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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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[California] National class-action lawsuit

On 25 February 2016, a national class-action lawsuit was filed against the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the major studios who run it — Disney, Paramount, Sony, Fox, Universal and Warner Bros.—along with the National Association of The
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 31, 2016 15:35
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[California] Before summer break, Grant Elementary families warned about lingering effects of smoke breaks

Shining a light on the consequences of second-hand smoke at Grant Elementary will hopefully convince parents not to light up around their kids or allow others to do so. That was the main message from Dr. Raymond Chimezie’s workshop last week at the Rich
Richmond (CA) Standard (Chevron Richmond)
added Jun 10, 2015 13:40
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New CDC Report Shows Big Drop in Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Americans, But 58 Million Still Exposed – Every State and Community Should be Smoke-Free

demonstrates both the effectiveness of and continuing need for comprehensive smoke-free laws that apply to all workplaces and public places, including restaurants and bars. To date, 24 states, Washington, DC, and hundreds of cities have enacted such laws,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2015 19:48
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[Africa, Uganda] Babies exposed to smoking more sickly

One of the devastating effects of smoking during pregnancy is that the baby is either born prematurely or with low birth weight. Daniel Kadobera, an epidemiologist in the ministry of Health, says cigarette smoke restricts blood vessels, therefore, reduci
The Observer (ug)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:47
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[UK] Head ‘victim of hate campaign’: Parents abuse teacher after smoking ban at school gates

The [London, UK] Express
added Oct 20, 2013 20:02
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[Colorado] Campaign aims to debunk myths about secondhand smoke

Colorado county health departments hope to convince parents to make kids 'A Smoke-Free Zone'
Loveland (CO) Daily Reporter-Herald
added Sep 29, 2013 20:25
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Tobacco survey results are in

What the Siena survey tells us is that the public clearly sees underage smoking as a problem and is willing to entertain ways to prevent it that would not have been seriously considered even a few years ago. It shows us that while there is much work stil
Hudson (NY) Register Star
added Aug 21, 2013 10:06
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