September 5, 2013
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Ashtray availability, signage may determine success of smoke-free legislation

Signs banning smoking may not have as much of an impact on secondhand smoke concentrations as the presence of ashtrays or ashtray equivalents. Continue reading

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June 7, 2013
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Connecticut Passes First-of-its-Kind Mattress Recycling Legislation

Mattresses are often difficult to recycle, but for residents of Connecticut, that may change in the near future. Connecticut recently passed the nation’s first extended producer responsibility (EPR) mattress recycling law, which will require…

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April 18, 2013
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Is your state criminalizing farm cruelty whistleblowers?

12 states are currently considering legislation to outlaw or impede undercover citizen investigations of animal cruelty. Is yours on the list? Continue reading

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April 11, 2013
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How Seattle Cancer Care Alliance implemented Washington’s Death with Dignity Act

Because several states are considering similar Death with Dignity laws, and because such legislation disproportionately affects cancer patients and their families, SCCA conducted a study to describe the institution’s implementation of the Washington st… Continue reading

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February 13, 2013
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Kentucky takes step towards hemp legalization

The Kentucky state Senate Agriculture Committee voted unanimously to approve legislation for legalizing industrial hemp in the state. Continue reading

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January 24, 2013
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Implementation of smoke-free legislation reduces the number of acute myocardial infarctions by 11 percent

Researchers assessed the impact of the partial smoke-free legislation passed in 2006 on the incidence of acute myocardial infarction in the province of Girona and observed it has dropped 11 percent. This decrease has been noticed especially among women… Continue reading

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January 21, 2013
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Smoke-free law linked to large fall in child asthma hospital admissions

The introduction of smoke-free legislation in England was immediately followed by a fall in the number of children admitted to hospital with asthma symptoms, a new study has found. Continue reading

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September 4, 2012
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Plain packaging reduces the appeal of smoking

While Australia has recently passed legislation to ban logos from cigarette packages and to make plain packaging mandatory, other countries are still considering whether or not to take similar measures. New research provides a report on the appeal of p… Continue reading

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August 15, 2011
by Radha Adhar
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Are Millennial Voices the Answer to the Climate Fight?

Radha Adhar, Program Assistant, Washington, DC I was born in 1986. Which makes me a member of the millennial generation.
I want be a source of information for youth who don’t know about climate change but want to learn. I want to help give a voic… Continue reading

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June 17, 2011
by Reduce
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Illinois Passes Lofty E-cycling Legislation

Illinois is poised to have one of the highest electronic waste recycling goals in the country thanks to recently passed legislation that ratchets up the state’s current law. The bill, now on its way to Governor Pat Quinn’s desk, boosts Illinois’s state-wide e-cycling goal to 60 million pounds by 2013, or about 5.2 pounds per [...] Continue reading

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January 5, 2011
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Resources for Electronics Recycling in High Demand From Consumers

LAS VEGAS – E-waste, and what to do with it, is a hot topic. Around the country, states have enacted e-cycling legislation, and, as seen through the searches on the Earth911 Recycling Directory, consumers (especially you, our faithful…

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