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Babies' Marijuana Exposure Evident in Their Pee

Babies exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke take in THC, the primary psychoactive chemical in pot, a new study shows. Researchers discovered traces of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in urine samples from babies and toddlers in Colorado whose parents smoked
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2016 21:51
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Never-smoking women have high prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

A new study published by University of Toronto researchers suggests that women who have never smoked are susceptible to [COPD]..."women are more likely to have been exposed to second-hand smoke from spouses who smoke."
EurekAlert
added Dec 9, 2016 21:49
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Talk with Young People / Reduce Young People's Exposure to E-cigarettes / Talk to Your Health Care Provider / It is important to prevent harm to youth and young adults from e-cigarettes. We know enough to take action now to protect the health of our nat
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:27
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[Colorado] Mount Sinai researchers find signs of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure in children

Children exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke show measurable amounts of the drug in their bodies, a researcher at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has found. The study was published in the journal Pediatric Research.
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2016 04:09
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[UK] Smoking while pregnant makes your child more likely to use cannabis as a teenager

Researchers from King's College London and the University of Bristol assessed the risk of smoking on the developing foetus. They assessed 244 adolescents from pregnancy in the 1990s to early adulthood. Prenatal smoking was linked with simple DNA methyl
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:33
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the video game danger parents don’t know about

A majority of parents are unaware of smoking in video games, according to Played: Smoking and Video Games, a new report released today by Truth Initiative. More than a dozen games released in 2016—at least five of which are rated “Teen”—feature smoking.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:10
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Detecting biomarkers of secondhand marijuana smoke in young children

Metabolites of marijuana smoke can be detected in children; in this cohort, 16% were exposed. Detectable COOH-THC is more common in children with tobacco smoke exposure. More research is needed to assess the health impacts of marijuana smoke exposure on
Pediatric Research
added Dec 7, 2016 16:41
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Campaign launched against secondhand smoke

Việt Nam Women’s Union, in coordination with Việt Nam Tobacco Control Fund (Ministry of Health), officially launched a communication campaign on the harmful effects of secondhand smoke at a ceremony yesterday in Hà Nội. The campaign, titled "Protect your
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:29
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[UK] Medway pupils call on parents to stop smoking at school gates

Children have been drafted in to help persuade parents not to smoke at the school gates. Medway Council’s Smoke Free School Gates project aims to discourage parents from smoking with posters made by school pupils, and so far 2,300 young people from 11 M
Kent Online (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:33
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[Caribbean] Jamaicans warned about third-hand smoke

In an interview with JIS News, Senior Medical Officer (SMO) at the National Chest Hospital, Dr Terry Baker, said that third-hand smoke presents risks that were not previously identified in medical research. “Information about third-hand smoke is relativ
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Dec 4, 2016 20:58
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