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E-Cigarette Use Doubles Among Students, Survey Shows

The share of middle and high school students who use e-cigarettes doubled in 2012 from the previous year, federal data show. The rise is prompting concerns among health officials that the new devices could be creating as many health problems as they are s
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2013 13:08
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[Tanzania] Tobacco Firm Donates Sh 5.3 Million Textbooks to Urambo School

SECONDARY schools in Urambo District, Tabora Region face a serious shortage of science teachers, the Urambo District Education Officer Grace Monge has said. She gave the remarks at the hand-over ceremony of 860 books worth 5.3m/- to Urambo-based Usisya s
All-Africa.com
added Apr 10, 2013 15:06
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Changes in tobacco industry advertising around high schools in Greece following an outdoor advertising ban: a follow-up study

The outdoor advertising restriction in Greece has led to a reduced number of tobacco advertisements per POS, and the eradication of billboard advertising. Nevertheless, there is a need to regulate kiosks, which were identified as a key vector for tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Nov 7, 2012 05:53
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[North Carolina] Camera captures smoking bus driver's actions before crash

In April, police charged Lauritha McGhaney with reckless driving, no seatbelt, and smoking on a school bus. Police said that she lost control of the bus and collided with a car on Alice Dr. because she was trying to pick up a cigarette that she was smok
WBTV Channel 3 CBS (Charlotte, NC)
added May 25, 2012 21:17
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[Canada] DOYLE: Tobacco prevention school resource

Alberta Health Services and the University of Lethbridge have teamed up and created a school-based tobacco-prevention resource called the Academy for Tobacco Prevention.
Pincher Creek Echo (ca)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:14
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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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[Africa] Ethiopia: City authorities to enforce ban on smoking in public places

the Addis Ababa City Government, on Wednesday said it is to begin penalizing institutions which allow smoking in public places as of next month. The Addis Ababa Food, Medicine, Health Care and Control Authority is deliberating with stakeholders on how to
StarAfrica
added Feb 18, 2016 12:13
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[Maldives] President ratifies Tobacco Control Bill

Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Aug 19, 2010 00:00
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[Canada] Grasslands requested to deal with smoke pits

More meetings will be required before a decision is made by Grasslands trustees on what to do with smoking pits at Brooks Composite High and Sunrise schools.
Brooks (AB) Bulletin (ca)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:50
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Tata, tobacco! Denmark aims for 1st smoke-free generation by 2030

government has announced plans to create the “first smoke-free generation” by 2030, as part of a $333 million initiative. The ambitious plan detailed in a presentation by health minister Sophie Løhde at Rigshospitalet hospital on Wednesday includes puttin
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 26, 2016 14:17
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