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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTERS: DOES BEING IN A PRIVATE SPACE MEAN ONE CAN DO ANYTHING ONE WISHES TO? HOW CAN WE BALANCE HAVING FREEDOM AT HOME WITH BEING CONSIDERATE TO NEIGHBOURS?

If you aren't allowed to blast loud music out of your house at 2am, why are you allowed to smoke on your balcony, where the cigarette smoke goes all over your neighbourhood?
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:01
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[Maryland] Health Department has $4,000 in tobacco prevention grants available

The Carroll County Health Department has grant funding available for organizations and businesses interested in smoking cessation and prevention projects. Proposed projects can take many forms, but the goals of the project should fit into one of three g
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Aug 27, 2017 07:19
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness on display by hospital smokers

Sir, – A few weeks ago my wife and I had the pleasure of having a baby boy in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. Unfortunately he contracted an infection and had to stay in for a week. I would like to thank all the staff in the neonatal department for their e
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:23
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[California] Pleasanton Revises No Smoking Ordinance

At last week's council meeting, the ordinance was changed to prohibit smoking of any kind. The vote was unanimous. Mayor Jerry Thorne pointed out, "Medication normally doesn't affect anyone else. In this case it does." He referred to those with condition
Livermore (CA) Independent
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] MOO-JONG: Ban on smoking while walking

Walking with a lit cigarette and puffing on it is not just a nuisance but very unhealthy for non-smoking passers-by who have to smell the second-hand smoke. Worse is their signature tendency to flick the ash from their cigarettes indiscriminately and, m
Korea Times (kr)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[Asia] Japanese organization wants stricter regulations against people smoking on their own balconies

In late spring of this year, the Neighborhood Second-Hand Smoke Victims Society was formed. Based in Yokohama, the organization seeks to protect people from the dangers and discomfort of passive smoke in and around their homes, and recently has taken aim
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Aug 21, 2017 16:34
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[Spain] Second-hand smoke exposure in homes with children: assessment of airborne nicotine in the living room and children’s bedroom

Conclusions Homes with smokers present SHS in the living room and in the children’s bedroom. Therefore, programmes focused on reducing children’s SHS exposure are urgently needed.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2017 23:45
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Ready, set, VAPE! Competitive vaping sees 'cloud chasers' trying to blow the biggest, densest smoke clouds in the hopes of earning big cash prizes and brand sponsorships

But it's not all about a size in this interesting sport, these 'cloud chasers' also get creative, and besides focusing on size and density, they blow cool shapes like streams, ripples of the popular French Inhale, which consists of exhaling the vapor out
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:30
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[New York] Guilderland bans smoking, tobacco in its parks

town board voted unanimously this week to ban smoking and tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, in its parks. Previously, the town had a “hodgepodge” of regulations banning smoking in certain areas of the park, said Supervisor Peter Barber at a publi
Altamont Enterprise
added Aug 17, 2017 20:59
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Characteristics and outcomes of e-cigarette exposure incidents reported to 10 European Poison Centers: a retrospective data analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our study highlighted parameters related to e-cigarette exposure incidents in 10 EU MS, the results of which indicate that consideration should be given to the design features which may mitigate risks, thereby protecting users, non-users and especially c
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:53
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