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WIRTZ: Five Reasons to End Government Smoking Bans

An immensely informative article by Jacob Grier in Slate finally sorted through the questionable "proof" behind the second-hand smoke myth. The bans had largely been implemented because early studies believed there to be a correlation between secondhand s
Foundation for Economic Education (FEE)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:07
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[Mississippi] MTFC holds coalition meeting in Eupora

The Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties held its general coalition meeting Friday, February 17 at The Central Service Grill in Eupora. Coalition Members who were present for the meeting were: Dan Burchfield, D
Choctaw (MS) Plaindealer
added Mar 2, 2017 22:56

[Canada] No smoking not enforced?

Patients can regularly be seen lighting up around Kelowna General Hospital, and that has one man fuming. Randy Millis is upset at the lack of enforcement of the hospital's no-smoking areas. Millis attended the KGH eye clinic this week and saw a group o (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:25

[California] COUNTY SMOKING BAN: After Some Wavering, McK Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of New Tobacco Use Restrictions

McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voted 5-1, with member Kevin Dreyer dissenting, to recommend that supervisors approve an ordinance to protect people from second-hand smoke in unincorporated Humboldt County communities. Arcata, Eureka, Blue Lak
Lost Coast Outpost (Ferndale, CA)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:21

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Air in pubs can be worse than outside: study

John Tung Foundation... said a study conducted by the foundation and academics last month showed that levels of PM2.5 — an indicator of airborne particles measuring 2.5 micrometers or less — at three pubs and nightclubs that allow smoking indoors were mu
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02

Smoke-free spaces on the island of Ireland. Snapshot report. (PDF)

. Among children aged 11-16 years who reported that they lived with an adult smoker in NI, 3 in 10 reported that smoking was permitted in the family car (YPBAS, 2013). . In NI among households who own a car, 85% of adults reported smoking is not perm
The (ie)
added May 31, 2017 16:45

[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] GLANTZ: The evidence keeps piling up: Smoke-free law in São Paulo linked to fewer hospitalizations and deaths due to heart attacks

Those who benefited the most from the new smoke-free law were the patrons and workers of bars, restaurants, and other establishments that were not required to be smoke-free under the previous law.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:41

[Pennsylvania] Smoking ban in public housing cleans up air, sets Philly as national model

Well ahead of the curve, the Philadelphia Housing Authority prohibited smoking in its properties in 2015. A new study documents some recent success by the Philadelphia Housing Authority, the largest agency in the country to have banned smoking in all it
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02

[California] New McK smoking rules backed

McKINLEYVILLE – Mack Town’s advisory committee is urging the Board of Supervisors to adopt a smoking ordinance, but with some caveats. At its Feb. 22 meeting the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voted 5-1, with member Kevin Dreyer dissenting,
Mad River Union (Arcata, CA)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:31

[Spain] Smoking ban in public places may help improve health

Researchers have found evidence that a ban on smoking in public places could be an effective measure to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke which has long been associated with negative health effects. "The study findings highlight the impact of smoke-fr
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 28, 2017 07:27
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