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Risk factors associated with early smoking onset in two large birth cohorts [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results also show that childhood smoking is now more linked to early life disadvantages, as MCS children were especially likely to smoke if their mother had low education or used cigarettes, or if the child had a friend who smoked. Although the prevalence
Science Direct
added Jul 12, 2018 14:47
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[UK] Peers and parents may have influenced drop in childhood smoking

Two consecutive generations of children in the UK had dramatically different rates of smoking at an early age, and one major reason may be the changing socioeconomic status and behaviors of their parents and friends, researchers say. Children born in 197
Reuters
added Jul 11, 2018 20:06
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[Georgia] Smoking leads to assault charge in Athens

A 66-year-old Rocksprings Court man was arrested last Wednesday night after he allegedly threatened his girlfriend’s daughter with a knife in a dispute about cigarette smoke in the car they were driving in, Athens-Clarke County police said. When the vic
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Jul 11, 2018 14:00
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[California] LETTER: Unicorn Puke? That’s a vape flavor only a kid could love

I have three granddaughters, aged 2, 7 and 8. I am concerned about the tobacco industry’s use of flavors in their toxic products to lure kids into lifelong addiction. The tobacco industry doesn’t stop at the use of flavors, it also uses kid-friendly pac
Modesto (CA) Bee
added Jul 10, 2018 13:00
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[Wisconsin] Report: Man arrested after shoving child who tried to take away cigarettes

A Kenosha man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly shoved a child and held her down after she took his cigarettes because it was against house rules for having them at a home in the 6900 block of 40th Avenue. The 32-year-old man was taken into custo
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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Children are more likely to become snorers if they are exposed to second-hand smoke, finds study

Chinese researchers made the conclusion after reviewing 24 existing studies / Kids are 87% more likely to become snorers if exposed to second-hand smoke / The odds rose by around 2% for every cigarette smoked daily in the home
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:25
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Impact of public smoking bans on social inequalities in children’s exposure to tobacco smoke at home: an equity-focused systematic review

First evidence on short-term impact of public smoking bans does not support the assumption of intervention-generated inequalities in children’s SHS exposure at home. Future studies should focus on long-term equity impacts of smoke-free legislation.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:00
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[UK] Parents celebrate success of #smokefreesidelines initiative

An evaluation of the #smokefreesidelines campaign, which was designed to stop parents and carers from smoking on the sidelines when watching youth football, has found the initiative to be hugely successful. Smokefree Sidelines was launched 12 months ago
BJFM (British Journal of Family Medicine)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:04
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[South Africa] Drinking and smoking in pregnancy compound the risk for stillbirth, SIDS

Researchers at Stellenbosch University (SU) were involved in a large new study that showed that the combined effect of drinking and smoking in pregnancy compounds the risk for stillbirth and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Between 2007 and 2015, thi
Stellenbosch University (za)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:51
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Parents flaring up about e-cigarettes

Most parents asked for views on e-cigarettes want them banned outright rather than legalized with warnings and restrictions. Eighty-two percent of 3,374 parents who responded to a survey called for the ban in the wake of a proposal last month to amend t
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:06
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