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[Texas] Professors want rules to prevent students from vaping in class

“If someone is in class trying to pay attention and take notes and there is someone in the corner hitting their vape and blowing clouds into the air, or even trying to hide it, it’s going to take away from their time in class,” said architecture junior J
Daily Cougar (University of Houston)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:46
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[Africa, Kenya] Has the ban on shisha really worked?

Shisha is the trend that hit Kenya and swept major towns, turning innocent souls into drug addicts in the name of trying to fit in. Shisha dens in city estates were patronised by teenagers from the age of 17 to adults over 50. Shisha smokers suffered a
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 10, 2018 00:56
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[India] Tobacco free govt buildings gets NOTE approval

National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) India has applauded the decision of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to declare government offices and buildings ‘Tobacco Free’. In a letter written by Union Health Secretary, Preeti Sudan to
Oherald -Herald-Goa (in)
added Dec 9, 2018 21:44
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[West Virginia] Campus task force working to ban vapes and e-cigs

The Tobacco Free Task Force at West Virginia University is recommending revisions to the current tobacco policy to ban vapes and electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes. For the first time, these revisions would set up a mechanism to enforce a 6-year-old
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Dec 8, 2018 02:52
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[New York] Erie County bans smoking in cars with kids

County legislators in Buffalo have banned smoking tobacco products in a car with anyone 17 or younger present in the vehicle.The new Erie County law, which was passed unanimously Wednesday, also bans smoking in and around bus shelters. WIVB-TV reports the
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 10, 2018 17:14
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[UK] AUDIO: The Housing Podcast: should action be taken to help social tenants stop smoking?

The Housing Podcast team is joined by Lee Sugden of Salix Homes and Emma Lindley of Ashfield District Council to ask if social landlords have a role in helping tenants quit smoking - and if so, what it is.
Inside Housing (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 00:09
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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Park smoking limits strike the right balance

We’ve agreed with golfers and others who argued making it illegal to light up on the broad expanse of a golf course fairway, at an out-of-the-way fishing hole or some other wide open outdoor space goes too far.
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Dec 7, 2018 18:19
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Millions of Americans Still Breathing Secondhand Smoke: Report

Despite three decades of declines in secondhand smoke exposure, 58 million Americans -- children included -- are still breathing in tobacco fumes, federal health officials reported Thursday. Nearly 40 percent of children aged 3 to 11 are exposed to seco
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Among Nonsmokers — United States, 1988–2014

Continued measures to implement comprehensive smoke-free laws in workplaces and public places, adoption of smoke-free home and vehicle rules, and educational interventions warning about the risks for secondhand smoke exposure can further reduce secondhan
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 7, 2018 06:08
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[UK] The JVS Show: Smoking in social housing, children using technology, Marks and Spencer knickers

BBC Online
added Dec 6, 2018 15:22
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