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[UK-Scotland] NAYSMITH: Smoking charity’s care stance surprising but correct

Ash Scotland put out a briefing note saying there should not be a bar on recruiting smokers within Scotland’s care system. The smoking prevention charity is usually known for being pretty hardline and indeed it highlighted wide variations in the attitud
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:51
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[Japan] News Navigator: Are separate smoking spaces enough to stop secondhand smoke?

The Mainichi Shimbun answers some common questions readers may have about second-hand smoke and the effectiveness of separate smoking areas. Question: What are the dangers of secondhand smoke?
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Mar 18, 2017 19:13

Attitudes and experiences with secondhand smoke and smoke-free policies among subsidised and market-rate multiunit housing residents living in six diverse communities in the USA

subsidised MUH residents may have fewer alternative smoke-free housing options available. Therefore, all publicly funded housing should be smoke free to protect these vulnerable populations. However, continued efforts to encourage privately owned MUH oper
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2017 23:54

[Pennsylvania] Allegheny County votes to ban vapes in indoor public spaces

Allegheny County Council voted 8-5 on March 7 to ban the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers in indoor public places where smoking is forbidden. However, Duquesne’s campus had already acted ahead of the county. E-cigarettes have long been banned
Duquesne Duke
added Mar 16, 2017 13:41

[California] Taking a Stand Against Toxic Secondhand Smoke

After doing some research, Patty learned that her apartment building had a smokefree policy – but it wasn’t being enforced... Smokefree Apartments Los Angeles (SALA) is a CDC funded project in which the University of California Los Angeles’ Center for Hea
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Mar 16, 2017 13:40

[Alabama] VIDEO: 'Second-hand smoke kills' campaign kicks off in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa Child Abuse Prevention Services is teaming up with Pride Tuscaloosa to raise awareness about second-hand smoke. Child and drug abuse Prevention specialists said they educate students on how to talk to their parents who might smoke around them
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:01


Risk reduction both for smokers and for non-smokers ...PMI Science's poster on its population health impact model showed how disease risks for stroke, COPD, ischemic heart disease and lung cancer change over time, and how the introduction of smoke-free p
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Apr 1, 2017 11:34

[UK] Hart District Council launches smoke-free children's playground scheme

Hart District Council has joined forces with local town and parish councils to launch a smoke-free playground scheme. The voluntary ban has been introduced following a survey of Hart residents in which 98% of those responding agreed that children should
getHampshire (Aldershot News & Mail Group) (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:38

Glo, a tobacco-heating product, has significantly less impact on

New research indicates that glo, a commercial tobacco heating product (THP), has less of an impact on indoor air quality than cigarette smoke. THPs heat rather than burn tobacco and so they have the potential to reduce the number and levels of toxicants
added Mar 14, 2017 03:03

[Illinois] Condo owners have lots of thoughts on smoking issue

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and apartment interior were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors. Some suggested legal measures.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Mar 11, 2017 23:48
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