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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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[Asia, Malaysia] Smoking out lives of loved ones

While smokers are generally aware of the dangers, passive smokers may not be fully aware that exposure can lead to lethal tobacco-related diseases, writes Meera Murugesan
New Straits Times (my)
added May 28, 2013 00:36
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[New York] When I Grow Up I Want To Be A Cooker

she shot film footage of her two-year-old son playing with a fake cigarette and added wisps, rings, and puffs of smoke, generated using Hollywood special-effects software. The video is both frighteningly real and blatantly fictitious, echoing the anxious
Metropolitan Museum of Art
added Jan 11, 2013 11:23
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[UK] Passive smoking can damage your child's DNA

The study also found that the greater the number of cigarettes a child was exposed to, the greater the damage to DNA and production of other harmful chemicals. The study involved 54 children, half of whom were exposed to cigarette smoke and half were no
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 06:29
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[Alaska] Supercharged chew is a tradition in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

People of all ages, sometimes entire families, chewing an earthy, super-charged variety of smokeless tobacco. It's called iqmik, or blackbull, and it makes a mule kick of a first impression. . . . A University of Alaska Anchorage researcher is studying
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Oct 12, 2012 07:42
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[Canada] E-cigarette teen popularity prompts concerns

Parents say Health Canada not doing enough with cigarette-like product
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 11, 2012 12:18
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[Canada] Campaign targets parents who smoke near children

The Quebec ministry of health and social services is among the organizations behind a new campaign aimed at educating the province’s parents about the dangers second-hand smoke pose to children. The Smoke-Free Family campaign is being organized by Capsan
Canadian Press
added Sep 24, 2017 14:21
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[Europe] The Fatal Toll of Cheap Cigarettes

“Tobacco companies can load price increases onto premium brands and sell cheaper cigarettes at a loss so that poor people and young people can still take up smoking,” said the lead author, Filippos Filippidis, a lecturer in public health at Imperial Coll
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2017 14:37
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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Local doctor warns parents of dangers of Juul e-cigarettes

The Juul is so popular it’s on back order at Vape Daddy’s in Newton, and Dr. Lester Hartman of Westwood Mansfield Pediatrics says part of the appeal is that it looks like a flash drive for a computer, and can even be charged by USB. “I'm seeing kids sta
WFXT-TV FOX25 (Dedham, MA)
added Jul 4, 2017 03:38
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