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[Illinois] More teens sneaking vaping devices that look like flash drives, markers into suburban high schools

Smoking in the bathroom has returned with a vengeance and a twist at some Chicago-area high schools, where administrators worry that new ways to get a nicotine fix are making the illegal habit even more appealing to students, and harder for teachers to c
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 21, 2018 00:29
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Public Health Concerns About Youth & Young Adult Use of JUUL

The California Department of Education recently asked schools to reject involvement with the JUUL Prevention Initiative and is collecting data on JUUL use and the number of devices confiscated in schools. Similar data have been collected in Arizona.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Feb 21, 2018 19:30
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18 schools pledge to go tobacco-free through college program initiative

eighteen colleges and universities were awarded grants from Truth Initiative® to adopt a 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy, a move that will protect more than 100,000 students and employees across 17 states. The Truth Initiative Tobacco-Free Colleg
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 18, 2018 02:15
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Proposed California bill would allow kids to take medical marijuana medications at school

Hill introduced a bill that would enable kindergarten through 12th grade students...to be given the medicine by a parent or guardian on campus...form of a capsule, oil, or topical cream...would prohibit students from smoking or vaping marijuana.
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:46
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[Texas] VIDEO: Deceiving new device leads to teens vaping in class

Kennedy said there is a misconception that JUULs do not have nicotine in them and are not addictive. “But Juuls do have nicotine in them, even though it's small and it's cute and it looks like it's fun, it's highly addictive and highly dangerous to you,
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:25
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[Nigeria] NTCRG, ERA hail Senate, Tinubu over resolution on ban of tobacco sales around schools

the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco products around schools. According to
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:03
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Middle, high school students using ‘easy to conceal’ flash drive like vaping device

In videos all over social media, more teenagers are using a new vaping device at school. “The kids doing it in my classes are not discreet about it at all,”...JUUL is a new e-cigarette, small enough to fit into a marker, resembling a USB flash drive.
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Feb 16, 2018 00:20
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[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
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[China] Smoking Beliefs Among Chinese Secondary School Students: A Theory-Based Qualitative Study

Beliefs elicited in this study form a strong basis for designing a location- and population-specific antismoking programme.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:16
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[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
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