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Decline Stalls: 58 Million Americans Still Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

the percentage of nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke did not decline significantly across most demographic subgroups. This lack of decline could be attributable to the slowed adoption of comprehensive smoke-free laws in all workplaces, restaurants, a
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 10, 2018 04:33

Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Among Nonsmokers — United States, 1988–2014

Continued measures to implement comprehensive smoke-free laws in workplaces and public places, adoption of smoke-free home and vehicle rules, and educational interventions warning about the risks for secondhand smoke exposure can further reduce secondhan
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 7, 2018 06:08

[Asia, China] Law should ban smoking in public places

Chinese Association on Tobacco Control suggested changing "smoking in public places should be controlled" to "smoking in indoor public places, indoor work places and public transport must be banned". Legal Daily comments: The suggested revision is not on
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 4, 2018 12:23
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[Nevada] LETTER: Defend your beliefs

I once had the daring of youth to circulate a petition throughout the store requesting there be no smoking on the sales floor....this was in the 1970s...there are countless people I’ve never met who have benefited... Fare-thee-well, Sears. My efforts wer
Boulder City (NV) Review
added Dec 1, 2018 16:13

Texas A&M students unveil Bryan-College Station air quality findings

Three graduate environmental health students at the Texas A&M School of Public Health found wide variations in smoking-related contaminants between seven popular smoking and non-smoking establishments in Bryan and College Station. While it's no secret
Bryan (TX) Eagle
added Nov 30, 2018 22:28

[Asia, India] Centre directs states to make all govt buildings tobacco free

Union health ministry has directed all States to make government buildings and offices “Tobacco Free” in order to protect public health. Health secretary Preeti Sudan has written to all State Chief Secretaries and Secretaries of all government departments (in)
added Nov 29, 2018 23:02

On-the-job smoking bans spread among Japanese companies

Tokyo’s metropolitan assembly will soon vote on whether to ban smoking indoors in most public places, and restrict smoking to specially designated shelters outdoors — moves that would have once been unthinkable in a land where the culture of smoking remai
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Nov 28, 2018 00:09

Smoke-free laws associated with reduced systolic blood pressure

Smoke-free policies have been associated with lower systolic (top number) blood pressure readings among non-smokers, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/America
added Nov 28, 2018 00:04
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[UK] You may be able to vape in your workplace if new Parliamentary group is given support

The group called The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Vaping (APPGV) is calling for companies and businesses to provide proper indoor vaping areas and policies. They believe 'reasonable vaping etiquette' should be created and all outside areas should
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 21:42

[Canada] Website clears the air, gathers complaints about workplace smoking violations

A revamped government website aims to answer questions about new workplace smoking rules and provide a place where people can complain about non-compliance where they work.
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 26, 2018 05:09
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