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North Sydney set to become Australia's first smoke-free CBD

In the eyes of North Sydney mayor Jilly Gibson, "NS" doesn't just stand for the name of her home, but also for "no smoking"... to make North Sydney the first smoke-free municipality in Australia. There are about 72,000 residents.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 25, 2018 23:52
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An exploratory study of knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs related to tobacco use and secondhand smoke among women in Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia

The high level of awareness of health risks associated with tobacco use and SHS exposure and the high exposure to anti-tobacco messaging are community-level strengths that can proactively be built on to prevent the projected disease burden associated wit
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 18:51
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Toxic Thirdhand Smoke Still Lingers In A Casino Months After Ban

Thirdhand smoke, or the residue left behind from cigarette smoke, rested on surfaces in casinos for months, even after a smoking ban went into affect in Northern California, a study by scientists at San Diego State University found. Of course, the smokin
StudyFinds.org
added Sep 23, 2018 16:04
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[Asia, Pakistan] Citizens decry being deprived of their right to breathe in fresh air

Despite the existence of non-smokers’ health ordinance, residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti-tobacco laws that deprive the citizens of their right to breathe in fresh air. People living in apartments are major victims of
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 21, 2018 20:42
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: No effective recourse from neighbours' second-hand cigarette smoke

Just as a wife who is bashed daily by her abusive husband needs protection from domestic violence before she succumbs to long-term physical injury, non-smokers need protection and a way out from their neighbours who smoke.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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Singaporeans question proposal from MP for smokers to contain smoke in their own flats

In response to the issue of secondhand smoke coming from neighbouring houses, Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Joan Pereira proposed that people who want to smoke in their own homes should make sure that smoke does not escape their flats. She said, “Windows and do
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[North Carolina] FORTSON: Tales taller than a tobacco plant

Ted paused from his brash taunts, sat down, inhaled deeply and quite innocently, blew a large cloud of vape smoke into my face—which immediately took my mind, and this column, in a different direction… Thank You For Smoking is a dark, satirical comedy ab
Black Mountain (NC) News
added Sep 19, 2018 19:52
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[Pakistan] Anti Smokers' Laws Go Unchecked

Despite existence of non-smokers' health ordinance, the residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti tobacco laws that deprive the right of citizens from taking breathe in fresh air.
Urdu Point (pk)
added Sep 19, 2018 16:37
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[Ohio] Survey: Smoking issues more likely in lower income households

A recent child well-being survey revealed that children in lower income families are more likely to live in a home where smoking is allowed, which the survey said presents a health hazard. The survey, underwritten by Interact for Health, Cincinnati Chil
Hillsboro (OH) Times-Gazette
added Sep 19, 2018 20:07
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[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette smoke residue risky for children

Children who breathe second-hand smoke have an elevated risk of developing ear infections, coughs and colds, bronchitis and pneumonia, and tooth decay. Long term, children exposed to second-hand smoke may go through life with poorly developed lungs and b
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:14
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