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Dumb in the Duma? Shock in Russia Over Lawmakers' 'Absurd' Bills

Russian lawmakers insist though that they are deadly serious. Ivan Nikitchuk, a Communist Party deputy, vigorously defended his bill to ban smoking for women under 40 and in the presence of children under 14. "We don't want to ban everything," the 70-y
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jun 25, 2014 21:46

LETTER: Response to secondhand smoking debate

On March 12, Doug Kneibert contributed a column that appeared to change the discussion related to the health risks of exposure to secondhand smoke. ... First, the study was not done by the National Cancer Institute. The information came from a presentat
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Apr 1, 2014 20:37

[Asia] Indian women are second in highest smokers list globally

It comes as a shocker, India has now more female smokers - over 12.1 million - than any country except the United States. In 2012, female smoking prevalence was 3.2%, which is virtually unchanged since 1980. Smokers in India consumed an average of 8.2
Parda Phash (in)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:31

[Cambodia] Kingdom’s habit hard to kick

A whopping two million Cambodians are regularly lighting up, catalysing the already-weighty health burden plaguing the Kingdom, according to the authors of a comprehensive study on smoking published today. Smoking is the nation’s third-highest risk fact
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Jan 7, 2014 21:54

[Africa, South Africa] Fast facts: Women and smoking

While South African women are less likely to smoke than men, ladies often smoke more cigarettes per day than guys. Health-e brings you eight facts you might not know about women and smoking.
Health-E (za)
added Sep 2, 2013 12:42

[Estonia] Daily: Smoking While Pregnant Could Become Legally Sanctionable

A bill has been drafted by the Ministry of Justice that would make it illegal for pregnant women to engage in behaviors they know to be damaging to the fetus. A person can be held accountable for killing a human fetus, according to current law, but if t
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 29, 2013 16:03

European Ministers Agree to Stricter Tobacco Laws

Cigarette packs in Europe would have to carry bigger health warnings, and cigarettes with menthol or other flavorings face a total ban, under an agreement that European Union ministers struck on Friday after spirited negotiations. A small group led by Po
New York Times
added Jun 22, 2013 14:55

[UK] Why does lung cancer strike so many women who've never smoked? BBC star Robert Peston's wife was a victim at 51 - and the toll is rising

While the chance of non-smokers developing lung cancer is much lower than smokers, latest figures show that of the 41,500 new lung cancer cases each year in Britain, 14 per cent -- around 6,000 -- are unrelated to smoking. Sian Busby (left), the wife of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2013 18:28

[UK, USA] ‘Light’ cigarettes blamed for huge rise in cancer risk

Women smokers are nearly ten times more likely to die of lung cancer now than they were in the 1960s, say researchers.
Metro Café (uk)
added Jan 30, 2013 12:28

Quitting smoking prolongs life at any age

can add years of life even in one's 60s, new research in the New England Journal of Medicine shows. Younger smokers can gain a whole decade by quitting.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 24, 2013 12:44
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