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[UK] Heart attack rates have fallen by 42 per cent since the smoking ban in 2007 / Ban also contributed to drop in asthma and premature birth rates, experts claim

The Cochrane independent research network looked at studies in 21 countries. A University of Liverpool team found the 42 per cent fall in England. Researcher Prof Cecily Kelleher, of University College Dublin, said the figures were strong evidence bans
The Sun (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 12:42

What you need to know about Italy's new smoking laws

There are some 10.3 million smokers in Italy, or around 19 percent of the population. The new laws aim to reduce this number and prevent some of the 83 thousand deaths smoking causes in Italy each year.
The Local Italy (it)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:02

Italy cracks down on smokers as tough law takes effect

The laws require cigarette packs to carry stark pictures of people who suffered from the effects of smoking, including one of a woman coughing up blood and another of a man who died of a heart attack being zipped up in a body bag. Those caught smoking i
added Feb 2, 2016 19:02

[Europe] Smokers in Italy are now facing fines of up to 500 euros ($600) if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman _ or if they toss a cigarette butt on the street _ thanks to new health and environmental laws that are going into effect

They also specifically target pediatric hospitals and other medical facilities catering to pregnant women and newborns in a bid to cut the estimated 70,000-83,000 deaths a year ...The measures are contained in a new law conforming to EU regulations aimed
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2016 18:50

[Canada] 9 out of 10 pregnant women in Nunavut smoke, says gov't representative

Nunavut has Canada's highest smoking rates at 62 per cent, according to 2014 Statistics Canada data. However, Frankie Best, a tobacco reduction specialist with the Government of Nunavut, says that the real numbers are likely even higher.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:47

[Denmark] One in nine Danish women smoke during pregnancy

According to Dorte Bertelsen, a midwife at Rigshospital in Copenhagen, a foetus cannot get enough oxygen when its mother smokes and it negatively affects the baby’s weight and development of organs. “Pregnancy usually motivates people to stop smoking, s
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:06


FDA has determined that the website,, offers for sale or distributes cigarette tobacco and/or roll-your-own... A tobacco product with a label, labeling, or advertising that uses the descriptor “light,” “mild,” “low,” or a simi
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Jan 14, 2016 19:06

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Babies of women who smoke born 100 grams lighter: study

The results of the survey, the first large-scale nationwide study of its kind in Japan, prompted one researcher to warn that babies born with a low birth weight were at future risk of obesity and heart disease. Smoking during pregnancy is said to lower
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 8, 2016 22:16

[UK] 'It's a hospital not a nightclub' - Patient's anger at smokers in foyer of Lincolnshire hospital

Terrance Davis, 61, claims he sees smokers gathering near the entrance of Boston Pilgrim Hospital after 4pm when he says staff are not about to monitor it. Mr Davis, who runs a care home company in Spalding, said: "I find it appalling. People are going
This is Lincolnshire (Lincolnshire Echo) (uk)
added Jan 8, 2016 21:29

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Health tax: Raising cigarette prices could help babies live

Higher cigarette taxes have discouraged cash-strapped teens from starting to smoke. If smoking costs pregnant women more, society could reduce other health tragedies.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 30, 2015 23:16
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