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[Massachusetts] Letter to the Editor: The asthma sufferer’s obstacle course: avoiding smokers

Boston University...I have had an asthma attack after walking into Yawkey (where my office is) behind a student who brazenly inhaled from a vaping pen near the elevators.... I submit that BU is not doing enough to protect its non-smoking population from s
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:47

[UK-Scotland] Puff away, says poll on smoking at home ($$)

Most people believe smokers should be allowed to continue lighting up in their homes, according to a poll that suggests more curbs on indoor smoking in Scotland would be unpopular.... Pro-smoking group Forest, concerned that new curbs on indoor smoking a
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51

[Japan] More firms introducing anti-smoking measures

An increasing number of Japanese companies are stepping up efforts to protect employees from the health hazard of smoking at a time when the central and local governments are studying measures to curb the public's exposure to secondhand smoke. Convenien
Japan Today
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51

[Indiana] Time for total smoking ban at ISU, student advocate says

The student-led group Tobacco Free Blue is advocating for a tobacco-free campus. Currently, smoking is allowed in designated areas. “Unfortunately, that policy is not consistently enforced, and we see tobacco use occur across campus,” Lugar said. “There
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Oct 29, 2017 16:45

NEAL: Is Vaping Illegal? Some States Are Treating Secondhand Vapor The Same Way As Cigarettes

There was a time not that long ago when people didn't believe second-hand smoke was harmful. Smoking on airplanes wasn't banned until 1990,... Until the full effects of second-hand vaping are known, it makes sense to be proactive versus reactive, and New
added Oct 29, 2017 16:39

[Canada] Butting out at BGH

Beginning Nov. 1, Brockville General Hospital (BGH), at its Charles Street and Garden Street sites, will be smoke-free. With this change, individuals can no longer smoke on any hospital grounds, and this rule extends to any personal vehicles parked on B
Brockville (Ont) Recorder and Times (ca)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:31
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[New York] E-Cigarette limitations have county health department support

Adding electronic cigarettes to a widespread state ban on indoor smoking will require further education, said Genesee and Orleans County Public Health Director Paul Pettit. “From (the county’s) perspective our role is continuing to educate on the negativ
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Oct 28, 2017 14:58

[California] Santa Barbara is now a smoke-free city

After months of discussion and public input, the City adopted a new ordinance to become a smoke-free city. Smoking includes tobacco, marijuana, and electronic vaping devices. The city hopes the new law will provide a healthy, family-friendly, and clean e
KEYT-TV (Santa Barbara, CA)
added Oct 29, 2017 16:34

[Wisconsin] Mayor Barrett along with the Milwaukee Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families, City of Milwaukee Health Department, and Community Advocates launched a new phase of the citywide Strong Baby campaign Thursday. "We all know that smoking can kill," Comm

WTMJ-TV Ch. 4 NBC / AM 620 (Milwaukee, WI)
added Oct 28, 2017 14:56

[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free legislation and paediatric hospitalisations for acute respiratory tract infections: national quasi-experimental study with unexpected findings and important methodological implications

We investigated whether Scottish implementation of smoke-free legislation was associated with a reduction in unplanned hospitalisations or deaths (‘events’) due to respiratory tract infections (RTIs) among children....When accounting for this break point,
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2017 23:25
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