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[Canada] Heart attack rates in Calgary plummet dramatically in wake of tobacco bans

On Jan. 1, 2007, a prohibition on smoking in public places went into effect in the city, followed by a similar provincewide measure the following year. In Calgary, the number of heart attacks per 100,000 people slipped from 222.3 in 2006 to 198.6 the fo
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 24, 2017 14:31
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Foundation urges ministry to outlaw smoking rooms

Smoking rooms should be banned because particulate matter inevitably drifts into the surrounding environment, John Tung Foundation officials said on Thursday, as the nation considers revisions to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act
Taipei Times (tw)
added Apr 22, 2017 22:27
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[South Dakota] Editorial: Time to get tougher with smoking ban

We’re not the first community to face this risk to public health. We don’t need to reinvent the wheel. More than 1,400 municipalities nationwide have successfully established complete, comprehensive smoke-free outdoor policies...It will take some leaders
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Apr 21, 2017 12:40
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[Kentucky] Study says only way to protect children from nicotine exposure is to not smoke in house — or quit

“Parents may think that not smoking around their child is enough, but this is not the case. These findings emphasize that the only safe way to protect children from smoke exposure is to quit smoking and ban smoking in the home,” Dr. Melinda Mahabee-Gitte
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Apr 20, 2017 23:46
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[Ireland] HARRINGTON: Don’t let manners evaporate in puff of vaping smoke

I vaped in a public place – outside a coffee shop, surrounded by cigarette smokers. The idea of vaping indoors seems inconceivable, given the connection my brain makes with actual smoking. Yet vaping smells lovely and doesn’t stick to your clothes or hai
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 20, 2017 19:03
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: End the Lollygagging and Make EWU a Tobacco-Free Campus

The arguments for a tobacco-free campus are not simply tear-provoking stories of individual struggles with second hand smoke. They are valid health concerns based in statistics and research, which many forum-goers recited for the benefit of the collected
The Easterner (Eastern Washington University)
added Apr 20, 2017 18:42
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New study warns of dangers of third-hand smoke

A study in the Journal of Tobacco Control found high levels of nicotine on the hands of children of smokers--three times higher than non-smoking adults who live with smokers--as well as traces of nicotine in their saliva.
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:56
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] DHILLON: Secondary smoking bites! — Darshan Singh Dhillon

While the MCM commends the Health Ministry’s initiative to discourage smoking by implementing various policies and regulations, this must be followed by stern enforcement action. Other than those who directly violate rules, restaurants operators or build
Malay Mail (my)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:54
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North Bay lawmaker proposes ban on smoking at California beaches and parks

Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-Greenbrae, argues his legislation is necessary to address health risks of secondhand smoke, as well as the unsightly and environmentally unfriendly practice of discarding cigarette butts in public outdoor spaces. “Smokers have
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Apr 20, 2017 14:52
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Housing authority steps up smoking policy

The Hornersville Housing Authority is stepping up the non-smoking policy to stop hazardous situations from happening due to smoke damage inside their homes. According to Jessica Coleman, executive director of the Hornersville Housing Authority, the main
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:40
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