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[UK-Wales] A campaign to stop young people taking up smoking has been launched in Merthyr Tydfil

A new campaign to help prevent young people taking up smoking has been launched by Public Health Wales. The Smokefree Schools Programme will target schools in areas where children and young people are at greatest risk of smoking, and the minister f
WalesOnline (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 13:35

[Wisconsin] Proposal to open e-cigarette shop near Tosa school property withdrawn

A business plan to open an e-cigarette shop across from school district buildings was withdrawn. The applicant said city staff recommended a rejection of the proposal to the city plan commission.
Wauwatosa Now (Wisconsin Journal Sentinel & Community Newspapers)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:29

[UK] Breckland to introduce smoke free zones next year

A council will be introducing smoke free zones around schools and play areas in an effort to reduce children’s exposure to harmful tobacco smoke. The voluntary code, which was approved by Breckland Council’s cabinet on Tuesday, will aim to encourage peo
Bury Free Press (uk)
added Dec 7, 2015 16:14

[UK] Parents complain about walking their children through others' cigarette smoke

A PRIMARY school in Tiverton is urging people to be more considerate when smoking around children. Castle Primary School says they have had complaints from parents who do not like to walk their children through other peoples cigarette smoke.
Mid Devon Gazette (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:50

[UK] Mother complains to school after 14-year-old son has e-cigarette confiscated

She claimed that her son needs it to kick his 10-a-day cigarette habit by vaping
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:41

[UK] VIDEO: Mum of 14-year-old boy with 10-a-day smoking habit slams school for confiscating his e-cigarette

The principal says the school is a non-smoking site and has a ‘duty of care’ to discourage children from smoking. Mason’s mother, Sue, said her son was using the device in an attempt to kick the habit. She said that, unknown to her, her son started sm
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:21

[UK] Dangers of smoking highlighted at Hampshire school

More than 80 Year Six students at Blackfield Primary School in Hampton Lane were given a hands-on lesson in why smoking could seriously harm their health. It comes after the Daily Echo reported how there is a 14 per cent smoking rate among 15-year-olds
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jun 15, 2015 22:40

[Oklahoma] Fallin signs ban on tobacco use at schools

The measure, known as the “24/7 Tobacco-Free Schools Act,” would ban any and all tobacco use on school campuses, school vehicles and any school-sponsored or school-sanctioned event or activity. It was authored by Rep. Lee Denney, R-Cushing, and Sen. Jim
Bartlesville (OK) Examiner-Enterprise
added May 9, 2015 17:22

[UK-Wales] E-cigarettes ‘unlikely to encourage teens to smoke’

The team from Cardiff University and Glasgow University used two surveys of schoolchildren from 150 schools in Wales during 2013 and 2014, where 1,601 children aged ten to 11 and 9,055 11- to 16-year-olds were quizzed about their use of e-­cigarettes. T
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 10:19

[Australia] Smoking banned at Vic schools, hospitals

From April 13 lighting up within four metres of the entrance to Victorian government institutions could cost smokers $147. The government planned to introduce the ban on June 30, but has brought it forward to coincide with the start of school term two. S
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 13:46
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