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Airport smoking rooms 'should go'

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Anti-smoking campaigners on Tuesday urged international airports in Thailand to close the smoking lounges, citing health dangers to non-smokers from second-hand smoke. 

Nipapan Kungsakulniti of the Public Health Faculty, Mahidol University, said second-hand smoke had been detected in airport terminals at Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang, Phuket and Chiang Mai airports, including areas that are not near the smoking rooms.

Researchers conducted tests of 112 samples at the four airports.

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