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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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[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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