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[California] New Leno Bill Protects Public Against Exposure to E-Cigarettes

Nation’s Leading Health Advocacy Groups Support SB 140, Which Prohibits Smoking of E-Cigarettes at Workplaces, Schools, Restaurants and Hospitals
CA Senator Mark Leno
added Jan 29, 2015 00:58
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Scottish Borders pupils hit by school e-cigarette ban

Pupils have been disciplined and had e-cigarettes confiscated since a ban was introduced in Borders schools earlier this year, it has emerged. A total of seven students have had the devices taken off them.
BBC Online
added Oct 14, 2014 11:58
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[Pennsylvania] AUDIO: Pa. House's 'clean' cigarette-tax bill retains controversial charter element

stripped contentious provisions from the Philadelphia cigarette-tax authorization bill in a rules committee meeting Tuesday, paving the way for a full chamber vote.
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Sep 20, 2014 12:56
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[Pennsylvania] PARKER: Pa. lawmakers, start session by passing cigarette tax

The cigarette tax was never intended to be the ultimate solution to the School District's fiscal crisis. However, the current administration's decision to abandon the public school funding formula, among other poor choices, created a dependency on local
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 16, 2014 04:14
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[Massachusetts] GROSOWSKY: Use of e-cigarettes dangerous, but on rise

I want to remind parents in our area that the tobacco industry continues to produce new and varied nicotine delivery products, like e-cigarettes and vape pens that are sweet, cheap and easy for young people to get. These products are not regulated by the
Nashoba Publishing (Devens, MA)
added Sep 5, 2014 17:34
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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
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[UK] East Lancs school bans use of e-cigarettes

Tim Mitchell, head at the Rishton School, said the items were being bought and used as a fashion statement in all year groups. He also warned parents not to be ‘hoodwinked’ into viewing them as harmless. He said: “Ordinary smoking has always been a pro
Blackburn, Darwen And Hyndburn Citizen (uk)
added May 9, 2014 11:50
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Coached Extracurricular Activities May Help Prevent Pre-Adolescent Smoking and Drinking

Dartmouth researchers have found that tweens (preadolescents aged 10-14) who participate in a coached team sport a few times a week or more are less likely to try smoking. Their findings on the relationship between extracurricular activity and health risk
added Apr 30, 2014 23:00
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[Indiana] Editorial: Schools, include e-cigarettes in corporations' smoking policies

Smoking is smoking, no matter the medium. School districts need to check the wording of policies to make certain that all forms are covered. In particular, they need to make sure electronic cigarettes are defined and included with other forms of smoking.
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Apr 27, 2014 12:28
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[Illinois] D203 may ban e-cigarettes

Naperville Unit District 203 may update its student discipline policies to ban e-cigarettes. The proposal came up during an annual policy review by parents and staff. "As things change and as new inventions come along and as we start to see them creepi
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 8, 2014 22:49
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