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California Consortium for Thirdhand Smoke > Frequently Asked Questions

What is THS? Thirdhand smoke (THS) is the contamination that persists in the air and on surfaces after smoking has stopped. Smoking a cigarette generates two kinds of tobacco smoke: mainstream smoke that is inhaled by the smoker and sidestream smoke fro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:12
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Massachusetts communities gets $6M to help prevent tobacco use

Around 182 cities and towns in Massachusetts will receive their share of $6 million dollars... “Massachusetts continues to develop comprehensive approaches to reduce tobacco and nicotine use among young people and adults,” said Secretary of Health and Hum
NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:16
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Secondhand smoke poses greater risks for teens: Study

they found more than one-third of teens were around others who smoked for at least one hour a day for the past seven days...more likely to report shortness of breath, difficulty exercising compared with peers, wheezing during or after exercise, a dry coug
ABC News
added Aug 7, 2018 18:05
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Secondhand smoke is giving teens severe breathing problems: Just one hour of exposure increases their risk of being too sick to go to school, study says

Researchers say that teens who were around secondhand smoke for just an hour a day were more likely to report shortness of breath, wheezing, dry cough and having trouble performing physical activities...that live at home with a smoker were likely to ofte
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 17:06
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[New York] Smoking is large contributor to air pollution, severe health effects

it may be one of the reasons why Staten Island, with the highest rate of smokers in New York City, got an "F" in ozone pollution from the American Lung Association's 2018 "State of the Air" report. "When people pick up that cigarette and start smoking,
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Aug 4, 2018 15:38
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[Maine] Marijuana fumes dispute drives Augusta condo neighbors to court

A judge has ordered the medical marijuana patient to stop smoking at home, at least temporarily.
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 4, 2018 15:55
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A New Look at Tobacco Use and Headaches

People with cluster headache who have never been exposed to tobacco may have a different type of headache syndrome than those with cluster headache who have been exposed to tobacco, either through a personal history of smoking or through secondhand smoke
Neurology Times
added Aug 4, 2018 15:53
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Smoking can affect breastfeeding habits

Researchers have determined that new mothers exposed to cigarette smoke in their homes, stop breastfeeding sooner than women not exposed to second-hand smoke.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 2, 2018 23:57
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[South Carolina] A 250-Year-Old Plantation Hits the Market for $9.5 Million

“The [Waddell] family only came there on weekends to shoot, when duck season was on,” Constance says. “It needed a lot of love.” The house reeked of tobacco smoke (the walls and ceilings had tobacco smoke stains), and the plaster walls were flaking.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 2, 2018 23:44
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Secondhand smoking is causing thousands of stillbirths in developing countries

Pregnancy is a vulnerable time for a woman’s health and tobacco smoke harms mothers and their unborn children. In developing countries, it is uncommon for women to smoke while pregnant – but their exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy is a lot
The News Minute (in)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:49
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