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Smoking Statistics and Facts:

  1. James Repace, biophysicist. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sept 2004.
  2. The World Health Organization. Professor Dr Yang Gonghuan, Union Medical College. Director of the Global Institute of Tobacco Control, Chinese branch. June 2005.
  3. US Govt. CDC — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR 2004 -2005
  4. Economists, David Collins, of Macquarie University, and Helen Lapsley, of the University of Queensland.
  5. NSW Health, Australia.
  6. Professor Bill Bellew, director of the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Advancement.
  7. WHO, and Dr Anna Hansell, Imperial College School of Medicine.
  8. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2005.

Smoking during Pregnancy:

BMJ — Results published in the British Medical Journal from studies of over 3000 children by:
The Medical Research Council team in Britain, led by Dr Richard Marcus, and
The New York Academy of Medicine, a research team of scientists led by Thomas Matte.

MR — Study by The US Govt. CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Mental Retardation

D — A study in The British Medical Journal, authored by Scott Montgomery, principal research fellow at Enheten for Klinisk Epidemiologi in Stockholm, Sweden.
The experts studied data from approximately 17,000 British births back as far as March 1958. For each child studied, midwives recorded whether or not the mother smoked after the fourth month of pregnancy.

Smoking Glamour:

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