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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

Learning From Our Parents’ Heart Health Mistakes

Smoking by itself increases the risk of heart disease; it raises blood pressure, diminishes exercise tolerance, decreases protective HDL cholesterol, and increases the blood’s tendency to clot. But when smoking is combined with other coronary risk factor
New York Times
added Apr 10, 2017 15:24

Parental smoking linked to genetic changes in kids with cancer

Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in their kids that are associated with the most common type of childhood cancer, a recent study suggests. Some previous research has linked parental smoking to an increased risk of childhood leukemia, b
added Apr 6, 2017 19:10

Kids' Hands May Be a Source of Significant Nicotine Exposure

Children may carry significant levels of nicotine on their hands just by coming into contact with items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residues, even when no one is actively smoking around them at the time. This is the key finding of a pilot
PR Newswire
added Apr 6, 2017 19:03

5 Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke — Especially to Children, Non-Smokers

Thirdhand smoke is residual — or leftover — nicotine and other chemicals that remain on clothing and surfaces after someone smokes in the area. Dangerous residue from tobacco smoke sticks to carpets, walls and other surfaces after the smoke clears. Rese
The Cleveland Clinic
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59

[Illinois] Parents educated on teen vaping during Maine South panel

at Maine South High School, where he works. "Just about every day, we're taking them," Raitano, the school's resource officer, said following a March 30 panel discussion on teens and e-cigarette use hosted by the Maine Community Youth Assistance Foundati
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 01:58

Parental smoking linked to genetic changes found in childhood cancer

Smoking by either parent helps promote genetic deletions in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, according to research headed by UC San Francisco. While the strongest associations
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 5, 2017 10:17

EXCLUSIVE: Southern Charm's Thomas Ravenel seeks sole custody of his two children as Kathryn Dennis blows off drug tests and nanny testifies about the star's hard partying and unbathed kids 'reeking of cigarette smoke'

'The children have been consistently returned to Thomas's house reeking of cigarette smoke, unbathed, in dirty clothes, with matted hair.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34

Date: 1930 Brand: Lucky Strike Manufacturer: American Tobacco Company

Quote: I prefer Luckies and so do my daughters
Stanford Research into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising (SRITA)
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27

Popcorn and Cigarettes? Smoking in Movies

of the top-grossing PG-13 movies, nearly 60 percent showed smoking or other tobacco use. Between 2002 and 2015, an increasing proportion of youth-rated movies (G, PG or PG-13) were smoke-free. On the other hand, among the movies that showed any smoking, t
U.S. News & World Report
added Apr 2, 2017 01:40
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