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after-school smoke? the problem with tobacco retailers near schools

kindergartners through seniors in high school don’t have to go far to pass a tobacco retailer, especially if they attend schools with large low-income or minority student populations.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 10, 2017 19:38
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[Kentucky] VIDEO: SENATE PANEL OKS BILL TO BAN TOBACCO USE ON SCHOOL PROPERTY

The Senate Education Committee has approved legislation that would ban tobacco products on public school property in Kentucky and at school-sponsored activities. The measure’s chief sponsor is Republican Sen. Ralph Alvarado, who is a medical doctor. The
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2017 02:20
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[Kentucky] Committee Update: Senate education committee passes three bills

Senate Bill 78, sponsored by Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, which unanimously passed by a 12-0 vote, would prohibit the use of tobacco products by students, school personnel, and visitors in schools, school vehicles, properties, and activities, and w
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Feb 10, 2017 01:59
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[Kentucky] The Bottom Line: Tobacco-free school campus bill passes Senate committee

Legislation seeking to make Kentucky’s schools tobacco-free cleared its first legislative hurdle Thursday, passing through the Senate Education Committee unanimously. Kentucky doctor and state Sen. Ralph Alvarado said he is looking to make the state’s pu
The Lane Report
added Feb 10, 2017 01:58
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[Massachusetts] Proposed tobacco rules drew both ardent support and opposition

In the face of strong outcry from both sides of the issue, The Reading Board of Health has decided to table its decision on revised tobacco sales regulations until its next meeting in March. The Board of Health held a public hearing for the revisions on
Woburn (MA) Daily Times Chronicle
added Feb 9, 2017 18:24
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[Asia, India] Year-long FDA drive bears fruit as, over 200 shops stop selling tobacco near school premises

The year-long anti-tobacco awareness campaign taken up by the FDA across city schools seems to be constantly yielding good results, as academicians and staffers have reported and stopped the sale of tobacco in around 200 shops near their school premises.
Times of India
added Feb 8, 2017 00:53
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[Asia, Korea - South] Most smoke shops flout outdoor advertising rules

More than eight out of 10 tobacco shops near primary and secondary schools in South Korea don't abide by a ban on externally visible cigarette advertising, a poll showed Friday. According to the survey on 2,800 smoke shops in neighborhoods near elementar
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Feb 3, 2017 17:27
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[Europe] Poverty in the UK jeopardising children’s health, warns landmark report

Smoking in pregnancy, which increases the risk of deaths in babies and disease in later life, is 11% in England and 15% in Northern Ireland, higher than in many European countries and strongly associated with deprivation. The rate is 5% in Lithuania and
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 26, 2017 16:07
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[Africa, Kenya] Children highly exposed to tobacco, survey shows

According to Consumers Information Network survey report released yesterday, the sale of tobacco products around schools has seen a large percentage of children take up smoking and use of other forms of tobacco.
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Jan 26, 2017 14:45
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[Asia, Japan] Bill brings ban on restaurant smoking

The government intends to submit the draft bill to the ordinary Diet session to be convened on Friday. The draft bill calls for a total ban on smoking on the premises of medical institutions and elementary and junior high schools. It imposes a total smo
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:52
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