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[Missouri] LETTER: Smoke-free air is for everyone — no exceptions

Show-Me Smoke Free was dismayed to read a Post-Dispatch editorial that said proposed partial smoking restrictions in St. Charles and St. Louis counties were better than nothing....industry wants initiatives like these to pass. Weak smoke-free laws set us
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 25, 2018 23:48
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[Florida] Amendment 9 In Two Acts: We Unbundle Arguments Around The Drilling And Vaping Ban

Donna Lundy, a volunteer with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, lays out the case for voting yes on Amendment 9, because of the vaping ban: "The case for Amendment 9 basically comes down to: do you want to breathe fresh air in public pla
WJCT Public Broadcasting (Jacksonville, FL)
added Oct 25, 2018 23:35
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[Nebraska] Preventing secondhand smoking on college campuses

. To help prevent that on college campuses, the truth campaign tour made their way to the Western Nebraska Community College to help eliminate secondhand smoke and work to create a tobacco-free policy. Once tobacco is burned, it brings the effect of smo
KOLN/KGIN: 1011 Lincoln and Grand Island, Nebraska
added Oct 24, 2018 17:17
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[Maine] WCGH recognized for tobacco-free achievements

Waldo County General Hospital was among institutions recognized at the ninth annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards celebration, hosted by the MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative.
Belfast (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 24, 2018 02:53
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Polluters Picked Pruitt’s Science Advisory Board Members, Will They Win Over Wheeler Too?

The EPA released the finalists for the next round of Science Advisory Board, and the list of 174 nominees...includes such luminaries as tobacco-funded and Heartland-affiliated James Enstrom
Daily Kos (blog)
added Oct 24, 2018 02:38
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[New York] Non-Tobacco Hookah Bar Owners Say They Face Closure Under New Smoking Laws

A new regulation comes into effect at midnight on Oct. 22, banning New York restaurants and bars from serving non-tobacco hookah without a permit. Dozens of bar owners that offer the water pipes gathered on the steps of New York City Hall on Oct. 22 to a
The Epoch Times
added Oct 24, 2018 02:23
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[California] Early-childhood advocates see cannabis challenges rise as tobacco sales fall

As more states consider legalizing marijuana, California's First 5 agencies are on the forefront of educating the public about the impacts during pregnancy and in homes with young children. AUTHOR
EducationDive
added Oct 23, 2018 17:33
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Secondhand smoke exposure and depressive symptoms in children: a longitudinal study

SHS exposure is associated with depressive symptoms in young persons, both concurrently and one year later. This finding adds to the evidence base supporting that children should be protected from SHS exposure.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2018 18:54
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Cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke exposure before and after a tobacco-free Olympic policy period: Qingdao, China

Smoking prevalence among men and secondhand smoke exposure among women significantly decreased in Qingdao, China after the tobacco-free Olympics public policy period. Since only the proportion of lighter smokers decreased, this may help explain why urban
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2018 18:48
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EPA’s Proposal to Restrict Science Will Be Delayed: Score One for Science.

The proposal was originally designed to fight limits on second-hand smoke by essentially excluding from the decision-making process studies that would demonstrate population-level impacts on public health. Those studies rely on the confidential medical re
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Oct 19, 2018 18:24
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