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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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[Massachusetts] The high cost of smoking

When a band of seven graduating Saugus High School seniors lit up the traditional cigar after the pomp and circumstance, school officials brought the hammer down on them. The pictures of the smokers showed up not only on social media but in local news ou
CommonWealth magazine
added Jun 7, 2018 06:24
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TOLENTINO: The Promise of Vaping and the Rise of Juul

Teens have taken a technology that was supposed to help grownups stop smoking and invented a new kind of bad habit, molded in their own image...The Juul, despite all the teenage Instagram feeds I’ve seen, feels clinical, sensible, virtuous.
The New Yorker
added May 7, 2018 19:13
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Super strong vape ‘aimed at US pupils’

A vaping craze is sweeping through US schools, triggering demands for better regulation of suppliers that allow children to get the addictive devices. Juul, a San Francisco-based company, has released a vaporiser with a greater concentration of nicotine
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 4, 2018 12:44
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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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Big Vape comes to Canada and the effects won't be known for decades

Here in Canada, there are rules about how vaping products can be advertised, including limits on lifestyle ads and images that appeal to children. But Juul's popularity has been fuelled by social media and it's not clear if there is any way to stop the
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:59
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