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Nevada leads nation in secondhand smoke exposure

More than two-thirds of adult Nevadans are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, the highest rate in the nation, according to a federal study. In fact, the No. 2 state for secondhand smoke was almost 10 percentage points behind Nevada.
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 26, 2014 07:04
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TPLP Applauds Surgeon General Report’s Focus on Tobacco Litigation (#SGR50); Massachusetts Seen as New Frontier

Thanks to a landmark 2013 ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) in the case of Evans v. Lorillard Tobacco Co., the Bay State is poised to become the most attractive state in which to file product liability lawsuits against tobacco compa
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jan 17, 2014 16:06
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[New Zealand] Kiwis go Smokefree ahead of World Cup

Smokefree NZ has joined New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) as a sleeve sponsor for the duration of the upcoming 2013 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC).
SportsPro (uk)
added Oct 23, 2013 04:12
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Sask. smoking laws too weak

The province should learn from its mistakes, which are demonstrated by the markedly different outcomes in Saskatoon and Regina, and adopt the most aggressive preventive measures in Canada in order to protect Saskatchewan's youth from a life of smoking ad
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Oct 10, 2013 21:48
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[UK] Marathon runner to push giant ‘Stoptober’ ball through Norwich

A extreme marathon runner will be pushing a giant red ball through the streets of Norwich to spread a stop smoking message. Rory Coleman will be running a 28 mile route, including three miles while pushing a giant ‘Stoptober ball’ on Sunday, September 2
Norwich Evening News (uk)
added Sep 23, 2013 12:17
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[Canada] Chris Selley: Ontario’s contraband tobacco problem a lesson for getting marijuana legalization right

“After all,” it observed, “our society is still working out issues related to the regulation of … tobacco.” That’s certainly true in Ontario. On Monday, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) released its latest read on the market: pr
National Post (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 01:12
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[Wisconsin] Smoke-free apartments are a tough sell locally

RACINE — Focus on Community workers have spent the past year trying to get apartment managers to commit to making their multi-unit buildings smoke-free. It hasn’t been an easy task.
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Sep 25, 2013 12:43
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[UK] I quit: Grandmother who took up smoking at 14 gives herself a new lease of life

A Paulton grandmother with a new lease of life is backing a national 28-day drive to get people to give up smoking. Tesco worker Anne Hale, 58, stopped smoking just over four months ago and after keeping up with her five grandchildren over the summer ho
This is Somerset (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 16:24
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[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar struggles to kick a deadly addiction

shows red-stained teeth, the mark of the long-time betel user. “If you chew three continuously, it’s equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes,” ... Today there are about 600 million betel users worldwide — most of them in Asia. The WHO ranks it as the fourth
GlobalPost
added Sep 19, 2014 16:02
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