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Vote to have Kaskade Perform at Your School

truth® and Chegg team up to bring multi-Grammy Award nominated musician and student favorite, Kaskade, to one lucky school as part of #CheggMusic101
PR Newswire
added Sep 27, 2016 17:55

[California] LAUSD Board Strongly Supports Prop 56 to Protect Children and Save Lives

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) board – the second largest school district in the nation – passed a resolution voicing strong support for Proposition 56 on Tuesday, the life-saving tobacco tax initiative that will protect children from deadly
Yes on
added Sep 22, 2016 21:36

[California] VIDEO: Tobacco companies mislead voters in Prop. 56 ads on school funding

have enlisted the help of a Long Beach public school teacher to persuade voters to reject a $2 cigarette tax increase .... Similar to an earlier ad funded by the tobacco companies, the new commercial contains inaccurate claims about school funding and omi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 22, 2016 16:20

[France] Letting pupils smoke in school could save lives, heads claim

Head teachers in France want pupils to be allowed to smoke on sixth form college grounds to stop them gathering on pavements outside where they are at risk from terrorist attack. In practice, about half of all lycées, or sixth form colleges, have let pu
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:03

Marijuana use continues to rise among U.S. college students; use of narcotic drugs declines (PDF)

large declines in smoking rates have been occurring among secondary school students, as well,” notes Johnston, “so much of the improvement among college students actually began when they were still in high school.”... Electronic vaporizers, which include
Monitoring the Future
added Sep 8, 2016 13:36

head start updates will help protect children from tobacco smoke

Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finalized a major update to its Head Start Standards, including a provision that has the potential to help families reduce the amount of secondhand smoke that Head Start students are exposed to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:48

[Burma/Myanmar] Anti-tobacco law to be upgraded with harsher punishments, fines

Though the consumption of cigarettes and tobacco products decreased in 2007 after the control of smoking law came into effect, usage subsequently increased, apparently in part because of lax enforcement, particularly with regard to the ban on selling cig
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Sep 6, 2016 15:54

Frequency of E-Cigarette Use and Cigarette Smoking by American Students in 2014

Non-smoking high school students are highly unlikely to use e-cigarettes; among those who do, most used them only on 1–2 of the past 30 days. By contrast, current smokers are likely to use e-cigarettes and on many more days. It is unclear whether student
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 2, 2016 14:55

New Middle School Program Increases Students' Knowledge Of E-Cigarette Dangers, Cuts Intended Use

a first-of-its-kind program is being rolled out to middle schools across the country to address the recent spike in youth E-cigarette use. New data from a survey of students participating in a test run of the CATCH My Breath Youth E-Cigarette Prevention
PR Newswire
added Sep 1, 2016 15:34
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[North Carolina] Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools

Our results confirmed socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in tobacco retailer density, with more retailers found in areas with lower income and greater proportions of African American residents. A high proportion of retailers located in these are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29
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