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Secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of data from Demographic and Health Survey from 30 low-income and middle-income countries

We have demonstrated that SHS exposure during pregnancy is far more common than active smoking in LMICs, accounting for more stillbirths than active smoking. Protecting pregnant women from SHS exposure should be a key strategy to improve maternal and chil
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:46
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Future work should address the deep-rooted social acceptance of NCTP, the laxity in their control, their exclusion from regulations in some countries and the failure to subject them to increased taxation. Control measures should also specifically target t
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:36
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more than 760,000 children protected by nationwide smoke-free housing policy

In addition to protection from secondhand smoke exposure, studies indicate that smoke-free homes encourage smokers to quit and reduce the number of cigarettes they consume per day. One study suggests that HUD’s smoke-free policy will increase quitting ra
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:36
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[UK] Adopt national initiative to stave off annual stillbirth toll, urges NHS England

Carbon monoxide testing for smoking in pregnancy, which is strongly associated with stillbirth, was almost universal. The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group, a coalition of health organisations, welcomed the progress made, but insisted that work stil
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:20
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: New rule prohibits smoking in public multi-unit homes

"Even if I'm living in Apartment A and I'm a non smoker, I can still have the same effects as from that person that's smoking in Apartment B because it can filter under the doorways and things like that," said Chelsie Smith of the Eau Claire City-County
WQOW ABC 18 (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:01
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[Iowa] Implementing smokefree policies in all public housing units

Beth Turner with the American Lung Association stopped by Good Morning Iowa to talk about the new rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)'s that makes all public housing smokefree.
WOI-DT Local 5 & KCWI 23-HD (WeAreIowa.com) (Des Moines, IA)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:58
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[Missouri] VIDEO: New rule prevents smoking in all public housing

Plesetta Clayton from the American Lung Association in Missouri said the association is going to help people with the transition of this new rule by providing a variety of resources. For more information and to see those resources go to www.lung.org.
KTVI myfox St. Louis (MO)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:38
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Letter: Ban on smoking by Corrections good for all West Virginians

The West Virginia Division of Corrections’ Jim Rubenstein needs to be applauded for having the ethical fortitude to ban the dangerous drug tobacco in 2008. He moved our state into the 21st century with his progressive forward thinking. The cost to taxpa
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2018 20:36
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[District of Columbia] Smoke-free policy in place for public housing residents

“It’s not fair to the people who don’t smoke.” Some public housing residents received a notice about the plan a few months ago, but the plan has been in the works for more than a year. In a brochure, HUD explains that the agency believes that “secondha
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:06
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[Rhode Island] 15,000 RI Families Living in Public Housing Are Now Protected from Secondhand Smoke, Says RI Lung

The American Lung Association applauds the new rule issued by the Trump administration, which the health organization says “recognizes the serious health threat posed by secondhand smoke, and its ability to linger in rooms and even travel between homes i
GoLocalProv.com
added Jul 31, 2018 20:04
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