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How ‘Thirdhand’ Smoke Can Be Dangerous, Even If You Can’t See or Smell It

New research out of Drexel University identified thirdhand smoke in an unoccupied, nonsmoking classroom. When researchers measured the aerosol composition inside the classroom, they found that 29 percent of the particles were associated with the residue
Healthline Networks
added May 23, 2018 21:51
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South Africans could be jailed for up to 3 months for smoking in public, a new draft law proposes

The draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (Cotped), gazetted on Wednesday, bans smoking in all enclosed public spaces and enclosed workplaces. This means the removal of dedicated smoking areas in restaurants. Smoking wi
Business Insider
added May 14, 2018 13:34
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[Asia, China] Allowing indoor smoking areas is pragmatic tobacco control measure

HANGZHOU, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, has given a green light to setting up indoor smoking areas in public places in a draft of its newly revised smoking control regulation. Beijing News comments: China has about 350 million smokers, 30 p
China Daily (cn)
added May 11, 2018 02:51
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'Smoke-Free' Rooms Still Loaded With Smoke Residues, Study Finds

found that in an empty, nonsmoking classroom, nearly 30 percent of the tiny particles in the air were linked with cigarette smoke -- what is called "third-hand" smoke. "We didn't expect to see a nonsmoking environment having such a signature of tobacco s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 9, 2018 18:37
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[Tennessee] Local teens spearhead historic tobacco policy for Hamilton County schools

A youth-led, anti-tobacco group mentored by local leaders inspired Hamilton County schools to scrap the system's outdated tobacco policy and go nicotine-free. Although the old policy prohibited smoking inside or near buildings, it allowed smoking on sch
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added May 4, 2018 17:10
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[Georgia (Country)] New Smoking Regulations Take Effect Today

Smoking of tobacco, including electronic cigarettes and Hookah, will be prohibited in all enclosed areas, with the exception of houses, psychiatric clinics, penitentiary facilities and casinos. Smoking will only be permitted in designated areas in the ai
Georgia Today (ge)
added May 3, 2018 17:56
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[Switzerland] Ticino tightens the screws on smokers

The southern canton of Ticino on Thursday becomes the first in Switzerland to totally outlaw smoking in public places. Several other cantons are considering whether to follow suit, while a nationwide ban has also been mooted. Last March citizens in Tic
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added May 1, 2018 04:41
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[Switzerland] Ticino to consider ban on smoking on café terraces

The southern canton of Ticino may become the first in Switzerland to impose restrictions on smoking in the outdoor seating areas of restaurants and cafes. Ticino parliamentarian Nadia Ghisolfi has submitted a motion calling for the law to require separat
The Local (ch)
added May 1, 2018 04:40
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[Kentucky] Murray Mayor Envisions Smoke-Free City, Committee Approves Drafting Ordinance

Members of the Murray City Council are considering implementing a smoke-free ordinance. The Public Safety Committee met Thursday afternoon to discuss... Council member Jason Pittman said he's in favor of an ordinance but noted a concern expressed by a lo
WKMS 91.3 FM (Murray, KY)
added Apr 29, 2018 00:34
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[UK] Wadham trials new ‘paternalistic’ smoking restriction

Wadham will trial a new smoking policy for Trinity Term that limits the act to areas “immediately” around eight smoking bins. The college informed students of the new policy via an email on Tuesday. According to the email, Wadham “conducted a consultati
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Apr 27, 2018 17:58
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