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recent scientific studies suggest secondhand marijuana smoke may pose health risks similar to those posed by tobacco smoke. A recent laboratory study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association concluded that “secondhand smoke can exert sim
In testing that included over 1,200 children, researchers found that up to 15 percent of them had levels of cotinine, a byproduct of the body’s breakdown of nicotine, comparable to what would be found in an adult smoker. Overall, about 63 percent of the
Researchers found that about 15% of children had levels of a byproduct formed when the body breaks down nicotine that was similar to adult smokers
Q: I live in a second-floor condo unit. The woman who lived below me for around 10 years was a heavy smoker. I had a cigarette smell in my unit constantly, and although she moved away nearly 20 years ago, I can still smell it. It’s worse in my closets,
In fall 2018, we have the chance to make history again. Bill 35-18, introduced by County Council member Sidney Katz (D-District 3), would make Montgomery County the first county in Maryland to have a smoke-free outdoor dining law. The evidence shows th
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
The counter-argument is that while drinkers may go to a bar for a beer, there’s no equivalent for marijuana. B.C. doesn’t allow smoking lounges. Rules meant to protect bar staff and other workers from secondhand smoke prevent customers from lighting up.
The New Revenue Coalition wants to change that so people can have public places to light up. The group says people aren’t able to smoke in private because many rental units bar smoking indoors. Oregon Public Broadcasting says the group will have to pers
She is just one of the thousands of Oklahomans who have suffered from the effects of secondhand smoke, and programs funded by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) have worked to provide public awareness about the harmful effects of smok
It is clear that tobacco dependency is disproportionately hitting our sector’s tenants, so social housing providers should do something about it, argues Lee Sugden.