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[New Hampshire] Dover teen gets national tobacco-free award

Martuscello, a sophomore at Dover High School, has testified before the Dover City Council in favor of including e-cigarettes in the city’s smoke-free policy. She and other members of Dover Youth to Youth advocated successfully for the removal of tobacco
Foster's Democrat
added May 13, 2017 01:44
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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
Pediatrics
added May 11, 2017 00:35
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Bullied teens more likely to smoke, drink and use drugs

Children who are bullied in fifth grade are more likely to become depressed and experiment with drugs and alcohol during their teen years than their peers who weren’t victimized by other kids, a U.S. study suggests.
Reuters
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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[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke Campaign kicks off

The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District is raising awareness about second-hand smoke in cars. Second-hand smoke kills more than 50,000 non-smokers every year. This campaign was started by one Iowa Park teacher who showed how children hav
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Apr 28, 2017 17:17
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[Tennessee] Health Organizations 'Outraged' by Big Tobacco Sponsor at Academies of Nashville Event

“It is appalling that Altria, the nation’s largest tobacco company and parent company of Philip Morris, is sponsoring a high school-focused event. To make matters worse, the event is being held at Rocketown which is the city’s largest entertainment venue
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Apr 24, 2017 19:38
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[Asia, Pakistan] Police told to enforce tobacco control laws

The Punjab government has directed the inspector general of police and district administrations to ensure the enforcement of tobacco control laws and to launch a 10-day campaign regarding the enforcement of the said laws across the province. The campaign
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:30
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HOW AN OVERSATURATION OF LICENSED TOBACCO RETAIL OUTLETS IN NEW YORK CITY IS IMPACTING PUBLIC HEALTH (PDF)

While reducing the number and density of licensed tobacco retail outlets is not a silver bullet and will not end all tobacco use, municipalities looking for ways to further reduce tobacco use can look at both research and practical examples for how to use
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Apr 18, 2017 17:01
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[New York] NYC has more tobacco retail locations than Starbucks, pizzerias, report says

There are 8,992 licensed tobacco retail outlets throughout the city...The report also found 342 tobacco retailers within 200 feet of a school. “There’s so many different types of locations from your corner bodega to your drugstore to your big box store,
amNew York
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21
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New York City is 'oversaturated' with tobacco sellers: report

There are nearly 9,000 stores peddling tobacco in the city, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network, which says the city is “oversaturated” with cigarette retailers. The 8,992 stores licensed to sell tobacco city
New York Daily News
added Apr 17, 2017 19:27
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