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[Asia, Israel] HIGHER RISK FOR BREAST CANCER IN ARAB WOMEN EXPOSED TO MEN’S TOBACCO SMOKE

face a 250% higher risk of contracting breast cancer compared to Arab women who are not exposed to such smoke. This fact, reported in a new study from the University of Haifa’s School of Public Health, is especially relevant, as the smoking rate among Ar
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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[Arkansas] Pulaski County smoke breaks to be restricted to cars

A Pulaski County executive order that will restrict employees who smoke to do so inside their cars will protect public health, the county judge says.... Come March 1, all 14 Pulaski County buildings and their outdoor areas will be entirely smoke free, ac
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2017 17:39
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[Pennsylvania, Vermont] Jim Kenyon: Where There’s Smoke ... There’s Likely to Be Higher Inmate Health Care Costs

Vermont inmates are once again legally lighting up inside prison fences — albeit 450 miles away at a Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution where Vermont shipped 270 inmates in June.....unlikely that Vermont prisoners will stay in Pennsylvania foreve
Valley News (West Lebanon, NH)
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

is the first to report on biochemically validated second hand smoke exposure among children in a low and middle-income country (LMIC). The Dhaka results are more than double of those expected globally (40 %) and in stark contrast with those reported in t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:56
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[Minnesota] Downtown Stillwater specialty cigar shop proposal denied

Tobacco shops are not permitted in the Central Business District. Scott Sodergren of Osceola, Wis., and his son Luke Sodergren of Hastings, had asked the city to allow specialty tobacco shops in the district, arguing they were high-end establishments, ak
Stillwater (MN) Gazette
added Dec 9, 2017 19:13
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[California] Council Conducts First Reading of Smoking Ban Ordinance

After more than an hour-long debate at the City Council meeting on Dec. 5, a first reading was held of an ordinance amending chapter 6.40 of the Dana Point municipal code relating to the regulation and prohibition of smoking in the city.
Dana Point (CA) Times
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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Thirdhand Smoke: Your Skin Absorbs Nicotine from Air and Clothing

Nicotine from the air penetrates the skin and enters the bloodstream, and leaving it on your clothes or skin after exposure can be similar to inhaling secondhand cigarette smoke, according to a study published in November in the journal Indoor Air. But w
Inside Science (American Institute of Physics)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:21
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

Researchers say there is an urgent need for action after 95 per cent of children from 12 primary schools in Dhaka tested positive for recent second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure. The study, which involved collaboration with the University of Dhaka, is the f
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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[California, Oklahoma] Butt in: Ask patients about nicotine use

students at 10 Los Angeles high schools were surveyed about their use of e-cigarettes... For more than a decade, Daniel Bintz, O.D., who practices in Elk City, Oklahoma, has been educating his patients about smoking's effect on their health. Like Dr. Bint
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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[Canada] Nunavut's chief coroner reminds residents not to smoke cannabis around kids

Padma Suramala says it's the responsibility of her office to warn residents about dangerous practices. She says infants and young children exposed to second-hand smoke are sick more often than children who are not. They are at increased risk for pneumon
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:57
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