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Third hand smoke - the sticky brown residue on smokers' walls and furniture - could be even MORE dangerous for children than passive smoking, warn experts

Dr Hang told an American Chemical Society meeting in Dallas: 'The best argument for instituting a ban on smoking indoors is actually third hand smoke.' The biggest potential health risk is for babies and toddlers. As they crawl and put their hands or t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2014 00:22
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[Canada] Education campaign focused on smokers

The Town of Petrolia is asking smokers not to smoke in public parks and playgrounds where children play. "We Play Here. Please Don't Smoke Here" signs have been placed in parks, playgrounds, baseball diamonds and soccer pitches around Petrolia as part o
Petrolia Topic (ca)
added Mar 8, 2014 08:52
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[Pennsylvania] Bills would expand Pa. smoking ban to all bars, casinos

Senate Bill 80, by state Sen. Stewart Greenleaf, and House Bill 1485, by state Rep. Mario Scavello, seek to eliminate the exemptions in the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2008. The existing smoking ban makes exceptions for places such as tobacco shops, casino f
Bucks County (PA) Courier Times
added Jan 23, 2014 00:27
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[Uae: Dubai] More UAE teen are smoking now

The number of children curious about smoking is increasing in the UAE, said a worried health official, but noted new anti-tobacco laws will help the younger generation. ... about 28 per cent of teens younger than 15 years are smoking. The Dubai Health Aut
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2014 04:58
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[Taiwan] Video of man "posing as a Japanese" while smoking on Taipei subway leaves Asia confused

A curious video uploaded to YouTube late last week has been raising eyebrows across Asia today, but perhaps not for the reasons it was originally shot. In it, we see a man smoking a cigarette on the subway in Taipei, mouthing off to those around him after
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:19
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[Florida] New, tougher tobacco ban for Polk County Schools

The ban extends well-past the school's walls and beyond school hours. And while its target may be the students, the rules apply to grown-ups too. The idea of using tobacco in school went up in smoke a long time ago, but Polk County's new rules go way b
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Nov 13, 2013 19:38
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[Florida] South Lake Hospital won't hire tobacco users

The hospital, part of the Orlando Health network, will require prospective employees to take a cotinine test when they submit to a drug screen during the hiring process. The test can detect nicotine from all forms of tobacco and can help determine if an
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Oct 4, 2013 21:20
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[Australia] Ban considered as trial tests if vapour safer

Australia could become the first major nation to outlaw smoking, with a federal government-funded trial about to test the viability of electronic cigarettes as a safer, permanent replacement for tobacco.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 16, 2013 11:44
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[Indonesia] Smoking is Against the Law

Bali Starts Portable Courts to Bring Instance Justice to People Caught Smoking in Public Areas
Bali Discovery Tours (id)
added Sep 9, 2013 07:02
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[West Virginia] Study says smoking bans beneficial to state

Contrary to popular belief, indoor smoking bans have been good for West Virginia businesses, according to a recently released federal study.
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added Aug 12, 2013 09:26
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