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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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[California] VIDEO: Mother who says her daughter nearly died after smoking a hookah has warning for parents

Miller says doctors almost immediately knew what it was. "It uses coal … that's what they're burning and so as they're smoking it, they are getting that burning of the coal," said Miller. Her daughter was suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning
KGTV-Ch. 10 (San Diego, CA)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:25
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BLOCK: Smoking Is Not a Right

No one has a right to make other people sick. You don't have a right to become a burden on the health care system, or a right to ruin peoples' meals, make others cough, or drive people away from public spaces.
PolicyMic
added Aug 7, 2013 12:18
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[Canada] Guelph mother faces a charge in connection with smoking in a vehicle with a minor

Officers said a woman was smoking while her 13-year-old daughter was present in the vehicle. It is an offence under the Smoke Free Ontario Act to smoke in a vehicle if a person less than 16 years is also present.
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:26
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[China] Here's A Chinese Toddler Smoking A Cigarette

Expat Shanghai blogger Hart Hagerty was sitting in Fuxing Park the other day when she saw something shocking: "My jaw dropped when his pajama-clad mother handed the tot a cigarette… then lit it for him … then smiled on as he smoked it… then laughed as h
Business Insider
added Apr 2, 2013 19:38
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Q&A: Thirdhand cigarette smoke -- the gift that keeps on giving

At home and in the car, your kids are especially susceptible to THS toxins if they're crawling over floors, carpets or upholstery.
Washington DC Examiner
added Dec 18, 2012 10:18
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Grandma’s curse / Some of the effects of smoking may be passed from grandmother to grandchild

Which crucial genes these histones surround remains obscure. Nor have the team yet found out whether the epigenetic effect they have discovered reaches further than grand-offspring. If it does, though, it suggests that epigenetics really might act like
The Economist
added Nov 1, 2012 19:02
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Scientists: Third Hand Smoke Also a Danger

"There's evidence now that third-hand smoke is a risk factor in children like chronic ear infections and chronic respiratory infections," Dr. Edelman explains. "And if your clothes reek of smoke, your hair reeks of smoke, your little child is going to get
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Aug 8, 2012 12:07
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shisha smoking by women leading to divorce

said that the smoking of shisha or hookah has become very popular among young Saudi women in the last five years, either in cafés, or at home. Many Saudi women do not mind smoking, even with family. Seen as a way to attract customers, Nawfil said dealers
Arab News (sa)
added Aug 7, 2016 05:19
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