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Study finds a new way that tobacco smoke can cause cancer

illuminates a new way that tobacco smoke may promote the development of lung cancer: inhibiting a DNA repair process called nucleotide excision repair (NER)... Many components of tobacco smoke are carcinogens that can damage DNA. This damage must be remov
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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When smokers quit: exposure to nicotine and carcinogens persists from thirdhand smoke pollution

Homes of smokers remained polluted with THS for up to 6 months after cessation. Residents continued to be exposed to THS toxicants that accumulated in settled house dust and on surfaces before smoking cessation. Further research is needed to better unders
Tobacco Control
added Sep 22, 2016 16:26
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Second-hand smoke can hurt kids years after exposure

Breathing second-hand smoke during childhood can lead to long-term breathing and health problems and a shorter life expectancy, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Even though the harms of exposing kids to cigaret
Reuters
added Sep 13, 2016 01:09
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Cloud-chasing (electronic cigarette)

Competitive vaping is increasing in popularity internationally, spreading from the US and Canada to Indonesia.[6] It was well publicized around 2014, when sites such as Mashable, Gizmodo, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post ran featured articles on the
Wikipedia
added Aug 28, 2016 15:25
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Clearing the Air: Smoke-Free Housing Policies, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Affordable Housing Residents in Minnesota, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free housing policies may be an effective strategy to reduce exposure to indoor secondhand exposure and promote decreased cigarette smoking among residents of affordable housing.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:01
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Must smokers bow to the oppression of the health zealots?

Jeff Jacoby points out that smokers are a “relatively powerless fraction of the population, frequently ostracized.”... poor health habits should not make any group relatively powerless in a democracy, and, while the dangers of secondhand smoke justify res
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 4, 2016 16:40
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State and Local Comprehensive Smoke-Free Laws for Worksites, Restaurants, and Bars — United States, 2015

What is added by this report? The number of states that enacted statewide comprehensive smoke-free policies (i.e., no smoking allowed in worksites, restaurants, and bars) increased from zero in 2000 to 27 in 2015. Overall, nearly 50% of the U.S. populati
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:02
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Fontem Ventures Comments On First Annual National Healthy Homes Month -Company Highlights the Role of Electronic Vapor Products in Eliminating Secondhand Smoke-

"When a smoker transitions from cigarettes to EVPs, they also help families and others in their home avoid the secondhand byproducts produced by cigarettes that burn tobacco," Michelsen continued. "This advances HUD's goal of promoting healthy homes." T
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2016 16:45
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[Asia] World No Tobacco Day – 52.3% Indians exposed to second hand smoke at home

According to the recently released Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-India 2010), 52.3% of the Indian population is exposed to secondhand smoke at home, 29.9% at workplace and 29% at public places. Tobacco smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, includ
The Health Site (in)
added May 30, 2016 14:42
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[California] FENIG: Environmentalist DiCaprio endangers the planet's citizens, one e-cigarette puff at a time

Renowned environmental and climate Concerned Citizen, Leonardo DiCaprio, scooted up to the Coachella Music Festival from one of his many luxurious homes in the Los Angels area, where he promptly polluted the air, puffing on a battery operated electronic c
American Thinker
added Apr 17, 2016 16:04
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