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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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Understanding Environmental Disparities in Lung Disease—and What Can Be Done

Bose said this is frustrating when children are being exposed to secondhand smoke; unfortunately, “they are not at liberty to change a lot of the behaviors that they’re being exposed to.”
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 21, 2018 15:07
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[Canada] GALLINGER: Dealing with fellow parents who smoke in front of your children

The real danger of their casual smoking, is that it 'normalizes' this behaviour to kids, Ken Gallinger writes.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 18:13
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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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Picking Tobacco Under an Unforgiving Sun in Mexico

The scenes--of people living under thatched-roof shelters, their skin raw from chemicals, and children as young as 6 working the fields or bathing in irrigation canals...Rodríguez is producing a multimedia piece on these workers...[BAT] Mexico, which buys
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 9, 2016 14:39
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Pediatric hospitalizations an opportunity to screen parents for tobacco use

Secondhand smoke exposure not only plays a role in the development and exacerbation of respiratory diseases in children, it also can lower their IQ scores, increase risk for behavioral and sleep problems, and contribute to increased infection risk. Even
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Jul 29, 2016 00:33
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