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Higher cigarette taxes linked to fewer infant deaths

Higher taxes and prices for cigarettes are strongly associated with lower infant mortality rates in the United States, according to a new study from Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan released Dec. 1 in the journal Pediatrics.
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 1, 2015 12:01

[UK-Wales] Assembly Members still unsure whether banning smoking e-cigarettes is a good or bad idea

The Assembly's health and social care committee has considered the scope of the Public Health (Wales) Bill and its differing proposals, which would also affect tattooing, piercings, pharmacies, and public toilets.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 11:45

[Australia] WALSBERGER: Neighbours don't have to put up with second-hand smoke in strata buildings

landlord ordered to pay $11,000 to tenant because of chain-smoking neighbour / The story of Lynette Laming and her young daughter is not unusual to Cancer Council NSW staff. We regularly receive emotional calls from distressed parents living in an apartme
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:00

Factors Associated with Exposure to Passive Smoking among 12-18 year-old Students in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece [FREE FULL TEXT]

Passive-smoking exposure is prevalent among the student population in Greece, despite the New Anti-Smoking Legislation that came into effect in July 2009. Our findings indicate that enforcement of the law and additional public health initiatives must be
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Nov 28, 2015 21:46
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[UK] Shisha cafe plans in East Finchley deferred

Barnet Council’s planning committee decided tonight to let the owners of Oasis Café, in Church Lane, have more time to develop their proposal, so they could address concerns about smell. The café wants to develop its outdoor area so 43 people can smoke s
This is Local London (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 14:57

[Asia, China] WHO Kicks Off #RUFREE Smoke-Free Drive in Beijing

The campaign released 19 posters showing the adverse effects of second-hand smoking and thanking smokers for abiding the rule. Bearing the "#RUFREE?" (Are you smoke-free? and do you support smoke-free environments?) slogan, the public has been urged to s
China Topix
added Nov 27, 2015 10:25

[New York] Letter: Public housing will be smoke-free

Over the years, I have received calls from several public housing residents, desperate for reprieve from the smoke that was drifting into their apartments. Because secondhand smoke travels from unit to unit, through ventilation, pipes and cracks, enginee
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Nov 26, 2015 10:23

[UK] Pregnant women exposed to passive smoking deliver babies earlier - research

The research team found that non-smoking women that lived with a smoker were more likely to deliver their babies earlier compared to those who did not live with someone who smoked. Women exposed to passive smoking also had smaller babies, the study, pub
Guernsey Press
added Nov 25, 2015 17:01

Carolyn Hax: How to gently butt out of Grandma’s smokin’ Christmas

You decide what’s meaningful and doable for your family and plant your own flag. Maybe you envisioned that transition for a distant someday, but finding new clarity in a defiant smoker’s cloud is nothing to apologize for.
The Washington Post
added Nov 25, 2015 16:38

[Australia] Sydney landlord ordered to pay $11,000 to tenant because of chain-smoking neighbour

Lynette Laming moved into the Potts Point apartment with her 13-year-old daughter last December and within weeks had raised the issue of "very strong smell of toxic cigarette smoke permeating the apartment".
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:10
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