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[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

Science Scope. Another Look at Secondhand Smoke.

A workshop to evaluate the draft last June turned into a 'shouting march" between tobacco industry reviewers and critics from EPA and academia, says a participant, with the critics charging that CRS relied on unpublished, industry-funded data on workplac
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Apr 25, 2013 09:41

[Italy] 60% of Italian parents smoke in front of their kids

Six Italian parents in 10 smoke inside the house. And 48% of them make it even in front of children. All this despite the majority of mothers and fathers (3 out of 4) is aware of the fact that their bad habits can influence their children very much. Thes
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Apr 15, 2013 15:34

[California] Second-Hand Smoke Leads Santa Monica Woman to File Fair Housing Complaint

Santa Monica's Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) helped a woman with a severe respiratory disability relocate to get away from the second-hand smoke wafting in from her neighbors' apartments, according to City staff. Zelda Alvarado (whose name has been chan
Santa Monica (CA) Lookout
added Apr 2, 2013 15:28

Passive smoking (March, 2013)

Since the early 1970s, the tobacco industry has viewed public concern over second-hand smoke as a serious threat to its business interests.[7] Harm to bystanders was perceived as a motivator for stricter regulation of tobacco products. Despite the industr
added Mar 26, 2013 13:15

[Europe] Protection from second hand smoke improved, but still too high

A report by the European Commission confirms that the exposure to second hand smoke has decreased considerably since 2009, although the differences among countries are still important.
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Mar 4, 2013 06:49

[North Carolina] RANNEY/GOLDSTEIN: Clear savings for society when smoking ceases

Tobacco use still results in over 12,000 deaths (1 in 5) in our state each year. Unlike many other hard-to-solve societal problems, eliminating secondhand smoke and preventing tobacco addiction have a clear path forward if we remain committed.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Feb 13, 2013 12:10

[Connecticut] Just what is third-hand smoke, anyway?

In an effort to inform the public about this little-known concept, Stratford is launching a third-hand-smoke awareness campaign after the start of the new year. The program aims to help people, particularly children, limit their exposure to these chemica
Connecticut Post
added Dec 31, 2012 11:27
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