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[UK] 'A love story shattered': Devoted father who has never smoked battles terminal lung cancer as his devastated partner reveals he 'doesn't want to know' how long he has left

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:03
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[Japan] Tokyo aims to stub out smoking in homes with children

Parents will be banned from smoking inside their own homes if children are in the room under a new local law to take effect in Tokyo. The authorities said that the measure, aimed at protecting children from passive smoking, was the first of its type in
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:32
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly passes ordinance against passive smoking aimed at protecting children

approved an ordinance aimed at protecting children from inhaling secondhand cigarette smoke in homes and other places. The ordinance, cosponsored by Tomin First (Tokyoites First), Komeito and the Democratic Party, was approved by a majority vote in a ple
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:32
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Thirdhand Smoke Is Real—Here’s How It Can Damage Your Brain and Liver

If you're a smoker, you're literally toxic: A new study that proves that third-hand smoke is a thing, and it could be killing your friends and your family.
Reader's Digest
added Oct 5, 2017 20:48
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo moves to protect kids from passive smoking at home, in cars

The Tokyo metropolitan assembly is set to pass an ordinance Oct. 5 to prohibit smoking in private homes and cars if there are children around. The idea, at this stage largely symbolic as the ordinance would not carry penalties for violators, is to prote
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:09
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Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Specifically, it found that children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were more likely to have asthma by age 7. The same was true for those whose mothers experienced extreme stress or depression during the child's first three years. Researchers aren
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 27, 2017 06:37
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[Canada] Campaign targets parents who smoke near children

The Quebec ministry of health and social services is among the organizations behind a new campaign aimed at educating the province’s parents about the dangers second-hand smoke pose to children. The Smoke-Free Family campaign is being organized by Capsan
Canadian Press
added Sep 24, 2017 14:21
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

We argue that this novel angle provides important legal tools to protect the health and well-being of children. Because children are seen as ‘replacement smokers’ by the tobacco industry, protecting children in this context is key to haltering the devasta
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2017 00:57
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[UK] Single mother, 44, who was engaged to a 17-year-old accused of 'bribing teenagers with cigarettes before claiming their Centrelink payments'

Leisa Atkinson was engaged to Andrew, 17, and his mother Suzy claims the single mother used his disability pension, however Ms Atkinson denies the accusations. Ms Atkinson met Andrew when he was 17-years-old according to mother Suzy and his sister, Ale
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:35
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[Europe] The Fatal Toll of Cheap Cigarettes

“Tobacco companies can load price increases onto premium brands and sell cheaper cigarettes at a loss so that poor people and young people can still take up smoking,” said the lead author, Filippos Filippidis, a lecturer in public health at Imperial Coll
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2017 14:37
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