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Taipei student tobacco tests opposed

The Taiwan Smokers’ Rights Association yesterday accused the New Taipei City government of breaking the law and violating students’ rights with its request that junior- and senior-high schools conduct tobacco tests on suspected smokers, according to a st
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 30, 2014 11:50

[Australia] Local council ‘smoking cops’ will get power to enter Victorian schools

CIGARETTE “cops” will have the power to enter Victoria’s schools, kindergartens and childcare centres to enforce new bans on outdoor smoking. Council inspectors will be allowed in to investigate possible breaches and ensure the rules are being complied
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 19:45

[California] San Bernardino City Unified spent $1M on legal fees last year, says report

A group calling itself California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse...Although Scott described his group as a “grassroots organization,” the CALA organizations are actually funded by the tobacco industry and other industries stung by lawsuits in the past, ac
San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Aug 26, 2014 16:03

[Asia, India] Campaign to make schools and colleges free of tobacco

A unique programme aimed at checking tobacco use, the model tobacco-free district initiative will be based on the key clauses included under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), 2003. As part of an action plan to be implemented by Dece
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 25, 2014 17:41

[Canada] LETTER: Why do schools allow students to smoke?

I suggest, when school starts up again, come with your phones and take photos of the children smoking and ask why they can bring restricted drugs near your child. Maybe you should also speak to your lawyers, for the school is placing your child in danger
York Region (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 10:41
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[California] Los Angeles to Reduce Arrest Rate in Schools

students who deface school property, participate in an on-campus fight or are caught with tobacco will no longer be given citations by officers from the Los Angeles School Police Department. Instead, they will be dealt with by school officials.
New York Times
added Aug 19, 2014 00:02
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E-Cigarettes Cloud Schools' Anti-Smoking Policies

some educators find themselves developing policies to control students’ use of e-cigarettes, devices which are still unregulated at the federal level that many fear could revive smoking among adolescents... are undoubtedly catching the eye of teenagers, a
Education Week
added Aug 9, 2014 11:05
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[Pennsylvania] Philly cigarette tax hits headwinds in House

The up-front funding authorized by Corbett represents early disbursement of cash the schools would normally receive throughout the academic year. Corbett backs the cigarette tax plan, but some House Republicans complain they're being asked to help Phila
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Aug 7, 2014 11:35

E-Cigarettes' Growth Spurs District Actions

For decades, schools have been on the front lines in a successful campaign to reduce teenage cigarette smoking. Now, some educators are developing policies to control students' use of e-cigarettes, devices still unregulated at the federal level that many
Education Week
added Aug 6, 2014 13:58

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax, responsibility up in smoke

Pennsylvania’s Legislature, which won’t reconvene until mid-September, has perfected the art of being paid full time for part-time work. That’s of scant help to children in Philadelphia, whose public schools are scheduled to open Sept. 8, before the leg
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Aug 5, 2014 11:39
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