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[Estonia] Daily: Smoking While Pregnant Could Become Legally Sanctionable

A bill has been drafted by the Ministry of Justice that would make it illegal for pregnant women to engage in behaviors they know to be damaging to the fetus. A person can be held accountable for killing a human fetus, according to current law, but if t
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 29, 2013 16:03
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How smoking affects motherhood

Times of India
added Nov 8, 2012 13:17
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Impaired Cough Sensitivity in Children of Smokers

We provide the first evidence that the cough reflex is impaired in seemingly healthy children who live with smokers. The 2-fold difference in cough threshold is comparable in magnitude to the change that occurs with acute respiratory tract infection.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2012 03:05
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Smokers in Italy hit with new fines to protect the young

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 — after new health and environmental laws went into effect Tuesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 15, 2016 00:19
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France Notifies WTO Of New Tobacco Labeling Requirements Aimed At Preventing Pregnant Women From Smoking ($$)

World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Feb 10, 2015 22:24
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Prenatal exposure to smoking linked to ADHD

Individuals prenatally exposed to tobacco smoke exhibited weaker response in some regions of the brain while processing a task that measures inhibition control and may be linked to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research has found.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added May 22, 2014 12:22
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[UK] Town where a third of pregnant women carry on smoking

ALMOST one third of white women in a West Yorkshire town are smoking during pregnancy - with some continuing the habit in order to keep their baby's weight low for an easier birth. The annual 2013 Joint Strategic Needs Assessment warns that infant deat
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jul 30, 2013 13:45
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[Australia] Meet the 'not really smoker'

"If they were put to the test, these people would probably classify themselves as non-smokers, or light smokers. It's just a semantic distinction really. "It's when you start using it as a legal justification or a moral argument, such as why [Swan] cont
WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Feb 9, 2013 12:32
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[California, Washington] LETTER: No money? Stop smoking

The Spokesman-Review
added May 6, 2012 13:57
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[Asia] Tobacco Use Among Women – An Increasing Concern in India

According to studies, India now has 12.1 million women smokers and only lags behind the United States in this segment. While an average male smokes 6.1 cigarettes a day, a woman smokes an average of 7 cigarettes per day! And this is only the tip of the
The Quint (in)
added Mar 22, 2018 16:02
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