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VIDEO: Identified in a nonsmoking classroom: A new avenue for exposure to thirdhand smoke

Researchers measuring air in an unoccupied, nonsmoking classroom found that almost 30% of the tiny particles in it were associated with residue of so-called thirdhand smoke, a finding that reveals a whole new route by which people can be exposed to smok
EurekAlert
added May 9, 2018 21:41
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Never heard of third-hand smoke? Drexel researchers show why you should care

if you think being in a smoke-free building will shield you from the negative health effects of second-hand smoke, you are in for a surprise. Now there is third-hand smoke: the residue that can be carried on clothing and hair or left behind on couches an
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added May 9, 2018 21:40
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Thirdhand smoke is widespread and may be dangerous, mounting evidence shows

Mounting research has shown such potentially hazardous residue can be absorbed through the skin, ingested and inhaled months and even years after the smoke has dissipated. One study published this year showed thirdhand smoke increased risk of lung cance
Washington Post
added May 9, 2018 21:38
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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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[Africa] Calls for ban on Shisha smoking in Malawi, as MP demands more intervention on drug abuse

citizens are calling on the government to follow the footsteps of other African countries and ban smoking of water-pipe tobacco, popularly known as shisha, as the number of young people taking up smoking through this route is soaring.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added May 9, 2018 14:55
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[UK] Sheffield shisha bar 'which flouted smoking laws' has licence to operate rejected

Owners of a Sheffield shisha bar have had their application for a licence rejected after owners continually flouted anti-smoking legislation. The licence on the Mint Paris Bar, in London Road, had expired and the applicant, Zobia Rafique, had applied to t
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added May 9, 2018 14:28
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Smoking laws: Five huge changes proposed for South Africa

The proposed Control of Tobacco and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill has been opened up for public debate. Dramatic changes to South African smoking laws could soon become a reality, should the bill receive Parliamentary approval. The changes are said t
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added May 9, 2018 14:17
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[Georgia] Smoking ordinance headed to workshop

An Augusta Commission committee voted Tuesday to send a tougher smoking ordinance to a workshop so advocates for and against can be heard further. A tougher smoking ordinance is headed for a workshop in a couple of weeks after an Augusta Commission comm
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 9, 2018 01:19
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[New York] Anna Wintour's family swansong: Vogue editor dazzles in custom Chanel at what is rumored to be her last ever Met Gala

a few were captured with cigarettes in hand, brazenly defying New York's indoor smoking ban. Behati Prinsloo, Bella Hadid, Dakota Johnson, and Paris Jackson were all seen smoking in the bathroom, as were Francis Bean Cobain, Mr. Robot actor Rami Malek,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 8, 2018 18:41
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[New York] There's Now An Art Exhibit Devoted To Celebrities Smoking In the Met Gala Bathroom

Though Met donors and esteemed guests were insulted by the social-media-publicized bathroom bash, Brooklyn's THNK1994 museum was artistically inspired by the mini soirée in the stalls. The institution just launched a new gallery exhibit titled: "Celebrit
Harper's Bazaar
added May 8, 2018 18:29
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