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[Africa] OBARO: Public Smoking Should Be Banned In Nigeria

The popular Nigerian saying “chop alone and die alone” should be applied as far as smoking is concerned. It is morally wrong and socially unfair for some persons to continue “enjoying” smoking while others die as a result of breathing secondhand smoke. H
Naij.com (ng)
added Jun 4, 2015 09:46
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[New York] Bon Jovi's son Jesse 'given booze, cigars and a prostitute on his school's dime'

The development director of Brooklyn's exclusive Poly Prep high school took two students on a boozy trip to Cuba in 2013 on the school's dime while calling it all a class trip, a new lawsuit claims. What's more, Steven Andersen, who took his son on the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:52
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[UK] Toddler taken from parents because his house was full of cigarette smoke

A two-year-old boy has been taken from his parents amid fears their smoking put him at risk. A health visitor described seeing a ‘cloud of smoke’ over the youngster, who had been unwell for some time and was asleep on the sofa.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:45
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Tobacco use kills at least 36 people a day in Cuba

A nationwide survey of the risk factors in smoking prepared by the Public Health Ministry found that 24 percent of Cubans age 15 and over "actively" smoke, and more...World No Tobacco Day on May 31, Cuban health authorities are insisting that tobacco use
Fox News
added Jun 1, 2015 11:06
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France bans smoking in playgrounds

Smoking will be banned in children's playgrounds in France from next month in the latest measure aimed at reducing the nation's formidable consumption of cigarettes. The French are among Europe's heaviest smokers, but the government is trying to improve
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:24
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[UK] Boy Taken Into Care Over Parents' Smoking

A two-year-old boy has been taken from his parents after a health visitor raised concerns about cigarette smoke in the family home. Health visitor Julie Allen told a family court judge that she had not come across such a "smoky house" in her 10-year car
Sky News (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:50
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[UK] Smoking not only kills, it plunges children into POVERTY because parents 'prioritise cigarettes over food'

The addiction places a financial burden on low-income families, causing parents to choose between buying cigarettes and putting food on the table. Researchers fear parents are likely to forgo basic household and food necessities in order to fund their hab
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:21
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[UK] Smoking parents plunging nearly half a million children into poverty, says new research

Around half of the 2.3 million children living in relative poverty in the UK have a parent who smokes, the analysis by the University of Nottingham found. However, a further 400,000 would be classified as being in poverty if their parents’ weekly expend
The Independent (uk)
added May 28, 2015 23:01
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Straight talking can help parents wean teenagers away from e-cigarettes, reveals new study

According to a new study, parents can play a vital role in stopping the rise of teenagers using e-cigarettes. The study conducted by Loyola University Health System Adolescent Medicine Program, showed that in just a year the number of middle and high sc
ANI (in)
added May 27, 2015 16:23
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Outlaw smoke that permeates others' homes

MY FAMILY, including two children, has had to endure the noxious fumes coming from the neighbours directly beneath us for several years now...., I truly hope the Government will take more measures to protect non-smokers' health.
Straits Times (sg)
added May 27, 2015 02:26
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