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Two-time killer, not state leaders, changes smoking policy in Missouri prisons

arguably the most sweeping change — a complete tobacco ban — will soon happen courtesy of a former death-row inmate named Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, who claimed the state was allowing him to die from secondhand smoke.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 21, 2018 20:48
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Smoking and the Heart

Each year, in the United States alone, cigarettes are responsible for up to a third of all deaths from heart disease...Smoking increases your risk of cardiovascular disease two to four-fold. Your risk goes up with the number of cigarettes you smoke, start
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
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Secondhand Smoke

Secondhand smoke isn't quite as toxic as firsthand smoke, but that's small comfort. It still contains over 4,000 chemicals that have no business in your body, including carbon monoxide, a gas often used in suicides, and 40 cancer-causing agents, includin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46
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[California] Study Shows Public Smoking Bans Benefit Children

theory that as the number of smoke-free public locations rise, adult smokers are more likely to light up inside their homes... But that is not the case, according to a new San Diego State University study examining the impact of anti-smoking laws on tha
San Diego State University
added Jan 20, 2018 01:36
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[UK] Should the Province Allow the Consumption of Marijuana in Multi-Residential Condos?

The province of Ontario is seeking your input on where to allow the consumption of marijuana. At this stage, the Attorney General is proposing to permit the use of recreational cannabis in the following public places subject to some conditions:
Lexology (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:29
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Countering the ills of tobacco use

The fact is simple: Individual responsibility among smokers could significantly lower the threat to nonsmokers — and especially to unborn babies. It’s important for society to aggressively generate awareness about the harmful effects of smoking and to ma
Vincennes (IN) Sun-Commercial
added Jan 19, 2018 09:31
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[New Jersey] Letter: Put the brakes on legalizing marijuana

No one speaks about second-hand smoke and marijuana. What new laws will need to be enacted to keep New Jersey’s air clean from marijuana smoke? Where is the public outcry on this critical issue?
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jan 19, 2018 09:22
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[California] LETTER: Pacific Palisades Heard About Town: Second-Hand Smoke

I walk to the front of my house, go outside, and sure enough I see kids smoking pot on the bluff. It permeates the entire neighborhood. What can I do? I am breathing in their secondhand smoke! And I’m worried about the fire danger of smoking near the blu
Palisades (CA) News
added Jan 20, 2018 16:52
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Prevalence of in-vehicle smoking and secondhand smoke exposure in Uruguay

Smoking was estimated to occur in 12%–19% of vehicles, with involuntary exposure in one of three of vehicles observed. These data underscore a need for new public policies to eliminate SHS in vehicles to protect public health.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2018 01:39
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[Nebraska] EDITORIAL: Stopping smoking can pay off big over a lifetime

New Years resolutions? If they included saving money and getting healthier, here’s an idea for killing two birds with one stone. Personal-finance website WalletHub crunched some numbers and released a report showing just how much smokers, by state, mig
Mccook (NE) Gazette
added Jan 18, 2018 19:03
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