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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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[Florida] Court weighs if adults can win big verdicts in parents’ smoking deaths

lorida Supreme Court justices on Wednesday sharply quizzed a cigarette-maker that urged them to throw out an $18.5 million jury verdict, arguing that adult children don’t deserve so much money for the loss of a parent.
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Jun 7, 2018 06:26
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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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[Korea - North] VIDEO: North Korea allows women on TV - to tell men off for SMOKING: Bizarre propaganda video features string of females urging husbands and sons to quit the habit

A North Korean anti-smoking video has featured women warning men to stop and to improve their health. It is rare for footage created by the communist state to include women so prominently. In the 40 minute public health programme called 'The Extra Qual
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 06:16
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[Africa] Can Ethiopia's 'secret smokers' stub out their cigarettes?

Smoking at home is not an option - so Haile and his contemporaries tend to turn to the dive bars in the old city's Piazza, the dark alleys off the main thoroughfare of Bole Road and the red-light district of Chechnya to light up.
BBC Online
added Mar 2, 2016 15:12
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Thirdhand smoke: Toxic airborne pollutants linger long after the smoke clears

a new study assessing the health effects of thirdhand smoke constituents present in indoor air. Looking at levels of more than 50 volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and airborne particles for 18 hours after smoking had taken place, they found that thirdha
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Nov 3, 2014 13:57
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