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[Missouri] Public housing goes smoke-free: HUD implements new rule, effective July 30

“Secondhand smoke is a serious health threat, and can linger in rooms and even travel between homes in multi-unit housing,” said Plesetta Clayton, director of health promotions for the American Lung Association in Missouri. “There is no safe level of exp
St. Louis American Newspaper
added Jul 31, 2018 20:03
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California Families Living in Public Housing Now Protected from Secondhand Smoke Exposure

“Everyone deserves the opportunity to lead a healthy life, and ensuring homes are free from the risks of secondhand smoke is a critical step for the health of residents,” said Lindsey Freitas, Senior Director, Advocacy for the American Lung Association i
Santa Barbara (CA) Independent
added Jul 31, 2018 19:59
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[UK] Outraged mother asks whether she should have confronted a heavily pregnant woman who was SMOKING in a children's playground (but would YOU say something?)

A mother who was left 'disturbed' by the sight of a pregnant woman smoking in a children's playground was accused of being 'judgmental' when she criticised the behaviour online. Writing on parenting site Netmums, the British mother told how she was left
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
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Smoke-Free Housing To Protect Millions From The Dangers Of Secondhand Smoke To Take Effect July 31

Public housing authorities should focus their enforcement efforts on educating smokers about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke, including the risks in a multi-unit environment, along with increasing the availability of cessation services. Evict
PR Newswire
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Heroux's anti-smoking proposal would be hard to enforce

Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux has proposed a bold initiative to “protect little lungs,” with a ban on smoking in a vehicle when a young child in a car seat is aboard. While the goal is admirable — in fact, it’s downright noble — we question just how pract
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jul 30, 2018 21:16
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Japan] Following Tokyo’s lead, more cities eye tougher rules against passive smoking

Of the 20 ordinance-designated cities surveyed, Chiba, for example, plans to draft its own ordinance against passive smoking, and Hamamatsu, Osaka and Sakai are considering joining prefecture-level efforts to tighten related regulations, the Jiji Press s
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:35
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Secondhand Marijuana Smoke a Danger to Kids

As we enter an era of overcrowding in inner cities with large apartment dwellings and more acceptable use of marijuana smoking, these studies raise serious concerns and highlight the need to reevaluate the safety issues and public health mandates surround
HealthCentral.com
added Jul 28, 2018 03:30
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Antismoking laws in Armenia not aimed at filling government budget – expert

Antismoking laws in Armenia are not aimed at filling the government budget, but they are just disciplinary measures, David Petrosyan, director of the National Disease Control and Prophylaxis Institute, told journalists on Tuesday.
ANN/Groong [Armenian News Network]
added Jul 28, 2018 03:08
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SIDDIQI: Secondhand smoking is causing thousands of stillbirths in developing countries

Our findings suggest that smoking is a key contributor to the indoor air pollution of homes....Healthcare professionals working with pregnant women should be aware of these issues and be proactive in offering advice and support to pregnant women who are
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

It found that, while low-income smokers were significantly less likely to live in smoke-free homes, those who did live in such homes were much more likely to be successful quitters. Implementing smoke-free policies in low-income housing is one way to inc
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:22
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