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[Saudi Arabia] British father, 48, languished in 'hellish' Saudi jail for three months for jostling a police officer before being allowed home

His fellow prisoners chain-smoked so heavily that the air was full of smoke, with police beating those who complained.... He said it was 'like hell', adding: 'You can't imagine the smoke. You couldn't see people's faces. Every minute, people were fightin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:40

[New York] Editorial: Cars, kids and smoking don't mix

we're on board with the premise behind a Schenectady City Council member's proposal...Is it really that much of a burden for smokers not to smoke with children in the car? If basic concern for other human beings won't stop you, then the state should.
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Dec 13, 2016 19:12
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[Asia, India] DAMA: Thanks For the Music, NH7 Weekender, But I Didn’t Need the Smoking

There were also other means through which organisers of the “Happiest Music Festival” tacitly accepted public smoking – no “smoking prohibited” signs, absence of smoking areas and sale of cigarette boxes at the venue. As a result, public smoking was ramp
The Quint (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cancer victims: Don’t smoke at Christmas parties

This was the appeal of New Vois Association of the Philippines (Nvap) President Emer Rojas saying spending Christmas parties smoke-free does not only adhere to having a healthy lifestyle, but will also shield family members against the deadly secondhand
Business Mirror (ph)
added Dec 11, 2016 16:23

Why women are most vulnerable to cigarette-related cancer - even if they've never smoked

'Women had approximately 50 percent higher odds of COPD compared to white men even when we adjusted for height, education, income, and health care access,' said lead author, Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson. She added that hormones may play a significant
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:12

Babies' Marijuana Exposure Evident in Their Pee

Babies exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke take in THC, the primary psychoactive chemical in pot, a new study shows. Researchers discovered traces of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in urine samples from babies and toddlers in Colorado whose parents smoked
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2016 21:51

Never-smoking women have high prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

A new study published by University of Toronto researchers suggests that women who have never smoked are susceptible to [COPD]..."women are more likely to have been exposed to second-hand smoke from spouses who smoke."
added Dec 9, 2016 21:49

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Our view: Smoking ban clears air, saves money

Numbers provided by the government make a sound, convincing case for the ban, especially when the interests of taxpayers are factored in.
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Dec 9, 2016 21:38

[Europe] Sweden at bottom of EU smoking table

About one in every four people aged 15 or older living in the EU is a tobacco smoker, and about one in five is exposed to passive smoking, according to a eurostat news release citing data from the most recent European Health Interview Survey (EHIS).
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 9, 2016 13:18

[Massachusetts] VIDEO: HealthWatch: Second-Hand Marijuana Smoke Warning

Researchers just published the first study to show that when kids are around marijuana users, not only do they inhale harmful smoke but their bodies also take up the psychoactive chemicals that produce the “high” from marijuana. This is a good reminder t
added Dec 9, 2016 03:30
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