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[UK] Vaping in taxis could be banned by Calderdale Council

“There is a growing consensus that using e-cigarettes... is significantly less harmful than smoking tobacco. In addition, e-cigarettes reduce second-hand smoke exposure as they produce a vapour not smoke. “However, although they are not subject to any r
Huddersfield Daily Examiner/icHuddersfield (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:40
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47
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Lung Association’s Grades On Connecticut Tobacco Policies Are Abysmal, Again

“When states, the federal government, and even municipalities score high on these policies, we see fewer youths using tobacco products, more successful programs helping adults quit smoking, and reducing everyone’s overall exposure to second-hand smoke,”
Newtown (CT) Bee
added Feb 10, 2018 18:44
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Ask Dr. Scott: Taiwan newspaper article details country’s battle against tobacco

The Taiwanese philosophy toward medicine may be more prescriptive than what we are accustomed to, in our individualistic culture. We can learn, however, from the experiences of other nations that grapple with this vexing challenge. Let’s keep our eyes op
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Feb 10, 2018 16:37
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[Asia] Are we slowly killing our children? Nine out of 10 children are exposed to second-hand smoke in Bangladesh

though worldwide 40 percent of children are exposed to second-hand smoking (SHS), in Bangladesh—a country with laws against smoking in public places—as many as 95 percent of children are affected, which is more than double the global ratio. This shocking
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:13
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[Tennessee] Ramsey sponsors bill to allow local governments to curb secondhand smoke

Local governments would have the option to regulate smoking more strictly than state law under a new bill sponsored by Rep. Bob Ramsey, R-Maryville. “As written today, state law is ignoring the will of the people in local communities who desire smoke-fr
Maryville (TN) Daily Times
added Feb 10, 2018 02:27
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[North Carolina] Secondhand smoke exposure on the decline since 2009 statewide smoking ban, study finds

a new Duke study has found that expectant mothers are now less likely to face secondhand smoke. Since the 2009 passage of the smoking ban in North Carolina—which outlawed smoking inside public places like bars and restaurants—pregnant women have experie
Duke University Chronicle
added Feb 9, 2018 22:44
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[Canada] Prohibiting smoking in Strathcona

Coun. Katie Berghofer said her motion to ban smoking in more public spaces is to protect youth from the harmful effects of second–hand smoke, but Coun. Brian Botterill argued the decision should be left up to the province.
Sherwood Park (Alb) News (ca)
added Feb 10, 2018 02:29
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Study looked at grandparents' influence on grandchildren's health

In some cases, the children were exposed to tobacco products and secondhand smoke in their grandparents' homes. The upshot of all these behaviors was a measurable increase in the risk factors that can lead to heart disease, diabetes and even cancer later
Beatrice (NE) Daily Sun
added Feb 9, 2018 01:57
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[California, Nevada] Third-hand smoke may linger forever: Study shows casinos are still toxic to customers after cigarette ban - and replacing material could be the only solution

But several states - including Nevada - allow 'adult venues' like casinos to allow smoking indoors. In some states, including California, where the new study was conducted, tribal casino are exempt from otherwise universal bans.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 19:48
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