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[Australia] Smoking ban introduced in Queensland's national parks in effort to make 'air fresher'

The Queensland Government is concerned the air is not fresh enough in national parks, citing air quality and passive smoking as key reasons for a partial smoking ban that comes into force tomorrow. National Parks Minister Dr Steven Miles said the new re
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:07

[Micronesia, Northern Marianas Islands] Massage therapist files pregnancy-discrimination lawsuit against employer

Mirage Corp. permitted its customers to smoke cigarettes inside one or more of its business locations and smoking was permitted in general areas in which other customers and or employees were present. There were no measures taken to designate an enclosed
Marianas Variety (mp)
added Jan 30, 2017 18:32


Klassen and her team found that although the number of places where nicotine was detected remained unchanged, the levels of detected nicotine were reduced by almost half after the policy was enacted. “This is encouraging,” Klassen said. “These data show
added Jan 30, 2017 18:29

Prenatal Smoke Exposure and ADHD: Advancing the Field [FREE FULL TEXT]

the field should emphasize research that can examine the contributions of intrauterine exposure to maternal smoking on adverse neurodevelopment more broadly. Above all, continued work is needed to help avoid such exposure in the first place via clinical p
added Jan 30, 2017 18:25

NUTTYCOMBE: The memories that tobacco evokes

At her funeral, we emptied cartons of her unsmoked cigarettes into a basket and set it next to the guest book, with an invitation to pick up a coffin nail in Mom’s honor...I do sometimes miss the smell of secondhand smoke. It smells like home.
Washington Post
added Jan 28, 2017 21:11
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[South Dakota] Secondhand smoke brings its own problems

The South Dakota Department of Health Tobacco Control Program (SD-TCP) has developed resources to assist rental property owners and managers with adopting smoke-free policies for their buildings. These resources aim to educate rental property owners and
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jan 28, 2017 21:05

Electronic cigarettes and indoor air quality: a review of studies using human volunteers

there is a need to conduct IAQ studies in natural settings by using a standardized protocol...There is also a need to emphasize that it is the onus of the manufacturers in providing and proving scientifically sound safety claims for their products prior t
Reviews on Environmental Health
added Jan 26, 2017 14:21

Canada: Work Refusal Due To Second-Hand Smoke Was Not Properly Investigated: Arbitrator

A correctional officer with sinusitis and sensitivity to second-hand smoke was entitled to have her work refusal investigated by prison management, an arbitrator has decided. Although the prison was a non-smoking facility, prisoners would smuggle in con
added Jan 25, 2017 18:21
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[California] Smoke-Free Housing Is Not a Luxury

The Nevada County Public Health Department is kicking off a “Healthy Housing for Healthy Living 2017” Campaign. The purpose is to increase the amount of 100% smoke-free policies for multi-unit housing in Nevada County. Smoke-free policies not only protect
Downieville (CA) Mountain Messenger
added Jan 25, 2017 00:01

One Minute of Marijuana Secondhand Smoke Exposure Substantially Impairs Vascular Endothelial Function [FREE FULL TEXT]

One minute of exposure to marijuana SHS substantially impairs endothelial function in rats for at least 90 minutes, considerably longer than comparable impairment by tobacco SHS. Impairment of FMD does not require cannabinoids, nicotine, or rolling paper
Journal of the American Heart Association
added Jan 24, 2017 05:10
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