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March of Dimes Applauds FDA Deeming Rule on Tobacco Products

"E-cigarettes are clearly tobacco products, and they should be strictly regulated as such,"... "The March of Dimes is especially concerned that e-cigarettes are being pitched by some as a 'safe' alternative for pregnant women," Dr. Howse added. "Absolut
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2016 18:39

[Asia, Uae: Dubai] Dubai bans pregnant women, toddlers from shisha cafes

Dubai Municipality has launched a public service health campaign banning pregnant women from entering shisha cafes even if they do not intend to smoke it. The ban also includes young children and toddlers. The Doctors at Medeor 24x7 Hospital, Dubai prai
TradeArabia (bh)
added May 2, 2016 15:55

Tobacco tax for Medicaid plan faces challenge in Oklahoma

A plan to shift coverage for some of Oklahoma’s Medicaid recipients in order to trigger an infusion of federal funding appears to be gaining support among Republican lawmakers, but the idea of funding it with a tobacco tax is facing uphill sledding in the
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 30, 2016 21:27

ARCHIVE: Final Recommendation Statement: Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults and Pregnant Women: Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions

Both the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists46 and the American Heart Association45 recommend that e-cigarettes be included in smoking screening questions. The American Heart Association also concludes that evidence is insufficient to cou
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
added Apr 28, 2016 18:27
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Benefits of smoking bans on preterm and early-term births: a natural experimental design in Switzerland

Smoking bans resulted in improved birth outcomes in Switzerland with cantons that adopted more comprehensive smoking bans achieving greater benefits. Early-term births constitute a previously ignored though important group.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 27, 2016 15:48

[Mexico, USA] Kids' cancer risk might be tied to where mom was born

In Mexico, for example, women generally have strong social support networks and low stress levels during pregnancy, Heck said. Also, she added, “Foreign mothers have incredibly low rates of smoking, drinking or drug use,” and smoking during pregnancy is
added Apr 26, 2016 19:06
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[UK] Babies born to cleaners and waitresses at greater risk of DEATH

Health charity ASH said: “Workers in manual and routine jobs are twice as likely to smoke as those in managerial and professional roles and unemployed people are twice as likely to smoke as those in employment.” Deborah Arnott, chief executive of health
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 26, 2016 13:44

[Netherlands] Tobacco control policies and perinatal health: a national quasi-experimental study [FREE FULL TEXT]

A reduction in SGA births, but not preterm birth or perinatal mortality, was observed in the Netherlands after extension of the smoke-free workplace law to bars and restaurants in conjunction with a tax increase and mass media campaign.
Scientific Reports
added Apr 25, 2016 22:01

[Netherlands] New Study Says Restaurant Smoking Bans Had a Major Impact on Infant Health

In 2004 and 2008, the Netherlands passed legislation that kicked smoking out of workplaces and restaurants, respectively. A new paper published in Scientific Reports alleges that after the restaurant smoking ban, pre- and post-birth problems such as stil
added Apr 25, 2016 21:57
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[UK] Pregnant mums who smoke put babies at greater risk of DEATH

BABIES born to women who smoke weigh on average 200 grams less than babies born to non smokers and are at greater risk of infection.
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 21, 2016 10:21
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