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Exposure to Tobacco Smoke May Contribute to Allergies

More than a third of children in the United States live with a tobacco smoker, and allergic diseases are becoming increasingly common among children. Could there be a connection? A recent study review found that tobacco smoke exposure was moderately asso
added Mar 24, 2014 10:33

Idaho Moms Want Statewide Ban of Smoking In Cars With Children

A group of Eastern Idaho parents already have their sights set on the 2015 Idaho Legislature with their effort to convince lawmakers to support a statewide ban on smoking in cars with children. KIFI-TV is reporting that the group has taken its initiati
Boise (ID) Weekly
added Mar 24, 2014 10:11

[Tennessee] Putnam putting tobacco settlement funds to use

Ready to put $58,000 β€” Putnam County's share of the national Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement of 1998 ... β€œIt’s been used by different states in different ways, but this year the state of Tennessee has decided to turn this money back into prevention
Cookeville (TN) Herald Citizen
added Mar 23, 2014 11:43

[Illinois] Principal: Students use e-cigarettes to get high

York High School officials are warning parents that some students are using e-cigarettes to get high. In a letter to parents, York High School Principal Diana Smith said a police investigation of student drug use occurred this month at the school.
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 26, 2014 20:57

[California] Thirdhand smoke poses health danger, especially to children, scientists say

The research suggests that exposure to thirdhand smoke should be an item of concern, especially in households with young children. Smoke deposits stay on surfaces, such as carpeting and furniture, for longer than previously thought – in some cases
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 20, 2014 13:36

[UK] WALLOP: Why I'm happy for my children to see me smoke

Parents are told to be strong role models for their children – but that doesn't mean they should be seen as infallible superhumans, writes Harry Wallop The odd drink and cigarette won't kill you. Probably.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 18, 2014 15:57

[Florida] Na Na Nana Na Na: Hey, mom, I got cigarettes anyway

What a drag it must be when you're not only tied to your momma's apron stings, but also her purse strings --- at age 23. Joshua David Mitchell allegedly tried to pull a fast one on a Panhandle Walmart by conning them out of a gift card to buy some smokes
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 18, 2014 15:56

[UK] 'Smoking cost me my legs - and I might also lose my arms, too': Mother with 20-a-day habit until she was 31 demands her picture is put on cigarette packs as a warning

Victoria Marks, 41, has Buerger's disease which is linked to smoking It slowly starves her limbs of oxygen meaning the tissue dies It is feared she will now lose her arms as well as her legs She smoked from the age of 13 to the age of 31 when she gave up
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2014 15:46

[Canada] Not cool for 'cool' dad to sanction daughter's smoking

in an effort to win the tug of war, the father is relaxing the rules by being the cool dad, albeit at the expense of your daughter's health. As he lets her smoke and pretend to be a grown-up, she is attracted to spending more time with him. While he may f
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Mar 18, 2014 09:32

[Massachusetts] Parents: Do you know what snus is?

cigarette and tobacco companies have been busy developing products that contain tobacco but are outside of the official definition of "tobacco products." One of the latest appears to be snus, a moist tobacco product similar to chew and snuff. It is packa
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Mar 18, 2014 09:20
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