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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

[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

[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

[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

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

[New York] Eden School Board considers letting staff confiscate and keep e-cigarettes

Board of Education members will consider a change to the code of conduct that will allow teachers and administrators to confiscate and keep e-cigarettes. The existing policy lets them confiscate and return the items.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 3, 2014 17:24

[USA] School districts act to ban e-cigarettes on campus

Bronson Frick, associate director at Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights, said the districts' actions are part of a trend as institutions such as hospitals and businesses also ban the vapor products. Frick said there's a misconception about the safety of t
USA Today
added Jul 3, 2014 04:42

[Asia, India] Mangalore: AJ Inst to launch Tobacco Invention Initiative

Tobacco Invention Initiative (TII), the centre of AJ Institute of Dental Sciences will launch 'TII Campaigns for Tobacco Free Kids' in the auditorium of AJ institute of Dental Sciences on the occasion of Doctors Day which will be observed on Tuesday July (in)
added Jun 29, 2014 00:55

[California] Dublin City Council Approves Housing Element, Sets e-Cigarette Rules

voted 4-0 to put sales of non-tobacco products and use of them under the same rules as those governing tobacco. Those regulations include required distances from schools and between shops that sell tobacco, and prohibition of second-hand smoke in specific
Livermore (CA) Independent
added Jun 27, 2014 18:32

[Illinois] Chicago Tobacco Flavoring Restriction to Take Effect

A Chicago ordinance banning the sale of flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of a school goes into effect on July 15, 2014, the Cigar Association of America (CAA) reported. The ordinance was introduced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Nov. 26, 2013 and was
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 17, 2014 15:10
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