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[Asia, India] Mumbai Pollution Levels Causing Increased Respiratory Illnesses In Children

Other than outdoor pollution, second-hand tobacco smoke and indoor fumes are also considered as top causes of infection among children. In poorly ventilated dwellings, indoor smoke can be 100 times higher than acceptable levels for small particles.
Mid-day.com (in)
added Feb 17, 2018 16:08
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[Canada] What you need to know about Ontario's new standard rental lease

"If you share a wall with someone, even if you own your place, you're not allowed to smoke inside," Houle said. "In Ontario, your landlord is allowed to make a building non-smoking... They're allowed to unilaterally make the entire building non-smoking,
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26
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[Pennsylvania] Easton officials wary about decriminalizing marijuana

An Easton council member is pushing for marijuana decriminalization... Mayor Sal Panto called the bill a dangerous superseding of state laws. Council member Ken Brown said he worried it would bring marijuana smokers onto the streets where secondhand smo
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:39
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Could Behaviour Interventions Reduce Second-hand Smoke in Pregnant Women?

Theory-based behaviour change interventions (BCI) have been used successfully to change smoking-related behaviours and could reduce exposure of second-hand smoke in pregnant women. In a recent study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, researchers
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:02
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[Australia] Third hand cigarette smoke not cause for panic

Professor Simone Dennis, an anthropologist who has studied the lives of smokers for 15 years, has urged Australian policy makers to wait for appropriate scientific evidence before passing any laws relating to third-hand-smoke. "There is a paranoia now a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2018 19:54
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[Asia] Are we slowly killing our children? Nine out of 10 children are exposed to second-hand smoke in Bangladesh

though worldwide 40 percent of children are exposed to second-hand smoking (SHS), in Bangladesh—a country with laws against smoking in public places—as many as 95 percent of children are affected, which is more than double the global ratio. This shocking
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:13
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] A neighbor’s smoke is toxic—especially to children

Bottom line, unless your complex is completely smoke-free, you and your family could be in danger. Secondhand smoke has over 7,000 chemicals—70 of which are cancer causing— and even brief exposure to it is toxic. You do so much to protect your family.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:47
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[Canada] Legal Weed Is a Canadian Landlord's Nightmare

With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set to legalize recreational weed in July, apartment owners are concerned about safety and potential damage to their buildings if tenants grow plants and smoke up in their units. Landlords are lobbying provincial govern
Bloomberg News
added Feb 12, 2018 20:54
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Babies Face Higher SIDS Risk in Certain States

"All five of the states with the highest and increasing [SIDS] rates also have some of the highest rates of smoking, whereas only one of the nine states with the biggest fall in [SIDS] rates had as high a rate of tobacco use," she said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 12, 2018 20:34
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[UK] Vaping in taxis could be banned by Calderdale Council

“There is a growing consensus that using e-cigarettes... is significantly less harmful than smoking tobacco. In addition, e-cigarettes reduce second-hand smoke exposure as they produce a vapour not smoke. “However, although they are not subject to any r
Huddersfield Daily Examiner/icHuddersfield (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:40
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