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New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Have Smoked Marijuana

The poll also found that American parents aren't that worried about their kids smoking weed. Out of all parents surveyed (not just those who had tried marijuana), the leading concern is a fear that their kids will smoke cigarettes. I
NBC News
added Apr 19, 2017 01:26
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[Ohio] A new worry for smokers' families: 'thirdhand smoke'

Reynolds American Inc., the second-largest tobacco company in the United States, declined to comment on the study. The Altria Group, the leading U.S. cigarette manufacturer, did not respond to requests for comment. Miller is skeptical of the threat thir
USA Today
added Apr 17, 2017 18:32
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[Asia] Smoking keeps China’s poor mired in poverty, global agencies say

From buying cigarettes to paying hospital bills and losing a breadwinner, the economic burden of tobacco use is crippling, says UN and WHO
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2017 19:48
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Lime Crime put its Mother's Day lip kit in a cigarette carton to sell to young moms WHAT.

One could say that lipstick packaging that glamorizes smoking is questionable enough — but then framing that as somehow being empowering to women is absurd.
Revelist
added Apr 14, 2017 23:31
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[Australia] Mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk

Using a mouse model and human lung cells, the UTS Molecular Biosciences Research Team study, led by Pawan Sharma, David Chapman and Brian Oliver, found e-cigarette vaping among expectant mothers increased the risk and severity of allergic asthma in their
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 14, 2017 17:19
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Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

Kids can get high levels of nicotine on their hands just by touching items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residue, a small U.S. study found. The findings "show that children's hands hold high levels of nicotine even when parents are not smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2017 00:37
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Health Highlights: April 11, 2017: Parental Smoking Linked to Gene Changes in Childhood Leukemia

this new study is the first to link parental smoking with specific genetic changes in the tumor cells of the cancer, CBS News reported. The association was strongest among children who were exposed to parental smoking during infancy, but were also found
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 11, 2017 21:59
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[New Mexico] Carlsbad fights against secondhand smoking

The state department collaborated with Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad, and the cities of Farmington and Roswell to raise awareness on the dangers of secondhand smoke through the campaign, "Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge." According to a news release
Carlsbad (NM) Current-Argus
added Apr 11, 2017 15:12
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Parents' smoking tied to genetic changes in kids with cancer

Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, a new study finds. While previous research has established the link between parental –
CBS
added Apr 11, 2017 22:02
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HIRONO/SMITH: Australia’s $40 per pack cigarette tax plans: the need to consider equity [FREE FULL TEXT]

this paper examines some of the potential (unintended) consequences of the tax to individual and family income; illicit trade; social stigma and opportunities for lobbying by the tobacco industry. In light of these considerations, we offer strategies that
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2017 15:23
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