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[UK] Should smokers or e-cigarette users be allowed to foster children?

Plymouth would not ban e-cigarette users, and even ordinary smokers, from fostering a child - according to the council's latest information. But Cornwall is among more than a dozen local authorities that wouldn't let families foster a child if someone i
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:28

[UK] Couple banned from adopting child after husband seen using e-cigarette

decision by social workers at Staffordshire County Council came after the pair had passed a long series of tests to qualify as parents. They were told they could not adopt...despite experts saying that ‘vaping’ poses little or no threat to children in th
Gloucester Citizen (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:38

[Saudi Arabia] Stub it out: Smoking killed 23000 in KSA last year

Nasser Saleh of the anti-smoking center said that smoking was spreading fast among young children and adolescents. “Young smokers in the past used to hide their habit from others for fear of parents’ and neighbors’ angry reactions, but now they smoke nea
Arab News (sa)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:16
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[Europe] Father's Smoking Preconception Influences Baby's Asthma Risk

A baby’s asthma development is linked to parental smoking before their conception, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS)’s International Congress, held Sept. 6-10 in Munich, Germany. (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55

‘Jordanians spend JD500m on tobacco every year’

Jordanians spend over JD500 million in cash on tobacco every year, while the indirect costs are estimated at over JD2 billion, according to the Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:48

[Nevada] Health District Issues Advisory Regarding E-Cigarettes

Southern Nevada Health District today has issued a health advisory... encourages policymakers, health care providers, parents, and e-cigarette users to educate themselves regarding the harmful chemicals in these products and to limit their availability in
KXNT (CBS) (Las Vegas, NV)
added Feb 19, 2015 09:22

One little picture can make a difference, too.

Starting this week, starting small, kids and families all across America and Canada will upload selfies with nothing selfish about them. They simply want Hollywood to get the picture about the risks of on-screen smoking. The
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:45

Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids

"The big one to me is smoking. There are so many things, and mold is just one aspect of it...My take is not to be freaked out about mold but try to control what you can control, and work with your pediatrician on this -- smoke avoidance, dust mite encase
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 16, 2015 15:48

Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

But other schools in states including North Carolina, New Jersey, Washington and Connecticut, are grouping the devices in with bongs and pipes, meaning students could face long suspensions and required drug tests and have possession of drug paraphernalia
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 15, 2015 17:33

LETTER: Smoke-Free Policies

Re “Smoking’s Toll on Health Is Even Worse Than Previously Thought..." We should not forget that smoking takes a toll on those exposed to secondhand smoke. Many children, adults and family pets are exposed daily to secondhand smoke in their homes, and thi
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2015 08:58
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