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[UK] A third of children hospitalised with asthma 'exposed to cigarette smoke'

One in three children who ends up in hospital with an asthma attack has been exposed to cigarette smoke, prompting renewed concern about parents smoking at home around their offspring. A major review of how hospitals treat children with asthma found tha
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:25

[Asia, Japan] Ahead of 2020, will secondhand smoke end?

consumer groups and nurse organizations called for strict regulations, saying, “Imposing penalties, rather than just urging efforts, is necessary.” Meanwhile, restaurant industry groups and others voiced strong opposition, bringing up arguments such as, “
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:36
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[Florida] First tobacco-free baby born through DOH-Volusia program

Root Leandra Gregory was born healthy and tobacco free thanks to some hard work by her parents and a new program offered by the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia). She is the first baby born to the Baby & Me Tobacco Free program.
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Nov 29, 2016 21:22

[Asia, China] BOREHAM: Smoking ban welcome but raising awareness is the key

In China I definitely feel that I am a guest, so I will very rarely speak up as I would back home in New Zealand when I think someone is doing something they shouldn’t be. But when I encounter smokers in elevators, public toilets (why do so many people
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:52

Children's exposure to secondhand smoke at home before and after smoke-free legislation in Taiwan [FREE FULL TEXT]

The proportion of children exposed to SHS at home in Taiwan declined substantially from 2005 to 2009 after smoke-free legislation, and fell further by 2013, irrespective of SES and household compositions. Still, inequality in SHS exposure at home by SES a
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2016 02:03


DOT’s reliance on the anti-smoking statute to ban e-cigarettes violates the plain language of the statute, conflicts with its concession that e-cigarettes produce “a vapor, not smoke,” and contradicts its past recognition that this statute imposes only “a
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 26, 2016 21:36

[Asia, China] Passive smoking, prepregnancy obesity increase gestational diabetes risk

Pregnant women exposed to secondhand smoke are at an increased risk for developing gestational diabetes vs. women not exposed to passive smoking, and the effects amplify any risk associated with prepregnancy obesity, according to a large Chinese study.
added Nov 23, 2016 00:20

Secondhand Smoke at Home Leads to School Dropouts, Deliquency in Children

New research shows that children who are exposed to tobacco smoke at home at early stages of their childhood are highly likely to adopt antisocial behavior toward others, engage in proactive and reactive aggression, have conduct problems at school, and d
Nature World News
added Nov 22, 2016 16:46

[Asia, India] Lung cancer on the rise in non-smokers

"In the US, lung cancer in never-smokers is now considered the 6th most common cause of cancer deaths. While in India, we do not have any such consolidated estimates. In recent years, doctors have witnessed an increasing number of cases in which the pati
Times of India
added Nov 22, 2016 16:44

[Canada] Children exposed to second-hand cigarette smoke are 'prone to aggression and antisocial behaviour'

Aggression, criminal offences, theft, refusal to comply with authority, and destruction of property found to be higher among children exposed to smoke
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:22
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