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[New York] North Country Sen. Ritchie's bill to ban e-cigarettes on school grounds signed into law

“Schools are meant to be safe places for students, however, when they are exposed to things like e-cigarettes, their health is put at risk,” said Sen. Ritchie. “With so much still unknown about the chemical makeup up of the nicotine solution used in e-ci
North Country (NY) This Week
added Jul 28, 2017 14:59
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: School the place to learn lessons on tobacco-free policies and practical solutions

Beyond consultation and awareness-raising, schools have looked to provide practical and appropriate stop-smoking support for smokers, be they pupils or members of staff. We’ve also seen schools reviewing and updating the way they address tobacco educatio
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:53
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[New York] VIDEO: NY bans e-cigs on school grounds

The bill Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed Tuesday banning the use of electronic cigarettes on all school grounds in the state was good news, but could have come sooner, a local youth outreach official said. Jon Chaffee, Reality Check assistant coordinator fo
Wellsville (NY) Reporter
added Jul 26, 2017 18:02
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[New York] 'No Smoking' signs expected in Buffalo parks

Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation barring the use of the electronic cigarettes on the grounds of public and private schools. The same day, Buffalo's Common Council approved legislation and swiftly sent it to Mayor Byron Brown to limit smoking
WBFO (Buffalo, NY)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:42
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[New York] State will ban e-cigs in all schools as percentage of students using electronic nicotine doubles

Gov. Cuomo on Tuesday is set to sign into law a bill that will outlaw the smoking of e-cigarettes at all public and private schools, the Daily News has learned. The new law comes after The News in March detailed how a state Health Department survey found
New York Daily News
added Jul 26, 2017 17:10
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[New York] VIDEO: Electronic Cigarettes Banned At NY Schools

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Tuesday banning all electronic cigarettes on New York school grounds.
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Jul 26, 2017 03:39
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Children as young as 15 allowed to smoke on lunch break at Australian school

Blanden, principal at The Warakirri College in Sydney, said she believed that relaxed rules would encourage the children to keep attending school. “At my school you can come with bright blue hair and metal in your face...And if you need to have a smoke,
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:32
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[New York] MARTINEZ: Our health is in danger

I attend Frederick Douglass Academy One in Harlem and around my school, there are more than 15 tobacco retail stores...That is why I joined Reality Check at NYC Smoke-Free. Reality Check lets youth like me take a stand against big tobacco and work to cre
New York Amsterdam News
added Jul 13, 2017 18:06
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[Massachusetts] Braintree schools extend ban on e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are now prohibited in the middle and elementary schools. The school committee approved a measure Monday night which included “nicotine products and paraphernalia” in the tobacco policy as part of a series of revisions to the student
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Jul 11, 2017 05:02
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Dept identifies schools with highest number of student smokers

TEN schools in Perak have been identified by the State Health Department for having the highest rate of student smokers. State Health Department deputy director for public health Dr B. Venugopalan said the students and schools were identified under a de
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:50
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