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A new survey finds 82 percent of American adults say they support a ban on smoking in cars that are carrying children younger than 13.

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California lawmakers are debating whether to include e-cigarettes in bans on smoking in public places, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Children who were exposed to cigarette smoke prenatally may be at increased risk of addiction, a new study suggests. The smoke may interfere with the brain’s reward processing system, Time.com reports.

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Teens may be at increased risk of hearing loss if their mother smoked during pregnancy, suggests new research.

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The smoke of cigarettes from bar and restaurant patrons who stand just outside the entrance appears to drift inside, a new Spanish study suggests. The researchers call for laws that restrict smoking outside these venues, to more completely protect against secondhand smoke.

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Eighty-one percent of American adults have smoke-free rules in their homes, and 74 percent ban smoking in their cars, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Banning smoking in public housing and units covered by rental assistance programs could save $521 million annually, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Tobacco smoke exposure may affect teen kidney function, a new study suggests. The research included the effects of active smoking and secondhand smoke.

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Researchers who have developed a secondhand tobacco smoke sensor say their product could be used to enforce no-smoking regulations.

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British researchers say there appears to be a link between smoke-free laws and a drop in the number of children hospitalized for asthma attacks. Their study found a 12.3 percent decrease in hospital admissions for childhood asthma attacks in the first year after smoke-free laws were enacted in Britain.

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