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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Introducing 'kiddie pack' cigarettes the wrong way to go, says NCWO

National Council of Women's Organisations Malaysia (NCWO) president Professor Tan Sri Dr Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan Shahabudin said rigorous evaluation studies need to be conducted to monitor the extent of illicit trade activities.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:13
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Women’s groups against kiddie pack

THE National Council of Women’s Organisations, Malaysia (NCWO) lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005.
The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No kiddie pack. Every life counts — National Council of Women’s Organisations

NCWO lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the [FCTC]...In 2010 the Government also took a strong stand in banning the sale of small cigarette packs also known as “kiddie packs”. This is
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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Tennessee program to help pregnant women stop smoking considered 'gold standard'

Beth Bailey, a professor at East Tennessee State University who researches, among other topics, rural health disparities and the effects of prenatal environments, said the statewide maternal smoking rate only tells part of Tennessee's story. In some rur
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 2, 2017 13:51
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[Pennsylvania] ‘I’m not going to give up:' Mother in cancer battle celebrates newborn’s life

If it had its own category, lung cancer in non-smokers would rank among the top 10 fatal cancers in the nation. Possible causes are radon gas, secondhand smoke, exposure to carcinogens like asbestos and diesel exhaust, air pollution and gene mutations, a
Pottsville (PA) Republican
added Sep 30, 2017 21:35
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[Florida] Philip Morris Marketing Targeted Women, Drove Smoker's Deadly Addiction, Lawyer Says in Cancer Trial

The cigarette addiction that led to a Florida woman’s death was fueled by ads targeting women and smokers looking for a “healthier” choice, a lawyer for the woman’s family said Wednesday, as a rare Florida trial outside the Engle progeny line of lawsuits
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:15
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[North Dakota] State Health Officials Say Fewer Pregnant Women Smoking

The Department of Health's birth certificate records show the state had a pregnancy smoking rate of 11.6 percent in 2016. That's down from 13.8 percent in the year prior. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the national smoking rate for p
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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[UK] Liverpool public health officials step up drive to persuade people to quit smoking

Now that campaign is being relaunched with men being targeted through ‘Kick the Ciggies’, a football-focused initiative which features Liverpool FC legend and Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher. Women are being urged to ‘Chuck the Ciggies’ in a campaign
YBnews (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 00:09
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[UK-Scotland] Differences in Body Mass Index between Siblings Who Are Discordant for Exposure to Antenatal Maternal Smoking

Conclusions In utero exposure to maternal smoking during pregnancy may increase the likelihood of increased BMI in childhood.
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (uk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:39
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[UK] Smoking while pregnant can make babies suffer a lifetime of being fat

The study compared five-year-olds whose mother's had started smoking in between pregnancies and the babies who were born to the smoking mothers. The body mass index (BMI) of the youngsters were compared, and the research found that those who had been e
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 26, 2017 14:36
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