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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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[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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[UK] 'WHERE DO THEY THINK I'LL GET THE MONEY FROM?' Mum’s fury after being slapped with £1k fine for dropping a cigarette butt when she can’t afford carpets for her son’s bedroom

Chelsie Lawton, 26, was spotted stubbing a fag out outside a shopping centre by an environmental crime officer, and issued with an on-the-spot £80 fine.
The Sun (uk)
added May 11, 2017 20:08
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Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

Kids can get high levels of nicotine on their hands just by touching items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residue, a small U.S. study found. The findings "show that children's hands hold high levels of nicotine even when parents are not smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2017 00:37
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Cardiovascular Consequences of Childhood Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure: Prevailing Evidence, Burden, and Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Healthcare providers need to emphasize and promote heart-healthy behaviors in caretakers of children at every encounter... The evidence presented in this statement calls for a robust public health policy that embraces zero tolerance of childhood SHS
Circulation
added Sep 13, 2016 01:21
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