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[UK-Scotland] Call to make pregnant women key focus of anti-smoking strategy

called on the Scottish Government to make helping pregnant women stop smoking a key focus of its new tobacco control strategy. Cancer Research UK said ensuring expectant mothers can access local stop smoking services gives them the best chance of quitting
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:55
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[New Zealand] Tobacco industry admits that smoking kills

Cancer Society's National Health Promotion and Campaigns Manager, Shayne Nahu (Ngati Pikiao) says, "Tobacco is still our biggest killer and there's up to 5000 people every year dying from smoking-related causes. In respects of cancer, it's the single big
Māori Television (nz)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:41
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[Australia] More women getting lung cancer surgery as effects of smoking show up in new data

The number of women undergoing lung cancer surgery in Australia is escalating faster than that of men, reflecting the tobacco industry's aggressive marketing of feminised "slim" and "light" products in the 1980s and '90s. Health experts say this trend s
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 11, 2017 17:45
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Number of Australian women dying of lung cancer soars by 36 per cent over the past decade - overtaking breast cancer as the biggest killer of females

Health experts say the tobacco industry's advertising techniques have contributed to the increasing number of women falling victim to lung cancer. In the 1980s and 90s women were heavily targeted with feminised 'slim' and 'light' products for sale. 'Th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:24
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[UK] The impact of public smoking bans on well-being externalities: evidence from a policy experiment

public smoking bans appear to have a statistically significant short-term positive impact on the well-being of married individuals, especially among women with dependent children. These effects appear to be robust to alternative specifications and placebo
Lancaster Universty (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 12:57
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Trends in Daily Cannabis Use Among Cigarette Smokers: United States, 2002–2014

Daily cannabis use occurs predominantly among cigarette smokers in the United States. Daily cannabis use increased among current, former, and never smokers over the past decade, with particularly rapid increases among youth and female cigarette smokers. F
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 1, 2017 15:30
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[Kenya] SHISHA SMOKING BY CITY WOMEN ON THE RISE – BOARD

Nairobi remains the highest consumer of the product usually sold in clubs. This is according to a report by the Tobacco Control Board released in Nakuru Tuesday. Ms Isabella Karanja, a member of the board, said a big population of the young people in u
Nation Media (ke)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:21
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[UK] Vaping while pregnant could cause crippling facial birth defects, new research warns

The researchers say think that their results would directly translate to the amount of vapor that human embryos would be exposed to in the womb Varieties with more flavoring ingredients were much more damaging to the embryos, especially those contain fr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:07
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[Pennsylvania] More than 12 percent of women in Allegheny County smoke while pregnant

19 percent of adults in Allegheny County smoke, according to health officials, and that adds up to about 233,000 people. It’s still a concern today — the third Thursday of November — 40 years after the Great American Smokeout went national to get people
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 17, 2017 20:46
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Billie Jean King: ‘Be ahead of your time – that’s what you have to do’

‘I decided to fight for equality and freedom and equal rights and opportunities for everyone. Not just girls. Everyone.’ [NB: no mention in this extensive article of Virginia Slims/Philip Morris--except in the comments--gb]
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:07
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