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NOEL: Nonprofit director: Secondhand smoke hits close to home for Oklahoma blacks

More than one in five black residents allows smoking in their homes, compared with fewer than one in six white citizens...iding Right Inc., an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit that addresses health and socioeconomic disparities involving African-Americans,
The Oklahoman
added Mar 10, 2018 15:54

[UK] Public health charity calls for smoking to be banned outside pubs, in parks and on beaches

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is pushing for the ban on smoking to be widened, so that it includes outdoor public spaces ... The charity has said they would strongly recommend smokers to swap to e-cigarettes, as these would be exempt from any
Somerset Live (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 15:52

Current tobacco smoke exposure doesn't obstruct peds airflow

Current tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) is not associated with airflow obstruction among school-aged children, while prenatal smoking is associated with airflow obstruction in children with asthma, according to a study published in the March issue of Chest.
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 12, 2018 14:47

More Indians are being diagnosed with lung cancer, and it’s not because they’re smoking

This suggests a link with air pollution, both indoor and outdoor, experts say. “The number of non-smokers with lung cancer is going up by 30 to 40 per cent. There could be other factors like obesity or drinking, but what is glaring is air pollution,” sa
ThePrint (in)
added Mar 10, 2018 15:40

[Colorado] This city just passed an antismoking law. It’s the brainchild of a Girl Scout troop.

And thus begins the story of how the Aurora City Council outlawed adults smoking in cars with minors. The law took effect last week, with violators facing mandatory community service. “I’m not a sentimental guy, but it gave me a real renewed faith in th
Washington Post
added Mar 9, 2018 20:51

[Asia, China] Early exposure to thirdhand smoke may pose health risks to humans: study

THS is a kind of toxic residue that lingers on indoor surfaces and in dust long after a cigarette has been extinguished, which was already regarded as a health hazard nearly 10 years ago. Scientists at Berkeley Lab have determined in their latest follo
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 9, 2018 20:47

VIDEO: Meet the group of Girl Scouts behind a new Colorado Law

added Mar 9, 2018 16:08

[Africa, South Africa] Secondhand smoking kills more women than men

Nearly 600 000 women died from secondhand smoke-related deaths in 2016, more than double the number of men during the same period Picture: File Twice as many women die of exposure to second-hand smoke as men, according to the global Tobacco Atlas launche
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 14:50

Thirdhand Smoke Found to Increase Lung Cancer Risk in Mice

Clinical Science, the researchers and their team have determined that early thirdhand smoke exposure is also associated with increased incidence and severity of lung cancer in mice. Field studies in the U.S. and China have confirmed that the presence of
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:23

[California] GOLOVICH: Cannabis: ‘The Smell’

I believe the city of Benicia should consider how complaints about The Smell will be handled. Surely our Police Department will receive complaints about cannabis-related olfactory observations. A registry of complaints should be developed, so each compla
Benicia (CA) Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 15:55
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