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[New Mexico] Carlsbad fights against secondhand smoking

The state department collaborated with Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad, and the cities of Farmington and Roswell to raise awareness on the dangers of secondhand smoke through the campaign, "Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge." According to a news release
Carlsbad (NM) Current-Argus
added Apr 11, 2017 15:12
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[Finland] Smoke-free babies as a goal: 15% of pregnant Finns still smoke

Expectant mothers smoke more in Finland than in the other Nordic countries, and the southern city of Hämeenlinna has decided to do something about it. Carbon monoxide monitors are now a routine part of maternity clinic visits there.
YLE24 (fi)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:22
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[UK] All tobacco products should carry risks of smoking when pregnant, MP urges

An MP who lost his son to stillbirth has called for graphic labels that highlight the risk of smoking to expectant mothers to be rolled out across all cigarette packets. Will Quince, the Conservative MP for Colchester, said smoking is the single biggest p
Peterboroughnow (Evening Telegraph) (uk)
added Mar 22, 2017 13:45
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[UK] Will Quince MP: Smoking while pregnant is number one modifiable risk factor for stillbirth

I do not believe it unreasonable or unrealistic for all tobacco products to carry a similar warning to that seen on alcohol, and want to Government to look into the feasibility of introducing this. As I have said, this debate is absolutely not about cri
PoliticsHome (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:37
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[Asia] A neglected opportunity for China’s tobacco control? Shift in smoking behavior during and after wives’ pregnancy

Pregnancy offers an opportunity to decrease smoking amongst Chinese males. Intervention programs involving expectant fathers may be effective to further reduce prevalence of smoking among men in China.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:20
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[UK] Scheme’s success at stopping mums-to-be smoking

Newcastle University researchers evaluated the “BabyClear” programme which follows the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance around smoking in pregnancy by screening all pregnant women for smoking using carbon monoxide monitor
Newcastle University (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:00
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Pregnant Women Turn to Marijuana, Perhaps Harming Infants

they consistently underreport their use...And pregnant women who roll joints also tend to smoke tobacco or drink alcohol; it can be hard to tease out the risks of cannabis itself.
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2017 03:16
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[UK] RCPCH launches landmark State of Child Health report

The State of Child Health brings together data for the first time on a comprehensive list of 25 measures of the health of UK children, ranging from specific conditions such as asthma, diabetes and epilepsy, risk factors for poor health such as obesity and
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (uk)
added Jan 26, 2017 15:25
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[UK] Statistics on Women’s Smoking Status at Time of Delivery: England April 2015 to March 2016 (PDF)

In 2015/16, 10.6 per cent of mothers were recorded as smokers at the time of delivery which is lower than 2014/15 (11.4%). This continues the steady year-on-year decline in the percentage of women smoking at the time of delivery from 15.1 per cent in 2006
GOV.UK
added Jan 10, 2017 16:54
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[UK] Over 65,000 expectant mums still smoking during pregnancy smoking during pregnancy

Recent data has shown that over 65,000 women in England continue to smoke during pregnancy, despite numerous public health warnings. The data from Women’s Smoking Status at Time of Delivery: England, published by the Health & Social Care Information Cent
Essex Baby (uk)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:46
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