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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Crack down on inconsiderate smoking neighbours

I am one of the HDB dwellers who have been exposed to second-hand smoke from neighbours living in the flat below. In my case, the family of three are all chain smokers and, on weekends, they would invite their friends, who are also smokers.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:56
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[Asia, India] Sirsa gives proof of ill-effects of hookah smoking to NGT

Sirsa today submitted evidence to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairman on the disastrous effects of hookah smoking on health and environment. During a hearing as desired by the NGT for submission of evidence of the ill-effects of hookah smoking, the
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:53
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[UK-Scotland] Call to ban smoking in Scotland’s prisons

The SPS said it would ensure that its workers were no longer exposed to unacceptable levels of second-hand smoke and bring Scotland into line with other parts of the UK. However prison reform campaigners called for prisoners to be allowed to smoke outsid
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:47
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[UK-Scotland] Characterising the Exposure of Prison Staff to Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke

This is the most comprehensive assessment of prison workers’ exposure to SHS in the world. The results are highly relevant to the development of smoke-free policies in prisons and should be considered when deciding on the best approach to provide prison s
Annals of Work Exposures and Health
added Jul 17, 2017 13:52
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[New York] Faculty Senate, PSS leading effort to revise campus smoking policy

Clearly, the policy is not working. In an attempt to make UB truly smoke-free, the Office of Shared Governance — led by Glick and Professional Staff Senate Chair Domenic Licata — is heading up an effort to revamp the current policy.
University of Buffalo
added Jul 17, 2017 13:37
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking to be banned in Scottish prisons by end of 2018

On Monday, the SPS revealed a report into the effects of second-hand smoke on prisoners and staff. The Tobacco in Prison Study (TIPS), led by experts at Glasgow University, found typical non-smoking prison workers were exposed to as much second-hand sm
STV (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:27
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[UK-Scotland] Target date in 2018 for smoke-free Scottish prisons

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) has said it intends to make Scotland's prisons smoke free by next year. The date was announced at the launch of a major report into prison workers' exposure to second-hand smoke. It showed high levels of second-hand smok
BBC Online
added Jul 17, 2017 12:59
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[Indiana] Dead at 42, father & husband inspires anti-smoking campaign for African-Americans

His doctors warned him his habit had an impact on his health. Even that didn’t work... Since William’s death, Xavier, 14, and Yulonda have been sharing that message with other African-Americans as part of the Indiana Black Expo’s “Matters of the Heart” ca
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 14, 2017 11:22
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[UK] Parents smoking at youth football matches prompts campaign urging them to stub out on the sidelines

Smoke Free Sidelines highlights how children copy adult behaviour. The campaign has not been prompted by a noticeable rise in people smoking at youth football pitches, but is part of a wider drive to improve health in the county.
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 18:07
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[Canada] Halifax woman frustrated with looming smell of marijuana in her apartment complex

A 70-year-old woman living in an apartment complex in Halifax says she can’t seem to get away from the smell of pot. Judy Howe says she’s resorted to wearing a mask and putting a cloth under her front door because the smell of marijuana in her building i
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jul 13, 2017 00:09
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