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[Pennsylvania] North Hills district's tobacco ban includes e-cigarettes

But Tom Kiklas questioned the allegations of health problems from using e-cigarettes. Co-founder of the Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association, a trade group in Atlanta, he called them “vastly and incredibly less harmful than tobacco cigarettes.”
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Mar 1, 2015 12:39

[California] PAC with tobacco ties pushes for Nury Martinez, L.A. ballot measures

A political action committee partly backed by an affiliate of tobacco giant Phillip Morris USA is helping to promote the reelection bid of Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and two measures to change L.A.’s election date, according to city reco
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 27, 2015 11:39

[Florida] Parents want Volusia schools to crack down on smoking on campuses

Some Volusia County parents are accusing other parents of breaking the no-smoking rules at schools and exposing their children to secondhand smoke!. Channel 9's Blaine Tolison found a Facebook page with nearly 100 parents debating whether they should be
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Feb 26, 2015 17:21

[California] EDITORIAL: It's time to tighten the rules on e-cigarettes

The Legislature should approve SB 140, which would make the sale of e-cigarettes to minors a misdemeanor...a new report by the California Department of Public Health casts doubt on one of the informal claims about e-cigarettes: that they help smokers qui
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 25, 2015 19:42

[Singapore] Still in primary school, but already smoking

a 36-year-old teacher who spoke to The Straits Times off the record said she has noticed a growing number of student smokers in her neighbourhood secondary school, where she has taught for 14 years. There are those who pick up the habit in primary school
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 16, 2015 03:43

[Singapore] More students caught smoking; schools install detection devices

The problem of underage smoking looks to have worsened, as some schools turn to detection devices to help them smoke out offenders. Last year, more than 6,200 smokers below the legal age of 18, including some in primary school, were caught. This was abo
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:24

Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

But other schools in states including North Carolina, New Jersey, Washington and Connecticut, are grouping the devices in with bongs and pipes, meaning students could face long suspensions and required drug tests and have possession of drug paraphernalia
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 15, 2015 17:33

[Malaysia] Parents And School Authorities Must Address Smoking Habit Among Students

Labuan Health Department director, Dr Ismail Ali said despite efforts made by the national authorities, information campaigns and advice on the deleterious effects of smoking, the inability to reduce smoking addiction was indeed regrettable and a cause f
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Feb 13, 2015 18:14

[UK] Tribunal stubs out e-cigarette employment claim

An employment tribunal has recently had to decide what we believe to be the first case concerning the use of e-cigarettes. ..employers must consider their approach to e-cigarettes and amend any relevant policies accordingly. If an employer wants to reta
Lexology (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:48

[California] SPAETH: Marin Voice: E-cigarettes deserve same restrictions as the real thing

Our local school teachers tell us that e-cigarettes and nicotine-filled hookah pens... A recent survey showed that nearly half of our local retailers sell these “nicotine aerosolizing techno-toys,” often found next to candy in local corner stores and gas
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Feb 11, 2015 16:44
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