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Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC

Apartment residents are more likely to smoke and less likely to have smoke-free rules than people living in single-family homes...found that 20 percent of adults living in apartments or condos smoked, potentially exposing nearby residents to secondhand sm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 13, 2016 19:14
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Study: Smokers more likely to live in apartments

If you live in an apartment, you are more likely to be a smoker or breathe smoky air than someone who lives in a single family home. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s a big problem in private and public housing. Using da
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:25
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GLANTZ: CDC shows that involuntary secondhand smoke exposure is high in multiunit housing; when will Obama issue rule protecting them?

the Obama Administration is still sitting on a rule that would make HUD subsidized multiunit housing smokefree. The CDC’s national data provides powerful evidence on the importance of this issuing a final rule. It also supports local and state legislati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:32
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Tobacco Use, Secondhand Smoke, and Smoke-Free Home Rules in Multiunit Housing

One quarter of MUH residents use tobacco, and one third of MUH residents with smoke-free rules experience SHS incursions. Interventions are warranted to promote tobacco cessation and smoke-free building policies to protect all MUH residents, employees, a
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jul 13, 2016 15:57
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Study: Second-Hand Smoke Drifts into Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing

People living in apartments or condos who have established smoke-free homes are still being exposed to the dangers of second-hand smoke, according to a new study released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study looked at tob
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Jul 13, 2016 15:55
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[Alaska] TARNAI: Secondhand smoke a danger in apartments

Secondhand smoke exposure in multi-unit housing complexes is a common problem and can be dangerous. Exposure to secondhand smoke can lead to lung cancer, COPD, strokes, heart attacks and asthma. It’s particularly dangerous for children, pregnant women,
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jul 13, 2016 14:20
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[Europe, Greece] Vapers fight bill equating them with tobacco smokers

held a press conference Tuesday to denounce government plans to outlaw them from “vaping” in enclosed public areas like regular smokers.... The association of Greek vapers representing e-smokers has denounced the government for preparing the bill without
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:29
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[Massachusetts] Worcester bans smoking in nursing homes as of Jan. 1

Smoking will no longer be allowed in nursing homes and other similar facilities as of Jan. 1. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to add those facilities to the list of places where smoking is prohibited in the city.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 12, 2016 14:53
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America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2016 (PDF)

Cotinine, a breakdown product of nicotine, is used as a marker for exposure to secondhand smoke in nonsmokers. Cotinine levels at or above 0.05 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL) are often used as an indicator of secondhand smoke exposure in the previous
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
added Jul 12, 2016 14:52
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[Canada] Some smokers continue to break rules at HSC

Eastern Health has been finding it difficult to enforce no-smoking rules, and cancer patients say stubborn smokers are being disrespectful. One suggests tickets for smokers who insist on lighting up near doors. Patients coming in and out of the Dr. H. Bli
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:31
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