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[Asia, China] Smoking in home raises risk to pregnancy

Pregnant women whose partners smoke at home are 17 percent more likely to miscarry than women with nonsmoking partners, highlighting the need for tougher tobacco control in families, a Chinese study found. The study used free prepregnancy checks to gath
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:26
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SITEPU/WIBOWO: Controlling tobacco: Case of children's human rights

Indonesia currently holds the world’s highest growing rate of new, young smokers... It is important to highlight the human rights of children regarding tobacco control. Children are regularly exposed to secondhand smoke, and when approximately 90 percent
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 11, 2018 15:49
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[Georgia] Smoking leads to assault charge in Athens

A 66-year-old Rocksprings Court man was arrested last Wednesday night after he allegedly threatened his girlfriend’s daughter with a knife in a dispute about cigarette smoke in the car they were driving in, Athens-Clarke County police said. When the vic
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Jul 11, 2018 14:00
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[Minnesota] Battles between smokers, nonsmokers may be heating up

“At the crux of this is basically a homeowners’ rights issue,” countered smoker Marge Romero, who’s lived at Gallery Tower for 19 years. “You ought to be able to live your life in the confines of your own home,” said Romero, who was elected to the build
Fox News
added Jul 11, 2018 13:57
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Sweden] Cameras to be deployed to detect illegal smoking: 5 other innovative anti-smoking efforts

onal Environment Agency (NEA) has announced its intention to deploy surveillance cameras capable of detecting illegal smoking around Singapore. The tamper-proof thermal cameras will be deployed in areas where the prohibition on smoking is regularly flout
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:48
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Chiba planning to snuff out most smoking at restaurants

The municipal government here is following the lead of Tokyo, seeking to make the majority of eating and drinking establishments in Chiba smoke-free. Chiba officials have drafted an ordinance to take measures against passive smoking, which are stricter t
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jul 10, 2018 12:59
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[Africa] Kenya is making progress in cutting tobacco use, but the going is slow

A smaller proportion of Kenyans are using tobacco products but progress in the past six years has been slow, reveals a Nation Newsplex review of tobacco use data. This is despite the high taxes and laws that ban the sale of loose cigarette sticks and pub
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:58
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Impact of public smoking bans on social inequalities in children’s exposure to tobacco smoke at home: an equity-focused systematic review

First evidence on short-term impact of public smoking bans does not support the assumption of intervention-generated inequalities in children’s SHS exposure at home. Future studies should focus on long-term equity impacts of smoke-free legislation.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:00
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Children are more likely to become snorers if they are exposed to second-hand smoke, finds study

Chinese researchers made the conclusion after reviewing 24 existing studies / Kids are 87% more likely to become snorers if exposed to second-hand smoke / The odds rose by around 2% for every cigarette smoked daily in the home
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:25
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[Korea - North] Booming market

At least seven new cigarette brands were launched in North Korea during the past year amid increasing demand...Korea Central Television describes those who smoke in the morning and evening as “unconscionable” or “very unhealthy,” while some TV advertisem
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 10, 2018 13:12
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