Daily Archives: May 26, 2010

Secondhand Smoke Serious Health Risks to Children and Pets

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Exposure to smoking in movies among British adolescents

Exposure to on-screen smoking in movies causes youths to smoke. There is a ‘dose-response’: the more smoking youths see, the more likely smoking in Movies, DiCapriothey are to smoke, with heavily exposed youths about three times as likely to begin smoking as lightly exposed youths, after controlling for other factors linked with smoking (peer smoking, parental smoking, academic performance, exposure to cigarette advertising and other factors).

Louisiana Committee rejects smoking ban bill

A House panel rejected a Senate-passed measure Tuesday that would have banned smoking in Louisiana bars and casinos — likely ending the battle in the 2010 legislative session.