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Philly effort to restrict tobacco sellers moves forward

Philadelphia's new health regulations aimed at cutting the number of tobacco sellers in low-income neighborhoods and within 500 feet of schools moved a bit closer to the finishing line with Monday night's Board of Health public hearing. Some businessmen
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Oct 18, 2016 19:03

[UK-Wales] Parents to be told not to smoke outside school gates in Swansea as council extends smoke-free zones

Parents and people picking-up children will be urged not to light up as they do so. It follows a previous council campaign that saw signs go up in 77 play areas in Swansea declaring them out of bounds to smokers and a move earlier this year to declare C
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 14, 2016 14:03

[Asia, Japan] Health ministry unveils draft proposal to crack down on secondhand smoke ahead of 2020 Olympics

Under a draft proposal the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry compiled Wednesday, smoking will be completely banned indoors at public facilities such as stadiums, government offices and welfare institutions. At schools and medical facilities where minors
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24

[Asia, India] Ban on e-cigarettes turns into vapour near schools

Teachers in Karnataka are discovering that many school and college students are switching over to e-cigarettes, which are officially banned for sale but available in a variety of shops. The rise of e-cigarettes, which cost between Rs. 500 and Rs. 3,000
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35

[Asia, Mid-east] Call for ban on sheesha from city centre in Oman

A large number of sheesha (tobacco smoking) restaurants have been fined after they were found violating the rules and regulations laid down by the municipalities. A sheesha restaurant will now have to be located at least 200 metres away from residential
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:27
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[Asia, Mid-east] Plan to curb cigarette sales near schools and colleges in Oman

The meeting of the National Committee for Tobacco Control (NCTC) on Sunday also discussed a curb on importing and trading of electronic cigarettes and shisha. Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur for the National Tobacco Control Committe
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:30

[Africa, Cameroon] How Nigerian Youths Can Get The Best From National Tobacco Act

The IPPA had expressed aversion to stringent anti-tobacco laws, especially those that will allegedly “strangulate the local tobacco industry” The IPPA argument however lacks merit when viewed from the prism that the same organisation spearheaded a campai
Leadership (ng)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:07
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EDITORIAL: Vote yes on Proposition 56 to raise California's too-low tobacco tax

The battle to pass Proposition 56 will be tough, as always, because of the power of the tobacco lobby, which already is making deceptive claims like this one: ‘Prop 56 cheats schools out of at least $600 million per year.’
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 30, 2016 21:47

[Kentucky] Tobacco-free school policies help drive youth smoking to historic lows

Kentucky’s youth smoking prevalence is at a historic low, dropping nearly 10 percentage points over the past decade. Current smoking among Kentucky high school students is 16.9 percent, down from 26.2 percent just 10 years ago, according to the 2015 Kent
Kentucky New Era
added Sep 30, 2016 21:15

Most west Kentucky public schools not 100 percent tobacco free

Most Kentucky school districts in our area are not 100 percent tobacco free. A new survey shows smoking among high schoolers in the state is down 10 percent from 10 years ago. The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services is urging more schools to b
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:14
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