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[New Mexico] Roswell expected to adopt new comprehensive tobacco policy

The Roswell Independent School District is expected to adopt a new tobacco and e-cigarette free policy. It would become the first district in the state to be recognized by the Department of Health as 100 percent comprehensive. Two student advocates and
KRQE News 13 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking ban expanded to outdoor areas in university compounds, private-hire cars

Smoking will be banned in the outdoor areas of universities and within the compounds of private institutions from Oct 1, 2017
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:01
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[Georgia] Oconee Parks and Rec bans e-cigarettes, vaping

Following the school district’s lead, Oconee Parks and Recreation Department will be banning the use of e-cigarettes and vapes on its properties and within its facilities. The decision, said Parks and Recreation Director Lisa Davol, was made in part due
Oconee (GA) Enterprise
added Sep 20, 2017 23:01
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[Connecticut] Hamden to consider expanding smoking ban

The town of Hamden has been contemplating expanding its smoking ban from fall 2016...the ban will now go beyond places like schools and public parks, and will include town properties designated by the mayor or a designee. The
Quinnipiac (University) Chronicle
added Sep 6, 2017 15:38
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[Massachusetts] Braintree schools extend ban on e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are now prohibited in the middle and elementary schools. The school committee approved a measure Monday night which included “nicotine products and paraphernalia” in the tobacco policy as part of a series of revisions to the student
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Jul 11, 2017 05:02
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Put it out: Louisiana expands smoking ban for K-12 schools, 'school property'

Louisiana's ban on smoking in elementary and secondary school buildings has been expanded to include a campus' playgrounds, school buses and other school property. Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed the expansion legislation by Republican Rep. Frank Hoffma
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2017 21:30
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[UK-Wales] Tairgwaith school joins Smoke-free School Gates campaign

Pupils at Tairgwaith Primary have urged smokers to help make the county borough’s school gates a healthier place at the launch of the Smoke-free School Gates campaign for Neath Port Talbot. Smoke-free School Gates is a Public Health Wales-led campaign i
South Wales Guardian (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:49
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[UK] Prize-winning tale on dangers of smoking

Primary classes across East Dunbartonshire took part in the ‘Jenny and Bear’ contest, which presents a tale about the dangers of second hand smoke. The Primary One pupils from St Machan’s Primary were judged as the winners after coming up with the name
KIRKINTILLOCH TODAY (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:36
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[New Jersey] Danielsen & McKeon Bill to Ban Smokeless Tobacco from Public Schools Gains Assembly Panel Approval

“This bill would make it clear to students that using any form of tobacco comes with serious health consequences.” The bill (A-493) would prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco in any area of any building of, or on the grounds of, any public school, accor
TAPinto.net
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte signs order banning smoking in public

Selling, distribution and purchasing of tobacco products from minors are also prohibited, according to EO 26. Individuals caught selling or distributing cigarettes to minors cannot use not knowing the real age of the minor as a defense, according to the
Philippine News
added May 19, 2017 04:35
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