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[Georgia] From golf courses to schools, progress on smoking

“It was the last time I ever smoked a cigarette on the golf course.” The speaker is the man whom many consider the greatest golfer ever, Jack Nicklaus. Fifty years ago, he was watching a recent film of himself winning his first major golf championship,
Georgia Health News
added Sep 7, 2012 13:52

[Canada] Survey shows big drop in high school smokers

The number of Manitoba high schoolers who smoke has been cut in half in the last five years, and those kids are now among the least likely to smoke among youths in Canada, a new national survey suggests. The Youth Smoking Survey, funded by Health Canada,
Canadian Press
added Jun 1, 2012 14:55

[North Carolina] GUIGNARD: My Turn: We ought to thank smokers

So it may be the Golden Leaf Foundation is handing the money to these local schools. But the money comes indirectly from the poor, local cigarette smokers, and who is telling them thank you?
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Jun 11, 2017 20:42

[Oregon] Addiction and Mental Health Facilities Stay Away from Tobacco

In 2014, 70 percent of the 86 facilities reporting said that tobacco is not used on their properties – a big shift from 2010 when only 15 percent had indicated so. The big jump in addictions and mental health facilities going tobacco-free shows “quite a
The Lund Report
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46

[Pennsylvania] In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices

Philadelphia's "Break the Cycle" public-health campaign uses dramatic statistics, photos, and maps to press its case that the industry positions its products for sale near candy and plasters ads on corner stores near schools to ensure a continuing line o
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 25, 2016 16:15

[California] Before summer break, Grant Elementary families warned about lingering effects of smoke breaks

Shining a light on the consequences of second-hand smoke at Grant Elementary will hopefully convince parents not to light up around their kids or allow others to do so. That was the main message from Dr. Raymond Chimezie’s workshop last week at the Rich
Richmond (CA) Standard (Chevron Richmond)
added Jun 10, 2015 13:40


The motion for a TRO is denied. The motion for preliminary injunction is continued. The motion for expedited discovery is granted. The parties may begin discovery immediately.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:45

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

[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

[Illinois] Chicago Moves On Regulations For Flavored Cigarette Sales Near Schools (UPDATED)

The full Chicago City Council may take up an ordinance at Wednesday's meeting that would ban flavored tobacco products, including menthol, from being sold 500 feet from a school. The current radius banning such sales near schools is 100 feet. The City Co
Progress Illinois
added Dec 11, 2013 22:49
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