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[New Jersey] LETTER: Don’t be fooled, e-cigarettes a health hazard

As a pediatrician at a busy Newark clinic, I ask my teenage patients whether they drink alcohol, take drugs or smoke cigarettes. This question doesn’t always elicit an honest response, but lately, my teen patients don’t hesitate to volunteer information
Parsippany (NJ) Daily Record
added Apr 29, 2017 02:41

[Canada] Teenagers put HEAT on second-hand smoke

“We know that it’s bad for our health,” said Cheema following their presentation to the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit meeting Tuesday inside Norfolk County council chambers. “This is just part of a constant effort to decrease smoking rates.” The messag
Norfolk News (ca)
added Apr 28, 2017 22:39
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[UK] Grandmothers’ smoking linked to autism traits in granddaughters, study finds

Researchers say findings are 'statistically significant', but call for further research before conclusions can be drawn on causality
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:04
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Diagnosed autism linked to maternal grandmother’s smoking in pregnancy

looked at all 14,500 participants in Children of the 90s and found that if a girl’s maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, the girl is 67 per cent more likely to display certain traits linked to autism, such as poor social communication skills and
University of Bristol (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:03

[UK] Grand-maternal smoking in pregnancy and grandchild’s autistic traits and diagnosed autism [FREE FULL TEXT]

We find an association between maternal grandmother smoking in pregnancy and grand daughters having adverse scores in Social Communication and Repetitive Behaviour measures that are independently predictive of diagnosed autism. In line with this, we show
Scientific Reports
added Apr 28, 2017 21:03

VIDEO: E-cigarette Use as a Predictor of Cigarette Smoking

In this episode Becky Freeman talks to Richard Miech about his recently published paper "E-cigarette Use as a Predictor of Cigarette Smoking: Results from a One-Year Follow up of a National Sample of 12th Grade Students"
added Apr 28, 2017 17:57

[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke Campaign kicks off

The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District is raising awareness about second-hand smoke in cars. Second-hand smoke kills more than 50,000 non-smokers every year. This campaign was started by one Iowa Park teacher who showed how children hav
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Apr 28, 2017 17:17
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[Minnesota] City Council Member John Lofdahl proposes raising tobacco purchasing age to 21

The Hutchinson City Council entered familiar, controversial territory Tuesday when Council Member John Lofdahl suggested the city consider raising the legal age for purchasing tobacco from 18 to 21. “I would propose that we’re not making it illegal to u
Hutchinson (MN) Leader
added Apr 28, 2017 17:16

[New York] Businesses huff, puff over de Blasio's tobacco price-hike proposal

City officials and business reps clashed Thursday over a push to jack up the price of cigarettes to at least $13 a pack and sharply restrict their sales. The City Council debated a sweeping package supported by Mayor de Blasio that aims to cut the numbe
New York Daily News
added Apr 27, 2017 20:20

[Minnesota] City Council Member John Lofdahl proposes raising tobacco purchasing age to 21

“I would propose that we're not making it illegal to use tobacco under age 21, but the sale or transfer of tobacco to someone under 21 would be illegal,” Lofdahl said. The suggestion echoed pioneering ordinances passed by previous City Council members.
Hutchinson (MN) Leader
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15
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