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[Finland, UK] Schizophrenia link to smoking during pregnancy found

Research in Finland found that the more women were exposed to nicotine the greater chance they had of having a child affected by the severe mental illness. Signs of heavy nicotine exposure in a mother's blood were associated with a 38% increased likelih
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 25, 2016 16:40

Pot While Pregnant May Raise Premature Birth Risk: Study

Experts' advice to expectant mothers on marijuana use is same as for alcohol and tobacco: Don't do it
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 25, 2016 16:30

[Korea - North] VIDEO: North Korea allows women on TV - to tell men off for SMOKING: Bizarre propaganda video features string of females urging husbands and sons to quit the habit

A North Korean anti-smoking video has featured women warning men to stop and to improve their health. It is rare for footage created by the communist state to include women so prominently. In the 40 minute public health programme called 'The Extra Qual
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 06:16

VIDEO: Smoking during Pregnancy

Smoking during pregnancy may increase the risk of schizophrenia in offspring, new study finds.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 25, 2016 03:24

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] PAHO: More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in region

According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the inhabitants of 17 of 35 countries) is fully protected from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke by laws requiring smoke-free environments in all enclosed public places and workplaces
Caribbean360 (bb)
added May 20, 2016 22:53

[Ohio] Program helps moms-to-be trade cigarettes for diapers

XENIA... area health departments are offering a new incentive program to help expectant mothers quit the nicotine habit. “I never expected to be a smoker and pregnant,” said Chloe Morgan of Xenia, who is five months pregnant with her third child. She pick
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added May 19, 2016 23:25

[UK] Women smokers linked to rise in lung cancer as figures show tobacco products cause 30% of cancerous tumors in India

lung cancer and cervical cancer are still the most common cancers in the country. The latest report compiled from cancer registries across India by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has revealed that tobacco accounts for around a third (30 pe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2016 22:33
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[Europe, UK] The EU is banning menthol cigarettes

Less publicised is the European Tobacco Products Directive, which the UK legislation builds on but has been held up by legal challenges..."lipstick-style" packs aimed at women...and a ban on promotional statements such as "this product is free of additiv
The Independent (uk)
added May 19, 2016 16:23
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[Europe, UK] Sales of 10 pack cigarettes to be banned from tomorrow: New law will also see introduction of plain packaging to slash smoking

* Picture health warnings must cover 65 per cent of the front and back of every packet of cigarettes, with additional warnings on the top of the pack. * There will be a ban on 'lipstick-style' packs aimed at women * All packs must have at least 20 cigare
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2016 16:23

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Maori women calling for easier access to E-cigarettes to help them quit

Selling the devices and nicotine liquid is a criminal act - Maori Affairs reporter Yvonne Tahana explains.
TVNZ (nz)
added May 18, 2016 19:46
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