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[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

[Ireland] Smoking jacket

This looks far more expensive than it actually is. Blazer, €25 from Penneys.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 10, 2012 13:16

Impaired Cough Sensitivity in Children of Smokers

We provide the first evidence that the cough reflex is impaired in seemingly healthy children who live with smokers. The 2-fold difference in cough threshold is comparable in magnitude to the change that occurs with acute respiratory tract infection.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2012 03:05

India's tobacco girls

Almost all beedi workers in Kadiri are young girls that work up to 14 hours a day
BBC Online
added Jun 12, 2012 11:23

Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24

Tobacco Use in Canada » Highlights

University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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