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[Tennessee] Former Sumner inmates sue over strip search

The county denies the allegations of three former female inmates in the Sumner County Jail who say they were forced to expose their genitals to a male correctional officer in 2013. Elizabeth Rhyne of Robertson County, Regina Carpenter of Smith County an
The Tennessean
added Jan 27, 2015 00:15
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[China, UK] Big Tobacco Targets Chinese Females in the 'She Economy'

Whether a young woman is smoking because she wishes to appear sophisticated, charming or independent, or because she thinks that nicotine will keep her weight under control, the main issue is the smoker's image. Even when cigarettes are used for stress r
Yibada (cn)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:43
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[Africa] Botswana's successful anti-smoking drive comes to Kenya

in Kenya, the World Health Organisation has found that fifteen percent of Kenyans aged between 13 and 15 use tobacco...In some African countries, child smokers now outnumber adult smokers. This shocking rise is storing up huge problems for Africa.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:17
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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1908 (that's 106 years ago today), the Sullivan Ordinance was passed ...the MCNY (who claim this ordinance was not rescinded until 1927), has shared a few photos of women smoking in public, all from the Art Students League Ball in 1953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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[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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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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[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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