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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'No smoking' signs go up as penalties get stiffer

The new rules outlaw smoking within 5m of public places. They include outdoor areas of universities and within the compounds of private institutions, except for designated smoking areas. The rules also ban smoking within a 5m radius of kindergartens, ch
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
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[Asia, India] 2,000 challans issued for public smoking, tobacco sale

Delhi Police have started taking action against people who are seen smoking in public places or selling tobacco within a radius of 100 yards of educational institutions. The drive, which was held on December 30 and on Wednesday, has so far resulted in 2,0
Millennium Post (in)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:28
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[Tennessee] Dade County, Ga., bans tobacco use on school campuses

more than 100 other school districts in the state banning the use of tobacco products on school campuses. The district recently adopted a 100 percent Tobacco Free Schools policy, joining the other 10 counties in the Georgia Department of Public Health's
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Jan 3, 2018 14:49
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[Tennessee] Dade County Schools Adopts Tobacco-Free Schools Policy

Dade County Schools has become the 123rd school district in Georgia to adopt the 100% Tobacco-Free Schools (TFS) policy, which makes schools in all ten counties comprising the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Northwest Health District – Bartow,
Chattanoogan.com
added Jan 3, 2018 14:42
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[Colorado] Vaping is growing in popularity among kids, and it’s not safe, health officials say

Vaping does not need to spark parental hysteria, but parents will soon have to deal with it, if they’re not already, say public health officials. “The local bubble has burst, and it’s here. It’s already around most of the state,” said Mandy Ivanov, Eagle
Summit Daily News (CO)
added Dec 27, 2017 06:39
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[Pennsylvania] A mango-scented flash-drive-looking device lets kids smoke in class

It looks like a flash drive, but it’s really full of nicotine. And now, it’s taking the vape industry by storm — or up in smoke. The JUUL vaporizer has exploded in popularity this year, and as a result, has garnered the attention of school administrato
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 15, 2017 03:17
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[New Mexico] Roswell adopts new comprehensive tobacco policy

Roswell has become the first school district in the state to ban all tobacco products on school campuses. Two Roswell high-schoolers were behind the push. The pair of Roswell High sophomores worked with an organization on the 24/7 Tobacco Free Campaign f
KRQE News 13 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:17
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[New Mexico] Roswell expected to adopt new comprehensive tobacco policy

The Roswell Independent School District is expected to adopt a new tobacco and e-cigarette free policy. It would become the first district in the state to be recognized by the Department of Health as 100 percent comprehensive. Two student advocates and
KRQE News 13 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

Researchers say there is an urgent need for action after 95 per cent of children from 12 primary schools in Dhaka tested positive for recent second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure. The study, which involved collaboration with the University of Dhaka, is the f
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Primary School Children: A Survey in Dhaka, Bangladesh

What remains unknown is if children living in low-income countries are still exposed to SHS. Our study suggests that despite having a ban on smoking in public places, most primary school children in Dhaka, Bangladesh are still likely to be exposed to SHS.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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