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[Australia, France] GEMMELL: Smoking has become a public declaration of stupidity

I was struck by how many people still smoke, huddling outside buildings in the freezing cold as if they’ve got huge invisible signs on their foreheads shouting “company loser”....Several girlfriends have recently taken up smoking again after decades of a
The Australian (au)
added Mar 8, 2015 23:56
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[Canada] Family-based programs prevent children from taking up smoking

A global review by Canada's University of Calgary and QUT into the effectiveness of family-based programs has found these programs can be highly effective in stopping children from taking up smoking.
News-Medical.net
added Mar 8, 2015 17:09
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[UK] SATEL: Breakthrough On E-Cigarette Bans: How British Adoption Authorities Regained Their Sanity

At least 13 other councils throughout the UK clearly state that they will not place children under five with electronic cigarette users, according to an investigation carried out by The Daily Mail. They are following the BAAF’s position that “users of e-
Forbes
added Mar 10, 2015 16:33
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Hax: Mom isn’t honest about smoking

As her current enabler, please stand up: “I can’t bear to have you lie to our daughter like this. It is going to destroy her trust in you — unless, that is, you change the truth by quitting. It is your decision whether to smoke, I get it, but how we talk
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Mar 2, 2015 22:31
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[UK] Adoption chiefs' U-turn over ban on placing young children with parents who use e-cigarettes

British Association of Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) updated to its guidance, saying it had changed its e-cigarette policy. At least a dozen councils in England had imposed a blanket-ban on placing children with parents who smoke, but new advice means som
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 10:27
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Study: High stress for mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

New mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a University o
University of Kansas
added Feb 28, 2015 20:21
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[Massachusetts] SEYLER: Celebrating 25 years of smokefree skies and looking forward to further progress

I think about what my daughters might be telling their kids about smoking 25 years down the road. I hope their kids will find it unbelievable that people once smoked in their apartments and in their cars. I hope the change is just as dramatic as it has be
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Feb 28, 2015 20:19
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High stress for new mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

Recent mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that totally ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:37
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Study: High stress for new mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

Recent mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that totally ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a U
EurekAlert
added Feb 27, 2015 10:33
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[Portugal] Smokers could be paid to stop

Instead of subsidising medication and consultation fees for smokers to quit, Portugal’s Health Ministry officials are this morning reportedly ready to pay ex-smokers the money that would have been spent on them.
Portugal News (pt)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:06
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