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[Australia] Pregnant teens are taking up smoking to make their babies SMALL because they're ‘scared of giving birth’

Research has found Australian teens have seen warnings on packs of cigarettes they can reduce birth weight of babies, and flaunting other health risks to themselves or their unborn children, The Daily Telegraph reported. The discovery was made during a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2016 16:11
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Ban on smoking in bars lapses into law

while the governor has staunchly supported efforts to curb smoking rates on Guam, they’re concerned the lawmakers are beginning to over regulate. “The governor is becoming increasingly concerned, however, about the growing invasion of the Legislature and
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:17
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[Asia, Bahrain] Disgusting? Women smoking shisha

The Arabic language daily Al Wasat said there was growing public controversy about women seen sitting at coffee shops with men and smoking shisha, adding that some of those women appear to be pregnant. While some people believe that women are free to do
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:53
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Swedish Paediatric Society LETTER to FDA

emphasizes that the risk with snuff use during pregnancy and in adolescence are considerable, and strongly advise that all young people should avoid using snuff and that all women (also smokers) should refrain from snuff use during pregnancy .
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 8, 2015 11:09
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[UK] Nicotine Replacement in Pregnancy: How Risky?

The absolute risk of major congenital anomalies was similar among infants born to smokers and those born to women on nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), but respiratory problems were worse in the latter group, researchers said. Compared with babies born
MedPage Today
added Apr 7, 2015 17:38
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[Europe] France and its shocking rate of pregnant smokers

Almost one in five French women will continue to smoke throughout their pregnancy, new figures show, prompting the health ministry to announce a new crackdown to get France's pregnant smokers to stub out the habit.
The Local France (fr)
added Apr 5, 2015 13:54
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Russia considering banning women under 40 from smoking in case it harms their babies – even if they don't intend to have children

Shopkeepers empowered to ask for passports as proof of age / Rules would not apply to men with or without children
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:55
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Smoking during pregnancy affects future grandkids' growth

found that if a maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, her grandsons became heavier than expected during adolescence, with increased lean mass, grip strength and cardiovascular fitness. When both the maternal grandmother and the mother had smoked,
ANI (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:34
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Effect of smoke-free legislation on perinatal and child health: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free legislation is associated with substantial reductions in preterm births and hospital attendance for asthma. Together with the health benefits in adults, this study provides strong support for WHO recommendations to create smoke-free environmen
Science Direct
added Apr 7, 2014 12:46
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Secondhand smoke tied to miscarriages, stillbirths

"We often think of the diseases that secondhand smoke causes as diseases of older people," epidemiologist Andrew Hyland told Reuters Health. "The results of this study show that secondhand smoke can affect even unborn babies." Hyland led the study at th
Reuters
added Mar 14, 2014 14:16
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