Tagged With "tobacco"

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World No Tobacco Day

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Avoiding Tobacco Smoke Is a Key Part of Asthma Prevention

AAFA Community Services ·
Tobacco smoke hurts everyone. It can affect you even if you aren’t around someone who is actively smoking. Studies now show that tobacco’s effects reach much farther than its smoke does. Tobacco smoke can do a lot of damage to your health. But did you know it can be even more harmful to those who have asthma, especially sensitive groups like children and older adults? The only way we can decrease asthma rates from tobacco is to reduce exposure to it.
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Major Tobacco Companies Are Finally Telling the Truth About Tobacco

AAFA Community Services ·
More than 10 years ago, U.S. tobacco companies were ordered to run ads about the bad effects of tobacco products. On Nov. 26, 2017, the court-ordered ads began. Tobacco smoke can cause a lot of damage to your health, even if you aren’t the one smoking. In 2006, a court found several major tobacco companies guilty of misleading the public about the dangers of tobacco products. The companies are finally running ads in major newspapers and on TV stations. These ads have to include specific...
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Re: Major Tobacco Companies Are Finally Telling the Truth About Tobacco

Nonso ·
I wish tobacco can be banned totally. It has caused a whole lot of harm and no good at all.
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Re: Major Tobacco Companies Are Finally Telling the Truth About Tobacco

K8sMom2002 ·
Nonso, I agree ... tobacco has caused a whole lot of harm. And I can't think of a thing good it has done. Is smoke a trigger for your asthma?
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People With Asthma Will Benefit From Nationwide Public Housing Smoking Ban

AAFA Community Services ·
A U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ban on smoking in public housing starts July 31, 2018. According to the rule, no one can smoke inside public housing. They also cannot smoke within 25 feet of any public housing building.
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Re: People With Asthma Will Benefit From Nationwide Public Housing Smoking Ban

lynne ·
I am trying to quit smoking but have to say that 25 feet OUTSIDE is a bit much. Very few people smoke....so it;s not exactly a smokestack outside. Smoke is bad I agree but many disabled people cannot get 25 feet and live in public housing. I see both sides.
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