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[Malaysia] Call for stricter no-smoking rule in enclosed spaces

Abdul Majid said non-smokers were entitled to a conducive environment at these places and should not be subjected to second-hand smoke. “We should follow Singapore and Thailand where smoking is banned at all air-conditioned entertainment outlets,” he sa
The Star (my)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:52
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[UK] STOPPARD: Third-hand smoke is a silent killer that can be absorbed through the skin

To be honest, I’ve always been worried about the health hazards of this even though I didn’t know it had a name. My concern made me reluctant to let smokers hold my babies even though they refrained from smoking in my house. Tests for its effects have
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:50
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[Canada] VIDEO: British Columbians’ top concern is second-hand smoke ahead of pot legalization, survey shows

"Not every cannabis user wants their entire house smelling like [marijuana] for whatever reason it could be spouses, it could be children, neighbours." But according to a B.C. public consultation, it's not necessarily the smell that worries British Colu
CHEK-TV (ca)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:51
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[Canada] Second-hand smoke a top concern in B.C. cannabis consultations

The province is working to draw up rules for the sale and consumption of non-medical cannabis before it is legalized by the federal government in July, 2018. B.C.'s public consultation period ends Nov. 1. ... But it's already clear that many people are wo
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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New York Bans E-Cigarettes Indoors

New York was one of the first US states to ban cigarettes in indoor public spaces in 2003. Now, the Governor Andrew Mark Cuomo signed a statute that bans e-cigarettes, vaping pens and e-hookahs. The ban goes into effect in 30 days, and New York will be
Newswire
added Oct 26, 2017 17:50
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Breathing better air in McAllen

we applaud the McAllen City Commission for its action on Monday night to enact a tough, no-smoking policy, for businesses and most public venues located within its city limits. In doing so, the City of McAllen becomes the 84th city in Texas to adopt what
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Oct 26, 2017 04:41
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EPA Awards $25K Grant to Lewiston, Maine Non-profit for Indoor Air Quality Efforts

to reduce health threats caused by poor indoor air quality, including radon indoors, mold and secondhand smoke. The Central Maine Community Health Corps received the funds from EPA’s Healthy Homes program for a program that will reduce the negative health
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:49
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Is Japan losing the fight against smoke-free legislation?

If the silent majority of non-smokers’ voices are not heard because of the vocal minority of smokers, the problem Japan will be facing will be profound. Given that politicians in Japan are often forced to agree with the party’s decisions (known as Tougi-k
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 26, 2017 17:18
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[Africa, Nigeria] Effects of smoking could last over 30 years - Study reveals

‘Big Tobacco: Tiny Targets’... During the public presentation of the report in Abuja ....brands contain not just tobacco, but a variety of other ingredients, including preservatives, humectants, flavours and other additives aimed at increasing a cigarette
Daily Trust (ng)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:15
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[Canada] It’s Time to Protect All Alberta Workers From Secondhand Smoke on the Job

A coalition of prominent health organizations is urging the Alberta government to protect all workers from secondhand smoke on the job. The call for uniform protection comes as the Alberta government concludes its review of the occupational health and s
GlobeNewswire
added Oct 25, 2017 00:11
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