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[Germany] Berlin woman faces €250,000 fine if she smokes on balcony past 8pm

A woman in Berlin has been banned from smoking on her balcony past 8pm - a violation the ban could lead to a fine of up to €250,000, or six months in prison. Uta F., 52, has lived in her Berlin-Hellersdorf apartment for the past nine years, but now her o
The Local.de (de)
added Feb 2, 2017 14:10
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Draft bill against public smoking in Japan extends to restaurants, sets fines

Under a bill to be submitted to the Diet in early March to revise Japan's Health Promotion Act, made public on Jan. 30, three tiers of smoking regulations would be established for facilities used by large numbers of people: a smoking ban on the premises,
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 1, 2017 13:59
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[Florida] Students, businesses partner to curb secondhand smoke

Members of Washington County's student-led Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) organization, along with the Florida Department of Health in Washington County, are celebrating local business partners and progress made in reducing exposure to secondhand
Chipley Paper.com (Holmes County (FL) Times-Advertiser / Washington County News)
added Feb 1, 2017 13:53
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[Pennsylvania] Study: Prohibiting smoking in PHA properties drastically reduced secondhand smoke exposure

as a recent study out of Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health reveals, simply implementing a smoke-free policy was enough to account for drastic reductions in the amount of secondhand smoke drifting through the air, including seeping into
PhillyVoice.com
added Jan 31, 2017 17:16
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Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Public Perception of Risks of Exposing Children to Second- and Third-Hand Tobacco Smoke

Nonsmokers and respondents living with children were more likely to see smoking in the home as affecting all the queried health problems (p < .05). Knowledge of the risks of second-hand smoke exposure is limited, and very few respondents perceived risk fr
Journal of Pediatric Health Care
added Jan 31, 2017 14:52
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[Australia] Smoking ban introduced in Queensland's national parks in effort to make 'air fresher'

The Queensland Government is concerned the air is not fresh enough in national parks, citing air quality and passive smoking as key reasons for a partial smoking ban that comes into force tomorrow. National Parks Minister Dr Steven Miles said the new re
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:07
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[Micronesia, Northern Marianas Islands] Massage therapist files pregnancy-discrimination lawsuit against employer

Mirage Corp. permitted its customers to smoke cigarettes inside one or more of its business locations and smoking was permitted in general areas in which other customers and or employees were present. There were no measures taken to designate an enclosed
Marianas Variety (mp)
added Jan 30, 2017 18:32
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[Pennsylvania] SMOKE-FREE POLICY CUTS NICOTINE DETECTED IN PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC HOUSING IN HALF: STUDY

Klassen and her team found that although the number of places where nicotine was detected remained unchanged, the levels of detected nicotine were reduced by almost half after the policy was enacted. “This is encouraging,” Klassen said. “These data show
DrexelNow
added Jan 30, 2017 18:29
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Prenatal Smoke Exposure and ADHD: Advancing the Field [FREE FULL TEXT]

the field should emphasize research that can examine the contributions of intrauterine exposure to maternal smoking on adverse neurodevelopment more broadly. Above all, continued work is needed to help avoid such exposure in the first place via clinical p
Pediatrics
added Jan 30, 2017 18:25
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NUTTYCOMBE: The memories that tobacco evokes

At her funeral, we emptied cartons of her unsmoked cigarettes into a basket and set it next to the guest book, with an invitation to pick up a coffin nail in Mom’s honor...I do sometimes miss the smell of secondhand smoke. It smells like home.
Washington Post
added Jan 28, 2017 21:11
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