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[Maine] Three Midcoast hospitals honored for tobacco policies

The MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative held the eighth annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards ceremony Sept. 27 to celebrate efforts to address tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 11, 2017 15:32
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[Canada] Legalized marijuana big concern for multi-res owners

CORPIQ wants owners to have the right to retroactively modify leases to include clauses that forbid the smoking of marijuana in apartments, whether or not the leases currently forbid smoking. But he notes it is already difficult to enforce prohibitions
RENX - Real Estate News Exchange (ca)
added Oct 11, 2017 14:53
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Secondhand smoke increases inflammation risk in infants with RSV

Exposing infants with respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis to secondhand smoke increases their risk of inflammation, while suppressing T and B cell responses, according to a recent presentation held at IDWeek 2017.
Healio.com
added Oct 11, 2017 04:10
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[Asia, India] Warning: Passive smoking has this serious hidden health risk!

harmful to children and babies as well and can exacerbate the onset of sudden unexplained death in infants (SUDI), bronchitis, pneumonia, and asthma.
Zee News (in)
added Oct 11, 2017 04:06
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

On Oct. 10, In 1997, tobacco companies agreed to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit by 60,000 flight attendants who said second-hand smoke made them ill.
UPI
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
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[Pennsylvania] Even third-hand smoke poses health risks

There is no medical research about the cancer-causing effects of tobacco odors, but the medical research shows that the particles that make up second-hand tobacco smoke and thirdhand residuals can attach itself to hair, clothing and other surfaces. Any am
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Oct 10, 2017 20:34
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[Asia, India] Passive smoking hidden risk factor of heart disease

Speaking about this, Dr TS Kler, Chairman, Pushpawati Singhania Heart Institute, New Delhi said, "Passive smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke is a 'hidden' risk factor for heart disease and needs more awareness and attention. Breathing secondhand smo
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:33
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The not-so-friendly face of the temperance movement: Middle-aged mother destroyed illegal bars and saloons during prohibition with a HATCHET after being married to an alcoholic

Carry thought tobacco was unhealthy and she particularly hated second hand smoke... 'It was not unusual for her, if somebody was smoking in her presence, to take the cigar or cigarette from their mouth and throw it on the ground and step on it and lecture
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:11
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[Georgia] Smoke Free Fulton campaign helps clear the air

Fulton County is literally clearing the air through its year-old Proud To Be Smoke Free Fulton campaign. Started by the county board of health’s Partnerships to Improve Community Health program, it has helped nearly 50 bars and restaurants adopt non-smo
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Oct 8, 2017 10:02
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[Canada] LETTER: Probing cigarette toxins

In 2008, I measured these toxic metals in the urine of random individuals. Of the cigarette smokers, 75 per cent had elevated levels of these metals. These toxic metals are also in second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke...What is needed is a large study
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Oct 7, 2017 15:18
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