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As if being poor was not enough…

When a family breadwinner gets sick or dies prematurely due to tobacco use, the entire family is devastated and further impoverished. This cycle of tobacco use and poverty is vicious and will perpetuate through generations without intensified tobacco cont
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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Some Adults Dismiss Nicotine Risks to Kids

Smokers and users of other tobacco products were less likely than non-tobacco users to recognize the potential harms of nicotine exposure to children, researchers reported. More than four out of five (83.2%) adults surveyed considered nicotine to be "de
MedPage Today
added Jul 20, 2018 13:50
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[UK] MURRAY: She puffed her way through breast cancer. Not even her dad’s lung cancer put her off. Now JENNI MURRAY reveals the surprising reason: why I’m finally giving up smoking at 68

I don’t think any of us had the faintest idea of how dangerous to our health smoking would prove. It was everywhere... So, at last I’ve quit. I won’t be asking for a last one on my death bed. But was it fear of terminal cancer that brought me to this poi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 15:03
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Did Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Yield a Health Benefit?

after analyzing 16 years of government data on Americans' health, Gonzales and colleagues found it wasn't associated with improved health among gay men. "For example, mental health was not improved, and there were no changes in negative health behaviors
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 14, 2018 00:00
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Adults’ Perceptions of Nicotine Harm to Children

the array of products through which children could be exposed to nicotine has grown substantially...Although most adults perceive nicotine exposure as harmful for children, there are important differences based on sex, racial and/or ethnic background, and
Pediatrics
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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Risk factors associated with early smoking onset in two large birth cohorts [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results also show that childhood smoking is now more linked to early life disadvantages, as MCS children were especially likely to smoke if their mother had low education or used cigarettes, or if the child had a friend who smoked. Although the prevalence
Science Direct
added Jul 12, 2018 14:47
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[UK] Peers and parents may have influenced drop in childhood smoking

Two consecutive generations of children in the UK had dramatically different rates of smoking at an early age, and one major reason may be the changing socioeconomic status and behaviors of their parents and friends, researchers say. Children born in 197
Reuters
added Jul 11, 2018 20:06
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[Georgia] Smoking leads to assault charge in Athens

A 66-year-old Rocksprings Court man was arrested last Wednesday night after he allegedly threatened his girlfriend’s daughter with a knife in a dispute about cigarette smoke in the car they were driving in, Athens-Clarke County police said. When the vic
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Jul 11, 2018 14:00
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[California] LETTER: Unicorn Puke? That’s a vape flavor only a kid could love

I have three granddaughters, aged 2, 7 and 8. I am concerned about the tobacco industry’s use of flavors in their toxic products to lure kids into lifelong addiction. The tobacco industry doesn’t stop at the use of flavors, it also uses kid-friendly pac
Modesto (CA) Bee
added Jul 10, 2018 13:00
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[Wisconsin] Report: Man arrested after shoving child who tried to take away cigarettes

A Kenosha man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly shoved a child and held her down after she took his cigarettes because it was against house rules for having them at a home in the 6900 block of 40th Avenue. The 32-year-old man was taken into custo
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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