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Council fired up for 2013 smoking ban

Illawarra Mercury – 20 hours ago

Wollongong councillors are hoping to start 2013 with a healthy New Year’s resolution – a ban on smoking in alfresco dining areas in Crown St 

Diesel fumes as bad as passive smoking

The Canberra Times – 1 day ago

”It’s on the same order of magnitude as passive smoking,” said Kurt Straif, director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), 

Diesel exhaust fumes pose cancer risk just like passive smoking ‎ Rush Lane
Diesel fumes cause cancer: World Health Organization; ‘On the ‎ New York Daily News
Diesel fumes deemed as cancerous as asbestos and passive smoking‎ Scotsman
Business Standard– New Zealand Herald
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Councillors butt heads on smoking

Northern Star – 9 hours ago

THE lack of proposed designated smoking areas in Lismore’s city centre is concerning business owners who employ smokers.

Smoke-free CBD policy‎ Northern Rivers Echo
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Smoke gets in your eyes

Vancouver Sun – 12 hours ago

If there weren’t already compelling enough reasons for you to quit smoking, think about the risk.

Smoking can cause blindness‎ Sacramento Bee
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SUNY trustees seek smoking ban

Newsday – 16 hours ago

State University of New York trustees want tobacco banned on all 64 campuses.

SUNY trustees approve ban on smoking‎ Albany Times Union
SUNY trustees request system-wide campus smoking ban‎
SUNY votes to ban smoking across college system‎ Hornell Evening Tribune
CBS Local– NY1
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More than 60% of Israel’s nonsmokers smoke passively, study finds

Haaretz – 12 hours ago

While only about 20 percent of Israel’s adult population smokes cigarettes, passivesmokers are equally exposed to the risks of developing cancer, the study 

Detroit Medical Center will not hire smokers, plans to test applicants 

Detroit Free Press – 16 hours ago

While several states have passed laws banning such hiring policies, Michigan has not, leaving smokers without legal grounds to challenge 

Detroit Medical Center will no longer hire smokers as of July 1‎ The Detroit News

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