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Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Jul 15, 2016 02:42
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Apartment, Condo Dwellers Can't Avoid Cigarette Smoke

Apartment and condominium dwellers are more likely to smoke cigarettes than people who live in single-family homes, and they are also more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke, CDC researchers said.
MedPage Today
added Jul 15, 2016 02:38
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The Heartland Institute

In the 1990s, the Heartland Institute worked with the tobacco company Philip Morris to question the science linking second-hand smoke to health risks...President Joe Bast claimed that “moderate” smoking doesn't raise lung cancer risks, and that there wer
DeSmogBlog
added Jul 14, 2016 13:20
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new data from cdc underscores need for hud to finalize smoke-free public housing rules

we are keen to see final regulations from the Department of Housing and Urban Development making public housing smoke-free. We also need to see more effort going into making those policies stick – including cessation help for apartment-dwellers.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:33
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Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC

Apartment residents are more likely to smoke and less likely to have smoke-free rules than people living in single-family homes...found that 20 percent of adults living in apartments or condos smoked, potentially exposing nearby residents to secondhand sm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 13, 2016 19:14
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Study: Smokers more likely to live in apartments

If you live in an apartment, you are more likely to be a smoker or breathe smoky air than someone who lives in a single family home. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s a big problem in private and public housing. Using da
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:25
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GLANTZ: CDC shows that involuntary secondhand smoke exposure is high in multiunit housing; when will Obama issue rule protecting them?

the Obama Administration is still sitting on a rule that would make HUD subsidized multiunit housing smokefree. The CDC’s national data provides powerful evidence on the importance of this issuing a final rule. It also supports local and state legislati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:32
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Tobacco Use, Secondhand Smoke, and Smoke-Free Home Rules in Multiunit Housing

One quarter of MUH residents use tobacco, and one third of MUH residents with smoke-free rules experience SHS incursions. Interventions are warranted to promote tobacco cessation and smoke-free building policies to protect all MUH residents, employees, a
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jul 13, 2016 15:57
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Study: Second-Hand Smoke Drifts into Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing

People living in apartments or condos who have established smoke-free homes are still being exposed to the dangers of second-hand smoke, according to a new study released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study looked at tob
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Jul 13, 2016 15:55
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[Alaska] TARNAI: Secondhand smoke a danger in apartments

Secondhand smoke exposure in multi-unit housing complexes is a common problem and can be dangerous. Exposure to secondhand smoke can lead to lung cancer, COPD, strokes, heart attacks and asthma. It’s particularly dangerous for children, pregnant women,
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jul 13, 2016 14:20
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