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[UK-Scotland] Senior midwife backs bid for all babies to be born free from effects of tobacco

Scotland’s most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke following figures showing smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Official Scottish Government statistics show the number of expect
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:53
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ELIAS: Fool us once

r Some of the same “experts” worked on these respective campaigns. Both Frederick Seitz and Fred Singer, scientists associated with the conservative think tank, the George C. Marshall Institute, worked for the tobacco industry to cast doubt on the connec
Lock Haven (PA) Express
added Dec 13, 2017 13:32
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[UK] Proof cigarettes really DO take a toll on your looks: Survey of 500 twins found the one who smoked is less attractive to the opposite sex

A group of 500 people were asked to pick the more attractive twin out of a smoker and a non-smoker Two thirds of the time men found female non-smokers more attractive Women also found non-smoking men to be more attractive than smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 06:12
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TOC: December 2017 - Volume 26 - e2

Electronic cigarette retailers use Pokémon Go to market products / Public reactions to e-cigarette regulations on Twitter: a text mining analysis / Global sale of tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems in community pharmacies
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 06:03
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Correlates of self-reported exposure to advertising of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes across 28 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ten years after ratification of the [FCTC], self-reported exposure to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising in the EU is higher in e-cigarette and tobacco users, as well as those with internet access. The implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive may
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:05
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E-cigarette use as a predictor of cigarette smoking: results from a 1-year follow-up of a national sample of 12th grade students [FREE FULL TEXT]

These results contribute to the growing body of evidence supporting vaping as a one-way bridge to cigarette smoking among youth. Vaping as a risk factor for future smoking is a strong, scientifically-based rationale for restricting youth access to e-cigar
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:04
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E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarette awareness, ‘ever use’ and current use appear to be patterned by a number of sociodemographic factors which vary between different countries and subnational localities. Care will therefore be required to ensure neither the potential benefits no
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:02
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[Michigan] Health department program to reduce smoking, reduce SIDS

Local health department officials hope a new program aimed at decreasing smoking by pregnant women, new moms and others living in the home will also reduce infant death. Smoking is a leading cause of fetal and infant morbidity and mortality in the United
Ionia (MI) Sentinel-Standard
added Dec 13, 2017 04:38
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[UK-Scotland] Top Scots midwife joins campaign for every baby to be born smoke-free

SCOTLAND’S most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke as figures show smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Scottish Government statistics show the number of expectant mothers who iden
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:36
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[Arkansas] Tobacco settlement money used to provide services to 200 Arkansans with disabilities

Money from Arkansas’ share of a tobacco lawsuit settlement is paying to help 201 Arkansans with developmental disabilities with daily living tasks in their homes, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said... Hutchinson gave an update on the state’s progress to the Arkans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 13, 2017 04:36
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