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[UK] Campaign urges smokers in Western Isles to ‘take it right outside’

the campaign is urging people to take smoking right outside of the home or car for the sake of their children. NHS Western Isles Smoking Cessation Co-ordinator, Joanne O’Donnell, said: “NHS Western Isles strongly supports this campaign, welcoming every i
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 12:31

[UK] Mum calls on smokers to quit after watching dad die of smoking-related dementia

“Dad first started smoking at the age of nine. Although that seems incredibly young to start, he would tell us that was just the norm at the time and the health implications simply weren’t known. “We first realised something was wrong when dad started f
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 08:46

[Asia, Bangladesh] Children exploited in tobacco fields

Children of many villages of Lalmonirhat are working at tobacco plantations along with their parents who are unaware of the harmful effects of the crop. Harvesting and processing poses serious threat to their health and mindset. Although most parents are
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 1, 2014 16:04

[UK-Wales] Smoke-free car campaign urges families to have fresh start

SHOPPERS in Newport got more than their groceries this week, as the Fresh Start team joined families at ASDA to teach them about children's exposure to second-hand smoke in cars.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Apr 1, 2014 15:44

[UK-Scotland] Campaign to stub out smoking near children

PEOPLE who smoke near children are being targeted in a public health campaign to create a tobacco-free generation. Second-hand smoke is estimated to cause more than 20,000 cases of respiratory infection in children and account for one in five cot deaths
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 16:46

[UK] Campaign to cut children's smoke exposure

A new campaign aims to spare 50,000 children from exposure to harmful second-hand smoke. The Scottish government initiative urges parents to take their smoking "right outside" homes and cars. They say current measures being taken by parents who smoke,
BBC Online
added Mar 27, 2014 16:45

[UK-Scotland] Advert warns of risks of smoking at home

An advert stressing that harmful chemicals linger in the air up to five hours after cigarettes have been put out has been released as part of the drive which aims to spare 50,000 children from second-hand smoke.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 16:44

[Illinois] Principal: Students use e-cigarettes to get high

York High School officials are warning parents that some students are using e-cigarettes to get high. In a letter to parents, York High School Principal Diana Smith said a police investigation of student drug use occurred this month at the school.
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 26, 2014 20:57
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E-cigarette accidents prompt poison centers' warning

As illness reports from electronic cigarettes mount, U.S. poison centers warn parents to store the liquid nicotine used in these battery-operated devices away from children. The warning, issued Tuesday by the American Association of Poison Control Center
USA Today
added Mar 26, 2014 14:23

[UK-Scotland] Public health campaign urges parents not to smoke near children

Public health minister Michael Matheson said every child should have the chance to grow up in a smoke-free environment. "This campaign isn't about a person's choice to smoke, it's about people who smoke having the facts so they can smoke in a way that d
STV (uk)
added Mar 25, 2014 22:13
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