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[UK] 10 Years On: 10 Benefits Of The Smoking Ban

If you're wondering just how much of an impact the smoking ban has made- here are just some of the benefits to having smoke free public places.
FemaleFirst.co.uk
added Jul 7, 2017 03:19
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[New York] ARCHIVE: TENNIS; Forgetful Capriati Recalls How to Win

organized by Smokefree Educational Services, to protest the continued sponsorship of women's tennis by Philip Morris...Two hundred protesters gathered on Seventh Avenue outside Madison Square Garden carrying placards castigating the link between women's t
New York Times
added Jul 5, 2017 17:20
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Inspiring women in Bangladesh

BAT Bangladesh had extra reason to celebrate on International Women’s Day recently, with two female managers winning prestigious national awards.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jul 4, 2017 18:42
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[Africa] Tobacco: A Blessing and a Poison for Kenya’s Women Farmers

“I plant it just because it brings me money … Otherwise, the smoke during curing is too toxic and it burns.” But this is a dangerous practice. The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that nicotine absorbed through the skin from handling wet tobacco lea
News Deeply: Women and Girls (Gates Foundation)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:35
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Comparing Smoking Topography and Subjective Measures of Usual Brand Cigarettes Between Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Smokers

results suggest that pregnant women do not smoke cigarettes more intensely or in a way that causes more toxicant exposure, perhaps due to a reportedly less pleasurable smoking experience.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05
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Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That

The study included more than 17,000 teens and preteens from 185 U.S. schools. The researchers found that younger adolescents were more likely to support the initiative. Girls were more likely to support raising the minimum age than boys. According to B
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 19, 2017 19:15
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[Finland] Smoke-free babies as a goal: 15% of pregnant Finns still smoke

Expectant mothers smoke more in Finland than in the other Nordic countries, and the southern city of Hämeenlinna has decided to do something about it. Carbon monoxide monitors are now a routine part of maternity clinic visits there.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:48
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Female smokers rise to 35.8% in 2016

Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), 34 percent of every 100 individuals in the city are said to be smokers which is way above the national average of 23 percent. The number of women smokers in the city continue to rise, from the 20.4 percent recorded in 2
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:47
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[Finland] Research: Foetus absorbs mother's alcohol, nicotine intake in just two hours

Thesis research at the University of Eastern Finland has revealed that ethanol and nicotine can easily traverse the placenta from a mother to her unborn baby.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:27
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[France, UK] Children exposed to second-hand smoke are more likely to develop arthritis as adults, groundbreaking study claims

French medical experts reported there is a 79 percent increase in the hazard ratio for children exposed to passive smoking. This is the first study to suggest there is a connection between the painful condition and early exposure to second-hand smoke.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:09
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