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[New Hampshire] Dover council bans e-cigarettes

City Council on Wednesday night voted unanimously to ban the use of electronic cigarettes where regular cigarettes are already banned on city property. This includes on school grounds and on city athletic fields.
Foster's Democrat
added Feb 11, 2016 20:04
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Michigan governor seeks $300 million for Flint water, Detroit schools

Snyder asked state lawmakers on Wednesday to provide more than $300 million...to deal with the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint and to keep the Detroit Public Schools (DPS) from running out of cash...is also seeking $72 million annually over 10 years t
Reuters
added Feb 11, 2016 19:25
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[Asia, India] Tobacco sales carry on near schools, but few are booked

If the number of penalties levied under Section 6 of the Control of Tobacco Products Act, 2003, is to be believed, there were no violations in Bengaluru in 2015 (until November). This, when 348 cases were filed across the State against those found sellin
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:01
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[Oklahoma] BA Student's E-Cigarette Catches Backpack On Fire, Building Evacuated

Broken Arrow High School officials have confirmed there was an evacuation of the vocational agriculture building on Friday after a student’s backpack caught fire. A spokesperson says the student had an e-cigarette in his backpack and it malfunctioned.
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:41
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[France] Terror fears could see French schools end smoking ban

Michel Richard, from the SNPDEN school administrators union, thinks that groups of students hanging around out the front of a school would make an easy target for an armed terrorist.
The Local France (fr)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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[Netherlands] MPs vote to ban smoking on school grounds by 2020

The lower house of Dutch parliament on Tuesday approved a proposal to ban smoking on all school grounds by 2020, the Volkskrant reports. “Because of see smoking, do smoking, I am delighted that we will soon no longer see any cigarettes around schools”,
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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[Netherlands] Smoking to be banned in Dutch school playgrounds in 2020

MPs have voted in favour of new legislation which will ban smoking in all school and mbo college playgrounds from 2020. At the moment, almost half of secondary schools and nearly all mbo colleges allow smoking outside the school premises. Attempts to ba
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] GURANUNGO: Time to smoke out tobacco from schools

THE increase in the uptake of tobacco smoking by young people in the country and the world in general is a cause for concern. Most of these youngsters who smoke are below the age of 15 which is mostly school-going age worldwide. Statistics released rece
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:17
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[France] French schools 'allow smoking on grounds' over terror threat

French schools have begun allowing students to smoke on their grounds to prevent them becoming terror targets on the streets outside, a union says. The union of school administrators first called for the measure days after the Paris attacks in November,
BBC Online
added Feb 3, 2016 01:03
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[France] French high schools allow students to smoke on the premises so extremists can't try and convert them when they go outside for a cigarette

A leading union of school administrators first made the request five days after the November 13 attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead and 350 wounded. Following a refusal by the health ministry, the SNPDEN union last week renewed its call for a loo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 19:01
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