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[South Carolina] Deep Breaths: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Throwing away the small, nicotine-filled stick could lower your risk of lung cancer. Lung cancer kills 19 people every hour and causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined including colon, breast and prostate.
WYFF-TV - Ch. 4 (Greenville, SC)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:44
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[California] EDITORIAL: Thumbs up: Clearing the air of second-hand smoke in Sonoma

Measure W on Nov. 8 is an opportunity for voters to update Sonoma’s smoking ordinance to better reflect present state laws and public attitudes about tobacco...The Press Democrat recommends a yes vote on Measure W.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Oct 30, 2016 22:24
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One Minute of Marijuana Secondhand Smoke Exposure Substantially Impairs Vascular Endothelial Function (PDF)

substantially impairs endothelial function in rats for at least 90 minutes, considerably longer than comparable impairment by tobacco...SHS can exert similar adverse cardiovascular effects regardless of whether it is from tobacco or marijuana.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:11
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One Minute of Marijuana Secondhand Smoke Exposure Substantially Impairs Vascular Endothelial Function

one minute of exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) from marijuana diminishes blood vessel function to the same extent as tobacco, but the harmful cardiovascular effects last three times longer, according to a new study in rats led by the UC San Francisco r
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:08
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[Canada] Social disparities in children's exposure to secondhand smoke in privately owned vehicles

Children travelling in cars registered in the most disadvantaged areas of Montreal were more likely to be exposed to SHS than children travelling in cars registered in the most advantaged areas (unadjusted OR=3.46, 95% CI 1.99 to 6.01).
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2016 00:56
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[California] GALLIAN, et. al.: The case for tougher smoking laws in Sonoma

Council has heard extensive requests from citizens and public health organizations about the need to extend protections... Vote yes on Measure W to amend Chapter 7.24 to expand secondhand smoke and related protections to all public places, multi-family re
Sonoma Valley (CA) Sun
added Oct 27, 2016 19:44
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New Business Pulse focuses on helping businesses improve employee health by reducing tobacco use

(CDC) Foundation today releases Business Pulse: Tobacco Use to help businesses improve employee health... "Tobacco use undermines the health and productivity of American workers," said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. "We encourage businesses to pu
PR Newswire
added Oct 27, 2016 01:26
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Effects of hookah smoking on indoor air quality in homes

demonstrates potentially hazardous levels of home air pollution in rooms where hookahs are being smoked as well as in adjacent rooms. These levels were greater than those in cigarette smoking homes, raising concerns about potential negative health effects
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:15
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COMMENTARY ON WHO REPORT ON ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND ELECTRONIC NON-NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

Overall, the WHO report does not correctly position ENDS primarily as an alternative to smoking and instead focusses excessively on risks of ENDS use without adequately recognising the deep reductions in health risks when a smoker switches to ENDS. The FC
UK Centre for Tobacco & Alcohol Studies (uk)
added Oct 26, 2016 14:11
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VIDEO: The secondhand smoke you don't even know you're exposed to is killing you

non-smoking individuals with the highest levels of cotinine lost 13.8 years of life. What’s most alarming, Flores said, is that non-smoking individuals are unaware of their risk, answering “no” when asked if they are exposed to secondhand smoke. “Little
Fox News
added Oct 26, 2016 13:38
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