Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Secondhand Smoke 15,568 headlines found

6 Views

[Asia] Class action suit filed against major Israeli water park

The claimants, all of whom visited the Shefayim water park after July 11, 2012, have filed for 740 million NIS in damages after the park "violated...the law for preventing smoking in public places, and harmed the health of hundreds of thousands of the wat
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:30
1 View

[UK-Scotland] Second-hand smoke exposure falls by 97 per cent over 20 years

research found dramatic reductions in second-hand smoke exposure since 1998 and evidence of continuing improvements in the decade after the smoking ban which came into force on 26 March 2006. At present 21 per cent of adults in Scotland are smokers and ra
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:22
0 Views

[UK-Scotland] Dramatic fall in second-hand smoke exposure, study finds

And the number of people who have not been exposed to smoke at all has risen sixfold, researchers found. Experts, led by researchers from the University of Sterling, examined the levels of cotinine, which accumulates in the body as a result of tobacco
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:20
1 View

[UK-Scotland] Passive smoking almost eradicated

So-called “passive” smoking has been recognised as increasing the chances of non-smokers developing serious illnesses. Sean Semple, of the research team, said: “Our analysis showed Scotland has made even greater progress in protecting non-smokers from se
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 19:14
1 View

[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the us
Tobacco Control
added Sep 4, 2018 19:09
6 Views

[Indiana] LETTER: Stronger smoking ordinance good

With all the talk about Portage considering a stronger smoking ordinance I’d like to point out exactly how much it costs the taxpayers to fund the health care of tobacco users. Indiana spends $2.2 billion on health care associated with tobacco use each y
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Sep 3, 2018 15:06
12 Views

Smoking ban at public beaches in Thailand aims to protect visitors' health

is not only meant to reduce waste but also protect visitors' health, a senior government official said. ... Burutphat confirmed that the smoking ban at the public beaches will certainly deter the littering of wasteful cigarette butts and keep beachgoers f
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 1, 2018 00:49
14 Views

Assessment of industry data on pulmonary and immunosuppressive effects of IQOS [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS is associated with significant pulmonary and immunomodulatory toxicities with no detectable differences between conventional cigarette smokers and those who were switched to IQOS in Philip Morris International’s studies. Philip Morris International a
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:37
1 View

[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the u
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 17:32
7 Views

[Canada] Langley woman's petition calls for ban on smoking in condos

Langley resident and condo owner Naomi Baker is losing her battle with her neighbours who smoke... Now, she's trying to stir the B.C. government to action with an online petition. "I've lived here for a couple years, and we have secondhand smoke coming
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 30, 2018 17:27
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines