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[Canada] DOYLE: Tobacco prevention school resource

Alberta Health Services and the University of Lethbridge have teamed up and created a school-based tobacco-prevention resource called the Academy for Tobacco Prevention.
Pincher Creek Echo (ca)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:14
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California targets candy-flavored tobacco as teen ‘gateway’ to cigarette smoking

More teens are turning to fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco, raising concerns that sweetened e-cigarettes and cigarillos are a gateway to nicotine addiction. A California anti-tobacco campaign targeting teens has ramped up in high schools and at a recent
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 28, 2017 02:30
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Lawmaker wants flavored e-cigarettes banned in New York State as use in high schools rises

State Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Democrat, said flavored e-cigarettes are a “gateway drug” that eventually leads users, especially teens, to traditional cigarettes. “Kids are attracted to the numerous flavors that the cigarette companies are selling, such as
New York Daily News
added Mar 15, 2017 20:55
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CVS Health Takes Next Step in Five-Year Commitment to Deliver the First Tobacco-Free Generation

announced it will fund $10 million in new and expanded partnerships and programs to launch the second year of Be The First, the company's five year, $50 million commitment to help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation. The partnerships and pr
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Mar 14, 2017 01:33
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parents, counsellors laud move to raise legal smoking age to 21

cheers from counsellors and parents worried about their teens being influenced to pick up the habit. But tobacco retailers also pointed to some practical problems that may arise, such as whether licensed over-the-counter cigarette sellers will now have t
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 10, 2017 15:26
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[India] Govt High School violates COTPA: Activist Mysoremath

has presided over a school function organised for students of the Government High School at Doddabelaalu, Periyapattana taluk, Mysuru district, recently. “During the programme, India Tobacco Company (ITC) official, Taluk Panchayat member and Gram Panchay
citytoday (in)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:04
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[Kentucky] Push to ban smoking at public schools in KY likely to not pass

not enough support among Republicans, who have a supermajority in the House. Most of them want to leave that decision to the local school boards.
14 WFIE (Evansville, IN)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:41
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[UK-Wales] Parents won't be able to smoke at the entrances to primary schools in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan today

Jenner Park Primary School in Barry officially started the voluntary scheme today, with all primary schools across the county to follow suit. It marks the start of No Smoking Day, now in its 34th year, which encourages smokers from across the country
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 19:45
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[Kentucky] Hopkins Co. Schools to Go Tobacco Free

A western Kentucky school district is going tobacco free starting this summer. Hopkins County School Board members voted to ban all nicotine, tobacco products, and e-cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2017 03:33
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Survey sheds light on shocking truth about student smokers

Tobacco and E-cigarette Survey among Malaysian Adolescents 2016 (Tecma) showed that four in five knew that smoking by anyone below age 18 was an offence under the law. More than half said they weren’t prevented from buying tobacco products.
The Star (my)
added Mar 5, 2017 01:33
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