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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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[Canada] Nunavut's chief coroner reminds residents not to smoke cannabis around kids

Padma Suramala says it's the responsibility of her office to warn residents about dangerous practices. She says infants and young children exposed to second-hand smoke are sick more often than children who are not. They are at increased risk for pneumon
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:57
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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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[Macedonia] Shocking video shows toddler being encouraged to smoke cigarette by laughing adults

Shocking footage of an innocent toddler being encouraged to drag on a cigarette as his thoughtless minders laugh in the background has sparked outrage online. The stomach-turning video – uploaded by a user in Macedonia – appeared on the LiveLeak website
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 29, 2014 12:01
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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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