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[Asia, China] Beijing tobacco vendors breaking law with school locations

tobacco vendors sited within 100 meters of more than a quarter of Beijing primary and high schools, violating the city's tobacco control regulation. A panel overseeing law enforcement under the Beijing Municipal People's Congress, the capital's legislatu
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 23, 2016 17:47
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[Asia, India] 'No tobacco' sign boards must in education institutions

BHUBANESWAR: NOW educational institutions across the State would have to display ‘tobacco-free zone’ signage boards at prominent places on the boundary wall outside their main entrance. Asking for strict implementation of the ban on use of tobacco produ
New Indian Express (in)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:30
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[Louisiana] School board to consider e-cigarette ban

The Tangipahoa Parish School Board will consider a policy change that would bar e-cigarettes on school campuses...said using e-cigarettes or "vaping" has increasingly become an issue at schools, with principals unsure of how to address it. He said student
Hammond (LA) Daily Star
added Jul 17, 2016 14:46

[Asia, India] Ban up in smoke, tobacco shops thriving

Allahabad...scores of 'gumtis' are still doing brisk business near schools. The situation is worse near schools running in lanes and remote areas. The Allahabad high court, in its order on June 30, has banned the sale of tobacco and liquor around 500-metr
Times of India
added Jul 15, 2016 21:34

[New York] 'Dora the Explorer is a bully!' Lawsuit claims child actress tried to pressure classmate at $40k-a-year school into smoking and called her a 'p***y' when she refused

Dora the Explorer - or at least her voice actress, 15-year-old Fatima Ptacek - is a bully, a new lawsuit claims. The suit was made against Avenues: The World School, a $40,000-a-year private educational establishment, by the parents of a girl who was exp
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:30

[New York] Foul-mouthed ‘Dora’ actress called my kid a ‘p—y’

The 14-year-old, identified as M.S. in court papers, says Dora actress Fatima Ptacek, 15, lured her into the bathroom of their Chelsea private school last year and pressured her into smoking out of a vape pen. “I told her I didn’t want to, but she calle
New York Post
added Jul 14, 2016 15:23

[Burma/Myanmar] Tobacco giant accused of tricks to hook children

Anti-smoking campaigners have urged the government of Aung San Suu Kyi to crack down on British American Tobacco in Burma...accused of offering “kiddie packs” of four cigarettes, promoting and selling its cigarettes near schools, sponsoring music events
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:26

WINICKOFF/WINICKOFF: Potential Solutions to Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adolescents

Moving beyond the documentation of e-cigarette use toward vigorously pursuing possible solutions could help many adolescents escape addiction to nicotine and other drugs. The multiple potential solutions suggested here at the school, clinic, and policy l
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33

[UK] Hackney pupils scoop prizes for anti-smoking films at BAFTA HQ

Four pupils from Harrington Hill Primary School won the overall National Cut Films Award 2016 for their two-minute short film ‘Intelligent Life’, created to persuade their friends not to smoke. Share article from Hackney Gazette on facebook Tweet articl
Hackney Gazette (uk)
added Jul 6, 2016 14:35

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] North Korean leader smokes at school

In images provided by Korean Central Television (KCT), Kim is seen smoking in a gym and in a classroom while touring a middle school in Pyongyang....In the anti-smoking campaign video ...women said smokers were "rude" and had "no common sense."
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 4, 2016 17:17
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