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[New York] North Country Sen. Ritchie's bill to ban e-cigarettes on school grounds signed into law

“Schools are meant to be safe places for students, however, when they are exposed to things like e-cigarettes, their health is put at risk,” said Sen. Ritchie. “With so much still unknown about the chemical makeup up of the nicotine solution used in e-ci
North Country (NY) This Week
added Jul 28, 2017 14:59
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[New York] State will ban e-cigs in all schools as percentage of students using electronic nicotine doubles

Gov. Cuomo on Tuesday is set to sign into law a bill that will outlaw the smoking of e-cigarettes at all public and private schools, the Daily News has learned. The new law comes after The News in March detailed how a state Health Department survey found
New York Daily News
added Jul 26, 2017 17:10
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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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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Accepts National Award Recognizing City's Health Policies

The Emanuel Administration has stood strong supporting initiatives that improve youth health like implementing the toughest, most comprehensive anti-smoking strategy in the country, instituting the highest cigarette tax in the country, and raising the ag
City of Chicago
added May 24, 2017 03:08
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[Asia, India] Dentist tells madrassa students to stop chewing tobacco

A group of young students, accompanied by their teachers, were all ears as Dhoble emphasized the importance of oral health, and listed steps to prevent tooth decay and other ailments caused by consuming tobacco. "Since healthy teeth help you chew food pro
Times of India
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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Peer Victimization, Depressive Symptoms, and Substance Use: A Longitudinal Analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Experiences of peer victimization in early adolescence have a lasting impact, affecting mental health and substance use behaviors during mid- to late adolescence. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that pediatricians take steps to prevent, ide
added May 11, 2017 00:35
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[Florida] Sarasota County School District one step closer to making smoke-free campuses a reality

Right now schools in the Sarasota County School District allow smoking in designated areas, that will most likely be changing soon. The school board is now pushing hard to have all school campuses smoke free. This is something that retired teacher Anna C
WWSB ABC 7 (Sarasota, FL)
added May 3, 2017 02:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DepEd to train principals on tobacco control

The Department of Education (DepEd) will train principals and other members of the schools’ Child Protection Committees on comprehensive tobacco control.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03
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[Kentucky] Push to ban smoking at public schools in KY likely to not pass

not enough support among Republicans, who have a supermajority in the House. Most of them want to leave that decision to the local school boards.
14 WFIE (Evansville, IN)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:41
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[Kentucky] Hopkins Co. Schools to Go Tobacco Free

A western Kentucky school district is going tobacco free starting this summer. Hopkins County School Board members voted to ban all nicotine, tobacco products, and e-cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2017 03:33
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