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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Accepts National Award Recognizing City's Health Policies

The Emanuel Administration has stood strong supporting initiatives that improve youth health like implementing the toughest, most comprehensive anti-smoking strategy in the country, instituting the highest cigarette tax in the country, and raising the ag
City of Chicago
added May 24, 2017 03:08
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[Asia, India] Dentist tells madrassa students to stop chewing tobacco

A group of young students, accompanied by their teachers, were all ears as Dhoble emphasized the importance of oral health, and listed steps to prevent tooth decay and other ailments caused by consuming tobacco. "Since healthy teeth help you chew food pro
Times of India
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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Peer Victimization, Depressive Symptoms, and Substance Use: A Longitudinal Analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Experiences of peer victimization in early adolescence have a lasting impact, affecting mental health and substance use behaviors during mid- to late adolescence. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that pediatricians take steps to prevent, ide
added May 11, 2017 00:35
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[Florida] Sarasota County School District one step closer to making smoke-free campuses a reality

Right now schools in the Sarasota County School District allow smoking in designated areas, that will most likely be changing soon. The school board is now pushing hard to have all school campuses smoke free. This is something that retired teacher Anna C
WWSB ABC 7 (Sarasota, FL)
added May 3, 2017 02:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DepEd to train principals on tobacco control

The Department of Education (DepEd) will train principals and other members of the schools’ Child Protection Committees on comprehensive tobacco control.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03
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[Kentucky] Push to ban smoking at public schools in KY likely to not pass

not enough support among Republicans, who have a supermajority in the House. Most of them want to leave that decision to the local school boards.
14 WFIE (Evansville, IN)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:41
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[Kentucky] Hopkins Co. Schools to Go Tobacco Free

A western Kentucky school district is going tobacco free starting this summer. Hopkins County School Board members voted to ban all nicotine, tobacco products, and e-cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2017 03:33
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Tobacco use patterns, knowledge, attitudes towards tobacco and availability of tobacco control training among school personnel from a rural area in Poland [FREE FULL TEXT]

there is an urgent need for taking actions aiming at increasing effectiveness of enforcing applicable tobacco control regulations in educational units. The necessity for systematic training dedicated to the youth to prevent their tobacco use, including ac
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:17
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[UK] Canterbury schools champion smoke-free gates in competition between pupils

The impact of second-hand smoke on children is being promoted in a competition between pupils at three Canterbury schools to design signs for their school gates. Parkside Community Primary School, St Stephen’s Junior School and St Johns CoE Primary Scho (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 20:28
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EDITORIAL: Smoke-free schools can save Kentucky lives

Twenty-five senators (including both of Lexington’s) voted for SB 78, sending it to the House, where a companion, House Bill 247, also is awaiting action. Kentucky’s kids are Kentucky’s future. The House should overcome the deadly rationalizations of th
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2017 21:49
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