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[Virginia] Altria Commits $800,000 in College Scholarships to 20 Richmond Public Schools Graduates

Joined by parents, educators, elected officials and executives from Altria, 20 Richmond area students crossed the stage today at the historic Hippodrome Theater to accept scholarships of up to $10,000 per year... Altria scholars receive support to help t
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 21, 2015 22:44
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Tulsa World Editorial: New law bans tobacco use in all Oklahoma schools

The state can’t stop children from taking up the nasty habits of smoking or chewing tobacco, but it can make it more difficult, and at the same time shield children from the dangers of second-hand smoke. We applaud the governor and the Legislature for ap
Tulsa (OK) World
added May 18, 2015 11:04

[Massachusetts] Danvers approved new tobacco regulations

The regulations redefined what a “tobacco product” is, which now includes all non-FDA regulated electronic cigarettes and electronic cigarette-related products, such as pipes, cigars, and hookahs. The new regulations included a unanimous decision to set
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 16, 2015 09:48

[California] Berkeley Bans Sale of E-Cigarettes and Flavored Tobacco Near Parks, Schools

Berkeley is moving ahead to ban the sale of e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products within 1,000 feet of parks or schools. But after hearing from numerous business owners Tuesday night who said they’d fold without tobacco sales, the City Council dial
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added May 14, 2015 00:33

[California] Berkeley: Council postpones imposing tobacco sales buffer zone around schools pending further study

to address concerns over fairness and economic effects on business owners as well as on access to vaporizers for medical marijuana users. The council was considering a draft ordinance Tuesday that would have established the 1,000-foot buffer zone with a
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added May 14, 2015 00:32

[Texas] House Advances E-Cigarette Ban for Minors

House members voted 123-20 in favor of a proposal by state Rep. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, that extends current restrictions on tobacco products to e-cigarettes. Texas retailers are banned from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products to customers y
The Texas Tribune
added May 13, 2015 23:34


Berkeley is considering a tobacco ban that has some local mom and pop shops worried about their livelihoods.... The proposed ordinance would ban the sale of tobacco goods within 1,000 feet of schools and parks in Berkeley.
added May 13, 2015 11:54

[UK] Children as young as 10 'smoke before exams', survey suggests

Some 22% of children reported losing sleep during their SATs, but the figure rose to 59% among children who admitted skipping breakfast. Child psychologist Dr Claire Halsey said: "It's troubling that children are expressing so many worries about their ex
BBC Online
added May 11, 2015 10:39

[UK] Children as young as 10 smoking to ease exam worries

Children as young as 10 are smoking cigarettes, gorging on junk food and drinking energy drinks to prepare for their exams, new research has found. A poll of more than 1,000 youngsters who took Key Stage Two SATs last year found eight had smoked before t
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 11, 2015 10:36

[Oklahoma] Fallin signs ban on tobacco use at schools

The measure, known as the “24/7 Tobacco-Free Schools Act,” would ban any and all tobacco use on school campuses, school vehicles and any school-sponsored or school-sanctioned event or activity. It was authored by Rep. Lee Denney, R-Cushing, and Sen. Jim
Bartlesville (OK) Examiner-Enterprise
added May 9, 2015 17:22
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