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[Asia, Singapore] Underage smokers: The ease of getting cigarettes put to the test

Talking Point goes undercover to find out how easy it is...half of them got their smokes from relatives and friends...30 per cent...licensed vendors...one in five...strangers in the street and illegal vendors.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:09
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[Australia] Nine-out-of-10 NSW homes now smoke free

In 1997 almost 25 per cent of NSW adults smoked but that dropped to 15 per cent by 2016, the Tobacco Snapshot 2017 revealed on Friday. The proportion of adults living in smoke-free homes is now at 94.3 per cent. Numerous anti-smoking campaigns, legisla
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 15, 2017 16:53
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SIDDIQI: Nine out of ten children in Bangladesh exposed to secondhand smoke

Bangladeshi children are clearly not benefiting from their country’s smoking ban. The authorities clearly need to do more, including properly enforcing the laws on smoking in public places. Public awareness campaigns are also needed to raise awareness ab
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:29
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[UK-Scotland] Crackdown on adults buying kids cigarettes in Dumbarton and the Vale

In launching the campaign, ASH says most children who smoke get their tobacco from friends, family and other people they know. Often these adults think they are “doing them a favour”. In response, the “Not A Favour” campaign makes it clear that helping
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:00
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

is the first to report on biochemically validated second hand smoke exposure among children in a low and middle-income country (LMIC). The Dhaka results are more than double of those expected globally (40 %) and in stark contrast with those reported in t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:56
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

Researchers say there is an urgent need for action after 95 per cent of children from 12 primary schools in Dhaka tested positive for recent second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure. The study, which involved collaboration with the University of Dhaka, is the f
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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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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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Primary School Children: A Survey in Dhaka, Bangladesh

What remains unknown is if children living in low-income countries are still exposed to SHS. Our study suggests that despite having a ban on smoking in public places, most primary school children in Dhaka, Bangladesh are still likely to be exposed to SHS.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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Pollution putting million of infants at risk of brain damage, UNICEF says

The report also mentions the adverse effects of smoking tobacco, even if the fetus is exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb. "The polluting agents in burning tobacco, despite being different from the ones found in fossil fuels, have overlaps," Rees sai
CNN
added Dec 7, 2017 21:51
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Prior exposure to smoking may affect infants' respiratory health

In a Pediatric Pulmonology study of children aged 15 months, increasing hair nicotine levels were related to prior parent-reported smoking exposure and were associated with potential increased risks of wheeze and asthma.
EurekAlert
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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