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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
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2016 19:02
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All women under 40 could be banned from smoking in Russia

Women who look under the age of 40 could now be asked for their ID when buying tobacco And mothers with young children would also be forbidden to buy tobacco under the proposals from Communist MPs. Shop assistants will be empowered to ask women for the
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 25, 2015 14:50
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[China] Most Chinese women exposed to second-hand smoke

Nearly two-thirds of women of reproductive age in China are exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke at home and over half are exposed in the workplace, which raises the risk of complications in pregnancy, including stillbirths and infant death. The findings
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 6, 2012 10:11
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[UK] STOPPARD: Why do young mums continue to put their baby at risk?

One in four still smoke when pregnant and the figure is higher among pregnant teens
The Mirror (uk)
added May 23, 2012 06:27
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New report shows more than one in five pregnant White women smoke cigarettes

Study shows significant differences in substance use rates among Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added May 13, 2012 21:26
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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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[Canada] The Ultimate Tobacco Control Failure: 90% of Pregnant Women Smoking (2nd in an investigative series)

Why are smoking rates so much higher in Nunavut than in the rest of Canada and other far Northern parts of the world? ...is the tort litigation against the tobacco industry diverting public attention from scrutinizing the role that government regulatory
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:41
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[Kentucky] Pregnant women shouldn't vape

E-cigs and similar products are fairly new, so we are still learning about their full health effects on the body and brain of developing babies, but we do know that e-cigarettes are not safe during pregnancy. Nicotine harms a fetus. E-cigarettes and othe
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 26, 2016 12:01
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[Africa, Uganda] Babies exposed to smoking more sickly

One of the devastating effects of smoking during pregnancy is that the baby is either born prematurely or with low birth weight. Daniel Kadobera, an epidemiologist in the ministry of Health, says cigarette smoke restricts blood vessels, therefore, reduci
The Observer (ug)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:47
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[UK] Passive smoking 'dramatically increases' the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy

Women who have been exposed to a lot of cigarette smoke are 19% more likely to have a miscarriage and 55% more likely to have a stillbirth They are also 61% more likely to have an ectopic pregnancy Younger and better educated women are less likely to m
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2014 10:12
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