015 15:56
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