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[Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: A bill against smoking in the car unlikely to result in fewer incidents

If there were persuasive evidence that a new law would actually result in fewer incidents, it would be worthy of support. As it stands, the bill simply uses state law to register societal disgust over behavior that is indefensible, whether it's legal or
Deseret News
added Jan 7, 2013 14:29

[Utah] Can car-smoking ban pass this time around?

Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Millcreek, will try anew to pass an often-defeated bill to ban smoking in cars while children are present. How it fares could be an early test of just how conservative — or perhaps moderate — the new Legislature will be, as the cons
Salt Lake Tribune
added Dec 28, 2012 04:58

[Colorado] Local family at odds with Housing Authority over smoking

Rose says the smoke from her neighbors apartments at the Senior Heritage Plaza are damaging her health. Senior Heritage is a rent controlled housing unit subsided with federal funds from the Housing and Urban Development Department and managed by CSHA. T
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Dec 22, 2012 12:41

Meningitis risk from parents who smoke

Smoking puts unborn and young children at greater risk of a major cause of meningitis.
Metro Café (uk)
added Dec 10, 2012 02:56

[UK] Brighton experts find almost half of new mothers take up smoking again

About 23,000 pregnant women in England have used the NHS Stop Smoking Service this year. Dr Memon wants it to widen its counselling and support services not just to prospective new mothers but to those smokers who live with them.
Brighton and Hove News (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 13:56

Just ten minutes in a car with a smoker boosts harmful pollutants by up to thirty percent

Just 10 minutes spent in the back seat of a car with a smoker in the front, boosts a child's daily exposure to harmful pollutants by up to 30%, reveals research published online in Tobacco Control.
added Nov 23, 2012 14:55

[North Carolina] Op-ed: Zacharias - Tobacco steals joy, health

I begged my mother to quit smoking. Begged her. . . . . But I'm not angry, just terribly, terribly sad. . . . . Caring for a dying mother is hard, particularly so when one considers all the life missed out on, long before the illness struck.
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Nov 21, 2012 16:12

Prenatal Exposure to Maternal Smoking and Childhood Behavioural Problems: A Quasi-experimental Approach

This retrospective cross-sectional paper examines the relationship between maternal smoking during pregnancy and children’s behavioural problems at 9 years of age independent of a wide range of possible confounders.
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
added Nov 15, 2012 22:05

Youth's narratives about family members smoking: parenting the parent- it's not fair!

Further research is needed to investigate youth's perceptions about parental cigarette smoking as well as possible linkages between youth exposed to second hand smoke in their home environment and emotional and lifestyle-related health difficulties. Resu
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 12, 2012 11:21

[Illinois] Havana man charged with burning baby with cigarette

A Havana man is charged with burning a 4-month-old girl with a cigarette on her face and shoulders last week. Adam Hackman, 33, who appeared in court Thursday, faces up to 14 years in prison if convicted on the aggravated battery charge, a Class 3 felon
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Sep 28, 2012 22:31
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