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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
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[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
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[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 (TBO.com)
added Aug 23, 2013 02:30
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[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
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[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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[Illinois] Gas stations fight to sell flavored cigarettes closer to schools

A group of independent gas stations is asking a judge to allow them to continue selling menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of Chicago schools while proceeding with a federal lawsuit challenging a city ban on such sales
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 3, 2014 14:37
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New York City is 'oversaturated' with tobacco sellers: report

There are nearly 9,000 stores peddling tobacco in the city, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network, which says the city is “oversaturated” with cigarette retailers. The 8,992 stores licensed to sell tobacco city
New York Daily News
added Apr 17, 2017 19:27
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[Pennsylvania] Wawa Questions Philly Tobacco Proposals

Wawa Inc., which has been aggressively expanding in the Center City area of Philadelphia, said it may stop opening new stores if a series of proposed regulations relating to tobacco retailing are adopted. The Wawa, Pa.-based chain opened its Broad Street
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:11
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[Tanzania] Tobacco firm gives 75m/- to solve desk shortage

THE shortage of desks that for quite long time continued to haunt Urambo District authorities, Tabora Region will soon become history, thanks to 75m/- received from Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (TLTC).
TSN Daily News (tz)
added May 18, 2016 18:26
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[Louisiana] New Orleans Bans Smoking Pretty Much Everywhere

New Orleans passed a far-reaching smoking ban on Thursday that prohibits lighting up in bars, casinos, private clubs—even in the car while waiting in line at a drive-thru.
Washington Free Beacon
added Jan 23, 2015 17:51
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