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[Indiana] LETTER: Why $1 bump in cigarette tax matters

An open letter to Gov. Mike Pence: As former Indiana state health commissioners we write to urge your support of the proposal pending in the state legislature that would increase the price of tobacco products by $1.
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Feb 13, 2016 18:48
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[UK] Smoking e-cigarettes when pregnant 'puts unborn babies at risk'

Chemicals present in the vapour produced by e-cigarettes can cause developmental problems in laboratory mice whose mothers had been exposed to “vaping” during pregnancy, scientists said. In Britain, pregnant women are strongly advised to give up smoking
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 20:42
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Pregnant women should NOT use e-cigarettes: Devices could be ‘worse for a baby’s health than tobacco smoke’

Women who switch to e-cigarettes when pregnant may be unwittingly damaging their unborn baby, scientists have warned. The devices harm learning, memory, co-ordination and behaviour, it is feared. Even fertility may be cut, the world’s leading science con
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 16:02
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Smoking Prevalence and Cessation Before and During Pregnancy: Data From the BirthCertificate, 2014 (PDF)

Smoking during pregnancy was more prevalent for women aged 20–24 (13.0%) than for other ages, and by race and Hispanic origin, the highest rate was for non- Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native women (18.0%). Smoking during pregnancy ranged from
National Center for Health Statistics
added Feb 10, 2016 18:17
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Smoking during pregnancy

Here are the top things you need to know about smoking during pregnancy: Smoking during pregnancy can cause problems for your baby, like premature birth. If you’re pregnant, don’t smoke and stay away from secondhand and thirdhand smoke. If you need he
March of Dimes
added Feb 10, 2016 18:13
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Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: Report

Despite the potential risks to their baby's health, roughly one in 10 women smoke in the three months before getting pregnant, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday. And only one-quarter of those women quit before they become pregnant, the researcher
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 10, 2016 18:11
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Smoking ban sees 40 per cent cut in heart attacks in UK since 2007 law was introduced

Major research suggests that the introduction of a smoking ban has resulted in a significant fall in the number of people suffering from heart attacks as the result of passive smoking
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 12:45
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[UK-Scotland] Number of 15-year-old Scottish smokers falls by two thirds

From a peak of 29 per cent in 1996, the proportion dropped to just 9 per cent in 2013...show the impact of health policies including a rise in the age of sale for tobacco from 16 to 18 in 2007 and the introduction of the Tobacco Retailer Register in 2010
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:11
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Indian Women Seeking Jobs Confront Taboos and Threats

using the old phrase “Hookah-pani bandh,” a sanction that dates back to medieval times, when sharing a water-pipe packed with tobacco was the prerogative of adult men...all seven women would be outcasts — symbolically denied the hookah, as well as pani, w
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2016 19:45
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[Europe, UK] Britain's death toll for women's lung cancer is worst in the EU despite 'encouraging' downward trend in deaths from all types of the disease

More women will die from lung cancer in the UK this year than in any other EU country, a study found – because they took up the habit earlier. Researchers looked at death rates from all cancers in the 28 EU member states where Britain, France, Germany, I
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 15:59
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