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50% of pregnant women 'exposed to secondhand smoke in Armenia'

The analysis revealed that in Armenia, Indonesia, Jordan, Bangladesh and Nepal more than 50% of pregnant women reported exposure to household secondhand smoke. The authors believe this led to over 10,000 still births in Indonesia alone. In Pakistan only
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:44
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Thirdhand Smoke at Philip Morris

In 1991, scientists at Philip Morris Inc. conducted some of the first studies on thirdhand cigarette smoke...provide further evidence that cigarette smoke chemicals remain in the environment for months after smoking, that they re-emit back into the air a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:29
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High maternal circulating cotinine during pregnancy is associated with persistently shorter stature from birth to five years in an Asian cohort

Little is known about the long-term effects of prenatal tobacco exposure on offspring stature in Asia where passive smoking is common. This study has used an objective biomarker to reveal that the association of prenatal tobacco exposure with offspring l
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:05
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Veteran sues Paterson Housing Authority alleging reverse racism, seeks $15 million damages

Christopher Delorenze, a veteran, claims he had been complaining about other tenants smoking outside, beneath his apartment window exposing him to secondhand smoke. When he complained to Pennrose, the management company for Freedom Village, he claims he
Paterson (NJ) Times
added Jul 20, 2018 02:43
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[Asia-pacific] Editorial: Japan needs effort to avoid health damage from passive smoking

Restrictions are not enough. More customers and local residents should approve and support voluntary tobacco control programs by restaurants and bars. Each and every member of the public must share an awareness of the importance of stopping passive smoki
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:32
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Secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of data from Demographic and Health Survey from 30 low-income and middle-income countries

We have demonstrated that SHS exposure during pregnancy is far more common than active smoking in LMICs, accounting for more stillbirths than active smoking. Protecting pregnant women from SHS exposure should be a key strategy to improve maternal and chil
Tobacco Control
added Jul 20, 2018 02:08
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[Florida] Prevalence and characteristics of secondhand smoke and secondhand vapour exposure among youth

Almost one-third of Florida youth reported SHV exposure. Factors associated with SHS and SHV exposure are somewhat similar, and exposure to SHS and SHV is associated with tobacco susceptibility in youth. Promoting tobacco-free homes is needed to protect y
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 22:58
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[Japan] Expert welcomes passive smoking law

Fumihiko Wakao of the National Cancer Center said that although the law is imperfect, it is a step forward in Japan, which lags behind other nations in terms of measures against passive smoking. He said people exposed to secondhand smoke are at 1.3 time
NHK WORLD (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) (jp)
added Jul 18, 2018 15:19
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] WHO Targeting Businesses To Support 'Revolution Smoke-Free'

Across the Western Pacific Region, WHO invites all businesses to join a new campaign, “Revolution Smoke-Free”, and establish smoke-free workplaces in which everyone is free from tobacco smoke in their workplaces and beyond. “A smoke-free workplace is n
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Jul 18, 2018 00:47
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco bill decrees no smoking in homes

Smokers who puff away in the presence of their domestic workers or gardeners could be fined - or jailed even - if they light up in their own homes. This is one of the provisions in the latest Tobacco Bill which also stipulates that you may not smoke in yo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:53
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