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[Kentucky] School disciplinary incidents increase as more students use e-cigs, officials seek remedy

The national increase in teenagers smoking e-cigarettes is upending Lexington high schools as well, with disciplinary incidents increasing and adults struggling to address the health concerns. Betsy Rains, principal of Lexington’s Paul Laurence Dunbar H
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Dec 8, 2018 02:39
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Black and Hispanic Americans have a harder time quitting cigarettes. Will this study find a way to help?

Black and Hispanic Americans, especially those with low income and education levels... Given such obstacles, what could help these smokers quit? The federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded $11 million to a team of researchers, le
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 7, 2018 18:47
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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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Secondhand smoke still a problem for Americans: CDC

It’s a proven danger, and exposure rates have been plummeting over the years -- until now. In 1988, 87 percent of people were exposed to secondhand smoke; in 2011 it was only 25 percent. But according to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, p
ABC News
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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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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CDC: 58M Americans exposed to secondhand smoke

The data, gathered from 2013 to 2014, show that progress in reducing the public’s exposure to secondhand smoke has stalled in recent years, despite major declines in past decades.
The Hill
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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[California] Cool to Juul

the issue of the Juul was actually brought up at the ‘Campus Smoke and Tobacco Free Task Force meeting last year.’“Stanislaus State went Smoke and Tobacco Free September 1, 2017. At the first of every semester since then, we have about a handful of indivi
The Signal (California State University, Stanislaus)
added Dec 6, 2018 17:18
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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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[UK] AUDIO: Vanessa Feltz: Tasers and smoking

BBC Online
added Dec 6, 2018 15:18
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