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[Illinois] Smoking ban vexes Decatur public housing residents

Residents who live at Decatur Housing Authority properties will soon be barred from smoking there as part of a nationwide smoking ban for federally subsidized public housing, and local officials are bracing for blowback. While the ban will take effect n
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Over 30% of lung cancer patients were exposed to secondhand smoke at workplace: survey

Over 30 percent of lung cancer patients in Japan who have jobs had been exposed to passive smoking at their workplaces, underscoring the need for legal action to reduce the risk at offices and public places, according to a patient support group. The Japa
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 19, 2017 15:31
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[New York] Some residents at 400 Towers slow to comply with new no-smoking policy

A group of non-smoking residents at 400 Towers are demanding stronger enforcement of a no-smoking policy that was instituted in April and they've prepared a petition for the Housing Authority asking for sterner measures against rule violators. Nathan Va
The Batavian (Batavia County, NY)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:29
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[Georgia] New Poll Shows Atlanta Voters Overwhelmingly Support Smoke-free Law

Three-quarters of voters (76 percent) favor a law to prohibit smoking inside most public places – including workplaces, public buildings, offices, restaurants, bars and the Hartsfield-Jackson airport – including two-thirds of voters (67 percent) who stron
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:45
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Firefighters Exposed to Carcinogens Through the Skin

examined firefighters' exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in smoke from fires. PAHs can cause genetic mutations and are known carcinogens. They are one of the hazardous substances released into the air when wood, plastics, furniture, elec
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 18, 2017 15:44
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Do Smoking Bans Decrease Child Hospital Admissions?

Recent studies determine whether public smoking bans decrease the amount of children being admitted to the hospital for lower respiratory tract infections. Smoking has a direct impact on the respiratory system. The toxins and carcinogens found in cigare
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:45
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[Pennsylvania] A cloudy debate: Students weigh in on campuses designated smoking areas

A lot of students that live on campus complain about the results of people smoking right outside their windows. “My dorm is on the first floor, and whenever we have our windows open it smells like cigarette smoke from outside, so that’s kind of aggravat
Penn State University
added Oct 17, 2017 13:36
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Smoking around a baby

My husband has mentioned to her ... telling her she will not baby-sit this child if she continues to smoke. ...Dear Fume-Free...secondhand smoke causes “numerous health problems in infants and children, including more frequent and severe asthma attacks, r
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Oct 17, 2017 13:14
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Afternoon delight ends when wife stops to take a call

DEAR ABBY: I was diagnosed with lung cancer last year....my husband is still smoking cigarettes....known to get cancer from secondhand smoke. Face it, you are married to an addict. Not only is he being unfair to the children, he is being unfair to you and
Aiken (SC) Standard
added Oct 17, 2017 13:10
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Third of lung cancer patients worried about workplace secondhand smoke exposure

Roughly a third of working lung cancer patients are exposed to damage from secondhand smoke via their coworkers, a questionnaire by the Japan Lung Cancer Alliance has found.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:17
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