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Your Coworker's Outdoor Smoke Break Could Still Contaminate Your Cubicle, Study Finds

“Once we identified the unique indoor chemical signature and realized it was linked to residual tobacco smoke, we really started to get interested in the whole process of thirdhand smoke uptake,” lead author Peter DeCarlo, an associate professor at Drexe
Gizmodo
added May 9, 2018 22:07
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VIDEO: Identified in a nonsmoking classroom: A new avenue for exposure to thirdhand smoke

Researchers measuring air in an unoccupied, nonsmoking classroom found that almost 30% of the tiny particles in it were associated with residue of so-called thirdhand smoke, a finding that reveals a whole new route by which people can be exposed to smok
EurekAlert
added May 9, 2018 21:41
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Never heard of third-hand smoke? Drexel researchers show why you should care

if you think being in a smoke-free building will shield you from the negative health effects of second-hand smoke, you are in for a surprise. Now there is third-hand smoke: the residue that can be carried on clothing and hair or left behind on couches an
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added May 9, 2018 21:40
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Thirdhand smoke is widespread and may be dangerous, mounting evidence shows

Mounting research has shown such potentially hazardous residue can be absorbed through the skin, ingested and inhaled months and even years after the smoke has dissipated. One study published this year showed thirdhand smoke increased risk of lung cance
Washington Post
added May 9, 2018 21:38
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Tobacco Smoke Residue Can Become Airborne Again Indoors

You might be breathing chemical residue from tobacco smoke in indoor spaces where no one has smoked for years. This was the surprise finding of a new study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2018 21:26
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'Smoke-Free' Rooms Still Loaded With Smoke Residues, Study Finds

found that in an empty, nonsmoking classroom, nearly 30 percent of the tiny particles in the air were linked with cigarette smoke -- what is called "third-hand" smoke. "We didn't expect to see a nonsmoking environment having such a signature of tobacco s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 9, 2018 18:37
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[Georgia] Smoking ordinance headed to workshop

An Augusta Commission committee voted Tuesday to send a tougher smoking ordinance to a workshop so advocates for and against can be heard further. A tougher smoking ordinance is headed for a workshop in a couple of weeks after an Augusta Commission comm
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 9, 2018 01:19
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[Colorado] Pot, Tobacco Smoke Exposure Equals More Kids in ER

Clouds of pot and cigarette smoke in a home make it more likely a young child will visit the emergency room or have an ear infection, researchers say. Secondhand smoke from marijuana and tobacco increases a kid's odds of going to the ER, according to pre
WebMD
added May 7, 2018 22:00
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CARROLL: It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks

The greatest concern with tobacco smoking is cancer, so it’s reasonable to start there with pot...They smoke more in public, raising worries about secondhand smoke. A two-year-old study made news recently by arguing that one minute of exposure to pot
New York Times
added May 7, 2018 16:23
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[New York] EXCLUSIVE: Cigarette smoke complaints follow Sen. Jeffrey Klein’s move to new office

neighbors of his new office have formally complained to the state Office of General Services about the smell of cigarette smoke wafting through the floor. Klein is a smoker...."Jeff Klein does not smoke in his office," Brancaccio said.
New York Daily News
added May 7, 2018 14:12
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