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[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
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BIG TOBACCO TINY TARGETS: TOBACCO INDUSTRY TARGETS SCHOOLS IN AFRICA (PDF)

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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Technical Report on Flavored Cigarettes at the Point-of-Sale in Latin America (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

countries should adopt and effectively implement policies that prohibit the use of tobacco product flavorings, prohibit the use of misleading packaging and labeling, and prohibit all forms of direct and indirect advertising, promotion, and sponsorship, in
Institute for Global Tobacco Control (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:47
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HOW AN OVERSATURATION OF LICENSED TOBACCO RETAIL OUTLETS IN NEW YORK CITY IS IMPACTING PUBLIC HEALTH (PDF)

While reducing the number and density of licensed tobacco retail outlets is not a silver bullet and will not end all tobacco use, municipalities looking for ways to further reduce tobacco use can look at both research and practical examples for how to use
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Apr 18, 2017 17:01
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California targets candy-flavored tobacco as teen ‘gateway’ to cigarette smoking

More teens are turning to fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco, raising concerns that sweetened e-cigarettes and cigarillos are a gateway to nicotine addiction. A California anti-tobacco campaign targeting teens has ramped up in high schools and at a recent
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 28, 2017 02:30
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[Asia, Japan] Health ministry unveils draft proposal to crack down on secondhand smoke ahead of 2020 Olympics

Under a draft proposal the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry compiled Wednesday, smoking will be completely banned indoors at public facilities such as stadiums, government offices and welfare institutions. At schools and medical facilities where minors
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
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New Middle School Program Increases Students' Knowledge Of E-Cigarette Dangers, Cuts Intended Use

a first-of-its-kind program is being rolled out to middle schools across the country to address the recent spike in youth E-cigarette use. New data from a survey of students participating in a test run of the CATCH My Breath Youth E-Cigarette Prevention
PR Newswire
added Sep 1, 2016 15:34
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New FDA regulations could damage Nevada’s vapor industry

As coordinator of the tobacco program at the Southern Nevada Health District, Maria Azzarelli mapped stores selling vapor products in Clark County. Of particular interest...was just how close vape shops were to “youth venues,” such as schools.
Las Vegas Sun
added Aug 29, 2016 14:03
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DO 48, s. 2016 - Policy and Guidelines on Comprehensive Tobacco Control

2. This Policy aims to: a. educate and inform all learners, teaching and non-teaching personnel and staff on the hazards of tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke, adverse socio-economic and environmental consequences of tobacco production and con
Philippines Department of Education (ph)
added Jul 29, 2016 16:40
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[Burma/Myanmar] Tobacco giant accused of tricks to hook children

Anti-smoking campaigners have urged the government of Aung San Suu Kyi to crack down on British American Tobacco in Burma...accused of offering “kiddie packs” of four cigarettes, promoting and selling its cigarettes near schools, sponsoring music events
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:26
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