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WYNNE: Oregon Passes a Smoke-Free Car Law, and Now I Want to Move There Even More

you really can't miss the dangers of second-hand smoking. It increases the risk of asthma, SIDS, low birth rate, and respiratory problems. There's also the risk of decreasing a child's cognitive function.
BlogHer.com
added Jan 2, 2014 08:53
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[Asia] China's health, family planning organ to build tobacco-free environment

Mao Qun'an, spokesman for the National Health and Family Planning Commission, said all health and family planning department staff will be prohibited from smoking in non-smoking locations, and some staff members will be appointed to prevent others from s
People's Daily (cn)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:54
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[North Carolina] HORTON: Asking the right question about smoking

Should you be able to smoke in your own home? Before you answer, let me ask another question. Should you be able to breathe clean air in your own home? ... Simply put: smoke-free laws are saving lives. But laws are not the only way to reduce SHS. Smoke
Hendersonville (NC) Times-News
added Jan 1, 2014 14:47
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[Ireland] Terminal cancer father to star in anti-smoking ad

As a QUIT TV advert featuring Gerry Collins, from Greystones, Co Wicklow, was launched today, Health Minister James Reilly praised his courage and called him an inspiration. "I am very grateful to Gerry for having the courage to allow us to share his st
Evening Herald (ie)
added Dec 31, 2013 16:27
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[UK] On line campaign to ban smoking in cars with child passengers

AN online campaign is urging parents to protect their children from cigarette smoke within the confines of the car by calling for legislation to protect them from secondhand smoke.
St Helens Star (uk)
added Dec 30, 2013 12:56
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Strict parenting may reduce teen smoking

Parents who set limits are less likely to have kids who smoke, regardless of their ethnic and racial backgrounds, according to a new U.S. study. Researchers surveyed middle schoolers from diverse backgrounds and found those whose parents had an "authorit
Reuters
added Dec 28, 2013 01:31
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Simon Cowell cuts down smoking for son

Simon Cowell will try to quit smoking around his baby son. The media mogul's girlfriend Lauren Silverman is pregnant with their first child, and he has no intention of lighting up a cigarette in front of their offspring, and plans to cut down on his hab
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Dec 22, 2013 14:56
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[Wisconsin] RIVERA: How to fight the big tobacco companies

Our Group of Hispanic Tobacco Prevention Network teens are doing just the opposite. They are among the few who refuse to give in to large companies distributing other tobacco products to youth. Another is New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who recent
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Dec 22, 2013 13:50
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers’ children face air pollution like in world’s smoggiest cities, charity study finds

Ash Scotland tested children aged one to five from 54 smoking households in Aberdeenshire for nicotine exposure, and found all but one had very high concentrations of nicotine in their saliva.
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 20, 2013 13:23
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[UK-Scotland] Study shows effect of smoking in Scots households

Very young children of smokers are being exposed to high levels of nicotine intake and air pollution comparable with major industrial smog in cities like Beijing, a study by an anti-smoking charity has found. Ash Scotland tested children aged one to fiv
The Scotsman (uk)
added Dec 20, 2013 13:08
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