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Cambodia and Nepal limit smoking; China still puffing away

On Wednesday, Cambodia’s National Assembly unanimously passed a draft anti-tobacco law. It is intended to curb the current $100 million tobacco industry in Cambodia...show that culture and tradition are not insurmountable obstacles to curbing tobacco use
Blouin News (blogs)
added Apr 9, 2015 17:47
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Swedish Paediatric Society LETTER to FDA

emphasizes that the risk with snuff use during pregnancy and in adolescence are considerable, and strongly advise that all young people should avoid using snuff and that all women (also smokers) should refrain from snuff use during pregnancy .
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 8, 2015 11:09
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[UK] Nicotine Replacement in Pregnancy: How Risky?

The absolute risk of major congenital anomalies was similar among infants born to smokers and those born to women on nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), but respiratory problems were worse in the latter group, researchers said. Compared with babies born
MedPage Today
added Apr 7, 2015 17:38
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[UK] Nicotine Replacement Therapy in Pregnancy and Major Congenital Anomalies in Offspring

NRT use in pregnancy remains rare; thus, the statistical power was limited. Higher morbidities in those women prescribed NRT may also be an explanatory factor. Nevertheless, absolute MCA risks were similar between women who smoked and those prescribed NRT
Pediatrics
added Apr 7, 2015 17:38
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[Europe] France and its shocking rate of pregnant smokers

Almost one in five French women will continue to smoke throughout their pregnancy, new figures show, prompting the health ministry to announce a new crackdown to get France's pregnant smokers to stub out the habit.
The Local France (fr)
added Apr 5, 2015 13:54
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[Asia] MENDOZA: Curbing Tobacco Use – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The numbers are in, and there’s not much to celebrate: every year, about six million people die as a result of tobacco use, including 600,000 who succumb to the effects of second-hand smoke.
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Apr 2, 2015 11:50
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[Asia, India] GUPTA: Fashionable puffs: Smoking is rising among women because cigarettes are being marketed as signs of success

Cigarette brands like Sobranie are laughing all the way to the bank as they offer young women with disposable income a style statement: Cigarettes in a variety of colours to match their outfits. This illustrates the point that smoking and tobacco use hav
Times of India
added Apr 2, 2015 11:47
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ARCHIVE: The Mind of a Disease: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

Mukherjee is good on the propaganda campaign waged by the tobacco companies, “the proverbial combination of smoke and mirrors.” As one internal industry report noted in 1969, “Doubt is our product, since it is the best means of competing with the ‘body of
New York Times
added Mar 30, 2015 19:52
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[New Zealand] Smoking among Maori girls stubbornly high

A new survey by Action on Smoking and Health shows smoking among 14 and 15 year olds is at its lowest level in 15 years. Just three percent are still smoking. But ASH director Stephanie Erick said Maori girls at that age are 4 times more likely to smok
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 28, 2015 12:33
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[Asia, India] Business of Cinema Bollywood Actresses Who Smoke In Real Life

Businessofcinema.com (in)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:20
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