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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Breathing better air in McAllen

we applaud the McAllen City Commission for its action on Monday night to enact a tough, no-smoking policy, for businesses and most public venues located within its city limits. In doing so, the City of McAllen becomes the 84th city in Texas to adopt what
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Oct 26, 2017 04:41
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EPA Awards $25K Grant to Lewiston, Maine Non-profit for Indoor Air Quality Efforts

to reduce health threats caused by poor indoor air quality, including radon indoors, mold and secondhand smoke. The Central Maine Community Health Corps received the funds from EPA’s Healthy Homes program for a program that will reduce the negative health
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:49
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Is Japan losing the fight against smoke-free legislation?

If the silent majority of non-smokers’ voices are not heard because of the vocal minority of smokers, the problem Japan will be facing will be profound. Given that politicians in Japan are often forced to agree with the party’s decisions (known as Tougi-k
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 26, 2017 17:18
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[Africa, Nigeria] Effects of smoking could last over 30 years - Study reveals

‘Big Tobacco: Tiny Targets’... During the public presentation of the report in Abuja ....brands contain not just tobacco, but a variety of other ingredients, including preservatives, humectants, flavours and other additives aimed at increasing a cigarette
Daily Trust (ng)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:15
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[Canada] It’s Time to Protect All Alberta Workers From Secondhand Smoke on the Job

A coalition of prominent health organizations is urging the Alberta government to protect all workers from secondhand smoke on the job. The call for uniform protection comes as the Alberta government concludes its review of the occupational health and s
GlobeNewswire
added Oct 25, 2017 00:11
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Hawaiian island bans smoking in car with kids

A new law is now in effect making it illegal for anyone in a car to smoke while a child is present on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The mayor of Honolulu Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law October 17, just days after city council unanimously approved
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:08
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[Asia-pacific] Facing LDP resistance, Japan approves cancer policy without tougher smoking ban

The government failed to toughen a passive smoking ban in its new program to fight cancer — approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday — due to a lack of support from the ruling party representing affected industries. In June, a health ministry expert panel sug
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:07
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[China] Childhood secondhand smoke exposure and pregnancy loss in never smokers: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Childhood SHS exposure was associated with higher risks of pregnancy loss in middle-aged and older Chinese women.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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Children's exposure to secondhand smoke at home before and after smoke-free legislation in Taiwan

The proportion of children exposed to SHS at home in Taiwan declined substantially from 2005 to 2009 after smoke-free legislation, and fell further by 2013, irrespective of SES and household compositions. Still, inequality in SHS exposure at home by SES a
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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Japan fails to toughen passive smoking ban due to resistance

The Japanese government failed to toughen a passive smoking ban in its new anticancer program, which was approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday... The existing anticancer program calls for eradication of passive smoking at government buildings and medical fa
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:46
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