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[Texas] Officials: Secondhand smoke still a concern

Monday marked the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General's report on the potentially hazardous effects of secondhand smoke....Abilene adopted a smoking ordinance following a November 2006 election to determine whether voters supported a smoking
Abilene (TX) Reporter-News
added Jun 28, 2016 15:57
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[Asia, Mid-east, UK] Complete public smoking ban might be end game for the UAE

Unlike the Western world, smoking levels are actually on the increase in the Middle East – but with progressive governmental policies in the UAE, that might be about to change
Gulf Business (ua)
added Jun 28, 2016 12:54
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VIDEO: Smoking Cigarettes: Most People Don’t Know Which Chemicals They’re Exhaling

researchers analyzed data from a national telephone survey that included 5,014 U.S. adults over the age of 18. The survey focused primarily on low-income areas, which tend to include people living in poverty, sexual minorities, and people with lower level
Medical Daily
added Jun 26, 2016 19:38
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LETTER: Mailbag: Guns? What about tobacco? (June 24)

There are approximately 34,000 gun deaths a year from guns of which 60% are suicides. On the other hand, there were 480,000 deaths last year from the use of tobacco in which there was 41,000 deaths from secondhand smoke, which was basically homicide. And
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Jun 30, 2016 04:11
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[Asia, China] Smoking widely tolerated in workplaces

SMOKERS are still lighting up in 47 percent of local workplaces, according to the latest survey on tobacco use. About 2,000 residents in eight districts were surveyed by the Shanghai Association on Tobacco Control between October and December last year,
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jun 25, 2016 02:20
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CDC Says Smoking Laws, Like Politics, Are Local

A decade after the Surgeon General released a report highlighting the health dangers of secondhand smoke exposure, no single state in the Southeast has passed comprehensive statewide smoke free laws banning smoking in all indoor, private-sector workplace
MedPage Today
added Jun 25, 2016 02:01
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[Massachusetts] Smoking On Beaches Stirs Public Debate In Bourne

a debate is brewing over smokers’ rights: whether the Town of Bourne should institute a ban on smoking at public beaches. Anti-smoking advocates point to smells and health risks of second-hand smoke, while defenders argue that anyone offended by the smel
Bourne (MA) Enterprise
added Jun 24, 2016 16:38
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[California, Florida] Nobody Knows Whether Your Landlord Can Stop You From Smoking Pot

"Even in legalization states, you can't smoke in public, they don't allow the marijuana equivalent of a bar, and now [your] landlord says you can't smoke at home either," Lindsey said. "You can end up in a situation where it's legal, but you can't smoke
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jun 24, 2016 16:08
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Southeastern states not protected by comprehensive smoke-free laws

Ten years after the Surgeon General's report on the dangers of exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke, no states in the Southeast have a statewide comprehensive smoke-free law, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pub
PR Newswire
added Jun 23, 2016 20:13
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[UK] Ban e-cigarettes in bars and restaurants, leading doctors say

But public health officials immediately rejected the idea – saying it could be damaging as it might deter smokers from switching to e-cigarettes. Speaking at the British Medical Association’s annual meeting in Belfast, Dr Iain Kennedy, a consultant in p
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 19:51
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