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[UK] Children's exposure to secondhand smoke in England has dropped 80 percent since 1998

Addiction finds that in England, children's exposure to second-hand smoke has declined by approximately 80% since 1998. Also, an emerging social norm in England has led to the adoption of smoke-free homes not only when parents are non-smokers but also
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 11, 2015 11:03

Straight talking can help parents wean teenagers away from e-cigarettes, reveals new study

According to a new study, parents can play a vital role in stopping the rise of teenagers using e-cigarettes. The study conducted by Loyola University Health System Adolescent Medicine Program, showed that in just a year the number of middle and high sc
ANI (in)
added May 27, 2015 16:23

[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

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

[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

[Indonesia] Daily Star Boy, 7, hooked on cigs: Child smoked 30-a-day from age THREE

In fact Dihan Awalidan has cut down and now lights up about 16 times a day. Better than the three packs a day he used to smoke, but still massively alarming by any standards. He is just one of the handful of young boys in the small village of Cicapar i
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 13, 2015 14:40

[New Zealand] Mum urges smokefree footpaths

Children should be free to walk past or sit in cafes without being assaulted by secondhand cigarette smoke, Palmerston North city councillors have been told.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 10, 2015 02:21

[Spain] Exposure to secondhand smoke in the home and mental health in children: a population-based study

Conclusions Among children, SHS exposure in the home during ≥1 h/day is associated with a higher frequency of mental disorder. This association was mostly due to the impact of SHS on ADHD.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 3, 2015 13:42

[UK-Scotland] 'Children's charter' aims to create tobacco-free generation by 2034

The charity ASH Scotland said its document, the Charter for a Tobacco-free Generation, is aimed at organisations working directly or indirectly with young people and their families. At its heart is an ambition for Scotland to achieve an adult smoking r
STV (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 11:03

[UK] Conscientious Children Less Likely to Smoke?

in the Journal of Epidemiological and Community Health shows that a fringe benefit may be a reduction in the chances they will pick up a cigarette....found that conscientiousness was the most predictive in not smoking later in life.
added Mar 24, 2015 06:16
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