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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes for school children in Philadelphia?

Wawa, a chain of convenience stores based in the Philadelphia area, has begun distributing literature arguing the cigarette tax will serve only to create a black market for cigarettes in Philadelphia. ... American for Prosperity-Pennsylvania, a free-marke
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 29, 2013 11:34
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[Italy] Electronic cigarettes banned in Italian schools

Italian Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin on Thursday said she signed an ordinance banning electronic cigarettes in schools. Lorenzin said the measure followed the opinion expressed by Italy's Superior Health Council (ISS), which urged prohibiting the so-
Gazzetta del Sud (it)
added Jun 27, 2013 14:11
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarette tax clears hurdle in Harrisburg

Proposed legislation that would pump millions into the financially strained school district by authorizing a cigarette surtax in Philadelphia moved out of the state Senate Finance Committee today. The bill now goes to the Appropriations Committee and wi
Philadelphia City Paper
added Jun 27, 2013 14:13
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[Philippines] Anti-bullying authorities in Metro Manila to keep eye on students who smoke

Some school bullies have been reported to use cigarettes to torment and harm their victims, radio dzBB's Mao dela Cruz reported. The report said the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will keep watch over such students in schools in the metropoli
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Jun 16, 2013 12:14
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[Michigan] Vapor cigarettes banned from RU schools

A creative way for users to smoke has forced the Redford Union school board to add a new item under the district anti-tobacco policy. At Monday's meeting, the board unanimously agreed to add vapor smoke to the list of banned tobacco products at Redford
Detroit (MI) Observer & Eccentric Newspapers
added Jun 16, 2013 12:12
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[Asia, China] Smoking now a class subject

While some Shanghai schools are making efforts, others are, however, simply ignoring the campaign. And the reason, according to some, is that it is common for teenagers to rebel against the authorities and teachings and they could take up smoking as an a
Global Times (cn)
added Jun 16, 2013 11:53
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[Florida] Seminole mulls ban on hiring smokers

the School Board is tossing around the idea of establishing a policy that says if you smoke, you don't get the job. What drove the discussion during a board meeting this past week is the increasing cost of employee health insurance. Officials assume that
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jun 15, 2013 17:04
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Russia tries to kick habit with anti-smoking law

Tobacco restrictions came into force in Russia on Saturday which President Vladimir Putin hopes will create a healthier workforce and help reverse a population decline, but they face stiff opposition in a country where four in ten people smoke.
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2013 10:54
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[Nepal] No smoking zone to be enforced in 100 meter radios outside schools

On the occasion of the World No-Tobacco Day today, the Primary Health Service Centre is set to declare 100 metre radius area outside the compound of 540 schools in 54 districts also as no-smoking zone.
Republica (np)
added May 31, 2013 03:18
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Anti-tobacco policy in schools: upcoming preventive strategy or prevention myth? A review of 31 studies

The evidence concerning the effectiveness of a school policy alone in preventing youth tobacco use is weak and inconclusive. Experimental studies or observational studies with longitudinal design are warranted, employing clear definitions of policy compo
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2013 01:10
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