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Pinellas Habitat for Humanity goes tobacco-free

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Volunteers helping to rehab and build houses for Pinellas Habitat for Humanity will no longer be able to smoke while working. The organization has declared its worksites, offices and its ReStore retail shop to be tobacco-free. “Once we learned of the devastating effects of secondhand smoke and the fact that more than 50,000 children and adults die from it, we wanted to safeguard anyone having close proximity to the houses that we are building as well,” said Michael Sutton, the…

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