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[Colorado] Mount Sinai researchers find signs of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure in children

Children exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke show measurable amounts of the drug in their bodies, a researcher at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has found. The study was published in the journal Pediatric Research.
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2016 04:09
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[Europe] In Greece’s Smoking-Obsessed Culture, Passive Smokers Suffer

Nearly two in three Greeks are inhaling someone else’s tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European Union for exposing people to the health risks of passive smoking. According to the Associated Press, Eurostat, the EU st
Greek Reporter
added Dec 8, 2016 04:08
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Greece is Europe’s capital of second-hand smoke

The European Health Interview Survey – commissioned by the EU’s statistical office Eurostat – reported that 64.2 percent of Greeks take in second-hand smoke indoors daily, topping Croatia at 44.7 percent and Bulgaria at 40.5 percent.
New York Post
added Dec 8, 2016 04:07
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[Europe] In Greece's Tobacco Culture, Passive Smoke a Serious Problem

Nearly two-thirds of Greeks are inhaling someone else's tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European Union in exposing its people to the health risks of passive smoking. The European Union's statistical office Eurostat s
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2016 17:00
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Detecting biomarkers of secondhand marijuana smoke in young children

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
Pediatric Research
added Dec 7, 2016 16:41
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Beware: Children can passively 'smoke' marijuana, too

Relaxing with a joint around children is not very wise. Not only do youngsters inhale harmful secondary smoke in the process, but the psychoactive chemicals in the drug are taken up by their bodies as well. This warning comes from Karen Wilson of the Ica
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:33
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Campaign launched against secondhand smoke

Việt Nam Women’s Union, in coordination with Việt Nam Tobacco Control Fund (Ministry of Health), officially launched a communication campaign on the harmful effects of secondhand smoke at a ceremony yesterday in Hà Nội. The campaign, titled "Protect your
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:29
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[West Virginia] After ban, smokers in public housing wonder 'where to now?'

"I think if I'm in my own apartment, and I'm not smoking around someone else, I think I should be allowed to smoke," Alonso said. Just two floors above lives Cecil Richards, who doesn't smoke. He requires oxygen for his sleep apnea, but as far as he's c
WDTV CBS Channel 5 (Bridgeport, WV)
added Dec 5, 2016 23:57
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How smoking destroys your pet's health: Cats, dogs and even FISH exposed to secondhand smoke have significant risk of developing cancer

'If 58 million non-smoking adults and children are exposed to tobacco smoke, imagine how many pets are exposed at the same time. 'Like children, dogs and cats spend a lot of time on or near the floor, where tobacco smoke residue concentrates in house du
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:20
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[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking legislation needs to maintain public support

. Extending a law which has gained public compliance and support would be likely to prove more acceptable. Doctors and health authorities in the meantime should continue their valuable work in informing the public of the dangers of passive smoking and bui
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:10
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