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The Smell of Pot Threatens an Apartment Sale

My neighbor’s teenage son smokes copious amounts of marijuana with his friends... “It’s an ethical issue, and it could turn into a legal issue,” said Steven D. Sladkus, a Manhattan real estate lawyer. “Someone could say that you intentionally hid somethin
New York Times
added Jun 3, 2016 18:30

[District of Columbia] What to do if you’re annoyed by cigarette smoke in your apartment building

A growing number of apartment complexes around the District are going totally smoke-free, and broadening their policies to include all kinds of smoke, including tobacco, marijuana and shisha (the fragrant tobacco smoked in a hookah).
Washington Post
added Jun 3, 2016 16:23


the negative impacts of tobacco use on Solomon Islands population is quite significant. Dr. Dalipanda made the remark yesterday during the commemoration of the World No Tobacco Day in Honiara. He said 80 percent of the country’s youths are exposed to To
Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (sb)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:54

Picture Paw-fect: How The Internet’s Best Animal Memes Are Reducing Secondhand Smoke and truth created the Four-Legged Finishers campaign, which gave our furry friends a voice in the movement to FINISH smoking for good. Over 63,228 members signed up to submit hilarious animal pics with captions about how ci
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 2, 2016 14:39

[Asia, Japan] Passive smoking kills 15,000 each year; women at twice the risk

The estimates, compiled by a study group of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, were released on May 31, which is World No Tobacco Day. The group estimated the annual number of deaths by comparing the risks of developing four kinds of diseases th
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:03

[Canada] Jim Watson: Ode to Heather Crowe, an anti-smoking champion

the true credit for this ground-breaking piece of legislation rests with a humble, and courageous waitress named Heather Crowe. Heather was a kind, soft-spoken hospitality worker whom I first got to know when she waitressed at The Newport Restaurant on R
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 15:35

[Asia-pacific] Nearly 30 million Vietnamese non-smokers are passive smokers

Cigarette smoke affects some 30 million non-smokers, especially women and children in Việt Nam, according to the Ministry of Health. Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer. Each year, Việt Nam witnesses an additional 20,000 cases of lung cancer and mor
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 31, 2016 20:50

[Canada] Smoke-free for 10 years: Ottawa remembers anti-smoking advocate Heather Crowe

A decade after Ontario’s smoke-free legislation came into effect, friends and family of anti-smoking advocate Heather Crowe gathered in a Scott Street park to remember her on Tuesday. The small, tree-lined space at the corner of Island Park Drive has bee
Metro (ca)
added May 31, 2016 19:29

[Asia, India] Here's how your smoking colleague is killing you

Dr. Santosh Kumar Agarwal, Senior Interventional Cardiologist, Kailash Hospital and Heart Institute, Noida warns, "On this World No Tobacco Day, it is important to raise awareness about the fact that there are no safe levels of exposure to second-hand sm
Times of India
added May 31, 2016 19:26
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] RAMADIANTO: Protecting our future from secondhand smoke

The government should put in place laws designed to protect everyone, including children, from SHS exposure and enforce them consistently. Arguably, the law tends to take its time catching up with scientific evidence, and even more so when the evidence c
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 31, 2016 13:27
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