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[Asia, India] KALRA: A terrorist called tobacco

As more and more countries move to fully meet their obligations under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), the industry’s attempts to undermine the treaty becomes more aggressive. These include weakening public health efforts to ba
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:41

[Qatar] 81pc pregnant women exposed to smoking

Eighty-one percent of Qatari pregnant women are exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS), a recent study has found. Entitled "Exposure to secondhand smoke among Qatari pregnant women", the study was conducted last year by a team from Weill Cornell Medical Colle
The Peninsula (qa)
added May 31, 2013 03:32

Kids Exposed To Secondhand Smoke More Likely To Be Aggressive And Anti-Social

A new study shows a relationship between secondhand smoke exposure and children's aggression and anti-social behavior by age 10.
Medical Daily
added May 23, 2013 13:25

[Africa, Kenya] The Cutting Edge: TOO MANY SMOKERS

Does the ban on smoking in public only apply to Nairobi’s central business district? asks Peter Mathenge. In Nairobi West shopping centre and at the Nyayo National Stadium, for instance, smokers freely indulge in the habit.
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 17, 2013 13:50

[California] 'Nonsmoking' Hotel Rooms May Not Fully Protect Guests

Partial smoking bans still left study participants with signs of tobacco exposure
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2013 13:06

[Idaho] LETTER TO THE EDITOR: UI tobacco policy

The University of Idaho works to protect the health and safety of its students through various aspects of life on campus but does not protect its students from secondhand smoke.
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added May 9, 2013 18:03

National Adult Tobacco Survey (NATS)

The NATS questionnaire is built around KOI from each of the following four goal areas: Preventing initiation of tobacco use among young people Eliminating nonsmokers' exposure to secondhand smoke Promoting quitting among adults and young people Identi
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 9, 2013 00:53

[Asia, Thailand] Call for total smoking ban at all airports

A health advocate called for a total ban on smoking at major airports nationwide yesterday after many areas of passenger terminals were found to have "second-hand" smoke levels two times higher than World Health Organisation (WHO) standards over 24 hours
The Nation (th)
added May 8, 2013 01:43

[Ireland] Research shows major drop in deaths since smoking ban

Nearly 4,000 deaths have been prevented in Ireland as a result of the smoking ban introduced in 2004, according to new research. Brunel University in London, DIT in Dublin and the Tobacco Free Research institute say that the lower death rate from smoking
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 29, 2013 13:50

[New York] Smoke Without Fire

A little company called NJOY thinks it has finally designed an electronic cigarette that doesn’t look ridiculous. But would James Dean have smoked one?
New York Magazine
added Apr 28, 2013 23:32
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