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[New York] Parents: Teens buying electronic cigarettes, nicotine juices online

New York State law bans the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18, but some teens who are turned away at the store are simply going online, two moms said. Melissa Riddle told NewsChannel 13 she caught her 16-year-old daughter with t
WNYT NBC-13 (Albany, NY)
added Oct 6, 2014 17:16
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[Ireland] Mum to quit smoking after daughter racks up 10,000 retweets

This young girl just convinced her mother to quit smoking, after a whopping 22 years addicted to cigarettes. Madison Lawson tweeted a picture last night, which outlined a contract agreed between her mum and her sister.
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:41
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Study: More Than 8 in 10 US Homes Forbid Smoking

smoking is even forbidden in nearly half of homes where an adult smoker resides, up from one in 10 households with smokers in the early 1990s. CDC experts attribute the changes to shrinking smoking rates and altered attitudes.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 4, 2014 14:50
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Carolyn Hax: Mother should abandon the smoke screen with her daughter

People often hold up the example of smokers telling their kids not to smoke as the height of hypocrisy. It’s not. What’s hypocritical about being in the grip of a difficult addiction and not wanting your kid to go through that? Every human being has thei
Washington Post
added Aug 27, 2014 21:23
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[California] Teen Talk: Parents' hard line on e-cigarettes sparks rift

What makes me mad is that e-cigs are not harmful or dangerous like regular cigarettes, so I feel like my parents are overreacting... DEAR BROOKE: E-cigs are simply liquid nicotine ... be careful that you aren’t setting up a lifelong nicotine habit.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 22, 2014 06:51
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The anthropometry of children and adolescents may be influenced by the prenatal smoking habits of their grandmothers: A longitudinal cohort study

When both the maternal grandmother and the mother had smoked (MGM+M+) girls had reduced height, weight, and fat/lean/bone mass when compared with girls born to smoking mothers whose own mothers had not smoked (MGM−M+). Conclusions This study indicates t
American Journal of Human Biology
added Aug 20, 2014 09:27
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[UK-Scotland] Big Tiny calls on parents to keep kids safe from second hand smoke

A NEW recruit in the campaign to protect children from second hand smoke has been unveiled to call on parents to keep kids safe.
Evening Times (uk)
added Aug 6, 2014 07:53
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Smoking mothers may alter the DNA of their children

Pregnant women who smoke don’t just harm the health of their baby—they may actually impair their child’s DNA, according to new research. The finding may explain why the children of smokers continue to suffer health complications later in life.
Science
added Jul 28, 2014 21:22
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VIDEO: Shocking video of dad encouraging his two children to smoke shisha pipe

two children, apparently brother and sister, being encouraged by their father to smoke through a shisha pipe. The footage shows a boy and girl, who can be no more than four or five-years-old, passing the pipe back and forth as they blow smoke from their
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 20:55
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Motivational Interviewing Helps Reduce Home Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Inner City Children at Risk

Motivational interviewing, a counseling strategy that gained popularity in the treatment of alcoholics, uses a patient-centered counseling approach to help motivate people to change behaviors. Experts say it stands in contrast to externally driven tactic
Johns Hopkins Medicine
added Jun 27, 2014 15:18
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