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Air quality in New York City hookah bars

despite the ban on smoking tobacco products, at the very least, some NYC hookah bars are serving tobacco-based hookahs, and have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that may present a health threat to visitors and employees. Therefore, there
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:16

[UK] Ambition for smoke free world

HEALTH leaders in Hartlepool have thrown their backing behind ambitious plans towards making smoking history. ... Fresh has decided to take the lead with its Making Smoking History Partnership after the current National Tobacco Plan for England ends in 2
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 08:11

[New York] EDITORIAL: NYC smoking rates rise as budgets fall

tobacco control programs, like many others, require a continued financial commitment in order to be effective. Without additional funding, there is little chance that smoking in New York will decrease at the rate it once did.
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Sep 17, 2014 07:17

[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco firms’ interference biggest threat to control effort

“Tobacco transnationals like BAT, Philip Morris, and Japan Tobacco have used political influence to whittle down or defeat tobacco legislation across the globe,” said Philip Jakpor, NATT Nigeria Spokesperson. “Article 5.3 (of the Framework Convention on T
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:49

Here’s the Best Way to Get Someone to Quit Smoking

Antismoking messaging works differently depending on who's watching, a new study shows
TIME Magazine
added Sep 16, 2014 15:42

Building Better Health: Innovative Strategies from America’s Business Leaders (PDF)

employers should implement comprehensive health and wellness programs for employees that address the following needs and begin tracking and sharing outcomes to promote learning and improvement: n Nutrition and physical activity n Tobacco cessation
Bipartisan Policy Center
added Sep 16, 2014 15:37

Leading CEOs Take Actions to Address Nation's Health Challenges / New Report Provides Strategy to Improve America's Health Through Innovation

nine chief executives of some of the nation's largest companies and the Bipartisan Policy Center have come together to share best practices...comprehensive health and wellness programs that address …tobacco use…collaborate with public and private sector l
PR Newswire
added Sep 16, 2014 15:33

[USA] THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL: An Implementation Guide for U.S. State and Local Officials (PDF)

CDC points out, “it is the policies, partnerships, and intervention activities that occur at the state and local levels that ultimately lead to social norm and behavior change.”…With the tools available from this guide and the ASH database, we hope state
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 16, 2014 15:29

[USA] U.S. No Longer Leads In Tobacco Wars / American Efforts to Cut Tobacco Use Fall Behind Those Abroad

(ASH)...released a report entitled The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: An Implementation Guide for U.S. State and Local Officials. The report applies international and domestic examples of best practice measures to reduce tobacco consumption,
PR Newswire
added Sep 16, 2014 15:24

[California] Housing group aims to clear the air among neighbors

Apartments in Calaveras County should close the door to smoking inside, says the Calaveras Multiunit Housing Workgroup, which strives to protect residents from secondhand smoke. On Sept. 10, the group presented “Share Walls, Not Smoke,” a 12-minute aware
Calaveras (CA) Enterprise
added Sep 16, 2014 13:47
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