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[Oklahoma] Smokeout event focuses on pet adoption

The Wellness Now Tobacco Use Prevention Workgroup has partnered with the Central Oklahoma Humane Society for the Great American Smokeout Partners for Life Pet Adoption Event. This year's event focuses not only on the effects smoking has on people, but a
The Oklahoman
added Nov 15, 2017 02:08
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Mother believes her baby’s serious lung infection came from secondhand smoke at restaurant

Word. Is it time yet for Kuala Lumpur to join the ranks of London, New York, Paris and uh… Singapore and take our smoking away from poor little baby lungs?
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Nov 15, 2017 01:59
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[Colorado] Avon’s Riverview Apartments mark first year of tobacco-free rules

Last March, a baseline survey of Riverview residents showed that 79 percent of the respondents lived in tobacco-free homes. However, that same survey showed that 46 percent of the respondents were bothered by second-hand smoke coming into their homes.
Vail (CO) Daily News
added Nov 11, 2017 23:39
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[Canada] Woman says rules aren't being enforced in non-smoking apartment buildings

A Halifax woman is calling on the province to have legal framework in place on cannabis use in apartment buildings before legalization next summer. Avril Jenkins has moved multiple times because of second-hand smoke from both cigarettes and cannabis, sh
Halifax Today/Halifax Courier (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: The big smoke? Not Invercargill, buddy.

Counter-intuitive though it may seen in the well-ventilated outdoors of Invercargill, second-hand smoke is deemed in international studies to be potentially harmful to people 5m away. What's more, "significant" effects can occur at least 9m from a burnin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[Tennessee] Editorial: Tobacco free campus proposal and its effects on students

we agree that there are extreme negative side effects that come with tobacco use and secondhand smoke. We believe individuals have the right to use the substances if they wish, but whether they can be used on campus is to be determined.
University Echo (UT at Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 9, 2017 04:39
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[Australia] 'That poor child was breathing in at least 250 toxic chemicals': Furious mother's call to ban adults smoking in front of children after seeing 'smoke blown into a toddler's face'

A mother has called for smoking around children to be completely banned, launching a petition after witnessing three adults light up in front of a toddler. Nina Belle, 31, was driving near her local shopping centre in Sydney when she said she spotted th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 15:51
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Emissions from Electronic Cigarettes: Assessing Vapers’ Intake of Toxic Compounds, Secondhand Exposures, and the Associated Health Impacts

E-cigarettes likely represent a lower risk to health than traditional combustion cigarettes, but they are not innocuous. Recently reported emission rates of potentially harmful compounds were used to assess intake and predict health impacts for vapers an
Environmental Science and Technology (American Chemical Society)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:59
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[Australia] 'It's child abuse': Sydney mum calls for smoking ban around kids

Nina Belle, who runs the Judgy Mummy blog, decided to start a petition after she was left horrified when she witness three men smoking next to a toddler’s pram outside a shopping centre.
Yahoo!
added Nov 7, 2017 22:22
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[Africa] Ethiopia’s first tobacco survey reveals alarming trend

In the wake of international tobacco companies’ vying to gain a foothold in the Ethiopian tobacco market, a new survey released on Wednesday revealed that there are around 3.7 million tobacco users...millions of Ethiopians are exposed to secondhand smoke
The Reporter (et)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:22
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