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[Florida] Parents want Volusia schools to crack down on smoking on campuses

Some Volusia County parents are accusing other parents of breaking the no-smoking rules at schools and exposing their children to secondhand smoke!. Channel 9's Blaine Tolison found a Facebook page with nearly 100 parents debating whether they should be
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Feb 26, 2015 17:21

All women under 40 could be banned from smoking in Russia

Women who look under the age of 40 could now be asked for their ID when buying tobacco And mothers with young children would also be forbidden to buy tobacco under the proposals from Communist MPs. Shop assistants will be empowered to ask women for the
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 25, 2015 14:50

Russia considering banning women under 40 from smoking in case it harms their babies – even if they don't intend to have children

Shopkeepers empowered to ask for passports as proof of age / Rules would not apply to men with or without children
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:55
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[Europe] Father's Smoking Preconception Influences Baby's Asthma Risk

A baby’s asthma development is linked to parental smoking before their conception, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS)’s International Congress, held Sept. 6-10 in Munich, Germany. (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55
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[UK] Loving couple banned from adopting... because husband had 'e-cigarette'

Couple barred from adopting after would-be dad was seen using an e-cig / Told they couldn't adopt if they'd used an e-cigarette in the past 12 months / Experts say that ‘vaping’ poses little or no threat to children in the home
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:52
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[UK] Should smokers or e-cigarette users be allowed to foster children?

Plymouth would not ban e-cigarette users, and even ordinary smokers, from fostering a child - according to the council's latest information. But Cornwall is among more than a dozen local authorities that wouldn't let families foster a child if someone i
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:28

[UK] Couple banned from adopting child after husband seen using e-cigarette

decision by social workers at Staffordshire County Council came after the pair had passed a long series of tests to qualify as parents. They were told they could not adopt...despite experts saying that ‘vaping’ poses little or no threat to children in th
Gloucester Citizen (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:38

[Saudi Arabia] Stub it out: Smoking killed 23000 in KSA last year

Nasser Saleh of the anti-smoking center said that smoking was spreading fast among young children and adolescents. “Young smokers in the past used to hide their habit from others for fear of parents’ and neighbors’ angry reactions, but now they smoke nea
Arab News (sa)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:16
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‘Jordanians spend JD500m on tobacco every year’

Jordanians spend over JD500 million in cash on tobacco every year, while the indirect costs are estimated at over JD2 billion, according to the Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:48

One little picture can make a difference, too.

Starting this week, starting small, kids and families all across America and Canada will upload selfies with nothing selfish about them. They simply want Hollywood to get the picture about the risks of on-screen smoking. The
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:45
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