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[Kentucky] TLRMC asks Caneyville to go smoke-free

At the encouragement of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center, the City of Caneyville has begun discussions about whether to join the rest of the county and become a smoke-free city.
Grayson County (KY) News-Gazette
added Jul 11, 2017 18:48
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[Asia-pacific] LETTER: Smoking in public leaves even non-smokers in Hong Kong facing serious health risks

The government has laws in place but there needs to be efficient enforcement. When it comes to use of controlled substances like tobacco, there has to be a healthy modicum of respect on the part of users towards the health of non-users, and this is simpl
South China Morning Post
added Jul 11, 2017 16:57
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[UK] LIDDLE: Being anti-smoking damages your mental health

The government and ASH were delighted to celebrate ten years of the ban and have said, without any evidence at all, that it has been ‘popular’ with the general public. How do they know? The last two opinion polls show that more people in the UK would lik
The Spectator (uk)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:42
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[New Zealand] Our children in smoke chambers

Commissioner, we must protest. Unfathomable suggests there's depth to the Government's thinking. This is giving undue credit. The science must be clear even to lawmakers who are splashing around in the shallows of social policy. READ MORE: Children's
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 10, 2017 22:16
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[New Zealand] Children's Commissioner baffled by Government's position on smoking in cars

Children's Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft, is describing the Government's resistance to banning smoking in cars when children are present as "unfathomable." His criticism follows the release of University of Otago research which showed one in five c
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 10, 2017 22:15
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Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in the Rural United States

Understanding where tobacco use in rural areas is higher than urban areas can help prioritize resources to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure and begin to address the increasing numbers of CLRD-related deaths in rural areas.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:01
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[UK-Wales] Royal Assent granted for “radical” Public Health (Wales) Act

The wide-ranging law includes smoking bans for playgrounds, schools, and hospital grounds
Caerphilly Observer (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 14:57
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[New Zealand] Thousands of NZ children continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

These findings by ASPIRE2025 researchers contradict Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the hazards of exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS). The research, led by the University of Otago, Wellington, and publi
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:18
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Air pollution is as unhealthy as secondhand smoke, a new study says

A survey by Carnegie Mellon University of 1,200 children living near some of the biggest polluters in the Pittsburgh area shows that children who live near sources of pollution run the same risk of developing asthma as those exposed to secondhand tobacco
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Jul 7, 2017 16:07
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New CDC Report shows deaths from cancer higher in rural America

Healthcare providers in rural areas can: Promote healthy behaviors that reduce cancer risk. Prevent tobacco initiation, promote tobacco cessation, and eliminate secondhand smoke exposure.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 7, 2017 14:13
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