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What E-Cigarettes Really Do to Your Lungs

don’t fool yourself into thinking that vaping is a safe alternative to tobacco. It harms you. And if your children or grandchildren who don’t smoke cigarettes think that vaping is a cool and safe habit to pick up, let them know that they’re playing with a
Bottom Line
added Aug 25, 2015 06:13
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[Macedonia] SEE IT: Young child encouraged to smoke cigarette

The sickening clip, uploaded to LiveLeak by a user in Macedonia, shows the fresh-faced boy being taught how to inhale the smoke. His feckless guardians are heard laughing and joking as they spur him on to suck on the cancer stick. At one point, he even
New York Daily News
added Oct 2, 2014 14:27
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[Canada, UK] McLAREN: Flirting with a smoke-free future

Making smoking illegal for those born in the new millennium sends a clear message: That it’s not normal or responsible to smoke, even if your parents or your older brother do it. As all parents instinctively know, sometimes a flawed rule is better than n
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 3, 2014 17:28
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Third-Hand Smoke Impacts Kids' Breathing

Third-hand smoke -- residue that remains on the skin, clothes, and furniture of smokers, even if they do their smoking out of the house -- still impacts children's breathing, researchers reported here. The risk of respiratory tract infections in children
MedPage Today
added Sep 12, 2013 14:39
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[Washington] Health Department's anti-tobacco program draws criticism, praise

"Suck on this," says the logo printed on brightly colored T-shirts and decals, followed by unpleasant information about smoking meant to grab young people's attention. A few parents have objected to the sexual connotation of the message, part of a $50,0
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Aug 26, 2013 06:37
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[Washington] 'Suck on this:' Controversial anti-smoking campaign draws eyes and ire

Smoking rates among teens in Pierce County are higher than the rest of the state. So the health department came up with an edgy and aggressive campaign to fight it. But some parents say it goes too far. Beth Smith was with her family at the Pierce Count
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Aug 13, 2013 17:07
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[UK] Mother set her nine-year-old son on fire as a punishment for smoking

A mother who killed her nine-year-old son by setting him on fire as punishment for smoking has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2012 19:28
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Rosemond: Vaping and peer pressure

I found a vaping pen hidden in my 13-year-old son's room...A:...garden-variety nicotine addiction is not reliably associated with any specific health or behavioral risk....has positive effects on cognitive functioning and appears to be a "brain vitamin" o
Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph
added Mar 5, 2017 01:27
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[Florida] Delray woman won’t get $18.5 million from tobacco giant for mother’s death

the 4th District Court of Appeal tossed out the 2014 jury verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. – one of the largest against a cigarette-maker in county history. It called the amount awarded to Gwen Odom for the 1993 death of her mother “excessive.”
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Dec 1, 2016 03:25
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Third-Hand Smoke Poses Real Dangers

The latest research, funded by the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, was published by the American Chemical Society on March 16. It states that young children are at high risk when they put toys in their mouth that have been exposed to third-hand
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Mar 17, 2014 14:20
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