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[North Carolina] Can secondhand smoke harm a fetus before its conception?

The scientists mimicked the effects of secondhand smoke exposure in female rats before mating, in early gestation and in late gestation. Detrimental effects on fetal brain development were greatest after the pregnant rats were exposed during late gestati
Duke University Chronicle
added Jan 23, 2017 13:11
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[California] ROBLEDO-BOROWY: Prop 56 saves our lungs

With the recent passing of Proposition 56, there is hope for future generations to no longer be forced to endure the second-hand abuse to their lungs. This proposition increased the tax on tobacco in California from $0.87 to a whopping $2.87 per pack of
The Orion (Calif. State U. Chico)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:06
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Smokers Unleash Harms on Their Pets

"If 58 million non-smoking adults and children are exposed to tobacco smoke, imagine how many pets are exposed at the same time," said Dr. Carmela Stamper, who's with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Pets are also at risk from cigarette smoke resi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42
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[Kentucky] VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes, hookahs next to be banned?

Saying that e-cigarettes and hookahs present a threat to non-users and air quality, Louisville’s health department is recommending that the Metro Council ban their use indoors....The 77-page report, obtained by the Courier-Journal through an open records
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 19, 2017 18:43
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Low Blood Lead Levels in Association With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Its Symptom Domain in Children: A Community-Based Case–Control Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Combined exposure to lead and SHS synergistically increased the risk for both these ADHD symptom domains. To protect children from environmental risk factors related to ADHD, it is necessary to further reduce children’s exposure to SHS and lead, even in t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 19, 2017 15:51
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[Sweden] The World's Rudest, Most Passive-Aggressive Billboard Coughs at Nearby Smokers But they might deserve it

All oh which suggests that the campaign's actual target isn't the smokers themselves, but everybody else who thinks smokers are gross to begin with. Which might actually be a reasonable strategy. Smoking is already banned in Swedish bars, restaurants and
Ad Week
added Jan 17, 2017 22:15
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[Sweden] VIDEO: Swedish pharmacy unveils digital ad panel which shames smokers by coughing at them

The latest in smart digital out of home advertising is a digital billboard that coughs as smokers pass it. The placement, by agency Akestam Holst for Swedish pharmacy chain Apotek Hjartat seeks to show the effects of nicotine on others, all as a means of
The Drum (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05
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James Bond Has Kicked Butts, But His Co-Stars Haven't

Still, since 1962, there's only been one James Bond movie that hasn't shown people smoking, according to the new research. And even though Bond no longer smoked after 2002, he's still been exposed to secondhand smoke, including from his romantic partner
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13
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James Bond film analysis shows marked decrease in smoking

But new analysis of all 24 films has found that 007 has kicked the habit for 15 years now, with his final smoke in 2002 in Die Another Day. The study, published on Tuesday in international journal Tobacco Control, has shown the films are still riddled
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13
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[UK] James Bond's disregard of smoking risks worries health campaigners / Every 007 movie has featured smoking, except one.

researchers say he continues to be exposed to second-hand smoke, including from his sexual partners. The analysis was carried out by the medical journal, Tabaco Control, which raised the issue due to the links between smoking in movies and teenagers taki
IBTimes (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:03
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