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[UK] Council chiefs agree action in bid to persuade Bury smokers to stub it out

Bury Council has decided to follow in the footsteps of more than 80 other local authorities by signing the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control. It commits the council to lead anti-smoking campaigns, help people quit smoking, stop youngsters
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:23
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When smokers quit: exposure to nicotine and carcinogens persists from thirdhand smoke pollution

Homes of smokers remained polluted with THS for up to 6 months after cessation. Residents continued to be exposed to THS toxicants that accumulated in settled house dust and on surfaces before smoking cessation. Further research is needed to better unders
Tobacco Control
added Sep 22, 2016 16:26
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Nicotine from smoke enters body through the skin

Tobacco smoke can linger long after smokers have exhaled their last puff. A new study finds that chemicals in that smoke, including nicotine, can enter the body of others in that room — through their skin.
Science New for Students
added Sep 21, 2016 16:29
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[UK-Scotland] Sharp drop in number of Scots children exposed to second-hand smoke in their homes

TENS of thousands fewer Scots children are being exposed to second-hand smoke, according to the latest Scottish Health Survey. The charity ASH Scotland welcomed the new 2015 data, which showed a “significant” drop in the number of children breathing in c
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:23
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[Kentucky] Leitchfield adopts smoking ordinance

The Leitchfield City Council, in a 4-1 vote, approved the second and final reading of the city smoking ordinance on Monday, Sept. 19. Following the City Council’s approval, the city-wide ordinance prohibiting smoking in enclosed public places will go in
Grayson County (KY) News-Gazette
added Sep 21, 2016 15:10
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Factors that influence attitude and enforcement of the smoke-free law in Turkey: a survey of hospitality venue owners and employees

Conclusions Although the attitude towards the law was positive, interventions are needed to increase knowledge on the health effects of SHS and facilitate enforcement of the law, particularly among subgroups less likely to have a positive attitude and en
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26
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[Asia] Factors that influence attitude and enforcement of the smoke-free law in Turkey: a survey of hospitality venue owners and employees

Conclusions Although the attitude towards the law was positive, interventions are needed to increase knowledge on the health effects of SHS and facilitate enforcement of the law, particularly among subgroups less likely to have a positive attitude and en
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26
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[New Jersey] Ramapo College students charged after fight over cigarette smoke

MAHWAH — Two students at Ramapo College of New Jersey were charged by police after they fought about cigarette smoke flowing into a dorm building and one man pulled out a knife, police said.
NJ.com
added Sep 21, 2016 01:24
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[USA] Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Indoor and Outdoor Locations in Airports across Europe and the United States: A Cross-Sectional Study

Exposure to secondhand smoke remains a public health problem in major airports across Europe and in some airports in the US, specifically related to the presence of DSRs and SHS exposure in outdoor areas. Airports must remove DSRs. Research is needed in l
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 19, 2016 19:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why do people who don't smoke get lung cancer?

About 70 per cent of these "never-smokers" - as they are referred to in the medical field - who have lung cancer are women. All told, "never-smokers" make up three in 10 lung cancer patients here.... "Exposure to second-hand smoke at home or at the work
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:16
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