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[Alaska] CRUM/BUTLER: Reject on-site marijuana consumption

recent scientific studies suggest secondhand marijuana smoke may pose health risks similar to those posed by tobacco smoke. A recent laboratory study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association concluded that “secondhand smoke can exert sim
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 16, 2018 11:16

[Pennsylvania] Babies, toddlers at greater risk from second-hand smoke than previously thought, Penn State study finds

In testing that included over 1,200 children, researchers found that up to 15 percent of them had levels of cotinine, a byproduct of the body’s breakdown of nicotine, comparable to what would be found in an adult smoker. Overall, about 63 percent of the
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Dec 15, 2018 03:57

Low-income, rural kids at greater risk of smoke exposure

Researchers found that about 15% of children had levels of a byproduct formed when the body breaks down nicotine that was similar to adult smokers
Crain's New York Business
added Dec 14, 2018 14:14

[California] ‘Thirdhand smoke’ can be embedded in furniture, fabrics, SDSU research says

A new San Diego State study shows tobacco smoke can embed traces of toxins into furniture and fabrics. SDSU Department of Psychology Chairman Georg E. Matt led the study that investigated concentrations of residual nicotine in the air and in traces left o
Daily Aztec (San Diego State U.)
added Dec 14, 2018 05:33

[New Zealand] ACT lashes out over proposed smoking-at-home ban

The ACT Party has rubbished a suggestion the Government could ban smoking inside homes. Louisa Wall made the suggestion to Newshub on Wednesday, saying it could be the next step after banning smoking in cars with children. Government divided over possibl
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 14, 2018 04:41

PACKNETT/POORE: Op-ed: Reports address Indiana’s poor health rankings

. By raising the cigarette tax by $2 and using these funds for the restoration of tobacco prevention and cessation programs, we could advance our efforts toward improving the health of Hoosiers.
Greater Fort Wayne (IN) Business Weekly
added Dec 7, 2018 18:16

BEREZOW: Secondhand Smoke Exposure Is Down, So Now We Fear Thirdhand Smoke

The increasing concern over thirdhand smoke is the sort of nonsense that must be fought against because it's premised upon our society's bizarre relationship with reality and risk. Not every impure speck in the environment will kill you.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Dec 7, 2018 18:13

1 in 4 non-smokers are exposed to dangerous levels of second-hand smoke: CDC reveals progress has stalled after huge drop since the 80s

One in four non-smokers - including 14 million children - are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke, new CDC data reveal. The rate of cigarette smokers has plummeted since the late 1980s, and with it the number of people unwittingly affected b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:54

Millions of Americans Still Breathing Secondhand Smoke: Report

Despite three decades of declines in secondhand smoke exposure, 58 million Americans -- children included -- are still breathing in tobacco fumes, federal health officials reported Thursday. Nearly 40 percent of children aged 3 to 11 are exposed to seco
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28

Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Among Nonsmokers — United States, 1988–2014

Continued measures to implement comprehensive smoke-free laws in workplaces and public places, adoption of smoke-free home and vehicle rules, and educational interventions warning about the risks for secondhand smoke exposure can further reduce secondhan
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 7, 2018 06:08
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