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[Japan, UK] Children who were exposed to cigarettes in the womb and as babies are more than twice as likely to be DEAF, finds study

Three-year-olds whose mothers smoked during their pregnancies and who were exposed to cigarettes during the first four months of their lives, are 2.4 times more likely to suffer hearing impairment, a Japanese study found.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[New York] Supervisors get public feel on Tobacco 21

The Essex County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing for a proposed local law which would raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21 years old within county lines. Essex County Department of Public Health Director Linda Beers opened
Sun Community News - Denton Publications
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[California] Supervisors vote to ban flavored tobacco in San Mateo County

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to ban the sale of menthol and flavored tobacco products in unincorporated parts of the county. The ordinance, which was sponsored by supervisors David Canepa and Carole Groom, passed unanimously.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jun 8, 2018 03:14
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More Teens Than Ever Would Try Marijuana

One in four U.S. high school seniors would try marijuana or use it more often if it was legal, a new survey finds. That rate -- the highest in the 43-year history of the Monitoring the Future survey -- likely reflects growing pot legalization in the Unit
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 8, 2018 03:13
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Even non-smokers have had enough! How 86% of Australians believe cigarettes are too expensive - as addicts use 'hacks' to avoid paying the world's highest prices

Daily Mail Australia asked readers: 'Do you think cigarettes in Australia are too expensive?' And a whopping 86% of the 923 who completed the poll agreed that smokers were paying too much. The Federal Budget found that while just 14% of the country sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 01:31
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[Massachusetts] The high cost of smoking

When a band of seven graduating Saugus High School seniors lit up the traditional cigar after the pomp and circumstance, school officials brought the hammer down on them. The pictures of the smokers showed up not only on social media but in local news ou
CommonWealth magazine
added Jun 7, 2018 06:24
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[Japan] Smoking during pregnancy can cause hearing loss in baby: Study

In the study of 50,734 children aged 3 years who were born between 2004 and 2010, researchers at Kyoto University in Japan exposed 3.8 per cent children to smoking only during pregnancy while 15.3 per cent were exposed in utero to only maternal past smok
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:10
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[Japan] Here's why parents shouldn't expose kids to cigarette smoke

According to the Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology study conducted in Japan, exposure to tobacco smoke prenatally and postnatally was associated with hearing impairment in toddlers. In the study of 50,734 children aged three years, who were born betw
ANI (in)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:09
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A tale of two cities: exploring the retail impact of flavoured tobacco restrictions in the twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota

Policies that restrict the sale of flavoured tobacco to adult-only tobacco shops are associated with decreased availability of flavoured tobacco in convenience and grocery stores and increased proportion of tobacco inventory that is unflavoured.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 05:58
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[California] San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products in Big Win for Kids over Tobacco Industry

By a 68 percent to 32 percent margin...groundbreaking law stands – and will stop the tobacco industry from targeting kids, African Americans and other populations with menthol- and candy-flavored products, as the industry has done for far too long. The Sa
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 6, 2018 13:10
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