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[Australia] NT teachers allowed to smoke on school grounds if staff vote to allow measure

TERRITORY teachers can smoke ciggies in “designated areas” on school grounds if staff vote to pass the measure in a secret ballot at the start of each year – a move one mother has decried as “preposterous”.
Northern Territory Newsand Sunday Territorian (au)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:30
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[Australia] Mother's smoking may influence child's lung function decades later

Middle aged people whose mothers smoked heavily may be at significantly increased risk for breathing problems according to a new study from Australia. Based on 50 years of follow-up, researchers found that adults exposed as children to their mother’s smo
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2016 18:52
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[Australia] Mom's Smoking May Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD in Adulthood

"Smoking in later life can result in deficits in lung function by middle age. So it was not unexpected to see that mothers' smoking . . . could also adversely influence the growing lungs of [their children]," Perret said. And, "reduced lung function pote
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 11, 2016 18:53
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FEARON: Why We Keep Cigarettes in Our Budget

he’s not quitting anytime soon so he’s still going to smoke and therefore our budget would be wrecked every month. Trust me, I don’t like that line item in our budget but without it, our budget fails.
The Budget Mama
added Mar 7, 2016 08:13
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Why buying a home from a smoker raises YOUR diabetes risk: Third hand smoke can linger in furniture and carpets for decades

Scientists are warning that ‘third-hand smoke’ can lurk in walls and linger on furniture for decades, putting health at risk. Even long after the smoker has moved out, their toxic legacy may raise the risk of ills from diabetes to lung and liver problems
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2016 23:48
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[Asia, India] My father passed away from cancer, from smoking cigarettes: Sunny Leone

Actress Sunny Leone's message to youngsters who have not smoked till now and are thinking about it is to avoid picking up the cigarette.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 25, 2016 04:54
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[UK] Manchester school informs police of cannabis-smoking parents

Deborah Binns, the deputy headteacher of St John’s C of E aided primary school in Radcliffe, said the smell had been noticed by other parents and some of the older pupils. The letter, dated just before half term on 11 February, read: “We have had concer
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 17, 2016 15:48
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[UK] Ex-smokers are happier than smokers, according to a new survey

More than 60% of ex-smokers in the South West say they are happier since quitting and a third say giving up smoking has led to a dramatic change in lifestyle, according to new research commissioned by Smokefree South West. A research survey carried out
North Devon Journal (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:25
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[Alaska] Marijuana club too close to kids

When the new “social marijuana club” opened in November 201...The club’s proximity to Fairbanks Native Association’s Head Start Center was also mentioned. Head Start empowers families with children ages 3 to 5 to be responsive to their child’s health, edu
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jan 21, 2016 15:45
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Health Tip: Help Keep Your Child From Smoking

Talking to your kids about the risks of smoking can help them kick the habit before they start. The University of Michigan Health System advises parents to: Quit if you're a smoker. Learn more about the dangers of secondhand smoke and how to quit.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 13, 2016 21:04
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