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[New York] Buffalo to regulate e-cigarettes

Under a measure filed with the Buffalo Common Council Tuesday, electronic cigarette smoking would be prohibited on buses and in theaters, city-owned and leased buildings, and many large retail and wholesale stores.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 26, 2015 20:33
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[Minnesota] E-cigarette use becomes a problem at Stillwater Area High School

A sweet smell hangs in the hallways of Stillwater Area High School, said school resource officer Lindsay Paradise, but its origins are hard to track down. “We are seeing an increase in the amount of e-cigarettes at the high school, and we are smelling t
Stillwater (MN) Gazette
added Jan 20, 2015 21:57
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[Nevada] Electronic cigarette caused Sparks High gym explosion

"Officers determined that there was no intent by the two students to cause the explosion," Campbell said. "They were messing with the e-cigarette," she said. No charges were filed, she said.
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 12, 2015 22:48
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[UK] Cambridge headteacher's plea to parents to stop smoking at school gates

Ben Tull, from Arbury Primary School in Cambridge, said it is not the first time children had reported the problem. He told parents in the school newsletter: "Our children have fed back again that they don't like walking through smoke on their way into
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Jan 7, 2015 08:17
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[New Jersey] NJ seeks chewing tobacco ban in schools

Smokeless tobacco in school remains a very real problem that often leads to cigarette smoking and a lifelong addiction to nicotine, Rumana said, and that is why he decided to sponsor the legislation. “I think we’ve had such a focus on cigarette smoking
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:26
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NEBRASKA HIGH SCHOOL LETS SENIORS POSE WITH GUNS (BUT BANS CIGARETTES AND BOOZE)

Students can in fact pose with any prop that reflects their interest, whether it be a hunting knife or a baseball bat — any props except tobacco, drugs and alcohol, that is. Guns, though? Guns are fine.
bustle
added Oct 25, 2014 22:04
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[UK] School forced to evacuate after e-cigarette explodes

Firefighters were called to Wyvil Primary School in Lambeth, south London, at 9.45am after the small room was engulfed by flames. Investigators believe the device was being charged through a computer using the wrong type of adapter. Damage: scorch m
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:06
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Boulder expands smoking ban

to include Boulder High School and some other residential areas. The Boulder Daily Camera reports that the ban will go from the corner of Broadway and Arapahoe Avenue southeast to University Avenue and 17th Street.
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Sep 24, 2014 18:32
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Taipei student tobacco tests opposed

The Taiwan Smokers’ Rights Association yesterday accused the New Taipei City government of breaking the law and violating students’ rights with its request that junior- and senior-high schools conduct tobacco tests on suspected smokers, according to a st
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 30, 2014 11:50
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[Australia] Local council ‘smoking cops’ will get power to enter Victorian schools

CIGARETTE “cops” will have the power to enter Victoria’s schools, kindergartens and childcare centres to enforce new bans on outdoor smoking. Council inspectors will be allowed in to investigate possible breaches and ensure the rules are being complied
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 19:45
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