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Big Tobacco, Tiny Targets: Global Campaign Takes Aim at Tobacco Giants for Advertising to Kids near Schools

Through crowdsourcing technology and social media, the campaign empowers citizens across the world to help document tobacco marketing that targets kids. With just a mobile phone, citizens in any country can take a photo of tobacco advertising near schools
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 10, 2018 18:35
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How children around the world are exposed to cigarette advertising

Research in more than 22 countries found cigarettes are being sold and promoted near schools by an industry that needs to recruit the young to maintain profits
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:04
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Children around the world are being exposed to cigarette advertising near their schools

Children in 21 countries are being exposed to promotions by large tobacco companies, with cigarettes and advertising appearing close to schools, according to a new report. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids found that in most of the 21 countries it inve
CNBC
added Mar 9, 2018 14:46
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Calls to extend Ireland's smoking ban to bus stops and school gates

proposals include extending the ban to bus stops, outside railway stations, within 100 feet of the front gates of schools, outside community centres and in the general area of youth clubs. Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway told The Sun: “No parent with a c
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[Tennessee] Students seek broader policy on tobacco use at schools

Townsend was one of four local high school students who recently met with Hamilton County Commissioners Sabrena Smedley and Chester Bankston to show their support for a more comprehensive tobacco-free policy for all Hamilton County schools. "I was very
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Feb 25, 2018 16:38
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[Maryland] Critchlow Adkins St. Michaels Receives Smoking Restitution Grant

“Since November, our children have been and will continue to be involved in curriculum activities and hands-on projects to increase awareness of the effects of tobacco use, and to promote healthy lifestyles,” said Marlene Thomas, site director. “We encou
Easton (MD) Star-Democrat
added Feb 23, 2018 16:52
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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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