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Why burning trendy scented candles in your home is dangerous for your health by filling the air with dust and fungus that can get inside your lungs

Researchers were analyzed how much cigarette smoke polluted the home... Marijuana smoking contributed to in-home air pollution about as much as tobacco smoking - the first time such a finding has been reported.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 28, 2017 14:50
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Receptivity to Tobacco Advertising and Susceptibility to Tobacco Products

A large proportion of US adolescent never tobacco users are receptive to tobacco advertising, with television advertising for e-cigarettes having the highest recall. Receptivity to advertising for each non–cigarette tobacco product was associated with su
Pediatrics
added May 23, 2017 00:55
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[California] Smoking out sources of in-home air pollution

An ambitious study has investigated various factors that contribute to air pollution inside the house. Not surprisingly, cigarette smoke emerged as a major source of airborne particles in homes with smokers, but cleaning products, candles, frying food an
ScienceDaily
added May 19, 2017 15:10
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Canada tests lower age for pot legalization

The most controversial thing about Canada's move to legalize marijuana nationwide may be setting the minimum age for use at 18 — three years lower than in U.S. states that have embraced legalization — a move that is being closely watched across the conti
AP - Associated Press
added May 19, 2017 13:29
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Lawmakers push to raise Massachusetts smoking age to 21

More than 100 lawmakers support a bill to raise the statewide legal age for purchasing tobacco products, like cigarettes, from 18 to 21. Susan DeCristofaro, a nurse at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, teaches 6th grade tobacco education. She told 22News ma
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added May 19, 2017 05:24
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Smoke-free zones to be designated in public areas

Dr Than Sein, Public Health Foundation chair, said, “We will designate smoke-free areas in public locations to prevent youths from smoking and to protect from diseases that are caused by passive smoking.” The six regions and states that will have smoke-
Myanmar Times (mm)
added May 19, 2017 04:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte signs order banning smoking in public

Selling, distribution and purchasing of tobacco products from minors are also prohibited, according to EO 26. Individuals caught selling or distributing cigarettes to minors cannot use not knowing the real age of the minor as a defense, according to the
Philippine News
added May 19, 2017 04:35
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[Florida] Room ‘engulfed’ in pot smoke; woman faces neglect charges

A 40-year-old Niceville woman has been charged with felony child cruelty for smoking marijuana in front of her child and exposing her to second-hand smoke. The living room was “engulfed” in smoke, according to Melissa Kay Perkins’ Niceville Police Depar
Northwest Florida News
added May 19, 2017 03:49
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Cancer Prevention & Early Detection: Facts & Figures 2017-2018 (PDF) (76pp)

Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has increased rapidly, especially among youth. Among high school students, the prevalence of current e-cigarette use increased from <2% in 2011 to 16% in 2015. Among adults, 4% were current e-cigarette users in
American Cancer Society
added May 18, 2017 17:46
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Report released on cancer prevention, early detection

American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Facts & Figures shows that smoking and obesity are still significant risk factors for cancer...in 2015 that 15 percent of adults in the United States were current cigarette smokers, but that sm
UPI
added May 18, 2017 17:25
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