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Lime Crime put its Mother's Day lip kit in a cigarette carton to sell to young moms WHAT.

One could say that lipstick packaging that glamorizes smoking is questionable enough — but then framing that as somehow being empowering to women is absurd.
Revelist
added Apr 14, 2017 23:31
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[Australia] Mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk

Using a mouse model and human lung cells, the UTS Molecular Biosciences Research Team study, led by Pawan Sharma, David Chapman and Brian Oliver, found e-cigarette vaping among expectant mothers increased the risk and severity of allergic asthma in their
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 14, 2017 17:19
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Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

Kids can get high levels of nicotine on their hands just by touching items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residue, a small U.S. study found. The findings "show that children's hands hold high levels of nicotine even when parents are not smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2017 00:37
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Parents' smoking tied to genetic changes in kids with cancer

Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, a new study finds. While previous research has established the link between parental –
CBS
added Apr 11, 2017 22:02
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Health Highlights: April 11, 2017: Parental Smoking Linked to Gene Changes in Childhood Leukemia

this new study is the first to link parental smoking with specific genetic changes in the tumor cells of the cancer, CBS News reported. The association was strongest among children who were exposed to parental smoking during infancy, but were also found
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 11, 2017 21:59
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HIRONO/SMITH: Australia’s $40 per pack cigarette tax plans: the need to consider equity [FREE FULL TEXT]

this paper examines some of the potential (unintended) consequences of the tax to individual and family income; illicit trade; social stigma and opportunities for lobbying by the tobacco industry. In light of these considerations, we offer strategies that
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2017 15:23
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[New Mexico] Carlsbad fights against secondhand smoking

The state department collaborated with Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad, and the cities of Farmington and Roswell to raise awareness on the dangers of secondhand smoke through the campaign, "Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge." According to a news release
Carlsbad (NM) Current-Argus
added Apr 11, 2017 15:12
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5 Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke — Especially to Children, Non-Smokers

Thirdhand smoke is residual — or leftover — nicotine and other chemicals that remain on clothing and surfaces after someone smokes in the area. Dangerous residue from tobacco smoke sticks to carpets, walls and other surfaces after the smoke clears. Rese
The Cleveland Clinic
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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Learning From Our Parents’ Heart Health Mistakes

Smoking by itself increases the risk of heart disease; it raises blood pressure, diminishes exercise tolerance, decreases protective HDL cholesterol, and increases the blood’s tendency to clot. But when smoking is combined with other coronary risk factor
New York Times
added Apr 10, 2017 15:24
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Preliminary evidence that high levels of nicotine on children’s hands may contribute to overall tobacco smoke exposure

The higher-than-expected nicotine levels and significant association with cotinine indicate that THS may play a role in the overall exposure of young children to tobacco smoke toxicants and that hand wipes could be a useful marker of overall tobacco smok
Tobacco Control
added Apr 7, 2017 16:31
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