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Thirdhand Smoke - no-smoke.org

Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR) works to pass legislation at all levels of government to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke and protect youth from tobacco addiction.
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Boston to ban smoking in public parks - Boston Herald

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Boston to ban smoking in public parks Boston Herald BOSTON — Lighting up a cigarette in any Boston park, including the iconic Boston Common and Public Garden, may soon draw a $250 fine, which doesn't sit well with smokers who over the years have...
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Should smoking in public parks be banned? - ABA Journal

Should smoking in public parks be banned? - ABA Journal | Smoking in Public Places | Scoop.it
Broward County, Fla., may join the growing rank of areas which prohibit smoking in public parks, CBS Miami reports. According to Forbes, more than 843 U.S. parks currently ban smoking.
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What causes cancer | American Cancer Society

What causes cancer | American Cancer Society | Smoking in Public Places | Scoop.it
Cancer is a complex group of diseases with many possible causes.
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If smoking is banned due to health effects it has on non-smokers, shouldn't we ban all other health risk factors such as the sun ? Since everyone doesn't enjoy going to the beach and all...

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Reducing Air Pollution from Power Plants | Air and Radiation | US EPA

Reducing Air Pollution from Power Plants | Air and Radiation | US EPA | Smoking in Public Places | Scoop.it
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which is worst, a cigarette smoker or a plant that pollutes the air non stop for 24 hours a day 7 days a week. 

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Report: Ban smoking in public places

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Only smoke-free buildings and public places truly protect nonsmokers from the hazards of breathing in other people’s tobacco smoke, says a long-awaited surgeon general’s report.
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Point-Counterpoint: Should Smoking be Banned in DC's Public Parks? - In The Capital

Point-Counterpoint: Should Smoking be Banned in DC's Public Parks? - In The Capital | Smoking in Public Places | Scoop.it
Point-Counterpoint: Should Smoking be Banned in DC's Public Parks?
In The Capital
The D.C. City Council is expecting to make a decision in the coming week on a controversial new smoking bans.

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