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Nicotine exposure during pregnancy nearly twice as high as reported

The study reveals a significant gap between the number of local, pregnant mothers who report smoking during pregnancy and the number who test positive for nicotine exposure. "This is extremely important new information for us as we work to better underst
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 8, 2016 16:09
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Poll: Raise Colorado’s tobacco tax?

Colorado voters may have an opportunity to vote this fall on an initiative that would triple the taxes on a pack of cigarettes, as well as raising taxes on other tobacco products. The proposed constitutional amendment would increase cigarette taxes from
Denver (CO) Post
added Jul 8, 2016 12:37
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[California] Panelists smoke out possible impacts of broader smoking ban in Hermosa Beach

The forum, held in association with the Beach Cities Health District and the Surfrider Foundation, addressed the health and environmental impacts of smoking. It came as the city steps up enforcement of its existing smoking regulations. Panelists agreed
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:20
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[UK] Number of women who smoke during pregnancy 'is TWICE as high as doctors feared'

found one in six tested positive for high-level nicotine exposure in their third trimester. An additional 7.5 per cent tested positive for second-hand smoke during pregnancy, bringing total smoke exposure up to nearly one in four women. Experts warn th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:19
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Survey: Vapers are Using Electronic Cigarettes to Quit Smoking

Conducted May 11-12 by electronic cigarette and e-vapor manufacturer V2, the survey showed two-thirds of vapers are using electronic cigarettes to quit smoking, the company said. When respondents were asked to identify the reasons they use electronic cig
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 7, 2016 18:16
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Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported

A significantly higher percentage of American women may be smoking while pregnant than researchers have previously believed, a new study suggests. The finding is based on urine tests that can measure nicotine exposure compared to what pregnant women rep
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 7, 2016 17:28
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Two Thirds of Consumers Say Their Wellness Program Does Not Test for Smoking: HealthMine Survey

a June HealthMine analysis of 750 consumers enrolled in wellness programs found that 66% say their wellness program does not include a medical test for nicotine use.... As smokers stay undercover, it is their colleagues who may be paying the added healthc
PR Newswire
added Jul 6, 2016 02:00
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Impact of removing point-of-sale tobacco displays: data from a New Zealand youth survey

The introduction of a POS display ban and concurrent measures was followed by significant reductions in initiation, experimental and regular smoking, attempted purchase of cigarettes, and reduced association between visiting tobacco-retailing stores and s
Tobacco Control
added Jul 5, 2016 11:38
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[New Zealand] Removal of tobacco displays working- study

“This study provides strong evidence that the removal of prominent point-of-sale displays from almost all New Zealand dairies, petrol stations and supermarkets has protected children from starting to smoke, and has contributed to reducing smoking among s
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:37
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[New Zealand] Removal of point-of-sale tobacco displays working

A new study led by University of Otago researchers suggests that July 2012 legislation that removed all point-of-sale tobacco displays from shops selling cigarettes has helped reduce smoking among New Zealand school students to record low levels.
Foreign Affairs New Zealand (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:36
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