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Republic of Congo passes anti-smoking law

Minister of Health Francois Ibovi said Friday the law prohibits the consumption, purchase and possession of tobacco for minors, pregnant women and the mentally ill, with fines for those selling to that population starting at nearly $400. It also prohibit
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 2, 2013 09:54
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French Researchers Recommend Stopping E-Cigarette Use in Public

Use of electronic cigarettes in public spaces such as restaurants should be forbidden, French researchers wrote in a government-commissioned report. Use of the devices, electronic tubes that simulate the effect of smoking by producing nicotine vapor, sh
Business Week/Bloomberg
added May 28, 2013 13:27
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CHAPMAN: Is nicotine really as safe as e-cigarette supporters make out?

the long-term consequences of inhaling an average of 200 and up to 600 times a day a soup of vaporized flavouring and other chemicals approved for ingestion but not inhalation will not be known for many years.
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:30
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[UK] Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, Smoking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012 (PDF)

from 2007 to 2012 the rate of smoking has remained largely unchanged. While the proportion of women smokers has continued to decline over the past five years, the proportion of males smoking has changed very little. Smoking rates varied between men and w
Office for National Statistics
added Sep 26, 2013 05:57
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Secondhand Smoke Takes Large Physical and Economic Toll

Exposure Disproportionately Affects African Americans, Especially Infants
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Sep 20, 2012 17:42
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WARNING LETTER: www.smokers-mall.com

FDA has determined that the website, http://www.smokers-mall.com, 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
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 14, 2016 19:06
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Injurious to health? Italy may ban smoking e-cigarettes in public places

The Italian health ministry's top advisory body has recommended a ban on the smoking of electronic cigarettes in public places and their sale to pregnant women and minors. The recommendation by the ministry's Superior Health Council came after France's
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 6, 2013 10:50
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[Asia, Qatar] Passive smoking risk alarming for pregnant women

A study has found an alarming exposure to second-hand smoke from cigarettes and shisha among pregnant Qatari women both inside and outside their homes. The global prevalence of second-hand smoke among pregnant women shows Qatar in the third place at 80%
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jun 2, 2013 22:36
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[Canada, UK] Mothers who smoke during pregnancy 'put children at risk of obesity later on'

Dr Amirreza Haghighi, of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, who led a new study, said 'Prenatal exposure to maternal cigarette smoking is a well-established risk factor for obesity, but the underlying mechanisms are not known. 'Preference
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:53
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Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate

Further exploration of the potential unintended consequences of facilitating a transition from combusted to non-combusted products is warranted, and special consideration of the effects of nicotine exposure among vulnerable populations—including pregnant
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:58
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