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[East Timor] The country where nearly two-thirds of men smoke

nearly two-thirds of its men hooked on the habit. Why is one of South East Asia's poorest nations so addicted to tobacco? Tobacco is part of the fabric of East Timor - walking through the dark alleyways of market stalls, the air is sweet with the smell o
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2014 08:23
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[Canada] Edmonton school boards ban electronic cigarettes over marijuana concerns

Two Edmonton school boards have banned the use of electronic cigarettes on school property over concerns that some students could use the devices to smoke marijuana on the sly. Police say officers have caught five high school students in the last two wee
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added May 11, 2014 12:42
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[South America/Caribbean] Pot Becoming More Popular Than Cigarettes in Costa Rica Schools

pot in costa rica 1Those who smoked tobacco fell more than a third from 2006 to 2013. 38% of students smoked tobacco seven years ago, compared to 9% today. The change in smoking tobacco might be because of the smoking ban or because it’s now illegal to s
Costa Rican Times (cr)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:38
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No flame, plenty of fire over rise in e-cigarettes in Maine

the scenario typifies the gray area around e-cigarettes. In this tale of two mothers, Gorham sees them as the wave of the future and the lesser of two evils. Simon worries they represent another way for the tobacco industry to make a buck on nicotine addi
Kennebec Journal
added Nov 17, 2013 13:07
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[Canada] VIDEO: More teens are using e-cigarettes for marijuana, police say

Police are warning the public - and parents in particular - over an increase in the use of marijuana oil in electronic cigarettes among high school students. Five students in the past two weeks have been caught using e-cigarettes to inhale marijuana oil
CBC News (ca)
added May 11, 2014 13:12
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[Florida] New, tougher tobacco ban for Polk County Schools

The ban extends well-past the school's walls and beyond school hours. And while its target may be the students, the rules apply to grown-ups too. The idea of using tobacco in school went up in smoke a long time ago, but Polk County's new rules go way b
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Nov 13, 2013 19:38
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[Indonesia] Smoking is Against the Law

Bali Starts Portable Courts to Bring Instance Justice to People Caught Smoking in Public Areas
Bali Discovery Tours (id)
added Sep 9, 2013 07:02
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Greece Says Smoking Ban To Start

The newspaper Kathimerini said that the Health Ministry’s General Secretary, Christina Papanikolaou has issued a circular calling for the intensification of checks at schools, hospitals, restaurants, bars and nightclubs by inspectors in charge of the imp
Greek Reporter
added Feb 23, 2013 22:03
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Alarm over Cameroon child smokers

Forty-four per cent of pupils in Cameroonian schools have already had their first contact with tobacco and the gory statistic could get worse, an anti-tobacco organisation has warned. The Cameroon Coalition Against Tobacco further states that 15 per cen
Africa Review (ke)
added Feb 14, 2013 16:49
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[North Carolina] Juul presence on local school campuses prompting reviews of nicotine policies

“Due to this increased trend of teenagers’ use of Juul and other e-cigarettes/vaping devices, we are aware that some of our students are using these products,” said Kathy FitzJefferies, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school system’s program manager for
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 5, 2018 23:20
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