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LETTER: The Smell of Old Books

The effort by Columbia University and the Morgan Library & Museum to record scents in old books and associated objects is a worthy project....A dictionary owned by Mark Twain still had a distinct aroma of tobacco in its pages. Twain, of course, was an in
New York Times
added Mar 28, 2017 00:16
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[Minnesota] Condo owners complain about secondhand smoke

Unless there was a state law that prohibits outdoor smoking in residential communities or unless the association’s governing documents designate smoking or non-smoking buildings or floors, I would think that you would have a difficult legal battle.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Mar 27, 2017 04:36
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[Maryland] ZIMMERMAN: Rockville can lead the way on smoke-free outdoor dining

On Monday, the Rockville City Council will hold a public hearing... When it comes to smoke-free outdoor dining areas, science, economics and health are all firmly on our side. Everybody wins. I look forward to the day in the very near future when this pol
Washington Post
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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[Asia, India] Passive smoking worries ‘smoke free’ Himachal Pradesh

The Himachal Pradesh has not been able to find solution to check passive smoking at home, which troubles the ‘smoke free’ state even more. The northern hill state comes only after Mizoram and Uttarakhand in the country in exposure of adults to second-
The Statesman (in)
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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[Ohio] Proposed bill to ban smoking in car with kids sparks heated debate

Health professionals say it could save children from chronic health problems but critics argue the government shouldn't be involved
WKBN 27/FOX 17/62 (Youngstown, OH)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:49
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[Canada] 'Haze of smoke': Ottawa tenant frustrated by second-hand marijuana smoke

She wants her landlord, Urbandale, to take action. “The landlord has to take into account, and they should be taking into account, how it affects the people that don’t do drugs and that don’t smoke cigarettes, and they’re not doing enough for us,” Azar
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 21:38
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[New York] Johnstown considers smoke-free park idea

Officials may consider making city properties like parks tobacco-free after hearing a representative of Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties address the Common Council Monday night at City Hall. Mayor Vern Jackson, a self-admitted “reform
Gloversville (NY) Leader-Herald
added Mar 23, 2017 01:29
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Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California [FREE FULL TEXT]

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:25
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[UK] E-cigarette use in public places: striking the right balance [FREE FULL TEXT]

The evidence to date does not support a policy to prohibit e-cigarette use in enclosed public places and such policies could have significant unintended consequences by sustaining the use of smoked tobacco. In addition, if and when vapour products with a
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:02
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Supreme court to consider appeal to enforce smoking ban in UK jails

The appeal has been brought by Paul Black, a prisoner at HMP Wymott, on the basis of fresh evidence from a Ministry of Justice medical report on air quality behind bars which warns that “secondhand smoke harms everyone”. Black, who has heart problems, l
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:58
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