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VIDEO: Secondhand smoke sparks ban for California public housing

Some taxpayers in Palm Desert, agree. "I think there's health reasons for the individuals that are living there. Plus, the smoke gets into the walls and is an environmental hazard," Dave Roper said. "If this is something that has to be done because peopl
KESQ News Channel 3 (Palm Desert, CA)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:43
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[Japan] VIDEO: Lung cancer group creates parody of 'PPAP' song for secondhand smoke awareness

Videos promoting the prevention of secondhand smoke using the internationally hit song "PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)" have been released by the Japan Lung Cancer Alliance (JLCA), a citizens' group whose members include lung cancer patients and their fa
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:39
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[District of Columbia] WILLIAMS: Say Yes to the Smoke-Free Campus Referendum

We are a community, therefore we should promote the health of our entire population. The college campus is a specific, special environment that, while considering individual behaviors, must be concerned for the common good of all its residents. As a coll
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:26
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[New York] VIDEO: New Rule Bans Smoking In Public Housing Nationwide

Patrick Kwan, director of NYC Smoke-Free at Public Health Solutions, said this will positively impact the 400,000 people in New York City Housing Authority developments. “For far too long people who depend on public housing, people who are in NYCHA, peo
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Dec 1, 2016 04:36
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HUD Rule to Make Public Housing Smoke-Free Will Protect Vulnerable Children and Families

We applaud HUD and Secretary Julián Castro for taking action to protect the health of public housing residents, including many children, elderly and people with health conditions who are particularly susceptible to the health effects of secondhand smoke.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:21
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Secondhand (and Third-Hand) Smoke May Be Making Your Pet Sick

(FDA) veterinarian Carmela Stamper, D.V. M., the news is not good. “Smoking’s not only harmful to people; it’s harmful to pets, too,” Stamper says. “If 58 million non-smoking adults and children are exposed to tobacco smoke, imagine how many pets are ex
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 30, 2016 20:13
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FDA: Smoking exposure kills dogs, cats

The FDA has long warned that secondhand smoke can travel through the air and harm nearby people who breathe in the fumes. The agency is also concerned about thirdhand smoke, which leaves a residue that stains clothes, furniture, and carpets.
The Hill
added Nov 30, 2016 20:12
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[Montana] ROZAN: Apartment dwellers deserve smoke-free homes, too

Along with saving lives, landlords should know that going smoke-free makes economic sense. Surveys by the Montana Tobacco Use and Prevention Program show that only 19 percent of Montana renters are protected by smoke-free policies, but 85 percent of tena
Montana Standard
added Nov 30, 2016 04:59
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[Asia, Japan] Ahead of 2020, will secondhand smoke end?

consumer groups and nurse organizations called for strict regulations, saying, “Imposing penalties, rather than just urging efforts, is necessary.” Meanwhile, restaurant industry groups and others voiced strong opposition, bringing up arguments such as, “
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:36
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[Florida] First tobacco-free baby born through DOH-Volusia program

Root Leandra Gregory was born healthy and tobacco free thanks to some hard work by her parents and a new program offered by the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia). She is the first baby born to the Baby & Me Tobacco Free program.
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Nov 29, 2016 21:22
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