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LIEBLING: At last, Minnesota's foster kids will be protected from secondhand smoke

Two years ago, I wrote in MinnPost about a bill I had introduced in the Legislature proposing to make Minnesota’s foster homes smoke-free. It’s been a long road, but I’m very pleased to report that, beginning this month, all Minnesota children in foster
added Jul 1, 2014 10:46

KRISTOF: Kids Behind Bars

I’ve become particularly impressed by the power of early interventions, even in utero. For example, smoking during pregnancy approximately doubles the risk that the child, if a boy, will be incarcerated decades later as an adult (that seems to be because
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 30, 2014 01:29

Motivational Interviewing Helps Reduce Home Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Inner City Children at Risk

Motivational interviewing, a counseling strategy that gained popularity in the treatment of alcoholics, uses a patient-centered counseling approach to help motivate people to change behaviors. Experts say it stands in contrast to externally driven tactic
Johns Hopkins Medicine
added Jun 27, 2014 15:18

Stephen Strasburg says he will quit chewing tobacco

While mourning the death of his college coach, Tony Gwynn, Stephen Strasburg says he made a decision to quit chewing tobacco. His primary reason is his daughter. "I think it's a disgusting habit, looking back on it," the Nationals right-hander said on M
Major League Baseball (MLB)
added Jun 24, 2014 17:49

Fear of chewing tobacco grips MLB in wake of Gwynn’s death

Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg — who pitched at San Diego State when Gwynn coached the team — is one of the players who has said he will give up smokeless tobacco, and he cited his young daughter as another reason for quitting. “I think it’s a disgusting
New York Post
added Jun 24, 2014 15:04

Smoking during pregnancy: What are the risks?

How smoking and second-hand smoke affect your baby and why it's never too late to quit
Parent Dish (AOL Lifestyle)
added Jun 20, 2014 15:36

[UK] Man denied permission to adopt his own grandson because he is a smoker

Smoking showed man's inability to stop 'habit-forming behaviour', judge said / Other 'habits' included excessive drinking and a 30-year cannabis use / Judge Bellamy said he also failed to quit smoking even with professional help
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 17, 2014 15:13
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Familial Aggregation of Tobacco Use Behaviors Among Amish Men [FREE FULL TEXT]

The familial patterns of tobacco use observed among Amish men highlight the important role of family in propagating tobacco use and support the usefulness of this population for future genetic studies of nicotine addiction.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2014 23:42

[Vermont] FIRST: Clearing the air around e-cigarette facts and fiction

Thus the name of the game is to educate your children and teens about these devices so they do not use them, let alone become addicted. If you or your teen smokes and wants to use e-cigarettes to quit, remind him or her that this is not a great idea, sin
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Jun 16, 2014 09:20

10 Reasons Why 'Smoking' Dads Should Switch to E-Cigs for Father's Day

Mistic Electronic Cigarettes Celebrates Father’s Day with Special Offers, Leveraging its #Switch2Mistic Campaign
Business Wire
added Jun 10, 2014 19:41
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