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[Maryland] Critchlow Adkins St. Michaels Receives Smoking Restitution Grant

“Since November, our children have been and will continue to be involved in curriculum activities and hands-on projects to increase awareness of the effects of tobacco use, and to promote healthy lifestyles,” said Marlene Thomas, site director. “We encou
Easton (MD) Star-Democrat
added Feb 23, 2018 16:52

[Washington] John Wiesman: Raise the age; keep tobacco out of schools

House Bill 1054 and Senate Bill 6048 are under consideration. We all know smoking kills; it’s time we prevent cigarettes and vapor products from getting in the hands of our children and teens and a new generation from becoming addicted to nicotine. Let’s
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23

[Africa, Nigeria] Groups hail Senate over resolution banning tobacco sales around schools

Two tobacco control groups, the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Nigerian Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco p
Premium Times (ng)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59

[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

[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

[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

[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

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

[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

[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
added Jun 8, 2017 14:36
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