Is there an impact of public smoking bans on self-reported smoking status and exposure to secondhand smoke?
- Put it outâ€¦Preparing for new laws. Tasker, Johann // Farmers Weekly;4/13/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 15, p10
The article reports on anti-smoking law in Great Britain. It says that smoking will be banned in all enclosed and substantially enclosed buildings and work spaces on the farm. It mentions that the law is being introduced to protect employees and the public from the harmful effects of second-hand...
- Recent Action in the Congress. // Congressional Digest;May94, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p141
Reports on the efforts of the US Congress to enact legislation on passive smoking. Shifts in legislative focus; Assessment of the health effects of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) by the National Research Council and the US Surgeon General; Conclusion by the US Environmental...
- Flight attendants' secondhand smoke suite gets go-ahead. McKinnon, John D. // ABA Journal;Mar1996, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p39
Reports that a Florida appeals court has upheld a class action by flight attendants who say they were sickened by secondhand smoke. Court's rejection of arguments by tobacco companies that it could not exercise nationwide jurisdiction in the case; Companies' plan to seek a review of the case.
- Local Labor Unions' Positions on Worksite Tobacco Control. Sorensen, Glorian; Stoddard, Anne M.; Youngstrom, Richard; Emmons, Karen; Barbeau, Elizabeth; Khorasanizadeh, Firuzeh; Levenstein, Charles // American Journal of Public Health;Apr2000, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p618
Objectives. This report describes local unions' positions on tobacco control initiatives and factors related to these positions. Methods. A national random sample of local union leaders was surveyed by telephone. Results. Forty-eight percent of local unions supported worksite smoking bans or...
- The impact of smokefree legislation in Scotland: results from the Scottish ITC Scotland/UK longitudinal surveys. Hyland, Andrew; Hassan, Louise M.; Higbee, Cheryl; Boudreau, Christian; Fong, Geoffrey T.; Borland, Ron; Cummings, K. Michael; Mi Yan; Thompson, Mary E.; Hastings, Gerard // European Journal of Public Health;Apr2009, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p198
Background: To evaluate how Scotland's smokefree law impacted self-reported secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in hospitality venues, workplaces and in people's homes. In addition, we examine changes in support for the law, pub and restaurant patronage, smoking cessation indicators and whether any...
- Heart attacks decrease with smoke-free workplace laws. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Apr2013, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p4
The article reports a study which revealed that there was a significant decline in the incidence of heart attack after smoke-free work-lace laws were implemented.
- Industry under fire over smoking risks. Adkins, Helen // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;12/4/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4302, p14
Reports on the claims of top physicians in Great Britain against the hospitality industry for its alleged failure to deal with the risks of passive smoking within the workplace area as of December 4, 2003. Statement from Carol Black, president of the Royal College of Physicians, regarding the...
- New government advertising campaign shows the 'hidden dangers' of second-hand smoke. // Community Practitioner;May2012, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p5
The article focuses on an advertising campaign that shows the dangers of second-hand smoking which put children at risk to lung disease and cot death. It says that a survey found 98% of children wanted their parents to quit smoking while 78% did not want smoking in the car. Andrew Lansley, Great...
- Peers vote for amendment to legislate against smoking in cars with children. Kmietowicz, Zosia // BMJ: British Medical Journal;2/8/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7944, p5
The article discusses an amendment to the Children and Families Bill passed by Labour and cross bench peers that would ban smoking in cars when a child is present.