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The UN envoy on sexual violence, Zainab Bangura...said that young girls are routinely abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria and then sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes.”
added Jun 9, 2015 16:28

[Idaho] McINTOSH: How we chose to use photo of woman smoking

" Looks like a cigarette ad from the 60’s. Is this really the example of resting you want to show our youth? Not Cool!!!”... I don’t believe we can protect our children from seeing and hearing bad things in the world. Our kids see people smoking all the
Idaho Press-Tribune
added Jun 9, 2015 07:58

[Ireland] Disadvantaged women more likely to smoke

Women living in poorer communities are more than four-and-a-half times as likely to smoke than those in more affluent communities, according to the latest figures from the HSE. The Irish Cancer Society revealed the figures as it launched the 'We Can Qui
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jun 3, 2015 22:04
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[Africa, Uganda] WOMEN and youths have shifted from Tobacco use to smoking Shisha.

According to a recent study done by the ministry of health and other partners, 62 percent of the entertainment places in Kampala, Mukono, Wakiso and Entebbe were serving Shisha to women an
The New Vision (ug)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:39

Why Women Keep Lighting Up Despite China's Anti-Smoking Campaign

Many women get away with China's anti-smoking campaign and laws because the Chinese society tolerates female smokers as they no longer see them as "strange," even if the public understands the health risks, the market research that published female smoke
added Jun 2, 2015 21:50

[Asia] More Women Smoking In China, Despite Aggressive Anti-Tobacco Campaigns

The proportion of Chinese who “smoked in the past 12 months” dropped from 28.3% in 2005 to 21.3% last year...But for women, the trend was the opposite. Although female smokers are significantly fewer than male, the number nearly tripled to 3.3% over the p
added Jun 1, 2015 08:53

[Asia, China] Women Drafted Into Beijing’s Bid to Get Smokers to Butt Out

A group of Da Ma, a term affectionately used to refer to older women in China, deliver their antismoking message in Beijing ... Beijing has an army of women who don’t smoke and can take up the battle, according to Bernhard Schwartländer, the World Health
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added May 31, 2015 11:48

[Asia, Israel] World No Tobacco Day to be marked on Sunday

Ariel University nutritionist: Diet of whole-grained diet bread and lots of vegetables, plus moderate exercise can prevent weight gain after quitting smoking.
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2015 10:11

Dr. Manny: Are e-cigarettes safe during pregnancy?

Now, back to the question I get from patients every day: Are e-cigarettes safe? The overwhelming answer is: No, they are not safe. E-cigarettes still expose your unborn child to nicotine, which we know is one of the main toxins implicated in placental
Fox News
added May 30, 2015 15:27

Surveys in 22 Countries Underscore Scope of the Tobacco Epidemic and Urgent Need for Action

Tobacco use surveys conducted in low- and middle-income countries underscore the severity and scope of the global tobacco epidemic and should spur strong action by nations to reduce tobacco use and save lives. The results of the Global Adult Tobacco Surv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2015 12:50
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