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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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[Qatar] 81pc pregnant women exposed to smoking

Eighty-one percent of Qatari pregnant women are exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS), a recent study has found. Entitled "Exposure to secondhand smoke among Qatari pregnant women", the study was conducted last year by a team from Weill Cornell Medical Colle
The Peninsula (qa)
added May 31, 2013 03:32
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[Uae] 600,000 people die each year from passive smoking

The dangers of second-hand smoke to babies, pregnant women and those under 18 are being highlighted to mark World No Tobacco Day today.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 30, 2013 17:46
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[Uae] 600,000 people die each year from passive smoking

The dangers of second-hand smoke to babies, pregnant women and those under 18 are being highlighted to mark World No Tobacco Day today.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 30, 2013 17:46
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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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Mom's Smoking Holds Diabetes Risk for Pregnant Daughters

* Women whose mothers smoked at least moderately while pregnant were more likely to develop gestational diabetes and obesity in adulthood. * Point out that the adjusted odds ratios for obesity were attenuated when the women who were born in 1982 or late
MedPage Today
added May 25, 2013 13:26
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Mom's Smoking Holds Diabetes Risk for Pregnant Daughters

Action Points * Women whose mothers smoked at least moderately while pregnant were more likely to develop gestational diabetes and obesity in adulthood. * Point out that the adjusted odds ratios for obesity were attenuated when the women who were born i
MedPage Today
added May 24, 2013 11:55
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[France] Tabagisme : 24% des Françaises enceintes fument tous les jours [Smoking: 24% of pregnant French daily smokers]

the 2013 National Survey on substance use, 24% of pregnant women reported smoking daily, twice more than in most other European countries where 10-15% of pregnant women reported smoking. However, smoking is not without risk to the fetus.
Yahoo!
added May 25, 2013 11:56
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[Canada, UK] Babies who breathe second-hand smoke are more likely to be aggressive adults

* Even temporary exposure to passive smoke can cause lasting damage to the brains of children under 10
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 22, 2013 12:22
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[Canada, Israel] Secondhand smoke ups kids' antisocial behavior risk

Prof. Alan Apter – head of psychological medicine at Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Petah Tikva – said that “I think that this is yet another indication of the hazards of smoke exposure on the developing brain and thus adds to a mass of compellin
Jerusalem Post
added May 22, 2013 08:05
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