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[Australia] Dad calls ban on smoking in units as daughter gets sicker

A TOOWOOMBA dad is concerned about his daughter's health as she struggles to breathe when cigarette smoke wafts into their home. Leah Gould, 12, has always been asthmatic but in recent times it has become worse. Her dad, Chris Gould, said since Novembe
Chinchilla News (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:54
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[California] Judge Dismisses Wrongful Death Suit Against Tobacco Companies ($$)

suit against two tobacco companies brought by the widower of a woman who died from cardiovascular diseases after years of smoking because the plaintiff failed to join his adult children as plaintiffs in the suit (Julius Engel v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Lexis Nexis
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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Yes, there is such a thing as thirdhand smoke – and it's more dangerous than you think

But health threats can persist even longer, says a report by the Respiratory Health Association (RHA), a lung health non-profit based in Chicago, if the thirdhand smoke environment is permanent. “When residual nicotine reacts to certain chemicals in the
USA Today
added May 31, 2017 16:52
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Smoke-free spaces on the island of Ireland. Snapshot report. (PDF)

. Among children aged 11-16 years who reported that they lived with an adult smoker in NI, 3 in 10 reported that smoking was permitted in the family car (YPBAS, 2013). . In NI among households who own a car, 85% of adults reported smoking is not perm
The Journal.ie (ie)
added May 31, 2017 16:45
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[Ireland] Irish children from deprived families twice as likely to be exposed to second-hand-smoke

Just 14% of children from Ireland’s highest-income families are exposed to tobacco smoke in their everyday lives. The figure is 32.7% for nine-year-olds from the country’s lowest-income families. The snapshot report, Smoke-Free Spaces on the Island of Ir
The Journal.ie (ie)
added May 31, 2017 16:42
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[Asia] Bangladesh observes World No-Tobacco Day highlighting devastating impact on families

According to research organisation Progga, families, where tobacco is consumed, spend five percent of their monthly income on buying tobacco and another 10 percent on treating the illnesses caused by tobacco consumption. By 2030, the number of deaths ca
bdnews24.com (bd)
added May 31, 2017 16:08
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[Australia] World No Tobacco Day: 31 per cent of single parents in WA smoke

smoking is most rife among disadvantaged groups, such as single parents, the homeless and people with a mental illness. Some 31 per cent of single parents unable or unwilling to kick the habit and one in three people with a mental illness smokes compared
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added May 31, 2017 15:08
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[Australia] ‘There’s no point having a law if you can’t police it’: Alan Jones responds to call to ban smoking everywhere around children, including at home and in cars

Alan Jones dismisses calls to ban smoking everywhere around children Radio shock jock says 'there's no point having a law if you can't police it' World No Tobacco Day has called for smoking to be banned at home near kids
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2017 23:26
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[Australia] Call for total ban on smoking in presence of children

THE Cancer Council has today called for a ban on smoking around children. Hundreds of thousands of Queensland kids live with a smoker, and attempts to protect them from toxic drift by puffing in the back yard or in another room are pointless. And light
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added May 30, 2017 22:47
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[New Zealand] Celebrating World Smokefree Day

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging New Zealanders to help their friends and family quit smoking this World Smokefree Day. “More than 5000 New Zealanders die of smoking-related illnesses each year. Nearly 1500 of those people die betwe
Scoop (nz)
added May 30, 2017 22:42
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