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All Eyes On Christie As Tobacco 21 Passes New Jersey Assembly, says PTAF

Christie detailed his mother's own tragic fight with nicotine and smoking. "My mother was a smoker. She smoked her whole life, she was addicted to nicotine" Christie exclaimed. "She tried everything she could to quit. She had the gum, the patches, hypnosi
PR Newswire
added Jan 14, 2016 21:16
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Thirdhand smoke? Oh, brother.

While the public has long been aware of the dangers of smoking and passive exposure to secondhand smoke, researchers at San Diego State University are raising a call for vigilance regarding the perils posed by thirdhand smoke, or residues left on surface
San Diego (CA) Reader
added Jan 2, 2016 01:35
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LETTER: A Look Inside Amazon

he cleverly calculated that his grandmother’s smoking had shortened her life by nine years. He told her, causing her to burst into tears. At that ceremony, which I attended, Mr. Bezos continued the story. His grandfather stopped the car in which the thre
New York Times
added Aug 22, 2015 22:22
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Repeated exposure of children to secondhand smoke is child abuse, Goldstein argues

Goldstein argues his point in an essay published in the Point/Counterpoint feature in the March/April 2015 issue of Annals of Family Medicine. “Purposeful and recurrent exposure of children to secondhand smoke by a parent is as abusive as many other comm
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Mar 10, 2015 13:31
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All women under 40 could be banned from smoking in Russia

Women who look under the age of 40 could now be asked for their ID when buying tobacco And mothers with young children would also be forbidden to buy tobacco under the proposals from Communist MPs. Shop assistants will be empowered to ask women for the
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 25, 2015 14:50
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[Africa, Kenya] Shocker images to make smokers quit

In the “Tobacco Kills, Quit Now!” campaign, the public will be treated to images of dying babies... Funded by the World Lung Foundation, it will will combine public service announcements on TV and radio and community posters in both Kiswahili and English
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:56
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[Texas] Outdoor Smokers May Still Sicken Kids with Thirdhand Smoke

While parents might think smoking outside the home is a smart idea, new research suggests it might not do much good in protecting the health of children, especially infants.
NEWS92FM (Houston, TX)
added Aug 15, 2014 12:13
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[Massachusetts] McCARTHY: Why parents should care about the latest Surgeon General report on smoking

"If current trends continue, 5.6 million US youth who are currently younger than 18 years of age will die prematurely during adulthood from their smoking." You really don't want your child to be one of them. It's not just the smoke--nicotine is a probl
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 31, 2014 00:01
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[California] Levels of Nicotine in Dust From Homes of Smokeless Tobacco Users

we conclude that children living with smokeless tobacco users may be exposed to nicotine and other constituents of tobacco via contact with contaminated dust and household surfaces.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 28, 2013 10:52
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[UK] Coventry parents urged not to smoke in parks

Members of the Smokefree Alliance want to cut the amount of second-hand smoke that children inhale. Parents will be urged to stop through a campaign of signs, posters and leaflets but said it was unable to impose an outright ban.
BBC Online
added Jul 18, 2013 10:50
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