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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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[UK] Does smoking make you a bad parent? Survey finds smokers feed their children less, buy them smaller birthday presents and raid their money box to fund their habit

* 12% said they go without food and 4% turned off the heating and wore extra clothes to make sure they could afford cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2013 18:32
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[Oregon] Susan Nielsen: Smoking may stink, but it packs a nostalgic punch

cigarettes get into your DNA. We can exile them, ban them, tax them and frown at them, but it will take a few more decades to escape their emotional hold. And it will be a long time before I can walk past a smoker downtown without breathing in, breathing
The Oregonian
added Jun 9, 2013 16:05
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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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