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Indonesian students fight back against tobacco industry with #TolakJadiTarget (Refuse To Be a Target) campaign

child advocacy NGO Lentera Anak. According to Lentera, the way that cigarette manufacturers are marketing to children is by specifically buying advertising around schools. They recently did a study of 90 schools around Indonesia and found that cigarette a
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:49
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[UK] Canterbury schools champion smoke-free gates in competition between pupils

The impact of second-hand smoke on children is being promoted in a competition between pupils at three Canterbury schools to design signs for their school gates. Parkside Community Primary School, St Stephen’s Junior School and St Johns CoE Primary Scho
KentNews.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 20:28
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[Asia, India] Smoke-free city status, a far off dream

While the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products is banned in the 100-metre periphery of educational institutes along with smoking at public places, in the absence of any check, this is being done openly. The large number of cigarette vends can be
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:33
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[Asia, India] Major drive against sale of tobacco products

In a major drive carried out within the limits of Kochi Range by the police on Friday against the sale of tobacco products near educational institutions, 175 persons were arrested and 177 cases were registered. The drive witnessed 1,170 raids in which 5
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, India] Yoga can help keep kids away from tobacco: Governor Paul

Uttarakhand governor K K Paul has called for strict enforcement of prohibition on sale of tobacco near educational institutions and public places and said that encouraging yoga in schools could keep children away from bad habits. “Students and youngsters
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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EDITORIAL: Smoke-free schools can save Kentucky lives

Twenty-five senators (including both of Lexington’s) voted for SB 78, sending it to the House, where a companion, House Bill 247, also is awaiting action. Kentucky’s kids are Kentucky’s future. The House should overcome the deadly rationalizations of th
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2017 21:49
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[Tennessee] Cigarette Giant to Sponsor Schools Gala (Updated)

For as long as the Nashville Chamber of Commerce has been holding its annual Academies of Nashville gala, which honors teachers, principals and recognizes partnerships between the businesses and schools in the academies, Altria has been a sponsor.
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 20, 2017 16:06
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: No place in school for tobacco

Thankfully, the Suffolk School Board has recognized that, as well, having implemented a stringent policy against the use of tobacco and e-cigarettes at school and school-sponsored events last year at the urging of Y Street student volunteers. Thanks to t
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Feb 17, 2017 04:25
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[Kentucky] Senate moves to snuff out smoking in schools

Public schools across Kentucky would have to go smoke free by next schoolyear under legislation the state Senate passed by a 25-8-2 vote Wednesday. Senate Bill 78, dubbed tobacco-free schools bill, would outlaw the use of all tobacco products, including
Floyd County (KY) Times
added Feb 16, 2017 15:20
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Not all Virginia schools are 100% tobacco free

A group aimed at stopping teens from using tobacco reported only 26 school divisions in Virginia are 100 percent tobacco free. 24/7 Tobacco-Free Schools is a campaign of Y Street, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth's (VFHY) teen volunteer program,
WTVR TV 6 (Richmond, VA)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:28
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