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[New Zealand] One in five NZ children exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

According to ASPIRE2025 researchers, this contradicts Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the hazards of exposure to second-hand smoke The surveys were conducted between 2006 and 2015, and included between
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:31

[New Zealand] Kids continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

New evidence shows one in five children continue to be exposed to smoking in cars, and that exposure even increased in 2015. These findings by ASPIRE2025 researchers contradict Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect childre
Voxy (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:30

[New Zealand] Should smoking be banned in cars to keep Kiwi children healthy?

The authors say the findings show the government's assertion that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children is clearly incorrect. They have called on the government to introduce smokefree cars legislation to protect against second-hand smoke
TVNZ (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:29
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[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars - study

Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke in cars remains a health hazard for thousands of New Zealand children, particularly Māori and Pasikifa, according to an Otago University study. The authors say the findings show the Government's assertion that curre
Newshub (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:27

[Australia] Widespread support for CBD smoking ban

Smoking is more prevalent in Nowra than in many parts of Australia, and many residents have had a gutful of second-hand smoke in the CBD. A South Coast Register poll indicated there has been widespread support for an all-out ban on smoking in Nowra’s CB
South Coast Register (au)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:22

[New Zealand] Law needed to curb children's exposure to smoking in cars, says study

New evidence from Otago University in Wellington shows one in five children are exposed to secondhand smoking in cars – a figure that has increased despite an overall drop in the number of smokers. Study author Richard Edwards, professor of public healt
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:18

Nearly half of China cancer deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors

potentially modifiable risk factors: smoking, alcohol, nutrition, weight, physical activity, and infections. The study appears in Annals of Oncology, and concludes that effective public health interventions to eliminate or reduce exposure from these risk
added Jul 7, 2017 03:14

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Protect HDB residents from second-hand smoke too

Unlike the pedestrians in Orchard Road, HDB tenants are unable to "cross the road" to avoid the harmful fumes that enter their homes. I live in a HDB flat. The occupants in the flat directly below mine are heavy smokers and use the balcony to smoke. A
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 6, 2017 17:00

CRIPE: Clean air for all / Time to rally for those left behind by Indiana's smokefree law

July 1 marked the five-year anniversary of Indiana's 2012 smokefree air law....To this day, unless covered by stronger local ordinances,the employees of bars, casinos, private clubs and fraternal organizations in Indiana are exempted from protection, leav
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Jul 5, 2017 17:17

[Canada] Hastings health is worse than the national average

Hastings has 33 per cent higher hospitalization for heart attacks, 9.1 per cent higher daily smokers and 3 per cent more exposed to second-hand smoke, although .6 per cent less people exposed to second hand smoke in cars or public places.
Metroland Media (ca)
added Jul 5, 2017 17:17
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