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Bar Refaeli Swears She Was Raised Well, Despite the Cigarette in Her Baby Photo

The supermodel shared a funny photo of herself as a tiny tot with a cigarette (unlit, of course) in her mouth. The throwback snapshot was clearly done to be humorous, and Refaeli took the opportunity to make a joke about her mom and dad's parenting techn
E! Online
added Feb 23, 2014 15:47

[UK] MP Charles Walker claims smoking ban could 'criminalise' good parents

In the Commons debate, Charles Walker said: "It would be appalling if people who have been good parents in every other way found themselves being criminalised as a result of smoking in a car when their children were present," he said.
Hertsfordshire Mercury (uk)
added Feb 20, 2014 11:13

[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoking in cars: the hidden agenda behind the ban

The MPs who can't bear to see children in smoky cars but are unmoved by their poverty are simply demonising poor parents
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:16

[UK] BARRON: It's wrong to use poverty as a reason to oppose action against smoking

Zoe Williams seems to be arguing that we should not legislate to prevent smoking in cars with children ... I was brought up in a community where money was tight and smoking was commonplace. Many good men and women died young as a result. I don't need to
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:14

[Korea - South] 3 in 10 Korean teens exposed to secondhand smoke

The Korea Health Promotion Foundation said 31.8 per cent of male students and 35.6 per cent of female students were found to have experienced passive smoking in their daily lives. On average, teenage boys were exposed to secondhand smoke 3.41 days a wee
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 19, 2014 08:09

[New York] Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman welcome their baby son on Valentine's Day... as he reveals the child will be called ERIC

With a baby on the way, Cowell had declared that he was quitting smoking, but in November he admitted 'I lied.'... 'You have to get rid of] sharp edges, cigarettes, alcohol … then there's [baby-proofing] the toilet. But I'll have a smoking room!'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 21:33

[New York] 'Delirious with joy' Simon Cowell 'was in tears as he watched the birth and broke down when Eric was handed to him'

Smoker Cowell puffed away outside the hospital immediately before – and after – Eric’s birth. He had vowed to give up his 20-a-day habit but later joked he was lying, adding that he was planning to install smoking rooms in his homes in London and Los Ang
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 21:29

When Marijuana Looks Like Candy, Not Drugs

marijuana as candy doesn’t just change how people use it. It changes how we need to talk about it, and how, as parents, we need to ask that new laws be designed to balance legal use (whatever that is in any given state) with protecting those who shouldn’t
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 16, 2014 18:20

Secondhand Smoke Could Cancel Out Asthma Treatment With Destruction Of Key Enzyme

Parents who smoke and whose children suffer from severe asthma could be cancelling out the asthma medication's effects.
Medical Daily
added Feb 15, 2014 23:24
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Passive Smoking Weakens Children’s Response to Asthma Treatment, Study

researchers at Imperial College London found that exposure to secondhand smoke at home leads to lower levels of an enzyme in kids. These enzymes help kids respond to the asthma treatment.
added Feb 15, 2014 23:16
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