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Smoking ban for cars due October 2015

From October 2015 it will be illegal to smoke in cars with children present under the biggest crackdown on smoking from the Government since the introduction of the 2007 ban on smoking in public places. The Department of Health (DoH) … Continue reading

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Many parents smoke inside the car and damage their child’s health

A new study that has been released online and due to appear in the December 2012 issue of ‘Pediatrics’ has revealed that parents will often carelessly expose their children to tobacco smoke in their cars. This is even happening when … Continue reading

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Don’t be passive about smoking: The dangers of secondhand smoking

Secondhand smoking (SHS) may be also described as ‘passive’ or ‘involuntary’ smoking, as it occurs when somebody breathes in another person’s cigarette smoke. SHS causes many of the same conditions and diseases that direct smoking can result in, including cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, a brain tumour, asthma, dementia and numerous other problems. Continue reading

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Passive smoking causes 600,000 deaths worldwide

A worldwide study into the effects off passive smoking has found it causes 600,000 deaths every year. One-third of those killed are children, who are often exposed to smoke in there homes, the World Health Organization (WHO) found. Continue reading

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