Latest Smoke Stories

2014-03-17 16:29:07

Bill would keep children safe from the dangers of secondhand smoke ST. PAUL, Minn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Senate Health, Human Services and Housing Committee heard testimony in support of Senate File (SF) 2125, a bill that would make foster care homes smoke-free. "Secondhand smoke is particularly dangerous for children, as their bodies are still developing," said bill author Senator Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis). "Many children in foster care have already been...

2014-02-26 23:28:51

With 3 major winter storms through January, chimneys are working harder. Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Allied Roofing & Chimney, a roofing and chimney service company serving the Long Island and New York City communities, has extended their $29.99 Winter Chimney Cleaning Special through the end of March 2014. With harsh weather pushing this winter towards being one of the worst in recent years, household chimneys are getting a workout. As February 2014 has begun, the...

2014-02-03 12:30:15

The Zero-Maintenance Cable Management Solution for Non Fire-Rated Construction SOMERVILLE, N.J., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specified Technologies, Inc. (STI) has introduced a new addition to its EZ-Path(®) family of cable management solutions. Developed to improve the way cables are pulled through non-fire-rated barriers, including smoke-resistant partitions, the new EZ-Path(®) Smoke and Acoustical Pathway provides smoke, air and environmental sealing in addition to exceptional...

2014-01-29 16:28:06

SUNBURY, Pa., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During an event today at the Sunbury Housing Authority, Northumberland County, Secretary of Health Michael Wolf encouraged multi-unit housing properties across the commonwealth to incorporate smoke free policies. Wolf applauded the Sunbury Housing Authority for recently implementing smoke free policies at two of its indoor living communities. "Now more than ever it is critical to establish strong relationships with our community...

2014-01-28 16:25:41

Liebling bill would keep children safe from the dangers of secondhand smoke ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The House Health and Human Services Policy Committee heard testimony in support of HF1966 today, a bill that would make foster care homes smoke-free. "Secondhand smoke is particularly dangerous for children, as their bodies are still developing. It is known to cause Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, respiratory infections, asthma attacks and ear infections," said...

2014-01-27 23:27:48

In response to an article published by Healio, Gabriel Pediatrics elaborates on the effects secondhand smoke exposure can have on children. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics responds to an article published on January 20 by Healio, which takes a closer look at the effects on children who have been exposed to secondhand smoke and the direct correlation between the exposure and increased hospital readmission rates. According to the January 20 article published by...

2014-01-14 23:25:58

New studies indicate that THS may be more dangerous than secondhand smoke, since it does not dissipate quickly, and continuously emits respirable particles, long after smoking takes place. Manahawkin, NJ (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Want to avoid second and third hand smoke during a home, office or company move? Now, a 100 percent smoke-free moving experience is available for residential, business and commercial clients in New Jersey and the Tri-State area thanks to BD Movers, an...

2014-01-13 12:27:19

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- David Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer of ClearWay Minnesota, made this statement today, reacting to a bill requiring that Minnesota foster-care homes be smoke-free, introduced by Representative Tina Liebling (DFL-Rochester). "Foster families provide care to some of the most vulnerable children in our state," said Willoughby. "We applaud Representative Liebling for taking an important step to protect them from the dangers of...

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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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