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[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

[Ohio] Skill game parlors rack up fines for smoking

Courtney Myers, an inspector and sanitarian for the county health department, said repeated, escalating fines are failing to deter many skill game customers and employees from illegally smoking inside the businesses. The top violator is Redemption Skill
Canton (OH) Repository
added Oct 27, 2017 22:16


The City adopted a new law prohibiting smoking in outdoor public areas to provide a healthy, family-friendly, and clean environment for residents and visitors. Smoke-free outdoor areas will reduce cigarette butt litter, lower the risk of fires, and limit
Santa Barbara (CA) Edhat (blog)
added Oct 27, 2017 22:11

[Ohio] Rio playground declared no smoking zone

“The Gallia County Health Department’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program has partnered with the mayor and Village of Rio Grande to adopt and implement ‘Young Lungs at Play’ tobacco free playground policy at Rio Grande Memorial park,’” said Gal
Gallipolis (OH) Tribune
added Oct 27, 2017 17:06

[Pennsylvania] Penn State students chime in on Juul, vaping phenomenon as President Eric Barron mulls over tobacco, smoke-free campus

The devices, commonly serving as alternatives to cigarettes, have not only brought anger and frustration to some, but confusion to many as to what is and isn’t “allowed” when it comes to smoking on the University Park campus. As the community’s opinions
Penn State University
added Oct 27, 2017 16:55

[Asia-pacific, Japan] LETTER: Indifference about secondhand smoke

This general apathy may lead many people to ignore the presence of children and put the blame on parents who bring children in such places. The government will have to raise more genuine awareness against smoking in public before such steps become effec
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:54

[Malaysia] Call for stricter no-smoking rule in enclosed spaces

Abdul Majid said non-smokers were entitled to a conducive environment at these places and should not be subjected to second-hand smoke. “We should follow Singapore and Thailand where smoking is banned at all air-conditioned entertainment outlets,” he sa
The Star (my)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:52

[Ohio] VIDEO: Dad sues Hoover High School over son’s football suspension

The father of a local football player is taking his son's high school to court, claiming his suspension from the team is too harsh. The student was benched for the rest of the season for having an electronic cigarette on school grounds.
WJW Fox8 (Cleveland, OH)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:43

[Canada] Second-hand smoke a top concern in B.C. cannabis consultations

The province is working to draw up rules for the sale and consumption of non-medical cannabis before it is legalized by the federal government in July, 2018. B.C.'s public consultation period ends Nov. 1. ... But it's already clear that many people are wo
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[UK] NHS on countdown to smokefree status

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is marching towards becoming smokefree in the spring. As part of its commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of its staff, patients and visitors, smoking will not be permitted in any of the trust’s h
Berwick Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:58
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