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[Colorado] ARCHIVE: Detecting biomarkers of secondhand marijuana smoke in young children [FREE FULL TEXT]

Metabolites of marijuana smoke can be detected in children; in this cohort, 16% were exposed. Detectable COOH-THC is more common in children with tobacco smoke exposure. More research is needed to assess the health impacts of marijuana smoke exposure on
Scientific Reports
added Nov 19, 2018 14:04

Marijuana and Tobacco Coexposure in Hospitalized Children

The impact of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure on children is unknown. New methods allow for the detection of marijuana smoke exposure in children.... half of the children who qualified for our study had biological evidence of exposure to marijuana. Re
added Nov 19, 2018 14:02

Marijuana exposure common in children of tobacco smokers

1. Nearly half of hospitalized children whose parents enrolled in a tobacco smoking cessation study tested positive for 11-hydroxy-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (COOH-THC) in their urine, and one tenth tested positive for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). 2. Childr
2 Minute Medicine
added Nov 19, 2018 14:00
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Case Study: Secondhand Marijuana Smoke in a Child with Severe Asthma

“A 6-year-old boy suffering with severe asthma had family members who frequently smoked marijuana in the house,” Hoffman said in a statement. ““Even though family members didn’t smoke marijuana in the same room as the child, he was exposed to traces of s
MD Magazine
added Nov 19, 2018 13:59

[UK] VIDEO: Pancreatic cancer: Could you be at risk of the deadliest common cancer?

Cancer Research advises on some of the risk factors associated with the disease. Nearly one-third of pancreatic cancer cases may be linked to smoking, according to the charity. This includes cigarettes, cigars, pipes and chewing tobacco. However, exp
Daily Express (uk)
added Nov 19, 2018 13:35
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[UK-Wales] Dozens of discarded cigarette butts found yards from hospital's maternity ward and ‘no smoking’ signs

The pregnant Cardiff resident who took the photograph claims she has regularly seen staff, visitors, and even pregnant women smoking outside the unit. She said: “As a pregnant woman I have to run the ‘smoke gauntlet’ whenever I enter or leave for my sch
WalesOnline (uk)
added Nov 19, 2018 13:34

[Singapore] PAP MP Louis Ng is still concerned about smoking in one’s own flat

Ng was among a group of MPs who appealed to the Government to curb smoking in one’s own home. Presently, smoking inside one’s HDB apartment is allowed while smoking remains strictly prohibited in common corridors, stairwells, staircase landings and void
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Nov 18, 2018 20:38

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking ban within 10m of kindergartens starts Dec. 31

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Wednesday that the latest amendment to the National Health Promotion Act banning smoking within 10 meters of kindergartens and day care centers will go into effect Dec. 31.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:58

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays, says Dzulkefly

The government will not compromise with the smoking ban in all restaurants, food outlets and hawker stalls as it involves public interest, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government’s directive to ban smoking at all eateries
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:56

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Response to 'Tackle cheap illicit cigarettes, not ban smoking at eateries, govt told' — Wan Kim Sui & Feisul Idzwan Mustapha

the primary objective of the smoking ban is to protect people especially non-smokers from second-hand smoke. The argument put forth by the associations on more effective strategies to reduce the number of smokers in the country is less relevant and missin
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:53
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