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Environmental Tobacco Exposure and Urinary Cotinine Levels in Smoking and Non-smoking Adolescents

This paper provides evidence of an association between ETS exposure and cotinine levels in adolescent smokers: each day of environmental tobacco smoke exposure at home increased cotinine levels by 5% among smokers. In addition, morning cravings in adolesc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 5, 2017 15:10
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[Egypt, Russia, Turkey] Biomarkers of Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Waterpipe Tobacco Venue Employees in Istanbul, Moscow, and Cairo

Conclusions: Non-smoking employees of waterpipe tobacco venues were exposed to high levels of SHS, including measurable levels of carcinogenic biomarkers (tobacco-specific nitrosamines and PAHs).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 5, 2017 15:10
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[Georgia] Councilor Walker Garrett calls Breathe Easy smoking poll very unreliable

Garrett says the results of a Breathe Easy Columbus smoking poll are unreliable because the questions are too leading...The release stated that 69 percent of Columbus voters support a city ordinance to prevent smoking in public places and
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jun 2, 2017 17:57
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Testing familial transmission of smoking with two different research designs

Shared family environment influences smoking, over and above genetic factors. Genetic risk of smoking heaviness was only important for individuals exposed to smoking during childhood, versus those not exposed (GxE).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 1, 2017 20:49
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[Asia, Vietnam] VIDEO: More secondhand smokers suffer from serious diseases

Doctors from the National Hospital for Cancer and Tumor said 30-35 percent of cancer patients are female. Most of them are non-smokers but have relatives who smoke. Statistics in 2015 showed that in Vietnam, 28.5 million non-smokers were exposed to smoke
Vietnam Net
added Jun 1, 2017 18:27
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[Europe] Czech Republic is Newest Smoke-Free Destination

In addition to expense, a destination is undoubtedly more appealing when the air isn't being overrun with secondhand smoke. The Czech Republic may be late to the non-smoking party but the change isn't a stunner.
TravelPulse
added Jun 1, 2017 18:27
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[UK] No Smoke Without Lots of Angry Prisoners

Many fear it will, again, highlight the gap between the formal aspirations of what our prisons should be and the reality that lies underneath. “The pressure for the Government is that, if they don’t do something, the chances are there’ll be further leg
Volteface (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:00
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[Australia] Dad calls ban on smoking in units as daughter gets sicker

A TOOWOOMBA dad is concerned about his daughter's health as she struggles to breathe when cigarette smoke wafts into their home. Leah Gould, 12, has always been asthmatic but in recent times it has become worse. Her dad, Chris Gould, said since Novembe
Chinchilla News (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:54
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[Pennsylvania] Researchers study dangers of thirdhand smoke

FOX 29's Joyce Evans went to Eileen MacCormac's routine breathing test. This is every month along with 2 shots of a steroid serum. Cigarette smoke is an arch-enemy. She's been telling people for years whether there's smoke in a room, outside a room, s
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:34
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[UK-Northern Ireland] World No Tobacco Day: Poor almost three times more likely to smoke

People in the most deprived areas of Northern Ireland are almost three times more likely to smoke than their better off counterparts according to the Public Health Authority NI....said it is currently estimated that around 320,000 people aged 16 and over
Belfast Live
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26
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