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[UK] JONATHAN ARNOTT: If we get the decision on e-cigarettes wrong it could cost many lives

From proposals to make e-cigarettes into pharmaceutical products to the notion of adding punitive taxation like we do with traditional cigarettes, we need to think very carefully indeed before taking action. If we discourage e-cigarettes through taxatio
The Journal (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:41
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[Portugal] Smokers could be paid to stop

Instead of subsidising medication and consultation fees for smokers to quit, Portugal’s Health Ministry officials are this morning reportedly ready to pay ex-smokers the money that would have been spent on them.
Portugal News (pt)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:06
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[Korea - South] Secondhand smoke exposure in womb linked to eczema in childhood

Elementary school children exposed to smoke in the womb were 50 percent more likely to have any history of atopic dermatitis than unexposed kids, scientists in South Korea found using blood tests and questionnaires about prenatal smoke exposure. Atopic d
Science News Online
added Mar 1, 2015 09:30
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[Asia, Philippines] Jam Sebastian’s case an 'eye-opener' on danger of passive smoking

Rojas partly blamed the lax implementation of Republic Act 9211 or the Tobaco Regulation Act for the deaths. He said several areas in Metro Manila that are supposed to be smoke-free places, such as comedy bars, airports and bus terminals, are often found
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:29
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Study: High stress for mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants

New mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes a University o
University of Kansas
added Feb 28, 2015 20:21
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Association of Campus Tobacco Policies With Secondhand Smoke Exposure, Intention to Smoke on Campus, and Attitudes About Outdoor Smoking Restrictions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campus tobacco policies are working in California, with high compliance, less secondhand smoke exposure, and lower intentions to smoke on campus. With each successively stronger tobacco policy, fewer students report exposure to secondhand smoke and havin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:51
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1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds. The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born prematurel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 27, 2015 13:41
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Secondhand smoke poses health threats for individuals of all ages

secondhand smoke exposure is one of the major causes of infant SIDS. In addition, exposure to secondhand smoke has been shown to result in children developing ear infections, tooth decay, repeated coughs and cold, respiratory problems including bronchitis
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:40
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Nearly Half of U.S. Smokers Use Multiple Tobacco Products, Survey Shows

The survey, called Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, involved more than 46,000 people aged 12 or older and was co-funded by the NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse and the US FDA’s Center on Tobacco Products.
Wall Street OTC
added Feb 27, 2015 10:36
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[California] San Mateo aiming for smoke ban: City Council prioritizes addressing secondhand smoke in apartments

Confronted by increasing complaints about the harmful impacts of smoking in apartment buildings, the City Council officially stepped on board in considering protective measures during its annual goal-setting study session Wednesday night.
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 27, 2015 09:35
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