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[California] Cook: Dying for a smoke

at University of California at Davis... I accepted an invitation as writer-in-residence at D-Q University..."Smoke," was followed by "use it in a sacred way." As I bent down to examine the fine print, I read the name of a cigarette manufacturer, Philip M
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 30, 2014 14:27

[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] There should be no smoking zones in any school - Lal

Permanent Secretary for Education, Doctor Brij Lal has stressed this as he ordered the removal of a Designated Smoking Area sign-board at Suva Grammar School located in a ground opposite the main school office. (fj)
added May 2, 2014 05:27

[Texas] E-cigarettes banned on Fort Worth school property

The policy revision bans electronic cigarettes “or any electronic vaporizing devices of any kind” from school district property. Superintendent Walter Dansby recommended the revision. The vote was 6-0. Trustees Ann Sutherland and Ashley Paz were absent.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Feb 26, 2014 14:17

[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes for school children in Philadelphia?

Wawa, a chain of convenience stores based in the Philadelphia area, has begun distributing literature arguing the cigarette tax will serve only to create a black market for cigarettes in Philadelphia. ... American for Prosperity-Pennsylvania, a free-marke (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 29, 2013 11:34

[UK] Electronic cigarettes banned by Brighton school over teen smoking fear

Schools have banned the use of electronic cigarettes over fears they are being used by pupils to start smoking. In an ironic new trend, children are turning to smokeless cigarettes, which are designed to help people give up the habit, before moving ont
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added May 6, 2013 14:40

[USA] LETTER: Youth tobacco use: who has a say?

On behalf of the US Preventive Services Task Force, Carrie Patnode and colleagues recently presented a systematic review and meta-analysis on the efficacy and harms of primary care interventions to prevent tobacco use or improve tobacco cessation rates am
The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 6, 2013 05:55

[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

TOLENTINO: The Promise of Vaping and the Rise of Juul

Teens have taken a technology that was supposed to help grownups stop smoking and invented a new kind of bad habit, molded in their own image...The Juul, despite all the teenage Instagram feeds I’ve seen, feels clinical, sensible, virtuous.
The New Yorker
added May 7, 2018 19:13

Schools and Parents Fight a Juul E-Cigarette Epidemic ($$)

As illicit Juul use sweeps through high schools and middle schools, administrators and parents struggle to stem teens’ access to the vaping device, which delivers a powerful dose of nicotine.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 2, 2018 15:32
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