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[Asia, India] Lung cancer on the rise in non-smokers

"In the US, lung cancer in never-smokers is now considered the 6th most common cause of cancer deaths. While in India, we do not have any such consolidated estimates. In recent years, doctors have witnessed an increasing number of cases in which the pati
Times of India
added Nov 22, 2016 16:44
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[Canada] Children exposed to second-hand cigarette smoke are 'prone to aggression and antisocial behaviour'

Aggression, criminal offences, theft, refusal to comply with authority, and destruction of property found to be higher among children exposed to smoke
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:22
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Household smoke exposure linked to antisocial behavior in young adolescents

Researchers found modest, yet reliable long-term links between early childhood household smoke exposure and self-reported antisocial behavior in early adolescence. For the study, parents of 1035 children reported on the presence of household smokers at
EurekAlert
added Nov 21, 2016 21:13
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[Canada] Early childhood household smoke exposure predicts later delinquency and dropout risk at age 12

more children are exposed to household tobacco smoke in early childhood, the greater their risk of adopting antisocial behavior toward others, engaging in proactive and reactive aggression, having conduct problems at school, and dropping out at age 12. "
EurekAlert
added Nov 21, 2016 15:55
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[Washington] Olympia may ban smoking, vaping in city parks

The proposal comes in response to health concerns over secondhand tobacco smoke, litter and fire risks, according to the Parks Department. The Olympia City Council will review a recommendation for a new ordinance Dec. 6. One goal of a smoking ban is to
The Olympian (WA)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:38
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Prospective longitudinal associations between household smoke exposure in early childhood and antisocial behavior at age 12

These long-term findings warrant fostering parental awareness of developmental risks by policy-makers/health practitioners. School curricula can equally integrate these ideas into their curriculum.
Indoor air / International Journal of Indoor Environment and Health
added Nov 22, 2016 16:22
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[Asia, China] No butts about it: the noose tightens on smoking

“We are delighted with the adoption of this new law,” said Dr Bernhard Schwartländer, World Health Organization representative in China. “Shanghai will be protecting non-smokers from the deadly harm of second-hand smoke.” Under the new regulation, hotel
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Nov 18, 2016 22:02
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Denver to Allow Marijuana in Bars: What's the Health Impact?

"Secondhand marijuana smoke has 33 cancer-causing chemicals, according to the California EPA, and some of the same chemicals in marijuana smoke are also into tobacco smoke"...won't have to worry about much with the new law is getting a secondhand high.
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Nov 19, 2016 19:10
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Dr. Jonathan M. Samet Receives 2016 Fries Prize for Improving Health

He is recognized for his research on the health risks of inhaled pollutants—particles and ozone in outdoor air and indoor pollutants including secondhand smoke and radon—and his significant contributions to improve the environment.
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2016 17:39
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New “Secondhand Smoke” raising concerns in Connecticut

They are striving to create awareness of what is being labeled, the “new secondhand smoke” – wood burning smoke. “One of the reasons it’s a problem is the particulates in wood smoke are so small,” said Alderman. Smoke she says can travel for half a mil
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:25
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