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[Illinois] Bill banning indoor e-cigarettes won't be called for vote

Willis, D-Addison, sponsored House Bill 2404, which originally would have banned the use of electronic cigarettes, or "vaping," indoors. After receiving a multitude of calls to her office and working with shop owners and industry professionals, Willis sai
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Apr 28, 2015 08:06

[Netherlands] Minister plans to ensure smoking is banned in all school playgrounds

‘Schools have an important job to do in this. Many people smoked their first cigarette at school.’ Van Rijn has commissioned public health experts to carry out more research on the smoking patterns among 16 to 18-year-olds. The sale of tobacco to the und (nl)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

[Canada] E-cigarettes a growing trend at Riverview High School

Officials at Riverview High School are trying to crack down on a growing number of students using e-cigarettes on school property and in some cases inside the school building. ..."We had an announcement the other day saying they banned e-smokes but people
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:45

[California] Berkeley weighs unprecedented limits on tobacco sales

ordinance would prohibit the sale of tobacco goods within 1,000 feet of any school or public park in Berkeley and require anyone selling e-cigarettes to obtain a tobacco retailer’s license....buffer zones would encompass most of the city’s commercial dist
San Francisco Chronicle
added Apr 18, 2015 07:56

[Ohio] High school student arrested, charged over e-cigarette

A male student was confronted by his principal for the use of an e-cigarette in the school building, which is against school policy as well as state law. The principal requested that the student hand over the device. The student refused, and the school
WJW Fox8 (Cleveland, OH)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:03

[UK-Wales] E-cigarettes ‘unlikely to encourage teens to smoke’

The team from Cardiff University and Glasgow University used two surveys of schoolchildren from 150 schools in Wales during 2013 and 2014, where 1,601 children aged ten to 11 and 9,055 11- to 16-year-olds were quizzed about their use of e-­cigarettes. T
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 10:19
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[UK-Wales] Is 'vaping' a gateway into smoking? New research shows more primary school children are trying e-cigarettes than tobacco

New research found 6% of primary school children aged 10 and 11 had used e-cigarettes at least onceNew research found 6% of primary school children aged 10 and 11 had used e-cigarettes at least once Primary school children in Wales are more likely to hav
WalesOnline (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 10:10

[Australia] Victoria's hospital and school smoking bans spark confusion on first day in force

Neither local nor state government took responsibility for policing the bans when contacted by the Herald Sun, despite the Victorian Department of Health website stating that compliance was to be enforced­ by “inspectors”, along with the wider community.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Apr 13, 2015 14:40

[California] Berkeley tobacco retailers cry foul over proposed buffer zone around schools and parks

proposed 1,000-foot tobacco sales buffer zone around schools and parks has provoked an outcry from store owners who say it is unfair and would put them out of business. On May 12, the City Council will consider a draft ordinance that would prohibit the
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Apr 10, 2015 16:40

[Asia, India] Now, war on tobacco to be waged in textbooks

The health ministry has finalised a proposal to make the dangers of tobacco-use a part of essential reading for school students even as a fierce debate rages over pictorial warnings on packs. Health minister JP Nadda will ask the human resource developm
Hindustan Times (in)
added Apr 10, 2015 02:03
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