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Mexico: children toil in tobacco fields as reforms fail to fix poverty

The Guardian visited with the family at the start of harvest season in mid-February, when they were weary after making the gruelling journey to the lowlands of Nayarit, as they do every year, on foot and rickety bus. They, like most of the tobacco picke
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:47
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'I've been sick in the chest': Tobacco fields take toll on Indonesian children

In the decade since, her health problems have never really gone away. “Since second grade, I have been sick in the chest, and then sometimes it is hard to breathe,” says Eping, now 14. It’s always worse in tobacco harvest season, she says, especially w
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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Paternal smoking and spontaneous abortion: a population-based retrospective cohort study among non-smoking women aged 20–49 years in rural China

Conclusion Paternal smoking was associated with SA. The importance of tobacco control, specifically pertaining to paternal smoking, should be emphasised during preconception and pregnancy counselling.
British Medical Journal
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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Impact of public smoking bans on children’s exposure to tobacco smoke at home: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The assumption of a displacement of smoking into homes with children due to smoke-free legislation in public places could not be confirmed. Additional research is needed to analyse long-term trends.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:45
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[China] Paternal smoking linked to miscarriage risk

Would-be fathers may increase their partner’s risk of miscarriage by smoking during the pregnancy, or even during the time leading up to conception, a large study from China suggests. Based on data for nearly 6 million pregnancies, researchers found that
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2018 02:41
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[China] New York Confronts Rampant Smoking Among Chinese Men

Reflecting a global trend, Chinese men in New York City smoke at much higher rates than men or women in any other ethnic group — and deaths from lung cancer among them have soared. As a result, the city’s health department launched a public service ad ca
New York Times
added Jun 24, 2018 16:15
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[UK] Hull's school gates to go smoke-free

Parents are being stopped lighting up at 24 primary schools in Hull in a bid to create a smoke free generation. The move follows the introduction last year of a smoke-free playground policy, which saw smoking stubbed out at all 91 playgrounds in the cit
KCFM (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:38
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[Asia, India] Father's Day: These cigarettes are not injurious to your dad's health

"Smoking and drinking are injurious to health. So, it will be healthier if it's given in the form of chocolates," Sujatha told ANI. The initiative is in sync with central government's various efforts to urge people to avoid tobacco and alcohol consumpt
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:49
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[UK-Scotland] NHSGGC back ASH smoking free charter

The health board covering Dumbarton and the Vale, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC), has backed a charter bidding to make Scotland tobacco free by 2034. ASH Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-Free Generation was signed by NHSGGC director of public he
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:41
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Landlords stub out smoking under new city policy

“We get complaints at least a couple times a month, usually from younger tenants, tenants with children,” Marla Siegel, head of property administration for New Holland Residences, said. “It’s not just the stench; it’s the health concerns tied to second-h
Real Estate Weekly
added Jun 19, 2018 00:28
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