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[Tennessee] ETSU researcher urges repeal of tobacco-friendly law

Tennessee General Assembly kill legislation last last month that would have banned smoking in cars when children are present. Hadii Mamudu, whose research focuses on public policy and the harmful effects of smoking, said the narrow defeat of the bill on
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 11, 2018 21:59
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[Africa, South Africa] Kids exposed to second hand smoke more likely to land up in ICU, says Dr

Second hand tobacco smoke directly increases the risk of many respiratory illnesses and infections in children, explains Dr Salome Abbott. Children exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to get pneumonia, bronchitis, and other severe long-term prob
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 21:58
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ISLHD smoking in pregnancy video - No butts, baby

The NSW Government recently allocated more than $6 million in the 2017-18 State Budget for tobacco control, including the Cancer Institute NSW’s Quitline and iCanQuit services. If you are pregnant and would like to quit smoking, speak to your midwife,
Coordinaire (South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network (PHN)) (au)
added May 11, 2018 20:38
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[New Zealand] Exposure to second-hand smoke doubles rates of asthma and wheezing in infants

In a New Zealand first, University of Otago, Christchurch, researchers have analysed nicotine levels in infants’ hair to get a true measure of the impact of passive smoking on respiratory problems. The researchers found 15-month-olds with high levels of
University of Otago (nz)
added May 11, 2018 20:28
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Locals react to proposed Ohio senate smoking bill

A new study out on smoking has drawn attention to something known as third-hand smoke... A proposal in the Ohio Senate could deter even the most consistent smokers if they spark up in a vehicle with a child six years old or younger. Senate Bill 106 would
WTOV TV9 (Steubenville, OH)
added May 11, 2018 06:10
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THC found in breast milk of new moms who smoke marijuana, study says

found low levels of THC concentrations in the milk. In fact, they estimated that babies receive 2.5 percent of their mother’s dose, which are just micrograms of the drug. However, they said the amount is still concerning. “The long-term neurobehaviora
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 11, 2018 06:09
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[Kansas] Topeka Files Notice Of Appeal In Dispute Over Tobacco Age Restrictions ($$)

the city of Topeka. intends to appeal a March 22 holding by the Shawnee County District Court that struck down a city ordinance raising the minimum age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21 (DWAGFYS Manufacturing Inc., et al. v. Topeka, No. 2018CV35, Kan.
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[New York] Ulster County lawmakers move closer to raising minimum age for buying tobacco products

A proposal to increase the minimum age for tobacco purchases in Ulster County from 18 to 21 has moved a step closer to reality with the county Legislature’s Public Health and Social Services Committee voting unanimously in favor of the measure. The propo
Kingston (NY) Daily Freeman
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Illinois] Washington high school students agree with City Council, ‘pass’ Tobacco 21 ordinance

That’s one store’s reaction to Washington City Council’s passage April 2 of an ordinance that raised the age to purchase tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in the city from 18 to 21. Twenty-two Washington Community High School students discussed
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Puff … puff … pass…Shisha culture takes Zim by storm

Now it has entered popular culture with young people taking it up as a show of sophistication, and the aromatic smoke is now common at many of Zimbabwe’s trendier clubs and bars. Now, establishments like Bulawayo’s Backroom Shisha Lounge and Vintage Shi
Zimbabwe Daily
added May 11, 2018 02:56
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