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[Kentucky] Superintendents urged to make schools smoke free as legislation moves through General Assembly

As a bill which prohibit the use of tobacco products on school grounds makes its way through the General Assembly the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is urging superintendents in school districts that aren’t yet tobacco-free to adopt the policy before
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Feb 14, 2017 09:50
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[Kentucky] Committee Update: Senate education committee passes three bills

Senate Bill 78, sponsored by Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, which unanimously passed by a 12-0 vote, would prohibit the use of tobacco products by students, school personnel, and visitors in schools, school vehicles, properties, and activities, and w
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Feb 10, 2017 01:59
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[Kentucky] The Bottom Line: Tobacco-free school campus bill passes Senate committee

Legislation seeking to make Kentucky’s schools tobacco-free cleared its first legislative hurdle Thursday, passing through the Senate Education Committee unanimously. Kentucky doctor and state Sen. Ralph Alvarado said he is looking to make the state’s pu
The Lane Report
added Feb 10, 2017 01:58
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[Illinois] Council ends ‘tough year’ with concessions, controversy—and Cubs

By a vote of 31 to 14, the Council lifted Chicago’s 3-year-old ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes within 500 feet of elementary schools...argued that the protective bubble imposed in 2013 — five times the previous radius — became a moot point after th
Chicago Sun-Times
added Dec 16, 2016 21:23
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[UK] 'E-cigs are not toys' - students threatened with expulsion as school bans 'vaping'

The crackdown has been launched at Burnley’s Lowerhouse Junior School and is thought to be the first case in Lancashire. Headteacher Claire Holgate sent a letter to parents warning any children found with the vaping devices would be excluded. The move
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 14:58
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[UK-Wales] Council launches plan to ban smoking at Newport school gates

SMOKERS are being asked to keep their habit away from the gates of Newport secondary schools as the council launches a new plan to make schools healthier across the city. Caerleon comprehensive was the first to officially declare its school gates a no s
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 15:38
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[Asia, Pakistan] HYAT: Up in smoke

Nicotine in any form, whether it comes as the stylish e-cigarette, sheesha, or the more mundane paper rolled cigarette, or ‘beedi’, is lethal and is directly linked to death. Of course, it is not easy to persuade young people not to play with death. For
The News (pk)
added Nov 6, 2016 13:35
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[UK] Swansea's smoke-free school gates plan for city

Smoking outside school gates in Swansea could be stubbed out under plans to develop smoke-free areas across the city. The council has launched a "smoke-free gates" campaign which aims to discourage parents from lighting up.
BBC Online
added Nov 3, 2016 14:31
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EDITORIAL: Vote yes on Proposition 56 to raise California's too-low tobacco tax

The battle to pass Proposition 56 will be tough, as always, because of the power of the tobacco lobby, which already is making deceptive claims like this one: ‘Prop 56 cheats schools out of at least $600 million per year.’
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 30, 2016 21:47
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Vote to have Kaskade Perform at Your School

truth® and Chegg team up to bring multi-Grammy Award nominated musician and student favorite, Kaskade, to one lucky school as part of #CheggMusic101
PR Newswire
added Sep 27, 2016 17:55
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