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[Alaska] TARNAI: Secondhand smoke a danger in apartments

Secondhand smoke exposure in multi-unit housing complexes is a common problem and can be dangerous. Exposure to secondhand smoke can lead to lung cancer, COPD, strokes, heart attacks and asthma. It’s particularly dangerous for children, pregnant women,
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jul 13, 2016 14:20
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[Massachusetts] Worcester bans smoking in nursing homes as of Jan. 1

Smoking will no longer be allowed in nursing homes and other similar facilities as of Jan. 1. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to add those facilities to the list of places where smoking is prohibited in the city.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 12, 2016 14:53
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America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2016 (PDF)

Cotinine, a breakdown product of nicotine, is used as a marker for exposure to secondhand smoke in nonsmokers. Cotinine levels at or above 0.05 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL) are often used as an indicator of secondhand smoke exposure in the previous
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
added Jul 12, 2016 14:52
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This smoking cessation intervention works!

A new clinical decision support tool prompts clinicians to ask parents about secondhand smoke exposure, provides an electronic nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) prescription, and makes referrals for follow-up and further guidance. A study found that the
Contemporary Pediatrics
added Jul 11, 2016 21:12
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[Uae: Dubai] UAE’s smoking ban must go much further to protect passive smokers, health experts say

The Federal Law on Tobacco Control from 2009 was introduced by Dubai Municipality in 2014 but it only bans smoking in public places such as buses and sports venues, and sale of tobacco products to people under 18 and at cafes and restaurants in residenti
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 11, 2016 16:27
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Lifelong Cardiovascular Adverse Effects of Childhood Tobacco Smoke Exposure

The prevailing evidence of ETS exposure and its cardiovascular consequences beginning as early as in utero and lasting into adulthood highlight the importance of eliminating ETS exposure. The purpose of this report is to illustrate the epidemiological tre
Springer Science+Business Media
added Jul 10, 2016 15:39
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[UK] Mum Launches Petition To Ban Smoking Near Children’s Playgrounds Because Of Danger To Kids

A mum has launched a petition calling on the government to ban smoking near children’s playgrounds because of the danger of secondhand smoke. Annie Dressner, a mum-of-one from Cambridge, was inspired to create the petition after an incident with a smoke
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 8, 2016 19:03
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[Alaska] Marijuana Control Board tweaks marijuana bar rules

Major aspects that remain up in the air are ventilation – and how to ensure employee health and safety in a room where there is cannabis smoke – and tracking the marijuana purchases. Concerns about secondhand smoke — and whether servers exposed to that
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 8, 2016 19:00
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Local communities help Minnesota reach tipping point for clean air

now 50 percent of Minnesotans live in communities that prohibit public e-cigarette use wherever smoking is prohibited. This protects bystanders from secondhand e-cigarette aerosol and prevents the re-normalization of smoking-like behavior, which could enc
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Jul 8, 2016 18:39
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Colorado celebrates 10 years of clean indoor air

This month marks the ten-year anniversary of a state law designed to protect Coloradans from exposure to secondhand smoke. With the law’s passing the state has seen a number of improvements in certain health markers including a decrease in the proportion
Chaffee County (CO) Times
added Jul 7, 2016 22:53
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