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[Ireland] One in five exposed to passive smoke every day

According to the second annual Healthy Ireland survey, which involved almost 7,500 people aged 15 and older, 23% of the population are current smokers and 18% of people are exposed to passive smoke every day. (ie)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:58

[UK-Scotland] Sheilla Duffy: Smoke-free homes for all kids is still our goal

with continuing encouragement and support, more people will get there. I am confident of this because people are not being forced to do anything. This is something that they themselves say that they want to do, and the motivation is their children’s healt
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 14:27

[Arizona] ALLHANDS: Your freedom to toke vs. my freedom not to breathe it

One of Proposition 205's basic arguments is that adults should be free to smoke marijuana without fear of going to prison... But legalizing recreational marijuana comes with a big, mostly unanswered question: What happens when your freedom to toke confl
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 18, 2016 00:06

Study finds a new way that tobacco smoke can cause cancer

illuminates a new way that tobacco smoke may promote the development of lung cancer: inhibiting a DNA repair process called nucleotide excision repair (NER)... Many components of tobacco smoke are carcinogens that can damage DNA. This damage must be remov
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco fired up over National Cancer Center findings

“The conclusion that passive smoking increases the risk of lung cancer is scientifically proven clearly,” the NCC said in its latest online post, referring to JT’s earlier assertion casting doubt on a study by the center that concluded passive smoking ha
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:21

[Ireland] Passive smoking in youth can increase lung cancer risk

Non-smokers who were exposed to passive smoking in early life are at an increased risk of getting lung cancer, but only if they have genetic factors, a conference on cancer has been told. This risk was also associated with an earlier onset of the diseas
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:19
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[Colorado] AUDIO: An open letter to people who smoke marijuana at Red Rocks

Holly's point was clear: she and her husband no longer enjoy going to Red Rocks for concerts because of all the marijuana smoke in the air. Sometimes, she told us, she feels like the only person not smoking.
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Oct 17, 2016 17:54

[Switzerland] ARCHIVE: Report of the inquiry into the case concerning Prof. Ragnar Rylander* (PDF)

the complaint for defamation filed by Prof. Rylander against Mr. Pascal Diethelm and Dr. Jean-Charles Rielle...Rylander cannot be considered as an independent researcher vis-à-vis the tobacco industry since he maintained long-standing and largely secret l
Swissweb de la Prévention et de la Gestion Promotionnelle de la Santé
added Oct 16, 2016 15:42

[UK] East Renfrewshire launches anti-smoking campaign

The event will take place in the Barrhead Foundry on Wednesday, October 19 from 10am until 4pm and is open to all age groups. Smokefree Service staff will be on hand to offer advice and information on reducing second-hand smoke in the home and the effec
Barrhead News (uk)
added Oct 13, 2016 16:24
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[California] City waiting on pot laws: San Carlos ordinance would have restricted marijuana cultivation

the city must consider adopting secondhand smoke rules similar to how tobacco is regulated. “I could care less if they want to grow tomato plants or marijuana plants. It makes no difference. The issue is secondhand smoke,” Grocott said, according to a vi
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Oct 12, 2016 22:36
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