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[New York] In 1908 NYC Women Were Prohibited From Smoking In Public

On January 21st, 1908 (that's 106 years ago today), the Sullivan Ordinance was passed ...the MCNY (who claim this ordinance was not rescinded until 1927), has shared a few photos of women smoking in public, all from the Art Students League Ball in 1953
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jan 21, 2015 10:45
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 21: NYC BANS WOMEN SMOKING

New York City council passed an ordinance that made it illegal for women to smoke in public places. The ordinance was the result of a campaign by the National Anti-Cigarette League. At the time, a number of cities had banned smoking, along with the states
PR Newswire
added Jan 21, 2015 10:42
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[Ireland] Free nicotine patches for pregnant women could reduce stillbirth rates

Fine Gael Deputy Catherine Byrne pointed to the landmark study 'Growing up in Ireland' published last week, which showed that one in 10 women continue to smoke through to full term. The most serious complications of smoking while pregnant include increa
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 19, 2015 11:23
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[Ireland] Marie Kierans: Smokers must quit now - Irish cancer figures bleak

Irish women rank amongst the highest in Europe for lung cancer mortality. That was the grim news from the Irish Cancer Society this week and it does not make for pretty reading.
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:12
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Female Celebrity Smoking List - Sienna Miller

• "stepping outside occasionally to smoke cigarettes", Ottawa Citizen (Canada), Jul. 10, '06 • "must have wondered what was in her cigarette", Daily Mirror (UK), Jul. 15, '06 • "looked relaxed puffing a cigarette in the saddle of a blue horse on the s
Smoking from all Sides.com
added Jan 18, 2015 18:09
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Women smokers may have same risk for deadly aneurysm as men

Women who smoke cigarettes are just as likely as men to develop potentially fatal aneurysms in the main artery leading from the heart, according to a recent study.
Reuters
added Jan 17, 2015 20:41
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[Illinois] LETTER: Countering the efforts of Big Tobacco

As a pulmonary advanced-practice nurse and as a mother, I believe we must hold tobacco companies accountable for their actions. More important, we have a responsibility to safeguard our younger generation from the deceptions of Big Tobacco.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 17, 2015 19:34
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[Asia, Taiwan] Trying to quit smoking? Avoid pretty women

Men are less likely to quit smoking when looking at attractive women, according to a new study which asked men to rate how appealing pictures of different women were. In an experiment, scientists from Taiwan asked 76 men to rate pictures of various wome
The Economic Times (India)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:44
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Free vouchers used to lure pregnant women to stop smoking

A quit smoking programme that gives out gift vouchers to pregnant women kicking the habit is being extended. The Counties Manukau DHB trialled the programme, giving participants petrol and grocery vouchers.
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:53
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[New Zealand] Free vouchers for pregnant women who smoke rewards 'bad choices'

Facebook readers have criticised a quit smoking plan for pregnant women, saying it rewards bad behaviour. The Counties Manukau DHB has trialled a programme that gives pregnant women petrol and grocery vouchers as incentives to kick their smoking habit.
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:52
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