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[UK-Wales] Sudden infant deaths: 'We are failing hundreds of babies every year,' warns charity

Not enough is being done to reduce the number of unexplained infant deaths in Wales, a safer baby charity has warned. The warning from the Lullaby Trust ...“Once born, breastfeeding support and helping parents stay smoke free are important safeguards ag
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:10
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Clearing the Air of Navajo’s Smoke Free Workplace, Traditional Tobacco OK

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed Executive Order No. 12-2014 into law on August 14 and said it was to protect the health of tribal employees. “The use of commercial tobacco is prohibited at all interior spaces operated by the Executive Branch,”
Indian Country Today
added Aug 19, 2014 16:23
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[Sweden] For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

The study, which followed nearly 4,000 children in Sweden for 16 years, underscores the dangers of parental smoking, experts say. "Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy or infancy increases a child's risk of developing allergic disease even up
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 19, 2014 16:03
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[South America/Caribbean] 24 Pct of people over 15 are habitual smokers in Cuba

and half the population is exposed to tobacco smoke at home, at work or in public places, official Cuban media reported. Among women, the percentage of smokers is around 16 percent, while among men it jumps to 31 percent, the coordinator of the working g
Fox News
added Aug 16, 2014 17:14
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[California] PEREZ: IDEA and progress

We will be treating each of these environments separately, taking each of these topics and providing them with individual policy analysis so we may craft a comprehensive smoking policy that prevents the public from being unduly subjected to secondhand smo
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Aug 16, 2014 11:55
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[Texas] Outdoor Smokers May Still Sicken Kids with Thirdhand Smoke

While parents might think smoking outside the home is a smart idea, new research suggests it might not do much good in protecting the health of children, especially infants.
NEWS92FM (Houston, TX)
added Aug 15, 2014 12:13
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[USA] Cinemas experiment and evolve to win audience from competition ($$)

For the 1960 release of Scent of Mystery, US cinemas piped aromas including rose and tobacco smoke into their auditoriums at key moments to complement the film’s narrative. The stunt failed spectacularly. Audience members complained that the Smell-o-Visio
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 15, 2014 10:10
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Re: Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the FDA

Given that nicotine is an addictive drug, AAFP policy specifies that the FDA must have full jurisdiction over all tobacco products and nicotine delivery devices and be permitted to use the same procedures to regulate tobacco. Further, FDA decisions shoul
American Family Physician
added Aug 14, 2014 10:11
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Slim Majority in US Call Secondhand Smoke Very Harmful

Less than half of U.S. smokers with children younger than 18, 44%, believe exposure to secondhand smoke is "very harmful" to adults. That contrasts with two-thirds of parents who don't smoke, and 61% of adult nonsmokers without children younger than 18. M
Gallup Organization
added Aug 14, 2014 06:29
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[Arizona] Electronic cigarettes throw a wrench into smoking bans

Does smoke-free also mean vapor-free? Employers, restaurants and bars are starting to grapple with that question and whether electronic cigarettes are covered under municipal smoking bans. Arizona voters approved a statewide smoking ban in public places
Business Journal of Phoenix
added Aug 14, 2014 02:32
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