Posts tagged "smoke free"

March 16 news: FDA nicotine, painkiller shortage, Australia gun policy, sick days

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, March 16, 2018.

Nov. 27 news: CHIP funding running out, ACA enrollment up, new HIV guidelines, Tokyo smokers

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Nov. 27, 2017.

August 9 news: Opioid death rates, global war on smoking, colorectal cancer screening

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

Study: Workplace risk of secondhand smoke declines, disparities remain

The Massachusetts Smoke-Free Workplace Law passed in 2004 required all enclosed work places be smoke free. But while exposure to secondhand smoke decreased from 2003 to 2010 — from 8 percent to 5.4 percent — certain work groups still experience a high prevalence.