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[California] Windsor moves to ban smoking in multifamily dwellings

Prompted by concerns over exposure to secondhand smoke, the Town Council on a 4-1 vote approved an ordinance banning tobacco and marijuana smoking in apartments, condos, duplexes and senior residential care facilities. “It does impose on other people an
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added May 12, 2017 03:01
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Blowing smoke: Profit motive — and scant evidence — propel dire warnings about surgical fumes

Just breathing the air in an operating room where hot surgical tools are being used to slice and cauterize tissue — emitting puffs of caustic smoke in the process — is said to be the equivalent of smoking up to 30 unfiltered cigarettes a day. The smoke co
statnews.com
added May 11, 2017 20:05
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[New York] Legislators back ban of smoking in cars with kids

Cattaraugus County lawmakers were unanimous Wednesday in their support of state Senate and Assembly bills that would prohibit smoking in vehicles with children age 16 and younger.
Olean (NY) Times-Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:33
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[UK-Wales] Smoking charity backs calls for smokefree social housing in Wales

The President of the Faculty of Public Health, Professor John Middleton, is calling for new social housing tenants to sign an agreement not to light up inside their home. Under the new plans only new tenants would be asked to sign up to a voluntary ban.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 11, 2017 13:06
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[Pennsylvania] Why the Amish are uniquely qualified for a secondhand smoke study

What's more, the Amish mainly smoke cigars and pipes, which produce more harmful forms of secondhand smoke than cigarettes. And since everyone knows everyone in the Amish community, it was easier to track who had and hadn't been exposed.
PhillyVoice.com
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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[Pennsylvania] What secondhand smoke researchers learned from Lancaster County's Amish population

Lead investigator Dr. Robert M. Reed said the study “confirms prior findings and extends them by adding to the degree of certainty,” in part because unlike the population at large, lifestyle is so consistent across the Amish community.
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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Government Testing of Another Vape Shop Reveals No Cause for Concern about Secondhand Vaping

Despite the claims of many anti-vaping organizations, the documented health risks of "secondhand vaping" appear to be minimal. Based on the current scientific evidence, I fail to see the justification for banning vaping in most public places. There must
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 11, 2017 13:55
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[UK] Protecting children from passive smoking in their home

The Faculty of Public Health and others have been calling for a new Tobacco Control Plan for over a year and any further move on smoke free homes needs to be set alongside services to help people quit and further education about passive smoking risks.
Faculty of Public Health (FPH) (uk)
added May 10, 2017 16:12
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Smoking neighbours killing fresh sea air

Nine years ago, we moved from a double-storey house to an apartment... To add salt to the wound, just a month ago, another new expatriate moved into the unit right below ours. And he too puffs away on the balcony like nobody’s business.
The Star (my)
added May 10, 2017 15:59
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[Pennsylvania] University of Maryland team uses Amish to study ill effects of secondhand smoke

"It was surprising that we found anything at all, and I think that this really tells us how detrimental secondhand smoke can be," said Reed, who is also a pulmonary and critical care specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. "I think there
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 9, 2017 14:45
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