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How Much Are You 'Smoking' by Breathing Urban Air?

Have you ever wondered how many cigarettes you’re passively smoking while walking through the streets of a polluted, smog-infused city? No? Well, a pair of digital developers just invented an app that will definitely (and accurately) answer that questio
CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:12
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[Ireland] New proposal to ban smoking in outdoor food areas will 'denormalise' cigarette use

Yesterday, the Health Minister, Simon Harris, brought the proposal to cabinet. It was first tabled as a private members’ motion by Fine Gael senators, including Dr Reilly. “No conversation can begin about tobacco without remembering 6,000 men and women
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:25
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Climate deniers and tobacco flacks headline the EPA’s new science standard announcement

“This day vindicates the efforts of some real heroes in the public health debate — Dr. Robert Phalen, Dr. James Enstrom, Dr. John Dunn, M.D., and Steve Milloy.”... James Enstrom...has published research defending the impact of both tobacco smoke and dies
Think Progress (blog)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:33
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Pot May Be Legal in Your State—but That Doesn't Mean You Can Smoke It in Your Home

More condo and co-op associations and landlords are cracking down on residents who smoke and grow pungent marijuana in their units or in common areas. Even as acceptance of marijuana use grows across the nation, there's an uptick in neighbors objecting t
Realtor.com
added Apr 21, 2018 02:02
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[Tennessee] Cooper: Smokers, not state, should decide

A bill in the Tennessee Senate to do just that narrowly missed passing Wednesday and is likely dead for the year. However, given its one-vote failure, it's likely to come back in the next General Assembly.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Apr 20, 2018 17:20
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[Alaska] LETTER: Support Senate Bill 63

We have been walking the halls in Juneau this session in support of Senate Bill 63 ...As owners of local bars and restaurants in Fairbanks, we believe that our employees and our customers have the right to breathe smoke-free air. Smokers have been taking
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Apr 20, 2018 17:26
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Office smokers in Japan are told they must wait 45 minutes to 'decontaminate' after having a cigarette before they are allowed to use a lift to avoid harming others

The new policy at the five-storey Ikoma city hall forces staff and visitors to undergo a 'decontamination' period or take the stairs after lighting up. Local government officials said 'exhaled air from smokers could cause passive smoking, and the impact
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2018 17:12
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[Canada] VIDEO: First season with smoking ban gets underway on Winnipeg patios

Effective April 1, smoking on outdoor restaurant and bar patios is not permitted. Council approved the ban in January, prohibiting all smoking: cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, vapes, tobacco products, cannabis or any substances that generate second-
Global News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:57
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APPIAH: Ghana: Where it is ok to smoke freely in public, make others sick

This is a trend conspicuous in many bars in the city, not only in Accra but many parts of the country... But Mr Logo points to a lack of funding for tobacco control in Ghana as the reason for the inability to effectively implement the law. “In a year, f
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[UK] New plea to protect West Norfolk youth footballers from smoke risks

Members of the Necton and Shouldham junior football clubs promote the campaign for smokefree sidelines
Lynn News (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:17
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