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[UK-Wales] Smoking now banned in school grounds after health bill sails through Senedd

NEW rules including banning smoking in playground and school grounds in Wales as well as tougher restrictions on tattooing and piercing have been given unanimous approval by AMs. The Public Health (Wales) Bill was nodded through in the Assembly this aft
South Wales Argus (uk)
added May 17, 2017 13:32

[UK-Wales] Parents won't be able to smoke at the entrances to primary schools in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan today

Jenner Park Primary School in Barry officially started the voluntary scheme today, with all primary schools across the county to follow suit. It marks the start of No Smoking Day, now in its 34th year, which encourages smokers from across the country
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 19:45

CHANDLER: 2 bills good for Kentucky health

The long-term improvements to Kentucky’s health from a reduced smoking rate would save billions... Not incidentally, Kentuckians die from cancer more often than people from any other state... As I travel around our beautiful state, many of the people I m
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02

Indonesian students fight back against tobacco industry with #TolakJadiTarget (Refuse To Be a Target) campaign

child advocacy NGO Lentera Anak. According to Lentera, the way that cigarette manufacturers are marketing to children is by specifically buying advertising around schools. They recently did a study of 90 schools around Indonesia and found that cigarette a
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:49

Senate bill would curb smoking at Kentucky schools

The idea of a statewide ban on smoking in workplaces has hit roadblocks in the General Assembly, but a bill to ban tobacco use on school properties and at school events might be a mandate legislators can accept.
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Feb 13, 2017 23:43


The Senate Education Committee has approved legislation that would ban tobacco products on public school property in Kentucky and at school-sponsored activities. The measure’s chief sponsor is Republican Sen. Ralph Alvarado, who is a medical doctor. The
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2017 02:20

Total tobacco ban in Kentucky schools advances in legislature

No tobacco products could be used on any public school property or at any school-sponsored activity in Kentucky under a bill that gained unanimous approval in the committee. State Sen. Ralph Alvarado of Winchester, a Republican who is a medical doctor,
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 10, 2017 02:02

[UK] Medway pupils call on parents to stop smoking at school gates

Children have been drafted in to help persuade parents not to smoke at the school gates. Medway Council’s Smoke Free School Gates project aims to discourage parents from smoking with posters made by school pupils, and so far 2,300 young people from 11 M
Kent Online (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:33

[UK] Burnley primary school pupils in e-cigarettes exclusion warning

There has been a "worrying" increase in the number of pupils caught with the devices at Lowerhouse Junior School in Burnley, said principal Claire Holgate. In a letter to parents, she said it was "incredibly concerning" nicotine products had been found.
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2016 05:23

[UK-Wales] Parents to be told not to smoke outside school gates in Swansea as council extends smoke-free zones

Parents and people picking-up children will be urged not to light up as they do so. It follows a previous council campaign that saw signs go up in 77 play areas in Swansea declaring them out of bounds to smokers and a move earlier this year to declare C
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 14, 2016 14:03
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