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[Australia] New graphic ads focus on smokers' families

A NEW wave of hard-hitting ads will focus on the suffering caused by smoking to try to slash smoking rates. The ads for the federal government's Stop Before The Suffering Starts campaign will run on television, radio, online and print media, as well as
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 14, 2013 12:30
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Dear Abby: GRANDMA PAYS GOOD MONEY TO KEEP KIDS FROM SMOKING

I'm not crazy about bribery. ... Judge Gladys E. Kessler ... ruled the major cigarette manufacturers were guilty of fraud and racketeering ... She wrote that for more than 50 years the tobacco industry "lied, misrepresented and deceived the American publ
uExpress
added Feb 14, 2013 16:33
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[Sri Lanka] Adolescents smoking: Parents to blame

A study, involving some 6,000 students in grades 10 to 12 conducted by a researcher of the University of Colombo, in the Colombo district, reiterated the fact that many adolescents who smoke remain addicted throughout their lives. It also revealed over 4
The Nation (lk)
added Dec 8, 2012 15:00
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[UK] My mother has early-stage lung cancer, but won't give up smoking

I struggle both with the smell of her cigarette smoke and her refusal to contemplate the prospect that stopping smoking might increase her longevity, just as the radiotherapy might. How should I deal with this? • If you would like to respond to this week
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 18, 2012 23:29
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[Germany] Just two cigarettes a day can hook teens

A study has concluded that smoking just two cigarettes a day is enough to hook 13-to-17-year-olds on nicotine. "Parents should clearly speak out against smoking to their child as early as primary school age," advises Matthias Brockstedt, an addiction co
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Sep 27, 2012 13:08
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[Guam] It's never too late to quit smoking: Seniors who quit see health benefits almost immediately

Statistics from the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse show that more than 60 percent of cancers on Guam are due to tobacco use. Statistics also show that every cigarette smoked takes seven minutes off a person's life.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Sep 8, 2012 22:01
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[California] Many kids exposed to smoke despite parents' claims

Reuters
added May 11, 2012 02:18
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

We argue that this novel angle provides important legal tools to protect the health and well-being of children. Because children are seen as ‘replacement smokers’ by the tobacco industry, protecting children in this context is key to haltering the devasta
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2017 00:57
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Parental smoking linked to genetic changes found in childhood cancer

Smoking by either parent helps promote genetic deletions in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, according to research headed by UC San Francisco. While the strongest associations
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:17
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AAP: Parents, Don't Smoke Pot in Front of the Kids

The developing adolescent brain can be harmed by cannabis consumption, especially by regular use Even vaporizing cannabis -- as opposed to smoking it -- can introduce toxic chemicals into young bodies Parents should not consume cannabis in front of their
MedPage Today
added Feb 27, 2017 17:17
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