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Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch calls for research of e-cigarettes in schools, recommends 611 for suicide hotline By

A state-administered survey of Utah youth in eighth grade, 10th grade and 12th grade, carried out in 2017, found that 23.1 percent of respondents reported they had tried an electronic cigarette — slightly higher than the proportion who said they had ever
Deseret News
added Dec 12, 2018 16:16
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[Utah] VIDEO: Hatch calls for research of e-cigarettes in schools, recommends 611 for suicide hotline

introduced the Smoke Free Schools Act of 2018, a measure that instructs the [FDA] and the [CDC] to partner to "study best practices for schools to implement policies to address e-cigarette use among students," the seven-term senator's office said.The age
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Dec 12, 2018 16:05
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[Mississippi] E-cigarette use cautioned at local school

"It is treated as a tobacco possession that would result in a paddling or two days of in-school suspension, and of course if you are caught a second time your punishment will increase," said Faulkner. The following statement was issued by JUUL Labs: "JUUL
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Dec 11, 2018 23:40
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[Colorado] ‘It’s Rampant’: Chatfield High School Tackles E-Cigarette Use Among Students

Chatfield High School in Jefferson County is trying to stop that troubling trend with a class that educates and trains students on how to kick the habit. Don Daniels (credit: CBS) “Stress is stress. Stress is part of being human,” Don Daniels told a clas
KCNC CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Dec 11, 2018 22:27
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[California] What happens when you throw away e-cigarettes?

neither the companies producing the vapor pens, nor agencies responsible for waste management are coming up with a good way to deal...made up of five parts: a mouthpiece, a cartridge or “pod” that holds the liquid, a vaporizing chamber, a microproces
Mission Local
added Dec 11, 2018 22:26
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[Texas] Professors want rules to prevent students from vaping in class

“If someone is in class trying to pay attention and take notes and there is someone in the corner hitting their vape and blowing clouds into the air, or even trying to hide it, it’s going to take away from their time in class,” said architecture junior J
Daily Cougar (University of Houston)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:46
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[Maine] Vape shop’s proximity to South Portland school riles parents, educators

The shop is operating legally across the street from Mahoney Middle School, but some say it sends the wrong message to schoolchildren.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Dec 10, 2018 19:49
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[Kentucky] School disciplinary incidents increase as more students use e-cigs, officials seek remedy

The national increase in teenagers smoking e-cigarettes is upending Lexington high schools as well, with disciplinary incidents increasing and adults struggling to address the health concerns. Betsy Rains, principal of Lexington’s Paul Laurence Dunbar H
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Dec 8, 2018 02:39
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[Maryland] Speaker addresses vaping and 'Juuling' to Manchester students and parents

The group of parents gathered in the Manchester Valley High School auditorium were there to learn more about vaping and “Juuling,” a type of e-cigarette use that parents and teachers say is widespread among teenagers. The session was titled “See through
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Dec 6, 2018 15:54
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[Canada] North Vancouver school fed up with e-cig vaping imposes a lock down on bathrooms

“All student bathrooms, except those on the main floor by the gymnasium and the Gender-Neutral Bathroom by the office, will be locked until further notice,” reads a November 29 memo distributed by Seycove Secondary and first reported by the Vancouver Sun
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Dec 5, 2018 18:01
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