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[Pennsylvania] Cigarette-tax vote canceled, imperiling Philly schools

Leaders in the Republican-controlled House announced Thursday that it will not reconvene next week as planned to vote on a bill that would authorize a $2-per-pack tax to help fund the city´s cash-strapped schools
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 1, 2014 15:35
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Increased tobacco ban impending in Turkey

More than 22,000 retailers risk losing their license to sell cigarettes as the government’s new plan over tobacco use are impending. The new draft by the government states that there will be no cigarette retailers within 100 meters of schools. However,
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:51
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[Maryland] E-Cigarettes Cloud Schools' Anti-Smoking Policies

Though many specialty “vape shops” will not sell electronic cigarettes to minors, independent sellers like eBay make it possible for children under 18 to purchase these products. Vic Vega, the owner of Vapor Villa in Catonsville, Md., maintains that his
Education Week
added Jul 29, 2014 10:48
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[China] Beijing smoking ban review broadcast live

Beijingers were able to watch live online footage of the city's lawmakers jousting over a draft law on smoking control on Friday morning. The Standing Committee of the Beijing Municipal People's Congress started to deliberate on the draft at 9 a.m.. The
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 28, 2014 17:27
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[Oklahoma] McCord Adopts 24/7 Tobacco-Free School Policy

McCord School, an Osage County school, will prohibit use of all tobacco products on school property and at all school activities - whether on campus or not - as of the start of the 2014-15 school year.
Ponca City (OK) News
added Jul 26, 2014 12:35
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[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
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[Africa, Malawi] Alliance One Tobacco donates K11m library and a recreation hall

Alliance One Tobacco, a multinational tobacco company on Monday donated a K11 Million recreation hall and a library to Kalonga Full Primary School. ... "We have been assisting this school for eighteen years and we will continue doing that," said Malila
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:29
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[Pennsylvania] Hite: Layoffs at Philadelphia School District if no cigarette tax by Aug. 15

Philadelphia School Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. said Wednesday, he will have to lay off employees and consider a delay in the opening of schools. "There's a lot of uncertainty around what our next move is," Hite said.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 11, 2014 06:55
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: NEW INFORMATION: Eau Claire council passes e-cigarette ban by 9-1 vote

Tuesday night, the Eau Claire City Council voted to change its smoking ordinance, and ban the use of e-cigarettes within 25 feet of city buildings. In a 9-1 vote, the council voted to change the city's current smoking ordinance. City council member Kathy
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jul 9, 2014 19:41
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School districts act to ban e-cigarettes on campus

A growing number of school districts are updating their tobacco policies to include a ban on e-cigarettes. The vapor products, which some say are safer to use than tobacco cigarettes, are not currently regulated by the Food and Drug Administration.
USA Today
added Jul 7, 2014 14:53
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