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Smoking pot or tobacco at California beaches could soon be illegal under bills headed to Gov. Brown

Secondhand smoke is a health risk, and discarded cigarette butts contain chemicals that can harm animals that eat them, the lawmakers said. Health groups such as the American Cancer Society support the measures. “This bill would reduce the serious health
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 14, 2017 04:02
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[Canada] LETTER: Butt out around the hospital

People with breathing problems should not be subjected to second hand smoke at their local hospital, it just does not make sense. What will it be like after July 1 of 2018? Will patients have to put up with marijuana smoke as well on hospital grounds?
The Oshawa Express (ca)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:49
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Nevada could be first state to set up marijuana lounges

“Allowing regulated social use areas is a good solution that recognizes cannabis consumers' rights to congregate just like alcohol drinkers can in bars while also protecting nonconsumers' rights not to inhale secondhand smoke,” said Tom Angell, the found
The Hill
added Sep 14, 2017 01:19
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From the tobacco industry to the EPA, latest Trump nominee bad news for vulnerable chemical safety law

Running the toxics office at the EPA is unlikely to change Dourson’s outlook. After all, this is the man who defended his work for tobacco to downplay concerns about second-hand smoke by saying “Jesus hung out with prostitutes and tax collectors.”
Environmental Defense Fund
added Sep 12, 2017 15:48
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[North Carolina] O’CONNOR: 1 in 7 Americans smoke – where you’ll find them

the poor will be even less able to buy health insurance. All of this looks like a bad recipe. Poor people getting sick from smoking but not having the insurance to pay their medical bills. Wealthier people are refraining from smoking, most likely staying
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 12, 2017 03:00
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Ukraine’s smoking rate drops, but more action needed to save lives

The progress in combatting the world’s leading cause of preventable death shows Ukraine’s lawmakers are following up on commitments made as part of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, ratified by Ukraine on June 6, 2006. The Campaign for To
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Sep 11, 2017 23:11
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[Europe, UK] One in four EU workers exposed to second-hand smoke at work

The abstract, which was presented at the 2017 European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Milan, looked at all 28 countries currently in the European Union (EU), the majority of which have introduced smoke-free legislation to protect wor
Imperial College London (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 23:10
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[Canada] LETT: City moving too slowly on patio smoking

Faced with a well-documented public health threat from smoking on bar and restaurant patios, this edition of city council seems to be satisfied to dither while cigarettes burn all over the city.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:40
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[UK-Scotland] Health Q&A with Shona Robison

One approach we’ve taken to instil a sense of personal responsibility has been using marketing campaigns, like our Take It Right Outside campaign on second-hand smoke – which contributed to children’s exposure to second-hand smoke being halved. We’ll cont
Holyrood (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:36
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[Northern Marianas Islands, Oceania] REACH effort targets dangers of secondhand smoke

The Racial Ethnic Approach to Community Health has launched a new anti-tobacco campaign, this time making people aware of the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke. REACH project assistant Hee Jae Lee said the campaign is specific to reducing exposure
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Sep 11, 2017 06:23
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