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[New York] MARTINEZ: Our health is in danger

I attend Frederick Douglass Academy One in Harlem and around my school, there are more than 15 tobacco retail stores...That is why I joined Reality Check at NYC Smoke-Free. Reality Check lets youth like me take a stand against big tobacco and work to cre
New York Amsterdam News
added Jul 13, 2017 18:06
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[Massachusetts] Braintree schools extend ban on e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are now prohibited in the middle and elementary schools. The school committee approved a measure Monday night which included “nicotine products and paraphernalia” in the tobacco policy as part of a series of revisions to the student
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Jul 11, 2017 05:02
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Put it out: Louisiana expands smoking ban for K-12 schools, 'school property'

Louisiana's ban on smoking in elementary and secondary school buildings has been expanded to include a campus' playgrounds, school buses and other school property. Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed the expansion legislation by Republican Rep. Frank Hoffma
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2017 21:30
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[Asia, India] Drive to stop tobacco sale near Delhi schools

After the schools reopen, local residents will have to assist them in ensuring that tobacco products are not sold nears schools. Strict legal action will be initiated against those who engage in selling these products near schools.
Indian Express
added Jun 30, 2017 13:42
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[UK-Wales] Tairgwaith school joins Smoke-free School Gates campaign

Pupils at Tairgwaith Primary have urged smokers to help make the county borough’s school gates a healthier place at the launch of the Smoke-free School Gates campaign for Neath Port Talbot. Smoke-free School Gates is a Public Health Wales-led campaign i
South Wales Guardian (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:49
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[Asia, India] Easy access to cigarettes makes more boys pick up smoking

MADURAI: Although selling cigarette to those less than 18 years is prohibited, easy availability of cigarettes lures many school boys to try it. Police and other enforcement agencies conduct regular checks to prohibit the storage and sale of tobacco item
Times of India
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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[New Jersey] Using smokeless tobacco in NJ schools could result in fines up to $1000 under new legislation

Lakewood (NJ) Scoop
added Jun 21, 2017 20:30
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[Asia, India] Passive smoke raising risk of heart disease among students

More than 50% of higher secondary school students in Ernakulam district who took part in a survey admitted that they were exposed to second-hand smoke at home, schools, and public places. The students were unable to escape passive smoke and almost 15.2% o
Times of India
added Jun 21, 2017 18:00
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[Asia, Mid-east] Jordan embarks on aggressive anti-smoking campaign

The aggressive campaign ban­ning smoking in public places mainly targets young Jordanians with a special focus on school and university students, almost 50% of whom are smokers, in a country where 29% of the adult popula­tion smokes. It is promoted with
Middle East Online (uk)
added Jun 19, 2017 15:08
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[Iowa] Students choose marijuana over tobacco

Only 8 percent of Wapello County 11th-graders reported using tobacco products within the 30 days prior to the survey. However, 16 percent said they’d used marijuana during that time. According to the Centers for Disease Control smoking among teens reach
Ottumwa (IA) Courier
added Jun 17, 2017 16:10
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