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[UK] Darwen neighbours fuming at student smokers

RESIDENTS living in a street near a Darwen school and sixth form have complained that students are using their doorways as smoking shelters. Darwen Aldridge Community Academy students nipping out for a cigarette between classes or at dinner time can be
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 11:47

[UK, UK-Wales] Children smoking e-cigs at school says report

A report published by the Welsh Government says it intends to crackdown on the use of e-cigarettes in schools and the workplace. Details of the 'Public Health Wales Bill' are due to be published this summer outlining the measures.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:28

[UK] NICE redoubles efforts to reduce harm from alcohol, smoking and physical inactivity

The quality standards include specific actions which can be used at a local level to help prevent harmful alcohol use, reduce tobacco use and encourage people to be more physically active: Healthcare services using contracts that do not allow employees
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 13:02

[Australia] EDITORIAL: New smoking laws will lead to healthier lives for children

smoking will now be prohibited outside Victorian schools, hospitals and police stations from April 13... This latest step may help put it out of mind for those who want to give up and those who in future do not want to start. Ultimately smoking like any
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Mar 24, 2015 15:18

[Australia] Cigarette retailers found in higher density around NSW schools, study reveals

NSW schools are surrounded by shops selling cigarettes says a state health department analysis, which found a higher density of tobacco retailers around schools than other areas. The study, the first of its kind in Australia, found there are 34 percent
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:56

[Illinois] Teens favor e-cigarettes, vape pens over traditional cigarettes

Some view e-cigarettes as the lesser of two evils — the healthier alternative. But if teens are using them mostly as a gateway, are e-cigarettes harming more than helping? Should they even be smoking them at all? Tim Hinton, an 18-year-old senior at Tay
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Mar 14, 2015 16:14

[Asia, India] Tobacco curbs going up in smoke after study reveals high prevalence of smoking among adolescents

Despite imposing penalty on persons responsible for selling tobacco near educational institutions, preventing children from using tobacco and smoking remains a challenge for the Union health ministry. The ministry on Friday said that every day, 5,500 ch
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 14, 2015 15:28

[Ireland] Editorial: Stand up to the drink and tobacco lobbyists

You do not have to be the Einstein of the political world to understand what must be done immediately: We must not allow the alcohol lobby access to our schools and the Government must resist the bullies of global tobacco with all its resources.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 10, 2015 13:04
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[Connecticut] Parks, Schoolyards Could Become Smoke-Free

Board of Alders is considering whether to prohibit the use of any form of tobacco in parks, on public school grounds or on any other designated city-owned property. The way things stand now, you can light up on school grounds, said Downtown Alder Abby Ro
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Mar 3, 2015 13:17

[Pennsylvania] North Hills district's tobacco ban includes e-cigarettes

But Tom Kiklas questioned the allegations of health problems from using e-cigarettes. Co-founder of the Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association, a trade group in Atlanta, he called them “vastly and incredibly less harmful than tobacco cigarettes.”
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Mar 1, 2015 12:39
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