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[California] GALLIAN, et. al.: The case for tougher smoking laws in Sonoma

Council has heard extensive requests from citizens and public health organizations about the need to extend protections... Vote yes on Measure W to amend Chapter 7.24 to expand secondhand smoke and related protections to all public places, multi-family re
Sonoma Valley (CA) Sun
added Oct 27, 2016 19:44
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New Business Pulse focuses on helping businesses improve employee health by reducing tobacco use

(CDC) Foundation today releases Business Pulse: Tobacco Use to help businesses improve employee health... "Tobacco use undermines the health and productivity of American workers," said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. "We encourage businesses to pu
PR Newswire
added Oct 27, 2016 01:26
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Effects of hookah smoking on indoor air quality in homes

demonstrates potentially hazardous levels of home air pollution in rooms where hookahs are being smoked as well as in adjacent rooms. These levels were greater than those in cigarette smoking homes, raising concerns about potential negative health effects
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:15
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COMMENTARY ON WHO REPORT ON ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND ELECTRONIC NON-NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

Overall, the WHO report does not correctly position ENDS primarily as an alternative to smoking and instead focusses excessively on risks of ENDS use without adequately recognising the deep reductions in health risks when a smoker switches to ENDS. The FC
UK Centre for Tobacco & Alcohol Studies (uk)
added Oct 26, 2016 14:11
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VIDEO: The secondhand smoke you don't even know you're exposed to is killing you

non-smoking individuals with the highest levels of cotinine lost 13.8 years of life. What’s most alarming, Flores said, is that non-smoking individuals are unaware of their risk, answering “no” when asked if they are exposed to secondhand smoke. “Little
Fox News
added Oct 26, 2016 13:38
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Detection of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural and furfural in the aerosol of electronic cigarettes

The addition of sweeteners to ECIG liquids exposes ECIG user to furans, a toxic class of compounds. Under certain conditions, the per-puff yield of HMF and FA in ECIG emissions is comparable to values reported for combustible cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 26, 2016 03:09
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[Nevada] HAMMOND-MOORE: Move forward, Mesquite: Ban indoor smoking

I worked for one of the casinos in Mesquite .... I would come home after spending more than 10 hours a day in the smoke-filled environment. My children didn’t even want to hug me... The scare tactics provided by Ms. Delaney, that several hundred people w
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:15
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[Nevada] LETTER: We can’t allow it

“In Mesquite, we have more than 2,000 citizens who depend on their jobs... That’s correct, and those people also count on their leaders to be cognizant of the public health of the community at-large. Two-thousand workers are breathing secondhand smoke eve
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:14
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[Asia-pacific] Japan must aim for intl standards to block passive smoking damage

Aiming to prevent damage caused by passive smoking, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has compiled a draft of proposals to toughen control measures. The draft calls for total ban on smoking in buildings of government ministries and agencies, and on
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:49
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Most adults surveyed don't know e-cigarette use deposits nicotine on indoor surfaces

fewer than half said they knew that exhaled e-cigarette vapors contain nicotine that deposits on indoor surfaces. The abstract, "Household rules about e-cigarette use and beliefs about harms to children," will be presented at the American Academy of Pedi
EurekAlert
added Oct 22, 2016 18:05
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