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[North Carolina] Duke study sheds light on smoking ban's effect on pregnant women

"What we found was that rates of second-hand smoke exposure was lower -- significantly lower -- following the ban as compared to before the ban," Schechter said. Researchers also identified clear racial and socioeconomic disparities. "African-American
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:45

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Pledging to make KL smoke-free

KUALA Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) aims to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the city as part of its latest initiative to create a Smoke-Free Kuala Lumpur. The initiative was launched today as part of the Partnership For Healthy Cities, a global network of
The Star (my)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:30

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health ministry to drop passive smoking targets from anti-cancer plan

The targets were in the second plan that ran from fiscal 2012 to 2016, but will be left out of the third in line with a draft revision of the Health Promotion Act, which does not include a blanket ban on smoking in public spaces but states only that "unw
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:44
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Comparison of Urine 4-(Methylnitrosamino)-1-(3)Pyridyl-1-Butanol and Cotinine for Assessment of Active and Passive Smoke Exposure in Urban Adolescents

Conclusions: Urine NNAL screening finds a large majority (94%) of urban adolescents are exposed to tobacco. African Americans are exposed to higher levels of SHS than other ethnic/racial groups.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Feb 23, 2018 16:28

E-Cigarettes Gateway to Conventional Cigarette Smoking

A new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medical shows there is “substantial” evidence that e-cigarette use increases the risk of transitioning to smoking conventional cigarettes. This is of particular concern for teens who are i
National Law Review
added Feb 21, 2018 14:30
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[Alaska] Senate proposes smoke-free workplaces

Senate Bill 63, a bill that proposes to extend the ban on smoking in workplaces, has made its way to the House Rules Committee. It has already passed through the Senate and is currently sitting in the committee to be considered for the floor vote.
The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29

Now That Pot Is Legal, Should You Worry About Secondhand Smoke? California Scientist Says Yes

A visible haze of pot smoke rose above the audience. “People in front of me started lighting up and then other people started lighting up. And for a few naive split seconds I was thinking to myself, ‘Hey, they can’t smoke in the AT&T Park! I’m sure that
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[West Virginia] AUDIO: Bill Seeks to Limit Childhood Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Cars

members of the Legislature - particularly those in the Liberty Caucus, oppose the bill saying it limits individual freedom. “I’m one of those that believe people have the right to make decisions for themselves but what I would like to see is for a dramat
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Feb 21, 2018 00:41
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[UK] Why parents harming children by smoking in cars are getting away with it

an investigation has found that not one person has been fined for the offence in Cambridgeshire since the ban was introduced - and officers are taking a 'non-confrontational approach'.
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:40

[Idaho] Cheers and jeers: Feb. 20, 2018

Jeers to the “vaping fad” and the filthy cigarette smokers! It’s bad enough being subject to ignorant people’s second-hand smoke, now we also have to be subject to second-hand vapors from disrespectful, silly-looking people who think they are “cool” suck
Idaho Press-Tribune
added Feb 20, 2018 00:13
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