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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Smoking has changed much over 40 years

With DHEC’s South Carolina numbers showing more than a third of South Carolina students have used what the agency defines as “a new and emerging tobacco product,” it’s clear that accurately portraying these products and determining their future are impor
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Nov 16, 2017 00:56
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Editorial: Use big tobacco's Nov 26 corrective statements to reduce smoking AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY

"Despite extensive evidence of harm to youth, the FDA has deferred taking action on flavored tobacco products, failed to take action to limit tobacco marketing that is accessible to youth, and has fallen short on actions to regulate or restrict tobacco pr
EurekAlert
added Nov 16, 2017 00:45
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[UK] Scientists claim grandparents could be bad for your children's health - but Manchester parents disagree

"My dad does smoke and my mum probably does give them too much chocolate and they watch TV, but they’ve helped me loads with childcare which I would otherwise struggle to afford."
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Nov 16, 2017 00:28
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[Kansas] Is 18 too young to buy tobacco? Topeka City Council will discuss raising the age to 21

The proposed amendment would ban the sale or furnishing of cigarettes and other tobacco-related products to adults between the ages of 18 and 20, the agenda said. A document in the agenda packet said the Shawnee County health department asked the city t
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Nov 16, 2017 00:11
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[Massachusetts] City seeks prohibitions on smoking near parks, playgrounds, and fields

Somerville Board of Aldermen Legislative Matters Committee on Thursday, November 2, asking that the Director of Health and Human Services report to the on Board whether smoking tobacco and marijuana is restricted to beyond a 50 foot radius around parks, p
Somerville (MA) Times
added Nov 16, 2017 00:03
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[Guam, Micronesia] The vape debate continues

Contrary to what people might think, vaping for teens is not illegal. The Youth Protection Act addresses “tobacco products and electronic cigarettes,” but there are those who are working to include vaping as well.
postguam.com (gu)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:27
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[UK] Scientists warn that grandparents may pose cancer threat to children

Dr Chambers added: "From the studies we looked at, it appears that parents often find it difficult to discuss the issues of passive smoking and over-treating grandchildren. "Given that many parents now rely on grandparents for care, the mixed messages a
Irish Independent (ie)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:20
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[UK] Smoking ban may be introduced in Dundee playparks

Council bosses are considering banning smoking in playparks as early as next spring in a bid to improve public health. Proposals to introduce smoke-free areas at children’s outdoor play facilities have been put to community representatives.
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 15:24
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[UK] A systematic review of grandparents’ influence on grandchildren’s cancer risk factors [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many lifestyle patterns are established when children are young. ...For a practice such as smoking, it is during the teenage years that this habit is generally established. Smoking, diet and physical activity, along with excess weight, have been identifie
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 15, 2017 15:22
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[UK] Indulgent grandparents 'bad for children's health'

smoking around the children, even when they had been asked not to, became an area of conflict between grandparents and parents. Conversely, in certain cases, the birth of a grandchild became a catalyst to a grandparent giving up smoking - or changing thei
BBC Online
added Nov 15, 2017 15:19
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