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[California] Bill allowing landlords to bar medical pot use is dropped

A lawmaker has dropped a bill that would have allowed landlords to bar tenants from smoking medical marijuana in apartments... Wood had said AB 2300 is needed because secondhand smoke can easily travel through windows, doors and shared ventilation system
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 31, 2016 22:54

[Japan] Study: Passive smoking ups risk of lung cancer death by 30%

The finding marks the first time that researchers have presented scientific evidence of the relationship between secondhand smoke and lung cancer in Japanese nonsmokers. The team, led by researchers at the National Cancer Center Japan, concluded that se
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 31, 2016 15:25

Radon, Secondhand Smoke, and Children in the Home: Creating a Teachable Moment for Lung Cancer Prevention

There is a critical need to raise parental awareness on child health inequities related to the home exposure to radon and SHS. Public health nurses can create TMs for lung cancer prevention through greater awareness of the risks posed by radon and SHS al
Public Health Nursing
added Aug 31, 2016 14:31

UofL research shows more awareness needed on home environmental exposures that cause lung cancer

found that the presence of children in the home did not motivate parents to test and mitigate for radon and secondhand tobacco smoke, both of which cause lung cancer. The findings highlight a need to raise awareness on these exposure risks and their long-
University of Louisville
added Aug 31, 2016 14:29

Adults With CVD Have Gaps in Secondhand Smoke Knowledge

Low-income adults with cardiovascular disease have considerable gaps in knowledge relating to secondhand smoke, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Chronic Disease.
Doctors Lounge
added Aug 29, 2016 21:04

[California] “You have the right to protect your health”: Perceptions of Secondhand Smoke and Exposure Mitigation Strategies in Low-Income Patients With Heart Disease, San Francisco, 2011–2012 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although most participants in our study identified SHS exposure as a nuisance and harmful to health, not one participant spontaneously listed heart disease as an SHS risk. There was greater awareness that SHS causes lung disease and some cancers. Although
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:03

Cloud-chasing (electronic cigarette)

Competitive vaping is increasing in popularity internationally, spreading from the US and Canada to Indonesia.[6] It was well publicized around 2014, when sites such as Mashable, Gizmodo, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post ran featured articles on the
added Aug 28, 2016 15:25

[Asia, Japan] TROUBLESHOOTER / Father-in-law’s secondhand smoke may affect baby’s health

let me suggest you directly explain to him the risks and ask him to bear these things in mind. I don’t think this will cause any harm to your relationship with him; you will be speaking as a concerned mother to a man who is already aware of the risks of p
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 28, 2016 08:05

[Minnesota] New Study Tests Effectiveness of Public Housing Smoking Ban

The new study involved surveying Minnesota public housing residents before and after their facilities enacted smoking bans. Respondents provided demographic information as well as smoking status and their daily exposure to secondhand smoke. Ultimately, 1 (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

[Asia] Electronic cigarettes proving a sellout hit in Japanese market

it has not been scientifically proven that these smokeless cigarettes do not cause passive smoking. The e-cigarette boom was triggered by iQOS, a product released by Philip Morris Japan K.K. Rather than burning tobacco leaves, the iQOS heats cigarettes i
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:27
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