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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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[Canada] Vaping practices implemented

School District 22 implemented district-wide practices for handling vaping and e-cigarettes Monday. “Recent research from the University of Waterloo indicates that youth who vape are more likely to smoke cigarettes than those who don’t vape,” said Truma
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: The sleeping dog of contraband cigarettes

So why has the much-ballyhooed enforcement legislation failed so dismally? And why has there been no full-bore in-your-face spot-check program for “contraband enforcement” set up by the Ontario Provincial Police on the few roads in-and-out of most Ontari
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:29
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[Nevada] Students are passing Electronic Cigarettes in the hallways

Canyon School District attorney, Melissa Flores during an interview on KUTV news said, "Teachers are hearing a lot and seeing an increase in the electronic cigarettes. Students are passing them in the halls, exchanging them before classes." ... "Students
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Oct 26, 2013 19:31
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[Burma/Myanmar] Anti-tobacco law to be upgraded with harsher punishments, fines

Though the consumption of cigarettes and tobacco products decreased in 2007 after the control of smoking law came into effect, usage subsequently increased, apparently in part because of lax enforcement, particularly with regard to the ban on selling cig
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Sep 6, 2016 15:54
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[Singapore] More students caught smoking; schools install detection devices

The problem of underage smoking looks to have worsened, as some schools turn to detection devices to help them smoke out offenders. Last year, more than 6,200 smokers below the legal age of 18, including some in primary school, were caught. This was abo
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:24
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[Arkansas] E-cigarettes banned from school campuses

E-cigarettes, which up until this year have been legal in most public buildings statewide, were recently banned from school campuses by the Arkansas Legislature. Act 1099, passed during 2013's regular legislative session, will prohibit the use of e-ciga
Blytheville (AR) Courier-News
added Aug 22, 2013 14:56
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[UK] Lindsay Lohan and Leonardo DiCaprio love them but are electric cigarettes really as safe as they claim?

a growing number of schools are banning the devices. This is because it's feared that the e-cigarettes -- often touted as a device that helps smokers quit -- are actually prompting pupils to take up smoking. ... have no age restrictions on who can buy
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 20, 2013 00:09
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