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[UK] Vaping in public places: advice for employers and organisations

PHE’s new framework helps organisations create e-cigarette policies that will support smokers to quit and stay smokefree...there is currently no evidence of harm from secondhand e-cigarette vapour and the risks are likely to be extremely low. There is al
added Jul 7, 2016 12:40

Yearly Lung CT OK for Patients With Nonsolid Nodules / Risk of lung cancer death with annual CT very low

Yearly low-dose computed tomography (CT) appears to be an effective surveillance strategy for long-time current or former smokers with nonsolid nodules identified through initial CT screening, according to an analysis of data from the National Lung Cance
MedPage Today
added Jul 6, 2016 18:08

[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Clean Air Regulation Affects Many People

There is no doubt that this proposed smoking ban is an issue that presents many questions. Questions that are sure to be raised at Tuesday's meeting. Whichever side of the debate you stand on, we encourage you to attend and let your voice be heard.
Wetzel Chronicle (New Martinsville, WV)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:34

Half of Minnesotans breathing easier under indoor e-cigarette restrictions Locals leading the way, legislators should follow

"Now that half of Minnesota is protected from e-cigarette aerosol in public, it's time for state leaders to extend this protection to all Minnesotans by adding e-cigarettes to the Freedom to Breathe Act," said Andrea Mowery, Vice President at ClearWay Mi
PR Newswire
added Jul 6, 2016 02:19

[California] LGBT community aims to trim its higher tobacco use

This June, the LGBT organization Equality California became the first minority rights group to endorse the Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016... Bringing the smoking rates down also means pushing against the tobacco companies, wh
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 5, 2016 11:46

[Massachusetts] LETTER: Must smokers bow to the oppression of the health zealots?

Jeff Jacoby points out that smokers are a “relatively powerless fraction of the population, frequently ostracized.”... poor health habits should not make any group relatively powerless in a democracy, and, while the dangers of secondhand smoke justify res
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 4, 2016 16:40
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This smoking cessation intervention works!

A new clinical decision support tool prompts clinicians to ask parents about secondhand smoke exposure, provides an electronic nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) prescription, and makes referrals for follow-up and further guidance. A study found that the
Contemporary Pediatrics
added Jul 11, 2016 21:12


In the letter, the AGP writes that “it is unacceptable to us, the casino employees to allow the existence of smoking lounges in the casinos… we come to work, not to sell our [lives].” According to AGP vice president Lei Man Chao, the association currentl
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:57

[Florida] Public housing plans to ban smoking

Gainesville Housing Authority is planning to go smoke-free on all public housing properties. "We should be able to breathe clean air," said Tabitha Alston, a resident at Pine Meadows. She has young children and she has had concerns about secondhand smok
WCJB TV20 (Gainesville, FL)
added Jul 1, 2016 18:58
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