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[Canada] Grasslands requested to deal with smoke pits

More meetings will be required before a decision is made by Grasslands trustees on what to do with smoking pits at Brooks Composite High and Sunrise schools.
Brooks (AB) Bulletin (ca)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:50
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Vaping is a Danger to Youth as School Begins

Thanks to the tobacco industry targeting our youth, Massachusetts has experienced an increase in vaping (use of e-cigarettes or vape pens) by young people. In my job, I speak with people throughout our region about the dangers of tobacco and about how th
Rehoboth (MA) Reporter
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] In Jambi, people smoking in public places may face hefty fines

The Jambi administration is working on programs to publicize a newly passed bylaw that prohibits smoking in public places. Taking effect on Sept.1, the bylaw imposes a Rp 100,000 (US$7.50) fine on anyone found guilty of smoking in public places. Jambi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 4, 2017 22:21
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Tobacco retail environment near housing programmes for patients with mental health conditions in New York City

People with MH conditions residing in supportive housing in NYC encounter a heavy tobacco retail environment in close proximity to their home, and in some boroughs, one worse than non-MH residences. Implementing a ban on tobacco retail near public schools
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2017 01:33
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[New York] NY schools to install 'digital fly' sensor devices that can alert teachers if kids are vaping or being bullied

It can detect smoking and vaping by measuring levels of gas and moisture in the air... While smoking has been banned in New York schools since 2000, the state only banned the use of e-cigarettes and vapes last month after a spike in usage. The New York
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:34
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High use of electronic cigarettes seen in 8th-9th graders in Oregon

Rates of e-cigarette use among Oregon 8th & 9th graders is higher than national samples, and that e-cigarette use is closely linked with marijuana and other tobacco use
ScienceDaily
added Aug 17, 2017 16:59
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[Connecticut] Hamden mayor seeks to expand smoking ban on town property

Council members heard strong voices both for and against expansion of the smoking ban on town properties, at a town council meeting this week. The ban currently prohibits tobacco use in town parks, public schools and recreational facilities. The proposed
New Haven (CT) Register
added Aug 9, 2017 15:17
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[Connecticut] Danbury-area school officials alarmed by increase in vaping

Vaping, or “smoking” electronic cigarettes powered by nicotine, has surpassed every other tobacco product in popularity among high schoolers, according to 2016 reports from the Connecticut Department of Health. Use of e-cigarettes by youth has tripled in
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Aug 7, 2017 19:11
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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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