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[North Carolina] Report shows some progress, some setbacks in county health

Allyson Smith, the health department’s tobacco prevention and control coordinator, reported on the county’s efforts to reduce secondhand smoke in multi-unit housing by 10 percent annually and reduce smoking in community parks by the same amount.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Aug 10, 2017 16:08
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Children from disadvantaged families are BORN with a higher risk of heart attacks and strokes, study reveals

They claim that by taking stronger measures to prevent low body weight, exposure to second-hand smoke, and infections in infancy - as well as improving pre-natal care - could drastically improve heart health in disadvantaged groups.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:07
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[UK] Smoke-free homes are where the heart is

Rochdale Borough Council is encouraging parents to protect their children from the harm of second-hand smoke by making their homes smoke-free. Evidence shows that being in a smoky atmosphere immediately puts your body under pressure causing sore eyes, co
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:40
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[Tennessee] PARIS TN: Health Department lauded for anti-smoking drives

The Henry County Health Department recently received an award from Tennessee Commissioner of Health John Dreyzehner for making improvements towards its three-year goals for reducing smoking. Rachel Matlock, health educator with the Henry County Health D
Paris (TN) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 9, 2017 15:18
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[Connecticut] Hamden mayor seeks to expand smoking ban on town property

Council members heard strong voices both for and against expansion of the smoking ban on town properties, at a town council meeting this week. The ban currently prohibits tobacco use in town parks, public schools and recreational facilities. The proposed
New Haven (CT) Register
added Aug 9, 2017 15:17
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[South Carolina] City reverses course on smoking ban: passes first reading ($$)

On second thought, Gaffney City Councilman Harold Littlejohn now realizes the dangers of secondhand smoke. Four months after voting against a smoking ban, Littlejohn on Monday joined council members Charles Montgomery and Bernard Smith and Gaffney Mayor
Gaffney (SC) Ledger
added Aug 9, 2017 15:16
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[Asia-pacific] Economist warns of healthcare crisis in Malaysia’s future

He added that the problem of smoking needed to be tackled as well, not only for primary smokers but also for those who breathe in secondary or “second-hand” smoke. He said the issue needed to be addressed through taxation. “Our tax on cigarettes is still
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 9, 2017 15:15
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking at home faces crackdown

Smokers in collective residences will face a crackdown from early next year after the parliament approved a tough anti-smoking bill to fight secondhand smoke. The bill, drawn up by Rep. Choi Myung-gil of the opposition People's Party of Korea, won appro
Korea Times (kr)
added Aug 9, 2017 15:13
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[Michigan] Smoking neighbors don’t seem to care woman is recovering from cancer

An asthmatic Michigan woman recovering from breast cancer has filed a lawsuit against her tobacco puffing neighbors, according to a report. For the past year, Phyllis Davis said the neighbors in the connected unit in her Farmington Hills condo have been
New York Post
added Aug 8, 2017 20:41
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[Pennsylvania] Dangers of secondhand, thirdhand smoke

What you can do to reduce the health risks of passive smoking In your home: Don’t let anyone smoke in your home. Where children spend time: Every organization dealing with children should have a smoking policy that effectively protects children from ex
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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