Passive Smoking

Why Smokers Must Be Shamed

Jemma Wayne | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jemma Wayne

People may be happy to be seen as a fun kind of tipsy at a party, but nobody wants to be a drunk-driver.... Playing with our own safety is something that must remain personal choice, but the second it endangers somebody else, anybody else, this is the time for the state, and society, to step in. Smoking anywhere in public must become as unacceptable as drink driving.

Should We Ban Smoking In Cars?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

Labour is seeking to impose a ban on smoking in cars while children are present. Shadow public health minister Luciana Berger said the party intend...

Higher Passive Smoke Risk For Teenage Girls, Study Suggests

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Second-hand tobacco smoke may pose more of a heart risk to teenage girls than boys, research suggests. Scientists found that girls exposed to other...

Passive Smoking Could 'Increase Dementia Risk'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Inhaling second-hand smoke could increase the risk of developing severe dementia later in life, a study has found. Passive smoking has been linked ...

Modern Parenting: Further Risks Highlighted By Smoking During Pregnancy

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Smoking when pregnant can triple the risk of a child succumbing to a major cause of meningitis, research has shown. Inhaling tobacco smoke in the h...

Should Smoking In Your Own Car Be Banned?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Researchers have backed a proposal to ban smoking in private cars after they found that the habit produces pollutants which could be harmful to passen...