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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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[France] 'Smoking a bigger danger to French pupils than terrorism'

A French health expert has launched legal proceedings against a school for allowing children to smoke on school grounds, on the premise it is safer than outside the gates because of the terror threat.
The Local France (fr)
added Mar 29, 2016 23:27
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[Illinois] INDEPENDENTS GAS & SERVICE STATIONS ASSOCIATIONS, INC. v. CITY OF CHICAGO: DEFENDANT CITY OF CHICAGO’S RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER

The plain language of the FSPTCA and the persuasive reasoning of two federal circuit courts demonstrate that the Flavored Tobacco Ordinance is not preempted by the FSPTCA. The City therefore respectfully requests that the Court deny Plaintiff’s Motion
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:43
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[Canada] Winnipeg School Division bans e-cigarettes on school property

e-cigarettes, will be banned from Winnipeg's largest school division. Trustees with the Winnipeg School Division voted on Monday to ban the use of e-cigarettes on school property.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:57
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[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
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Anti-tobacco education in Singapore schools

A new anti-tobacco education programme will be introduced in all mainstream schools in Singapore by 2017. In addition, smoking cessation touchpoints will be increased from 150 to 600 by 2020.
The Nation (lk)
added Jun 4, 2014 19:45
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6 Q's About the News | E-Cigarettes, by Other Names, Lure Young and Worry Experts

WHAT percentage of people at your school would you estimate have tried hookah pens, e-hookahs or vaping pens? HOW would you educate them about the risks? To go further, you might post answers to our recent Student Opinion question, “Is Smoking Still a P
New York Times Blogs
added Mar 7, 2014 13:44
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[Illinois] City snuffs out sales of menthol cigarettes near schools

The City Council agreed Wednesday to snuff out the sale of menthol and flavored tobacco products within 500 feet Chicago schools — five times the existing radius — to curb teen turn smoking. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was forced to settle for the lesser of two
Chicago Sun-Times
added Dec 11, 2013 22:50
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