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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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[Iowa] Marijuana use tops tobacco use among high school seniors

Siouxland youth say it's now easier for them to get their hands on marijuana than alcohol, according to Holly Keegan, a prevention specialist for Jackson Recovery Centers who works with high-risk children and teens. Although a National Institutes of Heal
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 18:03
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[UK] Woman supplied counterfeit cigarettes from her ice cream van outside a primary school, court hears

Meale, 34, owns a van which was travelling around the Copeland Road area of West Auckland selling illicit tobacco near schools. Trading standards officers were also sold counterfeit packets of Mayfair cigarettes from Meale's employees, Andrew Allison, 47
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Nov 9, 2015 20:53
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[UK-Wales] Swansea to consider smoking ban at parks, beaches and outside schools

Parks, beaches and even the school gate could now become smoking free zones in SwanseaParks, beaches and even the school gate could now become smoking free zones in Swansea
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:48
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