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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

[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

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

[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

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
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