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[Tennessee] County health dept. begins new anti-tobacco campaign

A billboard with the message "Children prefer the non-smoking section - keep your car smoke free," has popped up along Forrest Street and Highway 51. The billboard, which is sponsored by the Dyer County Health Department, targets individuals who are expo
Dyersburg (TN) State Gazette
added May 19, 2015 03:06
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[Spain] Spanish woman posts photo showing 'baby smoking a cigarette' on Instagram

'Already smoking at one year old, love you little one,' the woman wrote... Despite being put on the social network in January, the photo is still being circulated and has generated huge controversy and several media reports in Spain. It is not known if th
The Independent (uk)
added May 13, 2015 11:56
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[Spain] Outrage as Spanish woman, 18, posts photo of a smoking BABY to her Instagram with the caption 'love you little one'

A picture of a baby smoking a cigarette which was uploaded to Instagram has provoked outrage from social media users in Spain. User lapelirrojah_delbarriooh, 18, from Valencia, posted the image to her public page along with the caption: 'Already smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 12, 2015 14:08
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Predictors of Cigarette Smoking Progression Among a School-Based Sample of Adolescents in Irbid, Jordan: A Longitudinal Study (2008-2011)

Boys and girls progressed similarly in cigarette smoking once they initiated the habit. Progression among girls was solely family-related, while it was peer-related for boys.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2015 12:06
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E-cigarette Use Among High School and Middle School Adolescents in Connecticut [FREE FULL TEXT]

The popularity of e-cigarettes also may be related to the aggressive marketing of these products in traditional (e.g., gas stations; tobacco shops) and newer (e.g., social media) venues; 70% of MS and 61% of HS students reported recently seeing e-cigaret
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 4, 2015 18:50
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[Michigan] TFLC promotes smoke-free spaces, tobacco-free living for young children

Packets of information are assembled each spring – with the help of coalition members and volunteers – for distribution to children and families in Chippewa County and in the Sault Tribe service area. Each packet contains information about protecting chil
Sault Ste. Marie (MI) Evening News
added Apr 27, 2015 23:41
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[UK] The bravest mum of all: Non-smoking mother-of-two with terminal lung cancer to walk London Marathon course as she battles disease for the sake of her sons

Then came the devastating news: though she'd never smoked, she had inoperable lung cancer. Since then, there have been moments of despair but Angela, 40, is determined to live as normally as possible for the time she has left.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:33
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[Canada] Iqaluit mother calls for Nunavut-wide ban on apartment smoking

A mother in Iqaluit wants to ban smoking inside all multi-dwelling residential buildings in Nunavut, where more than half the population over the age of 12 is said to smoke. Sharon Angnakak started an online petition earlier this month after she and her
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:30
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[UK] Special report: Barking and Dagenham has among highest rates of smoking during pregnancy

The calls come as an investigation reveals the health of hundreds of unborn children every year is at risk from their mothers smoking cigarettes. This can lead to miscarriage, premature birth, low birth weight and other complications that disadvantage a
Barking & Dagenham Post (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:32
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[UK] Take 7 Steps Out’ to protect children from secondhand smoke

StepaRoo, the campaign’s kangaroo mascot, was in the city this week to take children across seven musical steps highlighting the need to be at least seven steps away from homes when smoking. Parents are also encouraged not to smoke in confined spaces suc
Morley Observer (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:18
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