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[Europe, Greece] Vapers fight bill equating them with tobacco smokers

held a press conference Tuesday to denounce government plans to outlaw them from “vaping” in enclosed public areas like regular smokers.... The association of Greek vapers representing e-smokers has denounced the government for preparing the bill without
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:29
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[Massachusetts] Worcester bans smoking in nursing homes as of Jan. 1

Smoking will no longer be allowed in nursing homes and other similar facilities as of Jan. 1. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to add those facilities to the list of places where smoking is prohibited in the city.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 12, 2016 14:53
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America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2016 (PDF)

Cotinine, a breakdown product of nicotine, is used as a marker for exposure to secondhand smoke in nonsmokers. Cotinine levels at or above 0.05 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL) are often used as an indicator of secondhand smoke exposure in the previous
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
added Jul 12, 2016 14:52
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[Canada] Some smokers continue to break rules at HSC

Eastern Health has been finding it difficult to enforce no-smoking rules, and cancer patients say stubborn smokers are being disrespectful. One suggests tickets for smokers who insist on lighting up near doors. Patients coming in and out of the Dr. H. Bli
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:31
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE’s smoking ban must go much further to protect passive smokers, health experts say

Despite a clampdown on public shisha smoking, with rules banning pregnant women from cafes and compulsory anti-smoking advertisements in Dubai, cigarettes are smoked freely in most hotel bars. The Federal Law on Tobacco Control from 2009 was introduced
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:34
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[Uae: Dubai] UAE’s smoking ban must go much further to protect passive smokers, health experts say

The Federal Law on Tobacco Control from 2009 was introduced by Dubai Municipality in 2014 but it only bans smoking in public places such as buses and sports venues, and sale of tobacco products to people under 18 and at cafes and restaurants in residenti
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 11, 2016 16:27
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Lifelong Cardiovascular Adverse Effects of Childhood Tobacco Smoke Exposure

The prevailing evidence of ETS exposure and its cardiovascular consequences beginning as early as in utero and lasting into adulthood highlight the importance of eliminating ETS exposure. The purpose of this report is to illustrate the epidemiological tre
Springer Science+Business Media
added Jul 10, 2016 15:39
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[UK] Mum Launches Petition To Ban Smoking Near Children’s Playgrounds Because Of Danger To Kids

A mum has launched a petition calling on the government to ban smoking near children’s playgrounds because of the danger of secondhand smoke. Annie Dressner, a mum-of-one from Cambridge, was inspired to create the petition after an incident with a smoke
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 8, 2016 19:03
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[Alaska] Marijuana Control Board tweaks marijuana bar rules

Major aspects that remain up in the air are ventilation – and how to ensure employee health and safety in a room where there is cannabis smoke – and tracking the marijuana purchases. Concerns about secondhand smoke — and whether servers exposed to that
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 8, 2016 19:00
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Local communities help Minnesota reach tipping point for clean air

now 50 percent of Minnesotans live in communities that prohibit public e-cigarette use wherever smoking is prohibited. This protects bystanders from secondhand e-cigarette aerosol and prevents the re-normalization of smoking-like behavior, which could enc
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Jul 8, 2016 18:39
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