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Why one Japanese company is offering nonsmokers more paid days off

Many Japanese companies have started implementing a variety of anti-smoking measures, according to Kyodo News. It’s a recent trend designed to cut down on secondhand smoke exposure in light of more evidence regarding the associated health risks. Matsush
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 1, 2017 02:41
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Ethiopia’s First Survey on Tobacco Use Shows Urgent Need for Government Action to Save Lives

shows that millions of Ethiopians are using tobacco or are exposed to secondhand smoke – an alarming trend that requires swift action. According to the survey, 3.2 million Ethiopians currently use tobacco. The new survey demonstrates the need for Ethiopia
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:02
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[UK-Scotland] Enlighten: Theses: Evaluating the impact of environmental tobacco smoke on biological age markers: a canine model

A negative relationship in leukocyte telomere length with hair nicotine was observed, among other changes (Chapter 5). mRNA levels of further biomarkers of ageing were measured in testes, as well as leukocyte global DNA methylation percentage (Chapter 6).
University of Glasgow (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:40
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[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

A prisoner concerned about his exposure to "second-hand" smoke is fighting at the UK's highest court to make illicit lighting up in jails a criminal offence. Paul Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supre
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:36
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[Canada] CHEERS & JEERS: Cameron scores two aces at 84

JEERS: To die-hard smokers who ignored the new tobacco-free policy at the Bell Aliant Centre facility – which makes the entire property smoke-free...That didn’t stop some smokers from flaunting the rule on the weekend near a main entrance to the Bell Alia
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:56
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[Montenegro] Montana is #1 in protecting indoor workers from secondhand tobacco smoke

State public health officials announced today that Montana has the highest percentage of indoor workers covered by smokefree workplace policies in the nation. Montana is followed by Washington, Oregon and Minnesota.
KXLO-KLCM Radio (Lewistown, MT)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:46
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Scientists Weigh In - Secondhand Vapor Is Not Harmful

Bystanders Don’t Need to Be Concerned About Secondhand Vaping Because It’s a Non-Issue, According to Scientists Secondhand vapor is not dangerous to non-vaping bystanders. In fact, there’s no proof that it’s even dangerous to vapers. There are numerous
EconoTimes
added Oct 30, 2017 14:50
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[Massachusetts] Letter to the Editor: The asthma sufferer’s obstacle course: avoiding smokers

Boston University...I have had an asthma attack after walking into Yawkey (where my office is) behind a student who brazenly inhaled from a vaping pen near the elevators.... I submit that BU is not doing enough to protect its non-smoking population from s
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:47
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[UK] Second-hand smoke linked to pet deaths and illnesses, experts say

Family pets are equally, if not more, at risk of being affected by passive smoking as humans, research suggests. Animals inhale more smoke and - because of their grooming routines - also digest nicotine when licking their fur, a study by Glasgow Universit
BBC Online
added Oct 30, 2017 14:45
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[UK-Scotland] Puff away, says poll on smoking at home ($$)

Most people believe smokers should be allowed to continue lighting up in their homes, according to a poll that suggests more curbs on indoor smoking in Scotland would be unpopular.... Pro-smoking group Forest, concerned that new curbs on indoor smoking a
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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