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Americans Report Confusion on Whether E-Cigarette Vapor Harms Children

Although a report from the Surgeon General has determined that the aerosol vapor from e-cigarettes contains harmful chemicals like nicotine, a survey of US adults indicates that some are skeptical or unsure about the risk posed to children exposed to the
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 29, 2017 16:14
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Threat of second-hand smoke remains high due to inaction of LGUs

[FCTC] on Sunday said the inaction and passiveness of many local government units (LGUs) in the country is the main reason why the threat of second-hand smoke (SHS) remains high. FCAP executive director Dr. Maricar Limpin said many LGU officials have con
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added May 29, 2017 15:06
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Relationships between smoking behaviors and cotinine levels among two American Indian populations with distinct smoking patterns

Among Northern Plains and Southwest non-smokers, relatively high cotinine levels, representative of high tobacco exposure, suggest considerable exposure to secondhand smoke. It is critical to highlight the extent of secondhand smoke exposure among the Nor
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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Why Canada's cannabis community needs vapour lounges

“Once legalization comes in, where are people supposed to smoke? In the park, or are they expected to go to an alleyway? Vapour lounges are a much more civilized way of dealing with a problem," says Abi Roach, founder of Hot Box Café.
NOW Magazine (ca)
added May 27, 2017 14:35
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Perceptions of Harm to Children Exposed to Secondhand Aerosol From Electronic Vapor Products, Styles Survey, 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Two-fifths of US adults believe that children’s exposure to secondhand EVP aerosol causes some or little harm, while one-third do not know whether it causes harm. Efforts are warranted to educate the public about the health risks of secondhand EVP aeroso
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 29, 2017 16:15
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GOFFIN/WARREN/MERRILL: Tobacco Control: A Long War With a New Front

The struggle to control tobacco and its myriad ill effects has spanned almost 70 years...In the end, we find a malign catalog of technical know-how, misinformation, legislative pressure, and outright illegal activity. And now, that story enters a new chap
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added May 29, 2017 01:16
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[Australia] Apartment owners put clamp on smokers

A Scarborough apartment block has become smoke-free after residents introduced a strata bylaw outlawing smoking in common areas. Residents at the Oceanside complex can smoke in their units but not in areas such as balconies, where smoke can drift into o
West Australian (au)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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Many Adults Don't Think Exposure To Vaping Is Bad For Kids

About one-third of adults surveyed didn't know if secondhand aerosol caused harm to children, and 40 percent of the adults said this kind of exposure caused "little" or "some" harm to children. The newness of these products, promotion by the industry an
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 25, 2017 22:27
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Is Public Consumption of Marijuana on the Horizion?

Oregon legislature will weigh the potential benefits of becoming the first state to allow legal and regulated spaces open to the public for the consumption of cannabis against the public health risks associated with second hand smoke.
JD Supra, LLC
added May 25, 2017 01:32
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[Europe] Andriukaitis: Anti-smoking laws are of little value if they are not implemented

Vytenis Andriukaitis is EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. He responded in writing to questions by EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos ahead of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May.
EurActiv
added May 25, 2017 00:00
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