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[UK] Mother launches petition to BAN smoking in children's playgrounds after seeing one mum light up on a seesaw

Annie Dressner's son was playing when woman asked if she could smoke Singer-songwriter said she would have an issue with her lighting up Woman said her son would grow up to be 'arrogant' and sparked anyway Cambridge mother is now pushing for national b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 10, 2016 15:05

The Smell of Pot Threatens an Apartment Sale

My neighbor’s teenage son smokes copious amounts of marijuana with his friends... “It’s an ethical issue, and it could turn into a legal issue,” said Steven D. Sladkus, a Manhattan real estate lawyer. “Someone could say that you intentionally hid somethin
New York Times
added Jun 3, 2016 18:30

[UK] Real little monsters! Photographer transforms children into zombies and bloody princesses for gory portraits that you WON'T want on the mantelpiece

Mother Amelia Rose, 23, offers alternative-themed photoshoots for kids ... 'I understand the controversial nature, especially snapping images of kids smoking - but it's art...whatever my clients want. If it's a child smoking a fake cigarette - so be it.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2016 16:24

School activities may be key to tobacco cessation for Native American adolescents

research from the University of Missouri on the smoking habits of Native American adolescents finds that family warmth and support, as well as participation in school activities, can play a role in tobacco prevention.
added May 9, 2016 22:09

[Colorado] One in six children hospitalized for lung inflammation positive for marijuana exposure

A new study to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting found that one in six infants and toddlers admitted to a Colorado hospital with coughing, wheezing and other symptoms of bronchiolitis tested positive for marijuana exposure. Th
added Apr 30, 2016 15:40

[Colorado] Children exposed to marijuana smoke may absorb traces of the drug

Parents who smoke marijuana need to be aware that their children are being exposed to drug compounds as well as the toxic effects of secondhand smoke. Until more robust studies determine the impact of this exposure, it’s best to take a conservative appro
added Apr 30, 2016 15:39

The Solution To The Smoking And Breastfeeding Controversy

Sorry, there is nothing magical about breast milk that outweighs smoking or heroin use. Instead, there is way to avoid the issue altogether. It’s called infant formula. Formula has been slighted in recent years, and the only reason seems to be a natura
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Apr 7, 2016 20:09

[Australia] NT teachers allowed to smoke on school grounds if staff vote to allow measure

TERRITORY teachers can smoke ciggies in “designated areas” on school grounds if staff vote to pass the measure in a secret ballot at the start of each year – a move one mother has decried as “preposterous”.
Northern Territory Newsand Sunday Territorian (au)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:30

[Australia] Mother's smoking may influence child's lung function decades later

Middle aged people whose mothers smoked heavily may be at significantly increased risk for breathing problems according to a new study from Australia. Based on 50 years of follow-up, researchers found that adults exposed as children to their mother’s smo
added Mar 16, 2016 18:52

[Australia] Mom's Smoking May Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD in Adulthood

"Smoking in later life can result in deficits in lung function by middle age. So it was not unexpected to see that mothers' smoking . . . could also adversely influence the growing lungs of [their children]," Perret said. And, "reduced lung function pote
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 11, 2016 18:53
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