The onslaught on Africa's textile sector has taken a new turn with the ascendancy of second-hand
clothing as a major component of international trade.
A major concern for consumers when buying second-hand
electrical goods is safety.
As highlighted in this column a few weeks ago, second-hand
smoke, sometimes referred to as environmental tobacco smoke, is a combination of the smoke exhaled by a smoker and the smoke that comes from the end of a burning cigarette or cigar.
Let us share our loved ones, especially children, the gift of good health, by eliminating second-hand
smoke in our parties.
Ms Watt met with children at Keppoch Nursery in Possilpark, Glasgow, where Family Wellbeing workers from the Stepping Stones for Families Family Wellbeing programme, have been working with parents to raise awareness of the dangers of second-hand
smoke and the simple steps that can be taken to ensure children breathe clean air.
Comment: Once again, the detrimental effects of exposure to second-hand
smoke are found to cause long-term health problems.
Exposure to second-hand
smoke can either trigger or worsen symptoms.
Ahmad Ali, a shopkeeper at Karachi Company market, said all second-hand
sweaters and jackets were imported and were of good quality and being sold at a very low price.
According to Radev, even though the second-hand
fighter jets from Portugal are already 30-years-old, they can be used for 25 more years.
Research has shown that children who are exposed to second-hand
smoke have an increased risk of developing respiratory infections, middle-ear disease and asthma.
tyres have caused 300 out of the 814 road accidents between January and September this year, the latest figures issued by the Royal Oman Police (ROP) show.
THE EUROPEAN Commission yesterday formally requested Cyprus to change the way in which it levies registration tax on second-hand
motor vehicles brought in from other member states.