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[Australia] Editorial: Let’s clear the air on public smoking debate

Wrigglesworth took to social media after the gala parade to express her dismay at the number of people smoking along the route... But would it be fair? Already forced to the fringes of society, smokers have become modern-day pariahs.
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:29
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[Canada] Fire hazards, secondhand smoke main concerns for Nova Scotia landlords under marijuana legalization

Russell said that after legalization, recreational marijuana users should take some precautions to minimize the effect on other people. “If they're going to smoke, they can ensure that something is put under their doors to prevent it from going into the
Metro (ca)
added Apr 17, 2017 22:21
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[Ohio] A new worry for smokers' families: 'thirdhand smoke'

Reynolds American Inc., the second-largest tobacco company in the United States, declined to comment on the study. The Altria Group, the leading U.S. cigarette manufacturer, did not respond to requests for comment. Miller is skeptical of the threat thir
USA Today
added Apr 17, 2017 18:32
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LETTER: Making a case against ban on public smoking

Is this the same WHO that repressed a 1998 study by the [IARC]...Is there a conspiracy here? As a mild smoker I wanted to find out what, if any, danger I was causing to others. I googled the subject and was overwhelmed with anti-smoking propaganda
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 14, 2017 14:54
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Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

Kids can get high levels of nicotine on their hands just by touching items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residue, a small U.S. study found. The findings "show that children's hands hold high levels of nicotine even when parents are not smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2017 00:37
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[Texas] ALLEN: Growing trends argue against any real need for smoking bans

“a vast body of empirical evidence” shows that employees are compensated by their employers with “risk/unpleasantry premiums” that mitigate any “inefficiencies and injustices” of smoke exposure. In other words, a waitress in a bar that allows smoking wi
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 14, 2017 00:35
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[Florida] Woman suffers collapsed lung from secondhand smoke

A woman named Destiny Frye posted on Facebook her experience with secondhand smoke. It has gone viral with almost 40,000 shares. Click here to see her Facebook post Frye wrote that one minute she was standing in the kitchen and the next she was in the
WMAZ TV (Macon, GA)
added Apr 14, 2017 00:26
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[Florida] Woman suffers collapsed lung from secondhand smoke

A woman named Destiny Frye posted on Facebook her experience with secondhand smoke. It has gone viral with almost 40,000 shares. Click here to see her Facebook post Frye wrote that one minute she was standing in the kitchen and the next she was in the
WMAZ TV (Macon, GA)
added Apr 14, 2017 00:12
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[Canada] Council recieves report about proposed amendments to smoke-free bylaw

Foreman said that the landscape of tobacco and ‘like’ products is changing with the introduction of such products as electronic smoking products/vapourizers, waterpipes, heated/not burned tobacco and cannabis, several of which give off second-hand smoke.
Sylvan Lake (AB) News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2017 19:41
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Chemical characterisation of aerosols emitted by electronic cigarettes using thermal desorption–gas chromatography–time of flight mass spectrometry [FREE FULL TEXT]

The proportion of detected compounds producing acceptable (>850) library match factors was low at approximately 30%, but can be increased using accurate mass MS and internal libraries constructed using MS data from analysis of authentic standards and rela
Journal of Chromatography A
added Apr 12, 2017 19:45
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