Impact of the "Tobacco control law" on exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in Spain
- South Africa: courting success. Simpson, David // Tobacco Control;Sep2004, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p215
The effort required to rid the court of tobacco smoke pollution was enormous, and success was only possible because non-smoking court officials were determined that their workplace should be a healthy environment. Sheppard is modest about his own role in the achievement, which sets a helpful...
- Secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adults in two Nigerian cities. Desalu, Olufemi O.; Onyedum, Cajetan C.; Adewole, Olufemi O.; Fawibe, Ademola E.; Salami, Alakija K. // Annals of African Medicine;2011, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p103
Background: Tobacco control policy can only succeed if the burdens of smoking are known. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and correlates of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure among nonsmoking adults in two Nigerian cities. Materials and Methods: We carried out a...
- Exporting death. // Lamp;Oct2013, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p11
The article presents the report by the "Washington Post" as of October 2013, which announced that the U.S. government is advancing a proposed trade agreement with Asian countries to cut tariffs on tobacco to zero that could result to an influx of cheaper cigarettes to poor countries in Asia.
- Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation. // Indiana Business Magazine;Jun2005, Vol. 49 Issue 6, Special section p8
Reports on provision of smoke-free workplaces in Indiana. Expenditures of Hoosiers on tobacco-related healthcare costs; Protection of Indiana's workforce.
- Risk Factors for Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke among Ethnically Diverse Women in the United States. Stamatakis, Katherine A.; Brownson, Ross C.; Luke, Douglas A. // Journal of Women's Health & Gender-Based Medicine;Jan2002, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p45
The likelihood of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) has been shown to vary across sociodemographic characteristics, health behaviors, and the type of smoking restrictions at work. Women may be particularly at risk. The purpose of our study was to assess differences in the likelihood...
- Leyes que prohï¿½ben fumar en espacios cerrados en Mï¿½xico. Vald�s-Salgado, Raydel; �vila-Tang, �rika; Stillman, Frances A.; Wipfli, Heather; Samet, Jonathan M. // Salud Pï¿½blica de Mï¿½xico;mai2008 Supplement, Vol. 50 Issue 3, pS334
Recently Mexico passed federal and state-level laws banning smoking in indoor spaces. These actions are totally in accordance with measures proposed in the WHO-FCTC's article 8, ratified by Mexico in 2004. This essay reviews scientific evidence that secondhand smoke causes both chronic and acute...
- The Smoke You Don't See: Uncovering Tobacco Industry Scientific Strategies Aimed Against Environmental Tobacco Smoke Policies. Muggli, Monique E.; Forster, Jean L.; Hurt, Richard D.; Repace, James L. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep2001, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p1419
Conclusions. There is a need for further international monitoring of industry-produced science and for significant improvements in tobacco document accessibility. (Am J Public Health. 2001;91:1419-1423)
- Passive Smoking: A Review of Medical and Legal Issues. Byrd, James C.; Shapiro, Robyn S.; Schiedermayer, David L. // American Journal of Public Health;Feb1989, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p209
The article presents a review of medical effects and legal issues on passive smoking. Researches on environmental tobacco smoke or passive smoking has proven the medical risks of adults and children exposed to it. Illnesses caused by passive smoking includes allergies, eye irritation, nasal...
- SMOKING, AWARENESS OF SMOKING-ASSOCIATED HEALTH RISKS, AND KNOWLEDGE OF NATIONAL TOBACCO LEGISLATION IN GAZA, PALESTINE. Abu Shomar, Reem T.; Lubbad, lhab K.; El Ansari, Walid; Al-Khatib, Issam A.; Alharazin, Hatem J. // Central European Journal of Public Health;Jun2014, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p80
Aims: To assess university students' extent of smoking, knowledge of smoking health risks, and awareness of existing national anti-smoking laws. Methods: Self-administered questionnaire was employed across 7 universities (1,104 students, equal proportions of males and females) located in Gaza...