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The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Launches "Expert Views: E-Cigarettes," a New Online Resource for Parents

The Center hired global public relations agency Porter Novelli to conduct an online audit..."E-cigarette use among young people and the prevailing perception that vaping is harmless highlight the tobacco industry's ability to dominate public impressions
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 20:30
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[New York] Editorial: Cars, kids and smoking don't mix

we're on board with the premise behind a Schenectady City Council member's proposal...Is it really that much of a burden for smokers not to smoke with children in the car? If basic concern for other human beings won't stop you, then the state should.
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Dec 13, 2016 19:12
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[Jersey] Tobacco Strategy 2017-2022: Creating a generation of non-smokers (PDF)

The purpose of this policy document is to provide a direction for preventing the uptake of smoking in young people, protecting families and communities from tobacco related harm and supporting smokers to quit in order to reduce the Island’s smoking ra
States of Jersey (je)
added Dec 13, 2016 14:54
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[California] Roseville woman releases anti-smoking children’s book

First-time author at 62 pens ‘Grandmas Shouldn’t Stink’
Roseville (CA) Press-Tribune
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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Babies' Marijuana Exposure Evident in Their Pee

Babies exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke take in THC, the primary psychoactive chemical in pot, a new study shows. Researchers discovered traces of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in urine samples from babies and toddlers in Colorado whose parents smoked
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2016 21:51
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Never-smoking women have high prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

A new study published by University of Toronto researchers suggests that women who have never smoked are susceptible to [COPD]..."women are more likely to have been exposed to second-hand smoke from spouses who smoke."
EurekAlert
added Dec 9, 2016 21:49
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Talk with Young People / Reduce Young People's Exposure to E-cigarettes / Talk to Your Health Care Provider / It is important to prevent harm to youth and young adults from e-cigarettes. We know enough to take action now to protect the health of our nat
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:27
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[Colorado] Mount Sinai researchers find signs of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure in children

Children exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke show measurable amounts of the drug in their bodies, a researcher at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has found. The study was published in the journal Pediatric Research.
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2016 04:09
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[UK] Smoking while pregnant makes your child more likely to use cannabis as a teenager

Researchers from King's College London and the University of Bristol assessed the risk of smoking on the developing foetus. They assessed 244 adolescents from pregnancy in the 1990s to early adulthood. Prenatal smoking was linked with simple DNA methyl
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:33
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the video game danger parents don’t know about

A majority of parents are unaware of smoking in video games, according to Played: Smoking and Video Games, a new report released today by Truth Initiative. More than a dozen games released in 2016—at least five of which are rated “Teen”—feature smoking.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:10
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