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[New York] A lesson in health: Sen. Ritchie sponsors legislation to ban e-cigarettes at schools

Her bill, S.4188-C, would ban their use on school grounds and school buses. “As we continue our work to discourage children from taking up the deadly habit of smoking, deterring them from using e-cigarettes –– which minors already aren’t allowed to purcha
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Apr 18, 2016 21:52
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[New York] VIDEO: 'Dora the Explorer' voice actress vaped in her school’s bathroom, got her friend expelled

“Dora” got suspended for smoking in the girl’s room, court papers charge. The teenage actress who is the voice behind “Dora the Explorer” allegedly got a girlfriend expelled from a private high school in Chelsea in December after persuading the younger
New York Daily News
added Apr 12, 2016 19:34
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[UK-Wales] Election 2016: What's in Plaid Cymru's manifesto for North Wales?

As part of their plans to save 10,000 lives in the next 10 years they want to: Ban smoking in parks, play areas, outside schools and on beaches; Consult on raising the age you can buy cigarettes to 21; Help colleges and universities to ban smoking on
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Apr 7, 2016 12:11
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[Kentucky] Poll: Large majority of Kentuckians want schools to be tobacco free, but less than a third comply

An overwhelming majority of Kentucky adults, 85 percent, want schools to be tobacco-free, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll. But only 28 percent of the state’s school districts have “protected students, staff members, teachers and guest
KyForward
added Mar 16, 2016 18:51
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Poll: 85% of Kentucky adults support tobacco-free schools

Eighty-five percent of Kentucky adults are in favor of adopting policies for tobacco-free schools, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and Cincinnati-based Interact for Health.
The Lane Report
added Mar 15, 2016 21:11
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[Asia, India] COPTA non-existent in city, school teens smoke with ease

Srinagar: Despite the ban on sale of cigarettes near schools or to children under the age of 18 years, schools going children can be seen smoking around the many schools in the city. Watching the teens puffing cigarettes around Jehlum View Park, Lalch
The Daily Rising Kashmir (in)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:33
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[New Hampshire] Dover council bans e-cigarettes

City Council on Wednesday night voted unanimously to ban the use of electronic cigarettes where regular cigarettes are already banned on city property. This includes on school grounds and on city athletic fields.
Foster's Democrat
added Feb 11, 2016 20:04
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[Netherlands] Smoking to be banned in Dutch school playgrounds in 2020

MPs have voted in favour of new legislation which will ban smoking in all school and mbo college playgrounds from 2020. At the moment, almost half of secondary schools and nearly all mbo colleges allow smoking outside the school premises. Attempts to ba
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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[North Carolina] E-cigarette sets off alarms at Middle Creek High School

An E-cigarette is being blamed for setting of alarms at Middle Creek High School in Apex Wednesday morning Wake County Public Schools spokeswoman Lisa Luten said the alarms went off due to a E-cigarette in a student bathroom.
WNCN (Raleigh, NC)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:44
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[Illinois] Emanuel wants new tobacco taxes — to pay for CPS student program

Mayor Rahm Emanuel now wants to hike the taxes on cigars, smokeless tobacco and roll-your-own cigarettes to pay for expanding orientation programs for Chicago Public Schools students.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 11, 2016 21:38
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