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[Asia] Tobacco use declines in India by six per cent

Three North-eastern states — Assam, Tripura and Manipur — have logged an increase in tobacco use despite anti-tobacco laws and a ban enforced by militants. Countrywide, however, tobacco use has declined by six per cent — from 34.6 per cent to 28.6 per cen
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:31
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[Asia, India] Tobacco use rises in Assam, Tripura, says report

Tobacco use has increased in Assam, Tripura and Manipur against an overall decline in the country between 2009-2017, according to the regional report of the second round of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016-17 of North Eastern states.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:30
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[New York] LETTER: Glad e-cigarette dangers were shared (letter to the editor)

I appreciated reading in the Nov. 22 Advance about Senator Schumer's commentary regarding the dangers in the use of e-cigarettes by young people. I personally experienced the side effects not long ago while sitting in a public space (where smoking is not
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Nov 25, 2017 01:47
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Smoke-Free Policies in the World’s 50 Busiest Airports — August 2017

What are the implications for public health practice? Broader implementation of smoke-free policies at the national, city, or airport authority levels can protect employees and travelers of all ages from secondhand smoke inside airports.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:48
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EDITORIAL: Marijuana, Secondhand Smoke, and Social Acceptability [FREE FULL TEXT]

This evidence supports maintaining and expanding clean indoor air laws to include marijuana as part of a public health framework for marijuana regulation.16 Stressing the right of all to breathe clean air should also be at the core of educational and legi
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Nov 23, 2017 00:23
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[Canada] Saskatchewan should make 21 the legal age to buy pot: Canadian Cancer Society

“We know that second-hand marijuana smoke has many of the same toxic chemicals that cigarette, tobacco, smoke has and so we’re very concerned about vulnerable groups like youth and children,” she said Tuesday. The organizations also say the government s
Canadian Press
added Nov 22, 2017 12:40
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[UK] Four schools to introduce voluntary ban on parents smoking at school gates

CHILDREN at four primary schools have teamed up to ask adults not to smoke near school gates. The youngsters at St Andrew's, Beamont, both in Orford, St Oswald's in Padgate and Glazebury Primary schools have joined forces to back a new Smoke Free School
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:38
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Can nothing be done about neighbours smoking on balcony?

I live in a condominium and the people living two floors below me smoke constantly on their balcony from the minute they get home in the evening. This happens to be the time when my family likes to sit and relax on our balcony. Because of the smoking
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:37
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Study calculates contribution of risk factors to cancer in the United States / Four in ten cancer cases & deaths linked to modifiable risk factors

A new American Cancer Society study calculates the contribution of several modifiable risk factors to cancer occurrence, expanding and clarifying the role of known risk factors...included in the analysis were: cigarette smoking; secondhand smoke; excess
EurekAlert
added Nov 22, 2017 02:25
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[Ohio] Avon Lake to consider citywide smoking ban

At a Nov. 20 work session, Avon Lake City Council heard a presentation from Erin R. Murphy representing the Lorain County General Health District outlining the negative health effects of tobacco use and how Lorain County has responded. Murphy, a program
Lorain (OH) Morning Journal
added Nov 21, 2017 13:24
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