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[UK] Why non-smokers are getting lung cancer

Researchers aren’t sure why. But there is some science to suggest that women might react differently to nicotine, and that women’s DNA is damaged more easily and more profoundly by carcinogens in tobacco. The health risks to women also may be becoming a
BBC Online
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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Impact of public smoking bans on children’s exposure to tobacco smoke at home: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The assumption of a displacement of smoking into homes with children due to smoke-free legislation in public places could not be confirmed. Additional research is needed to analyse long-term trends.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:45
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[Nevada] Las Vegas officials discuss possibility of marijuana lounges

Las Vegas city officials today discussed a proposed ordinance to allow licensed marijuana establishment operators to open lounges where adults could consume the plant. Deputy City Attorney Bryan Scott said the ordinance would also permit lounge owners t
Las Vegas Sun
added Jun 28, 2018 02:46
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[China] Paternal smoking linked to miscarriage risk

Would-be fathers may increase their partner’s risk of miscarriage by smoking during the pregnancy, or even during the time leading up to conception, a large study from China suggests. Based on data for nearly 6 million pregnancies, researchers found that
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2018 02:41
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[Malaysia, UK] The Kuala Lumpur Charter on Smoke-Free Homes

academic scientists, clinicians and tobacco control specialists held a workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 7-9 May 2018 to consider the research and policy needs in relation to smoke-free homes in both the UK and Malaysia, with a view to wider policy trans
British Medical Journal
added Jun 28, 2018 02:11
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[China] Chinese woman wins case after suing rail operator over smoking on ‘no smoking’ train

Beijing Railway Transport Court ruled on Monday in favour of the plaintiff, Li Ying, who had sued the train operator, Harbin Railway Bureau, for breaking its own smoking ban in her carriage, reported Huaxi City Daily, a local newspaper in Chengdu in sout
South China Morning Post
added Jun 26, 2018 21:37
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[Asia, China] Chinese Court Removes Smoking Areas From Trains

A Beijing court ruled Monday that a train operator should cancel all designated smoking areas on its trains after a passenger sued the company over secondhand smoke, The Beijing News reported. The case marks China’s first lawsuit over smoking in public
Sixth Tone (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:49
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Do smoking bans lead to less or more smoking in the home?

The findings of the study indicate that children’s SHS exposure at home did not increase after the introduction of public smoking bans....additional studies are required to assess the impact of public smoking bans on children’s SHS exposure at home. Furth
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:47
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[Asia, China] Court bans smoking on slow trains: report

The Beijing Railway Transport Court ordered a railway authority on Monday to remove smoking areas and smoking-related facilities on slow trains, Tuesday's China Daily reported. The order was given to the Harbin Railway Bureau which operates train K1301
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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[Asia, China] Court orders no smoking on slow train / Student's lawsuit claimed her rights as a passenger were violated on journey

"People's rights sometimes come into conflict in a closed space, such as trains," the verdict said. "Passengers' rights to stay healthy in coaches, we believe, is more important than the rights of smokers."
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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