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[Russia] Lawmaker proposes fines for selling tobacco and alcohol to pregnant women

A Russian regional lawmaker has proposed the introduction of fines for selling drugs, alcohol and tobacco to pregnant women. The law could also force all women who want to purchase these items to prove they’re not pregnant. Vladimir Petrov of the Leningr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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Uptake of Tailored Text Message Smoking Cessation Support in Pregnancy When Advertised on the Internet (MiQuit): Observational Study

Commercial online adverts are a feasible, likely cost-effective method for engaging pregnant smokers in digital cessation support and may generate uptake at a faster rate than noncommercial websites. As a strategy for implementing MiQuit, online advertisi
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:55
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[UK] Online ads help pregnant smokers quit

A new NIHR-funded study reveals that commercial online advertising about cessation support could engage large numbers of women earlier in their pregnancies, and at a lower cost. The study, led by the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with UEA an
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:53
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[UK] Midlands health visitors in new smoking cessation drive

Health visitors and smoking cessation experts at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to launch a new service for pregnant women and their families.
Nursing Times
added Apr 18, 2018 13:21
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[Ohio] Cradle Cincinnati: 2017 annual report shows much work ahead but reason for hope

Across Hamilton County, more and more women are kicking the habit early in their pregnancies, and the county’s infant mortality rate is improving as a result. In fact, the maternal smoking rate has dropped 30 percent over the past five years, according t
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:15
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[Canada] Nunavut sees tobacco sales decline one year after new tax

Cigarette sales have declined by 2 per cent in Nunavut since a new tobacco tax was introduced last year. The government says they've also seen significant declines in the sale of loose and chewing tobacco.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:02
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Association of Cigarette Price Differentials With Infant Mortality in 23 European Union Countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings In this longitudinal, ecological study, increases in the median price of cigarettes were associated with reductions in infant mortality across Europe between 2004 and 2014. However, pricing differentials between median and minimum cigarette pri
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Apr 15, 2018 00:10
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Poor Lung Function in Early Life Ups COPD Risk

factors affecting lung function during childhood, such as maternal smoking and childhood asthma, bronchitis, allergic rhinitis, and eczema, predisposed children to lung function decline and COPD.
MedPage Today
added Apr 12, 2018 18:09
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Pre- and postnatal tobacco and cannabis exposure and child behavior problems: Bidirectional associations, joint effects, and sex differences

Results add to the literature on joint effects of tobacco and cannabis, highlight the importance of considering bidirectional associations between maternal substance use and child behavior problems, and indicate generally stronger prenatal tobacco exposu
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 03:45
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E-cig health claims up in smoke

They've been hailed as the danger-free alternative to nicotine-based cigarettes. But are electronic cigarettes really safer? The short answer: no. "The big 'wow' moment for us was finding out that even the nicotine-free e-cigarettes should not be encour
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 4, 2018 17:12
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