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[Canada] LETTER: Why do schools allow students to smoke?

I suggest, when school starts up again, come with your phones and take photos of the children smoking and ask why they can bring restricted drugs near your child. Maybe you should also speak to your lawyers, for the school is placing your child in danger
York Region (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 10:41
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[California] Los Angeles to Reduce Arrest Rate in Schools

students who deface school property, participate in an on-campus fight or are caught with tobacco will no longer be given citations by officers from the Los Angeles School Police Department. Instead, they will be dealt with by school officials.
New York Times
added Aug 19, 2014 00:02
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E-Cigarettes Cloud Schools' Anti-Smoking Policies

some educators find themselves developing policies to control students’ use of e-cigarettes, devices which are still unregulated at the federal level that many fear could revive smoking among adolescents... are undoubtedly catching the eye of teenagers, a
Education Week
added Aug 9, 2014 11:05
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[Pennsylvania] Philly cigarette tax hits headwinds in House

The up-front funding authorized by Corbett represents early disbursement of cash the schools would normally receive throughout the academic year. Corbett backs the cigarette tax plan, but some House Republicans complain they're being asked to help Phila
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Aug 7, 2014 11:35

E-Cigarettes' Growth Spurs District Actions

For decades, schools have been on the front lines in a successful campaign to reduce teenage cigarette smoking. Now, some educators are developing policies to control students' use of e-cigarettes, devices still unregulated at the federal level that many
Education Week
added Aug 6, 2014 13:58

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax, responsibility up in smoke

Pennsylvania’s Legislature, which won’t reconvene until mid-September, has perfected the art of being paid full time for part-time work. That’s of scant help to children in Philadelphia, whose public schools are scheduled to open Sept. 8, before the leg
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Aug 5, 2014 11:39

[Pennsylvania] Cigarette-tax vote canceled, imperiling Philly schools

Leaders in the Republican-controlled House announced Thursday that it will not reconvene next week as planned to vote on a bill that would authorize a $2-per-pack tax to help fund the city´s cash-strapped schools
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 1, 2014 15:35

Increased tobacco ban impending in Turkey

More than 22,000 retailers risk losing their license to sell cigarettes as the government’s new plan over tobacco use are impending. The new draft by the government states that there will be no cigarette retailers within 100 meters of schools. However,
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:51

[Maryland] E-Cigarettes Cloud Schools' Anti-Smoking Policies

Though many specialty “vape shops” will not sell electronic cigarettes to minors, independent sellers like eBay make it possible for children under 18 to purchase these products. Vic Vega, the owner of Vapor Villa in Catonsville, Md., maintains that his
Education Week
added Jul 29, 2014 10:48

[China] Beijing smoking ban review broadcast live

Beijingers were able to watch live online footage of the city's lawmakers jousting over a draft law on smoking control on Friday morning. The Standing Committee of the Beijing Municipal People's Congress started to deliberate on the draft at 9 a.m.. The
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 28, 2014 17:27
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