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SULLUM: Save E-Cigarettes From the Children

Last year I gave our oldest daughter an electronic cigarette kit for her 20th birthday. At that point Francine, who started smoking at 17, was going through two or three packs of Camels a day—which was pretty impressive, especially since she was not allo
Reason Magazine
added Apr 21, 2014 18:29
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ZUGER: HARD CASES Too Much Family Love

It could have been worse, I suppose, but it could have been much better. In the best of hindsight-enabled worlds, we would have had the sense (or, possibly, the correct phrase would be “the power”) to ease that mass of loving family away from the bed and
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 14, 2014 19:51
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[UK] Still smoking! Madonna, 55, provocatively poses on a motorcycle in just a bra while puffing away on a cigarette after criticising her daughter for taking up the same habit

Madonna has posed in a seductive new photo shoot smoking a cigarette while lying on a motorcycle. While the photo, in which the singer poses in just a bra, is racy enough, the 55-year-old may find herself in hot water over the image - with her daughter L
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:51
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[UK] Many smokers back family car ban

More than half of smokers would support legislation to ban smoking in cars if children are present, according to a survey. Legislation could be introduced in the next few months, with 55% of smokers backing it, a poll of 1,000 drivers by Auto Trader fou
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 7, 2014 16:15
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[UK] Home smoking causes cot deaths - NHS Ayrshire claim

An astonishing health claim that babies are dying in their cots because a parent smokes in the house, has been made. NHS Ayrshire & Arran have joined in a new campaign to stop people smoking in their homes and cars.
Largs & Millport Weekly News (uk)
added Apr 6, 2014 08:20
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Calls to poison centers about e-cigarettes have surged

Between September 2010 and February this year, the volume of calls involving e-cigarettes rose nationally from about one per month to 215 per month, even as reports involving conventional cigarettes showed no similar increase, the agency said. It also sa
The Washington Post
added Apr 4, 2014 12:56
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[UK] Men who smoke regularly before their teens have fatter sons

The effect was not seen in the sons of men who started smoking later, suggesting boys are particularly sensitive to environmental exposures before the start of puberty.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 3, 2014 15:08
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[UK] Study: Men who started smoking as boys could be more likely to father obese sons

Men who started to smoke before the age of 11 are more likely to have overweight teenage boys compared to men started smoking later in life or who have never smoked at all, a study has found.
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 3, 2014 15:06
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[UK-Scotland] Campaign to reduce effect of smoke on children in the Lothians

NHS Lothian is keen to get the message across about smoking in the home and the effect of that on children. Around 50,000 children are estimated to be at risk of exposure to second-hand smoke in Lothians and health officials say it is up to their parents
Edinburgh Reporter (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 12:33
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[UK] Campaign urges smokers in Western Isles to ‘take it right outside’

the campaign is urging people to take smoking right outside of the home or car for the sake of their children. NHS Western Isles Smoking Cessation Co-ordinator, Joanne O’Donnell, said: “NHS Western Isles strongly supports this campaign, welcoming every i
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 12:31
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