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[Virginia] See the Shocking Difference Between This Airport's Smoking and Nonsmoking Rooms

The stark contrast between the ceilings in the nonsmoking room and smoking room is serving as a visual reminder to many about how harmful smoke can be to your health. One person commented, "Having a tough time quitting, but this definitely helps," and ano
added Nov 16, 2015 16:39

Secondhand E-Cig Vapor Can Penetrate Paint. What Does That Mean For Your Lungs?

E-cigarette emissions...have an immediate effect on your acute lung function. A big concern is the size of the particles, according to Jonathan Thornburg, Ph.D., author of the study and a senior research engineer... at RTI International.
Yahoo! Health
added Nov 9, 2015 21:39

[California] RANGEL: Together we can bring back cigarettes

. We just need to be certain that the secondhand smoke does not detrimentally affect those in close proximity. Here is where the enforcement should lie, with designated areas for smoking, no ifs, ands or “butts.” “I don’t even care, I’ll smoke here (fron
The Lariat (Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College)
added Nov 3, 2015 16:44

Dear Abby: Widower tells mom to butt out of plans with pregnant girlfriend

Am I being unreasonable because it’s only one night a year? / can’t raise your children in a bubble... If you would prefer not to attend because you can’t stand the smell of the smoke, stay home. But do not prevent your children from knowing the fa
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 14, 2015 17:33

[Nevada] Outside gaming expo, table-game dealers push for smoke-free casinos

They’re tired of the carcinogenic puffs of smoke in their faces. Tired of gaming executives placing profits over employees’ health. And tired of inaction from the Nevada Legislature. “If the state goes nonsmoking, there’s no competition,” said Cynthia Fa
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 30, 2015 09:36

[California] Investigating link between thirdhand smoke and cancer

Thirdhand smoke is a new frontier, and UC's Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program has assembled a group of investigators, including at Berkeley Lab and UCSF, to study the health risks caused by the remnants of cigarette smoke.
University of California, Berkeley
added Sep 28, 2015 16:40

[UK] TUCKER: Blog: The e-cigarette – friend of foe?

Evidence does seem to suggest that the role of electronic cigarettes can be less harmful than tobacco smoking,8 as they are not inhaling tobacco and the carcinogenic substances in traditional cigarettes. However, their impact on the non-users environment,
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 10:32

[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
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