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Preliminary evidence that high levels of nicotine on children’s hands may contribute to overall tobacco smoke exposure

The higher-than-expected nicotine levels and significant association with cotinine indicate that THS may play a role in the overall exposure of young children to tobacco smoke toxicants and that hand wipes could be a useful marker of overall tobacco smok
Tobacco Control
added Apr 7, 2017 16:31
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Parents who smoke contribute to obesity in children: health ministry report

Infants cared for by parents who smoke are more likely to become obese children than those from a nonsmoking household, according to a health ministry report. According to the report, released Wednesday, the obesity rate for 13-year-olds who were expose
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:31
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[Texas] Vapor shop owners and doctors go head-to-head during hearing to raise smoking age to 21

Doctors, vapor shop owners and parents gathered at the Capitol on Tuesday to testify on a bill that would raise the smoking age from 18 to 21... The filing of Senate Bill 183 marks the sixth time Sen. Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio, has tried to raise the s
Dallas Morning News
added Mar 29, 2017 15:17
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[Maryland] ZIMMERMAN: Rockville can lead the way on smoke-free outdoor dining

On Monday, the Rockville City Council will hold a public hearing... When it comes to smoke-free outdoor dining areas, science, economics and health are all firmly on our side. Everybody wins. I look forward to the day in the very near future when this pol
Washington Post
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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[Asia, India] Passive smoking worries ‘smoke free’ Himachal Pradesh

The Himachal Pradesh has not been able to find solution to check passive smoking at home, which troubles the ‘smoke free’ state even more. The northern hill state comes only after Mizoram and Uttarakhand in the country in exposure of adults to second-
The Statesman (in)
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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[Oklahoma] Student advocates say no to tobacco, yes to cleanup

"The whole reason why we're here is because it is tobacco-free and we're still finding cigarette butts in our park," Buechele said. "I have a daughter who's 2, and I bring here to the park to play, and secondhand smoke is so harmful. I don't want my daug
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Mar 24, 2017 17:14
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[UK] Anti-smoker Prince Charles bans tobacco from playgrounds at his 2,000-acre stately home in Scotland

Prince Charles has had a lifelong aversion to tobacco since his heavy-smoking grandfather, George VI, died of lung cancer when he was just three. Charles encouraged the Duchess of Cornwall to quit the habit after they married and is disappointed that h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:48
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Correlates of Prenatal and Early-Life Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Frequency of Common Gene Deletions in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

We carried out a case-only analysis to explore whether prenatal and early-life tobacco smoke exposure influences the formation of leukemogenic genomic deletions. Somatic copy number of 8 genes frequently deleted in ALL (CDKN2A, ETV6, IKZF1, PAX5, RB1, BTG
Cancer Research
added Apr 6, 2017 19:25
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[UK-Scotland] NAYSMITH: Smoking charity’s care stance surprising but correct

Ash Scotland put out a briefing note saying there should not be a bar on recruiting smokers within Scotland’s care system. The smoking prevention charity is usually known for being pretty hardline and indeed it highlighted wide variations in the attitud
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:51
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Shah Rukh Khan plans to quit smoking, drinking for kids

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, a doting father to three, says he is planning to quit smoking and drinking and adopt a healthier lifestyle to enable himself spend more time with his children.
Kahlee Times (ae)
added Mar 20, 2017 06:00
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