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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

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

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

[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

E-cigarette use among middle and high school students skyrockets, CDC data show

The use of electronic cigarettes among middle and high school students has been growing rapidly, a trend that public health officials worry could undermine decades of efforts to reduce youth smoking and could put more teenagers on a path toward conventio
Washington Post
added Sep 5, 2013 15:47

[Japan] Smoking, now too uncool for school

Kitsuen (喫煙, smoking) could become an obsolete habit in Japan in the near future, as youngsters apparently now consider smoking dasai A recent survey by the … Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) shows that only 9 percent of kōs
Japan Times (jp)
added Sep 2, 2013 12:30

[Florida] School district discontinues tobacco-screening policy

LAND O’ LAKES — A Pasco County school district effort to hire only non-tobacco users for its food and nutrition services department didn’t work out as well as officials hoped. The tobacco-screening policy, begun two years ago, proved a hindrance in hiri
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Aug 23, 2013 02:30

[Tanzania] Tobacco firm donates school desks

ALLIANCE One Tobacco Tanzania Ltd has saved about 500 school pupils from sitting on dusty floors at Geitasamo Primary School in Serengeti District after donating 157 desks to the public school with 793 learners. Geitasamo is one of the rural public prim
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Aug 14, 2013 16:23

[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

[Australia] Significant drop in the number of high school students who smoke attributed to plain packaging

The plain packaging of cigarettes is being credited for a significant drop in the number of high school students who smoke. The latest Victorian research revealed a 24 per cent drop in the past three years in the number of students who smoked. The rese
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:38
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