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Coached Extracurricular Activities May Help Prevent Pre-Adolescent Smoking and Drinking

Dartmouth researchers have found that tweens (preadolescents aged 10-14) who participate in a coached team sport a few times a week or more are less likely to try smoking. Their findings on the relationship between extracurricular activity and health risk
HealthCanal.com
added Apr 30, 2014 23:00
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[Indiana] Editorial: Schools, include e-cigarettes in corporations' smoking policies

Smoking is smoking, no matter the medium. School districts need to check the wording of policies to make certain that all forms are covered. In particular, they need to make sure electronic cigarettes are defined and included with other forms of smoking.
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Apr 27, 2014 12:28
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[Illinois] D203 may ban e-cigarettes

Naperville Unit District 203 may update its student discipline policies to ban e-cigarettes. The proposal came up during an annual policy review by parents and staff. "As things change and as new inventions come along and as we start to see them creepi
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 8, 2014 22:49
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[New Jersey] Custodian charged with smoking in Edison school destroyed by fire

Higgins was charged with a petty disorderly persons offense for smoking inside the school, sparking a six-alarm fire that destroyed the Sharp Road one-story building in the middle of a residential neighborhood off Grandview Avenue known locally as the He
Parsippany (NJ) Daily Record
added Mar 24, 2014 18:41
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[Nebraska] Millard Looks to Block e-Cigarettes

The Millard School District is taking steps toward vaporizing e-cigarettes on all its campuses. Some tobacco sellers we spoke with on Tuesday said the cigarette alternatives have been gaining popularity. Millard Schools noticed the trend and the distric
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Mar 19, 2014 11:40
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[California] Orange schools snuffing out e-cigarettes ($$)

Orange Unified School District is amending a policy that prohibits tobacco use in schools to include electronic smoking devices. The school board has tentatively approved the plan to ban devices commonly known as e-cigarettes. Officials said the device
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jan 30, 2014 10:52
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[North Carolina] Ban on electronic cigarettes considered

The Wilkes Board of Education is considering revising three school system policies to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes on Wilkes County school property and during any school-sponsored activities.
Wilkes (NC) Journal Patriot
added Nov 9, 2013 14:47
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[New Zealand] Move to ban cigarettes sales near schools

Convenience store owners say targeting tobacco sales threatens their livelihood ... New research, conducted by the Cancer Society social and behavioural research unit at Otago University, is the first to look at the location of tobacco retailers around th
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:07
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[Arizona] Tucson Unified School District considers e-cigarettes ban

The Tucson Unified School District is looking to ban the use of e-cigarettes by students, staff and the public on school grounds. While the possession or use of tobacco products is already prohibited on TUSD campuses, the district is considering adding e
Arizona Daily Star
added Jul 20, 2013 13:24
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Lebanese Night Smoking!

Last Saturday night, Mystic India, Friends for Education (FFE), and DJ Irie Latino transformed the courtyard of the Whitter Village in Ironshore, along the Rose Hall corridor, into a middle eastern oasis. Private cabanas, smoking hookahs and Jamaican be
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 14, 2013 11:03
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