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GLANTZ: National School Boards Association joins racketeer RJR to "educate" kids about smoking; they should drop out

RJ Reynolds just announced that it was "partnering" with the National School Boards Association to promote RJR's new "Right Decisions Right Now" ... One wonders if the NSBA reviewed federal Judge Gladys Kessler's landmark ruling that RJ Reynolds violated
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 12, 2014 11:33

Norway Introduces New Bans on Smoking

The ban will also apply to electronic cigarettes. Rail Administration warns that they will apply the ban on also all drives and remove ashtrays from trains and stations. On 1st of July, smoking ban had been first introduced at school- and kindergar
The Nordic Page (no)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:38

Teen E-Cigarette Use a Growing Concern for Parents, School Officials

High schools across the country are cracking down on the latest trend in teenage substance abuse – using e-cigarettes, otherwise known as "vaping." "My students say they are fun and you can do tricks with them, blowing O's and smoke rings and doing part
U.S. News & World Report
added May 27, 2014 09:40

[Virginia] Lawmakers vote to limit minors access to e-cigarettes

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) –On Monday, lawmakers in the Virginia Senate passed several house bills regarding the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and the use of e-cigarettes on school property.
WTVR TV 6 (Richmond, VA)
added Feb 25, 2014 14:49

[Asia, India] HC orders educational institutes to put up boards on tobacco ban

Bombay High Court on Tuesday ordered Maharashtra education department to issue directives to all educational institutions to put up display boards outside their premises stating that sale and consumption of cigarettes and any tobacco product is banned wit
Jagran Post (in)
added Feb 25, 2014 14:43

[Uae] News items promoting tobacco may be banned

Al Maidoor, head of the National Tobacco Control Committee at the Health Ministry said she is in talks with the National Media Council (NMC) to prevent indirect promotion of tobacco through newspaper articles. “According to the law and bylaws, direct or i
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Dec 25, 2013 21:49

[UK] Head told to stop pupils smoking

A headteacher who allowed children as young as 11 to smoke in the playground has agreed to change the policy, education bosses said today. The practice was allowed at Elmete Central School in Roundhay, Leeds, until yesterday after the issue was highligh
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 18, 2013 08:41

Do school programs keep kids from smoking?

Certain school-based programs that aim to keep kids from smoking cigarettes seem to work, according to a fresh look at some past research. After examining over a hundred "gold standard" studies, researchers found that school-based programs that teach chi
added Apr 30, 2013 21:35

Teenage smoking behavior influenced by friends' and parents' smoking habits

The company you keep in junior high school may have more influence on your smoking behavior than your high school friends, according to newly published research from the University of Southern California (USC).
added Apr 15, 2013 07:55

[Norway] The use of snuff at school may be banned

In a proposed change in the anti-smoking law, the Government wants a ban on both smoking and the use of snuff at all Norwegian secondary schools.
Norway Post (no)
added Feb 21, 2013 11:09
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