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Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools

Proximity-based point of sale (POS) policies banning tobacco product sales near schools appear to be more effective in reducing retailer density in lower income and racially diverse neighborhoods than in higher income and white neighborhoods, and hold gre
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

Tata, tobacco! Denmark aims for 1st smoke-free generation by 2030

government has announced plans to create the “first smoke-free generation” by 2030, as part of a $333 million initiative. The ambitious plan detailed in a presentation by health minister Sophie Løhde at Rigshospitalet hospital on Wednesday includes puttin
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 26, 2016 14:17

[Minnesota] Ellendale's city parks go tobacco-free

The policy took effect immediately after the July meeting... Perhaps the biggest selling point for those on the council was how many young people came to meetings expressing their full support, Kibler said. “There was no pushback at all, no negative impa
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Aug 25, 2016 03:00

[Montana] SHAPIRO: Tobacco, e-cigarette marketing targets kids

Many convenience stores are located near schools and parks. ...The Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program and Lewis and Clark Public Health are working to raise awareness of tobacco marketing techniques through TV ads, billboards and educational presentat
Montana Standard
added Aug 22, 2016 13:09

Vote to have Shawn Mendes Perform at Your School / truth® and Chegg team up to bring the megastar and student favorite, Shawn Mendes, to one lucky school as part of #CheggMusic101

Chegg, the Student Hub, in partnership with truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, today announced that one U.S. college or high school campus can win a once-in-a-lifetime visit from multi-platinum sing
PR Newswire
added Aug 16, 2016 18:28

[Africa] VIDEO: Senegal to start enforcing anti-tobacco law

Senegal’s president Macky Sall has approved the enforcement of a law that prohibits tobacco consumption in public places as well as its sale to minors. This means it is now illegal to sell cigarettes within 200 metres of an educational institution. The
Africa News (nl)
added Aug 12, 2016 12:44

Sociodemographic Disparities in Proximity of Schools to Tobacco Outlets and Fast-Food Restaurants

Low-income and Hispanic students are disproportionately exposed to both tobacco outlets and fast-food restaurants near their schools. Easy access to tobacco products and fast food may influence youth smoking initiation and contribute to poor dietary intak
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 2, 2016 20:45

Tobacco, fast food in easier reach of minority and low-income students

Compared to schools with mostly white students, schools with higher numbers of Hispanic, black, and low-income students are more likely to have tobacco retailers and fast-food restaurants in easy reach, researchers say. “Schools are places where we expec
added Aug 2, 2016 20:43

[Oregon] Addiction and Mental Health Facilities Stay Away from Tobacco

In 2014, 70 percent of the 86 facilities reporting said that tobacco is not used on their properties – a big shift from 2010 when only 15 percent had indicated so. The big jump in addictions and mental health facilities going tobacco-free shows “quite a
The Lund Report
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DO 48, s. 2016 - Policy and Guidelines on Comprehensive Tobacco Control

2. This Policy aims to: a. educate and inform all learners, teaching and non-teaching personnel and staff on the hazards of tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke, adverse socio-economic and environmental consequences of tobacco production and con
Philippines Department of Education (ph)
added Jul 29, 2016 16:40
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