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[Colorado] This city just passed an antismoking law. It’s the brainchild of a Girl Scout troop.

And thus begins the story of how the Aurora City Council outlawed adults smoking in cars with minors. The law took effect last week, with violators facing mandatory community service. “I’m not a sentimental guy, but it gave me a real renewed faith in th
Washington Post
added Mar 9, 2018 20:51
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[UK] Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women

Just one in six clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England are meeting the ‘national ambition’ that fewer than 6% of women should be smoking at the time they deliver their baby, NHS Digital reported this morning. It also found wide variation across
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:48
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[Africa, South Africa] Rise in deaths in women from second-hand smoking

Nearly 600000 women died in 2016, more than double the number of men during the same period, said the Atlas,... A recent South African study of two communities in the Western Cape found that over a third of the pregnant women in Mbekweni township - 200 o
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:31
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VIDEO: Meet the group of Girl Scouts behind a new Colorado Law

CBS News.com
added Mar 9, 2018 16:08
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[Africa, South Africa] Secondhand smoking kills more women than men

Nearly 600 000 women died from secondhand smoke-related deaths in 2016, more than double the number of men during the same period Picture: File Twice as many women die of exposure to second-hand smoke as men, according to the global Tobacco Atlas launche
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 14:50
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HACKER: Raising Kentucky's cigarette tax is good health policy and good for kids

Health advocates are calling for a $1 per pack increase in Kentucky’s state tax on cigarettes because it will reduce tobacco use, particularly among youth and pregnant women. Less smoking means healthier babies and youth and a significant reduction in th
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47
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[UK] The British women who SMOKE during pregnancy: Those in Blackpool are 17 TIMES more likely to light up than in Wokingham, NHS data shows

Pregnant women in certain parts of England are 17 times more likely to smoke than those living in others, official statistics reveals. NHS data today showed 27.8 per cent of expectant mothers smoked until they gave birth in Blackpool between October and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:45
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy contributes to asthma severity and poor lung function in kids

highlights the burden of obstructive lung disease in US children and implicates tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) through maternal smoking during pregnancy as more strongly associated with worse lung function than current, ongoing TSE in school-aged children
News-Medical.net
added Mar 5, 2018 20:14
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One in 14 American women smoke while pregnant, CDC data reveals

More than seven percent of women who had babies in 2016 smoked during their pregnancies, data released today by the CDC reveal. Smoking has long been known to raise risks that babies will be born earlier, sicker and smaller, but many women struggle to b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:11
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1 in 14 Pregnant Women Still Smokes

Though the dangers of smoking during pregnancy to both mother and baby are well-known, just over 7 percent of women still light up while pregnant, a new government report shows. Younger and less educated moms-to-be were the most likely to continue puffin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 1, 2018 17:49
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