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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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[Australia] Smoking rates among teen students continues to decline

SMOKING rates among Tasmanian secondary school students continues to fall, according to a tri-annual survey conducted by the Cancer Council. Quit Tasmania director Abby Smith said the Australian Secondary Students’ Alcohol and Drug Survey, which showed
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:37
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[Asia, Korea - South] S. Korea to control e-cigarettes in antismoking policy

"E-cigarettes, chewing tobacco and other new types of tobacco exist in a gray area in terms of regulations under relevant legislation," the ministry said. It plans to strengthen regulations on those products, including taxation, ads, sales and warning i
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 10, 2016 13:46
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UF study: More Florida teens using e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarette use is rising among adolescents, say University of Florida researchers, who found that 12 percent of Florida high school students reported trying e-cigarettes, up from 8 percent the previous year. The research team also found that t
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Apr 6, 2015 17:00
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[UK] Girl, 12, poisons classmates with nicotine spray which her SCHOOL prescribed

The 12-year-old girl, a pupil at Wolstanton High School, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, in Staffs, was prescribed the nicotine spray by health workers after she became addicted to smoking. But when she brought in the Nicorette mouth spray to school, it was pa
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:58
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