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[Mississippi] School is in — smoking is out

It’s been 10 years since legislation went into effect in Mississippi prohibiting students from possessing any type of tobacco products and adults from using tobacco products on educational property. “Three thousand and seven hundred Mississippi kids bec
Webster (MS) Progress-Times
added Sep 2, 2015 20:18

China adopts tougher rules to curb tobacco advertisements

China enforced sweeping new rules on Tuesday to restrict tobacco advertisements... The revised advertising law also includes harsher punishments for false adverising, prohibits advertising in schools or on educational materials, and bars endorsements of p
added Sep 1, 2015 20:36

Clean Air In The Classroom: A Back-To-School Asthma And Allergy Checklist -- VIENNA, Va., Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

8) Secondhand smoke is dangerous for everyone, especially children with asthma, setting off symptoms and causing long-term lung damage. * School staff: Enforce no-smoking policies for students and staff on school grounds and on school buses.
PR Newswire
added Aug 20, 2015 14:03
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Diffusion of Intervention Effects: The Impact of a Family-Based Substance Use Prevention Program on Friends of Participants [FREE FULL TEXT]

Program developers should consider and test how interventions may facilitate diffusion to extend program reach and promote program sustainability.
Science Direct
added Aug 19, 2015 18:37
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[Oklahoma] VIDEO: New law to keep tobacco away from schools

A new law prohibits all tobacco use on school property and vehicles at all times. Governor Fallin said the law will help decrease smoking across the state. The law goes into effect August 20.
KOKI Fox23 (Tulsa, OK)
added Aug 19, 2015 18:29
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[Oklahoma] State bans tobacco use in all schools

As of Thursday, Aug. 20, all Oklahoma public and private schools are to be tobacco–free. The new law will also prohibit anyone from using tobacco in school vehicles and at any school–sponsored or school–sanctioned event or activity, including sporting eve
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Aug 19, 2015 18:28

[Oklahoma] New law bans tobacco use at public, private schools

Smoking and tobacco use will be banned all the time at public and private schools in Oklahoma, including at sporting events, under a new law that takes effect later this week. The 24/7 Tobacco-Free Schools Act that takes effect on Thursday also prohibits
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2015 10:05
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[UK] National recognition for Lincoln stop smoking scheme

The ‘Proud to be a Quitter’ scheme organised by City of Lincoln Council’s Neighbourhood Working Team involved pupils from Ermine Primary Academy, city council apprentices and four more people not in employment, education or training.
The Lincolnite (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:51

[New York] Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Protect Youth from Harmful Effects of Cigarettes By Prohibiting Smoking Near After-School Programs

The bill prohibits individuals from smoking near schools while after-school programs are in operation. “This commonsense measure will help protect children from the dangerous effects of second-hand smoke and complements ongoing efforts that have resulted
Office of the Governor (NY)
added Aug 14, 2015 16:37

Iowa Students for Tobacco Education and Prevention Launch New Student-Friendly Website

ISTEP) has launched a new student-friendly website at which serves as an information network to students and school staff about tobacco prevention activities in the State of Iowa. The website was built with the user in mind utilizing a mo
Business Wire
added Aug 14, 2015 09:04
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