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[South Dakota] Letter: JazzFest great, but curtail smoking

JazzFest in Sioux Falls....While our family appreciates the quality....family’s experience was dampened by the number of individuals who were smoking. This past year, we were unable to avoid the constant secondhand smoke that drifted into our faces.
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Aug 21, 2016 13:07
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[Minnesota] Going Smoke-Free Cut Secondhand Smoke in Public Housing

The implementation of smoke-free policies in public housing was associated with a 20% reduction in indoor secondhand-smoke exposure to nonsmokers in a study conducted by the Minnesota Department of Health. The study, in the CDC journal Preventing Chronic
MedPage Today
added Aug 19, 2016 19:36
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[Maryland] Judy Center nips smoking, other harmful habits in bud

a disproportionate number of them are in Somerset County, which is why the county Judy Center Partnership has launched a smoking cessation campaign designed to spare young children from secondhand smoke and to reduce their likelihood of picking up the pot
DelmarvaNow.com
added Aug 19, 2016 19:35
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[Kentucky] Public health researchers, geologists combine to create radon risk potential maps for state, 15 counties

Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer, following cigarette smoking. “The triple threats of smoking, radon exposure, and secondhand smoke compound the risk of developing lung cancer in Kentucky,” says the release.
KyForward
added Aug 19, 2016 10:33
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[California] Bill to Kick Tobacco Off Our Fields, Courts & Bleachers Passes State Assembly

Senate Bill 977 authored by Dr. Richard Pan, and sponsored by the 8th grade class at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Elementary School in Elk Grove passed the California State Assembly today. SB 977 would prohibit the use of tobacco products within 250 feet from
Highlandnews.net
added Aug 19, 2016 10:29
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Clearing the Air: Smoke-Free Housing Policies, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Affordable Housing Residents in Minnesota, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free housing policies may be an effective strategy to reduce exposure to indoor secondhand exposure and promote decreased cigarette smoking among residents of affordable housing.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:01
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[Minnesota] Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study

implementing smoke-free multi-unit housing policies in affordable housing may be a promising step toward eliminating tobacco-related disparities," the researchers wrote. The study included 180 residents of eight affordable housing properties in Minnesota
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2016 21:48
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Another win for smoke-free parks in Pierce County

Whether it’s a symbolic gesture or a real blow against the world’s leading cause of preventable death, congratulations to Fife for defending predominant public-health values. Now Fife leaders can focus on efforts such as opening the new Brookville Garden
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Aug 17, 2016 05:20
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BREATHE Nursing Researchers Collaborate with Geologists to Map Radon Risks in Kentucky

Hahn hopes to use the maps to target specific geographic areas with interventions to reduce smoking rates, eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke, and mitigate radon potential... “The reason I am interested in radon is because of its synergy with tobacco
University of Kentucky
added Aug 15, 2016 18:41
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Australian Medical Association backs calls to ban public housing secondhand smoke

Dr Stephen Moulding's call for action came after many patients at his Narrabundah clinic, private and public residents, complained about the dangerous smoke from adjoining public tenants entering their homes.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Aug 13, 2016 19:26
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