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[New Jersey] Chris Christie's final acts: Bills he made law and killed, from drones to circus animals

Chewing tobacco on school property in now outlawed in New Jersey. Students caught with chewing tobacco would lose parking lot privileges and forfeit their place on team sports and other extracurricular activities, according to the bill (A493). Adults wo
NJ.com
added Jan 18, 2018 19:04
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Educators, parents must catch up to vaping trends

Encouragingly, educators are updating school policy to make it clear that e-cigarettes are barred on school grounds, and that using them carries consequences. Schools have also worked to educate parents, letting them know their children may be at risk.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jan 17, 2018 08:46
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[California] Contra Costa County to Begin Enforcing New Tobacco Sales Laws

New laws to protect youth from tobacco influences went into effect this month and local health officials are enforcing the new regulations, which include prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, such as menthol cigarettes and flavored e-liquids
EastCountyToday
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[China] Schoolgirls are detained for brutally slapping and kicking their classmate in the head after she told teachers they were smoking at school

The three female pupils from Ningde County, Jiangxi Province, were allegedly enraged after the victim reported to their teacher that they had been smoking in school, according to Chinese media. They ganged up with four other female pupils from the same
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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Anti-tobacco, oral cancer awareness campaign held

Awareness campaigns on the harmful effects of tobacco consumption and oral cancer were organized at Yigi-Kaum village and at the government secondary school in Pobdi in West Siang district by the District Tobacco Control Cell on 3 and 4 January.
Arunachal Times (in)
added Jan 5, 2018 21:20
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'No smoking' signs go up as penalties get stiffer

The new rules outlaw smoking within 5m of public places. They include outdoor areas of universities and within the compounds of private institutions, except for designated smoking areas. The rules also ban smoking within a 5m radius of kindergartens, ch
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
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[Asia, India] 2,000 challans issued for public smoking, tobacco sale

Delhi Police have started taking action against people who are seen smoking in public places or selling tobacco within a radius of 100 yards of educational institutions. The drive, which was held on December 30 and on Wednesday, has so far resulted in 2,0
Millennium Post (in)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:28
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[Tennessee] Dade County, Ga., bans tobacco use on school campuses

more than 100 other school districts in the state banning the use of tobacco products on school campuses. The district recently adopted a 100 percent Tobacco Free Schools policy, joining the other 10 counties in the Georgia Department of Public Health's
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Jan 3, 2018 14:49
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[Tennessee] Dade County Schools Adopts Tobacco-Free Schools Policy

Dade County Schools has become the 123rd school district in Georgia to adopt the 100% Tobacco-Free Schools (TFS) policy, which makes schools in all ten counties comprising the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Northwest Health District – Bartow,
Chattanoogan.com
added Jan 3, 2018 14:42
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[Colorado] Vaping is growing in popularity among kids, and it’s not safe, health officials say

Vaping does not need to spark parental hysteria, but parents will soon have to deal with it, if they’re not already, say public health officials. “The local bubble has burst, and it’s here. It’s already around most of the state,” said Mandy Ivanov, Eagle
Summit Daily News (CO)
added Dec 27, 2017 06:39
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