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Trends in Cannabis and Cigarette Use Among Parents With Children at Home: 2002 to 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Educating parents about secondhand cannabis smoke exposure should be integrated into public education programs on secondhand tobacco smoke exposure.
Pediatrics
added May 14, 2018 13:33
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More U.S. Parents Smoking Pot Around Kids

Progress made in limiting kids' exposure to secondhand smoke could be undermined by the increasing popularity of pot, a new study suggests. "As we are removing cigarette smoke -- and that's a major public policy achievement -- that success will be attenu
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2018 13:31
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[Africa, South Africa] Kids exposed to second hand smoke more likely to land up in ICU, says Dr

Second hand tobacco smoke directly increases the risk of many respiratory illnesses and infections in children, explains Dr Salome Abbott. Children exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to get pneumonia, bronchitis, and other severe long-term prob
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 21:58
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THC found in breast milk of new moms who smoke marijuana, study says

found low levels of THC concentrations in the milk. In fact, they estimated that babies receive 2.5 percent of their mother’s dose, which are just micrograms of the drug. However, they said the amount is still concerning. “The long-term neurobehaviora
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 11, 2018 06:09
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Juuling: If you don’t know what it is, ask your kids ($$0

Sales have skyrocketed since the company launched in 2015. The San Francisco-based firm represents nearly 55 percent of the e-cigarette market, according to data from Wells Fargo. School administrators, law enforcement officials and health workers said
Washington Post
added May 10, 2018 17:59
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[Colorado] Pot, Tobacco Smoke Exposure Equals More Kids in ER

Clouds of pot and cigarette smoke in a home make it more likely a young child will visit the emergency room or have an ear infection, researchers say. Secondhand smoke from marijuana and tobacco increases a kid's odds of going to the ER, according to pre
WebMD
added May 7, 2018 22:00
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Death rate of under fives in UK is among the worst in Europe with British youngsters twice as likely to die as those living in Sweden

British mums-to-be are also more likely to be overweight or smoke during pregnancy.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2018 21:27
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ARCHIVE: Maternal smoking and the risk of still birth: systematic review and meta-analysis

Our review confirms a dose-response effect of maternal smoking in pregnancy on risk of stillbirth. To minimise the risk of stillbirth, reducing current smoking prevalence in pregnancy should continue to be a key public health high priority.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 4, 2018 21:25
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California Health Department Launches Anti Flavor Tobacco Campaign

California Department of Public Health officials on April 24, launched a campaign... In addition to e-cigarette flavors, health experts said they have noticed more manipulative tactics from the tobacco industry aimed at kids. Tobacco products disguised a
Los Angeles Sentinel
added May 4, 2018 20:57
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[New Zealand] Woman tells just how easy it was to buy cigarettes as a minor

At 16, Arnia Appleby bought a couple of packs of cigarettes from an Auckland petrol station, went to a park with her best friend and smoked every one until they were sick. Within a week she was hooked, smoking at least three a day. An undercover operat
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 4, 2018 16:07
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