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[China] Paternal smoking linked to miscarriage risk

Would-be fathers may increase their partner’s risk of miscarriage by smoking during the pregnancy, or even during the time leading up to conception, a large study from China suggests. Based on data for nearly 6 million pregnancies, researchers found that
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2018 02:41
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[UK] Child labour rampant in tobacco industry

Child labour in tobacco is rampant and on the increase... Evidence from three continents shows how children aged 14 and under are kept out of school and employed in hard and sometimes harmful physical labour to produce the tobacco leaf that fills cigare
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:28
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[UK] NHS staff smokers cost health service £200m a year with cigarette breaks and sick days, report finds

There are more than 73,000 smokers among the 1.2 million NHS employees in England and the lost working hours from their combined smoking breaks add up to £99m a year, the Royal College of Physicians’ tobacco advisory group has said. Though smoking break
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:25
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[UK] Hiding in plain sight: Treating tobacco dependency in the NHS

The principle of justice requires that we offer smokers help to quit smoking; failure to so implies that smokers’ health is less important than that of other patients. Failing to provide help to quit smoking while delivering other similarly or less cost
Royal College of Physicians (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:21
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[Canada] No logos: Tobacco firms under tight timeline to adopt plain packaging

The new federal regulations are poised to take effect within the next year, pending the outcome of further consultations — a timeline tobacco companies are already calling "unrealistic" and an "extreme measure" that will simply bolster the supply of cont
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:14
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Imperial Tobacco 'shocked' by Health Canada's proposal for plain packaging of cigarettes

'We still cannot understand how this government can justify legalizing marijuana while imposing such extreme measures on tobacco products'
Canadian Press
added Jun 26, 2018 21:12
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[Australia] Anti-smoking advocates urge governments to plug gaps in smoke-free laws

Heart Foundation and Quit Victoria are urging all employers, especially those whose staff work outdoors, to follow Eastlink's lead and introduce smoke-free policies and state governments to plug gaps in existing smoke-free legislation, which leave many p
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:10
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R.J. Reynolds Cleared of Fault in Tobacco Trial Over Florida Grandmother's Death

A jury in Florida’s 11th Judicial Circuit, in Dade County, deliberated more than 10 hours before concluding Shirley Cohen was not a member of a class of smokers entitled to recover damages for smoking-related disease caused by cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:50
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[Asia, China] Court bans smoking on slow trains: report

The Beijing Railway Transport Court ordered a railway authority on Monday to remove smoking areas and smoking-related facilities on slow trains, Tuesday's China Daily reported. The order was given to the Harbin Railway Bureau which operates train K1301
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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Cancer prevalence among flight attendants compared to the general population

Many flight attendants working today were also exposed to high levels of secondhand tobacco smoke before in-flight smoking bans were implemented. The long-term health effects of this mix of occupational exposures, including with regard to cancers which de
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:45
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