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[UK] School pupils tell parents to bin the cigarettes as Carterhatch primary school in Enfield urges parents to stop smoking at front gates

Carterhatch primary school, in Carterhatch Lane, is the first school in the borough to ban parents from smoking outside its gates. It devoted a whole day to teaching pupils about the health risks of smoking, and children designed a plaque to remind pare
This is Local London (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:18

[UK] STREET-PORTER: The right of children to breath clean air trumps any ‘right’ a parent has to smoke - Comment - Voices - The Independent

I grew up in a home where both parents smoked continuously. My father had a heart attack followed by bypass surgery, and my sister died of lung cancer.... Addiction to cigarettes (like alcohol) is harming children in low-income homes and they have no cho
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:15

[UK] We adore our son and we've never smoked in front of him... now we just want him back: Parents speak out after judge rules boy, 2, should be placed for adoption because of their habit

The couple whose two-year-old son was taken from them because of their smoking have pleaded for his return and claim they had switched to e-cigarettes to try to keep their child. They also accused social workers of stealing the blond, blue-eyed toddler b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 7, 2015 22:12

[Africa] OBARO: Public Smoking Should Be Banned In Nigeria

The popular Nigerian saying “chop alone and die alone” should be applied as far as smoking is concerned. It is morally wrong and socially unfair for some persons to continue “enjoying” smoking while others die as a result of breathing secondhand smoke. H (ng)
added Jun 4, 2015 09:46

[New York] Bon Jovi's son Jesse 'given booze, cigars and a prostitute on his school's dime'

The development director of Brooklyn's exclusive Poly Prep high school took two students on a boozy trip to Cuba in 2013 on the school's dime while calling it all a class trip, a new lawsuit claims. What's more, Steven Andersen, who took his son on the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:52
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[UK] Toddler taken from parents because his house was full of cigarette smoke

A two-year-old boy has been taken from his parents amid fears their smoking put him at risk. A health visitor described seeing a ‘cloud of smoke’ over the youngster, who had been unwell for some time and was asleep on the sofa.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:45

Tobacco use kills at least 36 people a day in Cuba

A nationwide survey of the risk factors in smoking prepared by the Public Health Ministry found that 24 percent of Cubans age 15 and over "actively" smoke, and more...World No Tobacco Day on May 31, Cuban health authorities are insisting that tobacco use
Fox News
added Jun 1, 2015 11:06

France bans smoking in playgrounds

Smoking will be banned in children's playgrounds in France from next month in the latest measure aimed at reducing the nation's formidable consumption of cigarettes. The French are among Europe's heaviest smokers, but the government is trying to improve
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:24

[UK] Boy Taken Into Care Over Parents' Smoking

A two-year-old boy has been taken from his parents after a health visitor raised concerns about cigarette smoke in the family home. Health visitor Julie Allen told a family court judge that she had not come across such a "smoky house" in her 10-year car
Sky News (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:50
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[UK] Smoking not only kills, it plunges children into POVERTY because parents 'prioritise cigarettes over food'

The addiction places a financial burden on low-income families, causing parents to choose between buying cigarettes and putting food on the table. Researchers fear parents are likely to forgo basic household and food necessities in order to fund their hab
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:21
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