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[Texas] Nolanville: Council approves new smoking restrictions

The controversial ordinance makes it illegal to smoke in a car with a minor present along with three other proposed changes proposed by Councilwoman Joan Hinshaw. She requested adding the definition of secondhand smoke to the ordinance and including bev
KWTX-TV News 10 KWTX-DT Channel 53 (Waco, Texas)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02

How bad is marijuana second-hand smoke?

Just 10 minutes of moderate exposure to marijuana smoke is enough for blood levels to exceed the legal driving limit, according to research out of the University of Calgary. Dr. Fiona Clement, the lead author of the Canadian Medical Association Journal O
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Sep 7, 2018 02:15

[Asia, India] Ban on smoking zones good for hotels, health of employees

BBMP has asked the city’s hotels and bars to go smoke-free... “We had written to the BBMP about the rampant violations in smoke-free zones earlier as well. Honestly, apart from regular customers, the biggest victims of second-hand smoke are waiters, cooks
Times of India
added Sep 7, 2018 01:51

[Wisconsin] Green Bay mother charged with neglecting child's severe dental issues

Urine tests showed cocaine in the system of Graf’s 4-year-old and a high level of nicotine, from secondhand smoke, in Graf’s 5-year-old, according to the complaint.
WMTV - NBC15 (Madison, WI)
added Sep 6, 2018 20:39

Effect of Immediate vs Gradual Reduction in Nicotine Content of Cigarettes on Biomarkers of Smoke Exposure / A Randomized Clinical Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking considered whether an immediate vs gradual reduction of nicotine would be a better strategy...immediate reduction of nicotine in cigarettes led to significantly greater decreases in biomarkers of smoke exposure
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Sep 9, 2018 17:42

[Texas] The unknown dangers of e-cigarettes

While marketing has done a good job making vaping appear safe and appealing, we must remember the dangers. Nicotine exposure is bad for a teenager’s brain, aerosolized and heated toxins put both the users and those around them at risk, and the fluid vial
Temple (TX) Daily Telegram
added Sep 5, 2018 00:39

What are the health risks of hookah smoking?

Using a hookah exposes a person to tobacco smoke, which contains harmful components, such as carbon monoxide. The water in the hookah does not filter out these components. Even if a person does not smoke directly from the hookah, they can still inhale s
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 5, 2018 00:36
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[UK-Scotland] Passive smoking almost eradicated

So-called “passive” smoking has been recognised as increasing the chances of non-smokers developing serious illnesses. Sean Semple, of the research team, said: “Our analysis showed Scotland has made even greater progress in protecting non-smokers from se
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 19:14

Heat-not-burn tobacco products: a systematic literature review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Studies on HnB secondhand emissions and human use were heterogeneous and largely affiliated with the manufacturers. HnB exposed users and bystanders to toxicants, although at substantially lower levels than cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 5, 2018 00:48

[Asia] Class action suit filed against major Israeli water park

The claimants, all of whom visited the Shefayim water park after July 11, 2012, have filed for 740 million NIS in damages after the park "violated...the law for preventing smoking in public places, and harmed the health of hundreds of thousands of the wat
Arutz Sheva (
added Sep 4, 2018 22:30
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