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Secondhand Smoke in Vehicles Exposes Nonsmokers to Toxic Compounds

may ultimately increase risk for cancer and for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in nonsmokers, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.Neal
HealthCanal.com
added Nov 14, 2014 22:34
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Smokers in Cars Pose Risk to Passengers: Study

Urine of those who didn't light up had evidence of toxic cigarette chemicals
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2014 17:12
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[California] Nonsmokers In Automobiles Are Exposed to Significant Secondhand Smoke

Nonsmokers sitting in an automobile with a smoker for one hour had markers of significantly increased levels of carcinogens and other toxins in their urine, indicating that secondhand smoke in motor vehicles poses a potentially major health risk accordin
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Nov 14, 2014 09:12
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[California] Travelling in a smoker's car for just ONE HOUR can damage your health

for one hour had increased levels of carcinogens and other toxins in their urine / Groundbreaking study highlights grave dangers of secondhand smoke / Toxic chemicals identified are 'most important' among thousands in tobacco that cause smoking-related d
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:59
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[UK] Ipswich taxi driver’s carriage licence could be in jeopardy after being caught smoking for third time in his vehicle

The authority has said it felt it had no option but to pursue the case after the 62-year-old Slinn was warned about the same offence in 2011 and then convicted at flouting the law for a second time in 2013. It was alleged Slinn was seen in his Vauxhall
Felixstowe Star (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:46
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Nonsmokers in automobiles are exposed to significant secondhand smoke

Nonsmokers sitting in an automobile with a smoker for one hour had markers of significantly increased levels of carcinogens and other toxins in their urine, indicating that secondhand smoke in motor vehicles poses a potentially major health risk according
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:37
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[Canada] Alberta exempting menthol cigarettes under flavoured tobacco ban

The Alberta government is banning the sale of some flavoured tobacco products in a bid to curb youth smoking -- but is still allowing the sale of menthol cigarettes. Health Minister Stephen Mandel defended the exclusion, saying that Alberta needs to "d
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 13, 2014 23:17
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[Canada] Tougher tobacco laws will protect Alberta youth

The Alberta government is taking action to protect youth from tobacco by banning flavoured tobacco products and prohibiting smoking in vehicles when children are present. “These changes include the strictest ban on flavoured tobacco in Canada. More than
Government of Alberta (CANADA)
added Nov 13, 2014 20:19
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[UK] Government push to clean up Britain and make dropping litter 'as socially unacceptable as drink driving'

Motorists who allow rubbish to be thrown from their cars could be prosecuted as part of a bid by ministers to make dropping rubbish as “socially unacceptable as drink driving”. The Government is looking at making it easier for councils to fine people who
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 09:26
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[UK] Ban on smoking in cars could be law within weeks

Councillor Joyce Bosnjak, chairman of Nottinghamshire Health and Wellbeing board said the ban would be key to changing attitudes towards cigarettes. She said: “The dangers of second-hand smoke are well known but it’s worth reiterating the additional ris
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 23:42
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