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[California] Hookah and e-cigarettes popular with high schoolers

Almost 10 percent of 11th and 12th graders are using e-cigarettes, and other alternative tobacco products are increasingly popular, according to a new study. Young people often use multiple tobacco products at once, the researchers found. “From this ana
added Nov 27, 2015 23:54

Australian secondary school students’ use of tobacco in 2014

In 2014, 94% of 12-year-olds had no experience with smoking, which decreased to 61% of 17-year-olds. Only three per cent of all students had smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime, with a peak of 10% among 17-year-old males. Students who
Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23

Romanian Deputies to vote on banning smoking in public spaces

Romania’s Chamber of Deputies could debate today, November 25, the draft law which bans smoking in enclosed public spaces, enclosed places at workplace, in children’s playgrounds, and in health & education facilities.
Romania Insider (ro)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:51

[UK-Scotland] Pupils 'use e-cigarettes as gateway to smoking'

SCHOOL pupils are using e-cigarettes as a gateway to smoking, according to a new study which raises concern over the "misleading promotion" of the products. The research also found that most high school students find the fruity, sweet-like flavourings o
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:28

[Australia] Significant drop in the number of high school students who smoke attributed to plain packaging

The plain packaging of cigarettes is being credited for a significant drop in the number of high school students who smoke. The latest Victorian research revealed a 24 per cent drop in the past three years in the number of students who smoked. The rese
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:38

[Kenya] Public smokers in Nakuru to pay Sh50,000 fine in new law

According to Samwel Kingori, the county’s public health chief officer, smokers will no longer be allowed to enjoy their puffs in places like schools, parks and public offices and institutions. Interestingly, King’ori includes churches in his list of pla (ke)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:30

[Kansas, Missouri] A cloud of questions linger over electronic cigarettes and vaping

Moll’s argument against Tobacco 21|KC’s actions targeting vaping goes into more novel and controversial territory: electronic cigarettes are proven to be a less harmful alternative to smoking, and minors have been proven to be effective at consuming subs
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 20, 2015 17:58

[UK] Headmistress bans PARENTS from smoking and swearing at the school gates after complaints from children

The newsletter reads: 'The school council have mentioned that parents are smoking and using inappropriate language when waiting at the school gates. 'We ask that smoking takes place well away from the school and appropriate language is used in the vicini
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 19, 2015 17:22

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Singapore] E-cigarettes - a potent mix of danger for the young

And the explosion in flavours, which also include Red Bull, Yakult grape and milk tea, shows how much the use of e-cigarettes has grown across the border and why there is now a major and very heated debate there on how to regulate it.
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 19, 2015 15:48

[Canada] Bill 139, Smoke-Free Schools Act, 2015

An Act to amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and the Tobacco Tax Act... The Government shall establish a public education program about the health risks associated with the use of tobacco and the program shall be for the purpose of reducing the use of toba
Ontario Legislative Assembly (ca)
added Nov 17, 2015 23:42
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