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[Australia] Meet the $1 puff daddy selling cigarettes to school kids

A CITY kiosk owner is set to be prosecuted for selling single cigarettes to school kids for just $1 each. Despite having been warned and fined for selling cigarettes to minors, a Sunday Herald Sun investigation has revealed the retailer is continuing to
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:26

[Asia, Malaysia] Primary school pupils turning up with e-cigarette in Sabah

in a school that has sent shocked waves among their teachers. Puzzling them further is that the parents of the pupils caught with the e-cigarettes see no wrong for their children to...
The Star (my)
added Sep 1, 2013 02:58

Banning tobacco sales and advertisements near educational institutions may reduce students’ tobacco use risk: evidence from Mumbai, India

The tobacco sales ban near educational institutions could be expanded beyond 100 m. Greater enforcement is needed regarding the current bans, particularly because advertisement density within 100 m of schools was associated with all students’ tobacco use
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2013 05:26

[New Zealand] Advancing the retail endgame: public perceptions of retail policy interventions

Mandatory tobacco-free retail zones around schools, and requiring stores selling tobacco to stock cessation products received strong support, even among daily smokers; both measures would reduce youth exposure to tobacco while providing smokers with bett
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2013 02:02

[Philippines] Anti-bullying authorities in Metro Manila to keep eye on students who smoke

Some school bullies have been reported to use cigarettes to torment and harm their victims, radio dzBB's Mao dela Cruz reported. The report said the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will keep watch over such students in schools in the metropoli
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Jun 16, 2013 12:14

[Maryland] Officer put camera in Glen Burnie High School bathroom to deter smoking

The Anne Arundel County police officer who placed a camera in the Glen Burnie High School bathroom told investigators he did it to deter students from smoking. The officer, who has since returned to duty, made the admission to investigators after the ca
Capital Gazette Communications
added Apr 30, 2013 21:46

[Sri Lanka] Adolescents smoking: Parents to blame

A study, involving some 6,000 students in grades 10 to 12 conducted by a researcher of the University of Colombo, in the Colombo district, reiterated the fact that many adolescents who smoke remain addicted throughout their lives. It also revealed over 4
The Nation (lk)
added Dec 8, 2012 15:00

[Oklahoma] SWAT’s message helped all Jackson County schools go tobacco-free

The Jackson County Tobacco Education Committee and Students Working Against Tobacco have worked hard to campaign for these policies and continue to work to raise awareness about their importance by posting signs such as the one pictured in Olustee
Altus (OK) Times
added Nov 8, 2012 13:31

[Pennsylvania] A mango-scented flash-drive-looking device lets kids smoke in class

It looks like a flash drive, but it’s really full of nicotine. And now, it’s taking the vape industry by storm — or up in smoke. The JUUL vaporizer has exploded in popularity this year, and as a result, has garnered the attention of school administrato
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 15, 2017 03:17


The results show that international and local tobacco companies, such as British American Tobacco (BAT) and Philip Morris International (PMI), carry out intensive marketing strategies around schools that encourage tobacco use among children in countries
ATCA (African Tobacco Control Alliance) (tg)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:53
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