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Air quality and presence of air ventilation systems inside waterpipe cafés in North Carolina

Conclusions Unsafe levels of CO and PM2.5 were observed in waterpipe cafés in NC, despite reported use of air ventilation systems. Prohibiting indoor waterpipe smoking may be necessary to ensure clean air for employees and patrons.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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Thirdhand smoke uptake to aerosol particles in the indoor environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study reports a new, potentially large THS exposure route from partitioning of surface volatile organic compounds into the aerosol phase and subsequent dispersion in a mechanically ventilated building.
Science Advances (Science Magazine)
added May 10, 2018 02:25
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HVAC systems spread thirdhand smoke

They found evidence that lingering smoke particles — called thirdhand smoke — can be picked up and spread all around buildings by forced air HVAC systems. That could mean that people need to be aware not only of secondhand smoke from cigarettes and oth
NBC News
added May 10, 2018 02:07
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[Virginia] Scientists seek unfiltered truth about 'light' cigarettes

Scientists from multiple institutions, including a group of addiction neuroscience researchers from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, are gathering evidence under funding from the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute to
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:45
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[Netherlands] PROSECUTOR DROPS LAWSUIT AGAINST DUTCH TOBACCO INDUSTRY

tobacco companies must place the exact results of ISO tests on cigarette packaging. The fact that smokers potentially inhaled different emission levels doesn't change the fact that the law only requires tobacco companies to show the actual test results on
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:24
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[France] French activists accuse big tobacco of test cheating

French anti-smoking campaigners launched a legal case Friday against international tobacco giants claiming their cigarette filters have helped them falsely report the level of tar and nicotine in their products. The National Anti-Smoking Committee (CNCT
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[UK] Safety complaints `ignored for decades´ at tower blocks to be evacuated

Majid, who lives on the 12th floor of Bromyard, said the building was riddled with fissures “large enough to drop books through”. The documentary filmmaker...“There’s draughts and if someone’s smoking it comes right through. “Flames and smoke would come
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Michigan] How Secondhand Smoke Affects Cancer Survivors: Woman Sues Neighbors For Smoking

According to the complaint, Davis' building has four condos, which share hallways, a basement and a ventilation system. Two of her neighbors, who stay as renters in a connected unit, smoke cigarettes and other substances, the smoke of which travels thro
IBT - International Business Times
added Aug 8, 2017 14:01
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[Michigan] Metro Detroit condo residents sues over second hand smoke in her building

Phyllis Davis lives in the Echo Valley Condos in Farmington Hills. The suit she filed in U.S. Eastern District Court of Michigan says she has suffered health problems because her neighbors’ smoke comes into her condo through a connected ventilation syst
WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 (Southfield, MI)
added Aug 8, 2017 13:35
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[Michigan] Woman seeking ban over neighbor's secondhand smoke

a lawsuit from an asthmatic breast cancer survivor who says the smoke from her neighbor's condo is making her sick. Phyllis Davis lives in the Echo Valley complex in Farmington Hills. Four condos in her building share hallways, a basement — and a ventil
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Aug 5, 2017 15:01
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