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HEALTH NOTES: Legal age to buy tobacco raised to 21 in Massachusetts

The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on public smoking to include e-cigarettes and prohibits the use of tobacco products on the grounds of any public or private primary, secondary or vocational school. Additionally, the new law will prohibit the
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:21
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[North Carolina] Vaping devices prohibited in Forsyth County schools student code of conduct

“The AR has been amended to expand the definition of tobacco products as prohibited items, as well as identify vaping devices as prohibited items. The purpose of the change was to clarify and align the AR to current practice in schools, and has been the s
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2018 20:17

[Asia, China] Action needed to stop kids being lured into smoking

If we want to change the situation in China, we must start by stopping children from smoking. The relevant departments should step up their efforts to ban all forms of tobacco advertising, increase their supervision over tobacco sales outlets and the pen
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:55

COLLINS: Vaping and adolescents: Nobody knows where this train is going

Many ENDS users do not realize what the products may contain and the addictive properties that vaping can pose, especially among our youthful generations.
DentistryIQ (PennWell Dental Group)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:26

[UK] Smoke-free zones to be introduced near Barnsley primary schools

Signs will be put up at the schools reminding parents not to smoke Smoke-free zones are set to be introduced outside 80 primary schools in Barnsley. The move is an extension of a council scheme which has already been implemented in the town.
BBC Online
added Sep 3, 2018 14:43

Big Vape comes to Canada and the effects won't be known for decades

Here in Canada, there are rules about how vaping products can be advertised, including limits on lifestyle ads and images that appeal to children. But Juul's popularity has been fuelled by social media and it's not clear if there is any way to stop the
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:59


Smoking will be prohibited in public places where outdoor events are held and attended by more than 50 people: in zoos, indoor or outdoor parks, swimming pools, sports fields, playgrounds, facilities where physical activity takes place such as basketball
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07

[New York] Vaping: Parents, school districts, FDA face e-cigarette learning curve

Students from local school districts asked Northern Westchester Hospital in 2018 to focus on vaping during regional health-education programs. The request came after a student leadership council recognized the urgency of combating rampant vaping at their
New York Journal News
added Aug 30, 2018 17:00

EDITORIAL: Do you really want kids to go back to school with Juul?

It has taken two decades of bans, laws, lawsuits, higher cigarette taxes, public campaigns and changing U.S. culture to reduce the allure of smoking....A full-court press is needed by parents, teachers, school officials and yes, the government, to preven
USA Today
added Aug 29, 2018 23:47
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[North Carolina] Gaston leaders hear teens’ thoughts on tobacco

This summer, a group of local teenagers with Tobacco Free Gaston used photos to showcase the harmful effects of tobacco use. Throughout June, large photos of littered cigarette butts, smoldering cigarettes and a slew of other images were displayed at the
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Aug 23, 2018 12:06
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