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[Asia, India] Maharashtra govt to ban tobacco consumption at public places: Fadnavis

Maharashtra government will soon impose a ban on tobacco consumption at public places, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today. "Cancer caused by consumption of tobacco, gutkha, paan masala and cigarettes affects not only that individual, but an ent
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:53

[Fiji] Police investigate photos of toddlers drinking and smoking

Photos of two toddlers posted on Facebook appearing to be smoking and drinking alcohol is now being investigated by Police. .. The children are believed to be around the age of two to three years old. (fj)
added Feb 4, 2015 11:56

New CDC Report Shows Big Drop in Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Americans, But 58 Million Still Exposed – Every State and Community Should be Smoke-Free

demonstrates both the effectiveness of and continuing need for comprehensive smoke-free laws that apply to all workplaces and public places, including restaurants and bars. To date, 24 states, Washington, DC, and hundreds of cities have enacted such laws,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2015 19:48

[UK] Lung disease sufferer inspires 'Smokefree' campaign

A mother from Torquay has made an impassioned plea for people to stop smoking after her lung collapsed. She has thrown her support behind a hard-hitting campaign which encourages people to stop smoking by showing how their loved ones suffer.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 07:27
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California's top health official warns against using e-cigarettes

There’s enough scientific evidence now to warn the public about the health risks of electronic cigarettes, the state’s top health official said Wednesday. “I’m advising Californians to avoid using e-cigarettes and to keep them away from children of all a
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jan 29, 2015 00:41

Analysis: Possible relationship between secondhand smoke and caries in kids

A possible causal relationship may exist between secondhand smoke (SHS) and caries in the primary dentition in children, according to a review of studies recently published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (December
added Jan 27, 2015 06:42

[UK] E-cigarette: Mum Sian Warner hits back at backlash after her son, 11, bought device

"I'm a good parent". Sian Warner, of Allenton, said smoking the device made her son suffer from a persistent cough and gave him inflamed tonsils for weeks after using it in December.
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:22

Why do teens still smoke? On addiction, advertising, and the rise of e-cigarettes

Why teens smoke at all is a question that public health advocates have been scratching their heads over since the 1960s— when a U.S. Surgeon General’s report exposed the health risks of smoking— and even more so since the 1970s, when the federal governme
Fox News
added Jan 26, 2015 17:05

[UK] E-cigarette blamed for illness of Allenton boy, 11

A MUM has issued a health warning after her 11-year-old son became ill from using an e-cigarette. Reece Warner suffered from a persistent cough and inflamed tonsils for weeks after using the device in December.
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 11:48

[UK] DOMINIC LAWSON: Why persecuting smokers will cost us all more in the long run

I was editor of the Sunday Telegraph at that time, and I ran a story about this under the headline ‘Passive Smoking Doesn’t Cause Cancer: Official’, revealing that the WHO had initially kept back its research into passive smoking in seven countries which
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:36
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