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[India] HC comes to rescue of student found carrying tobacco in class

Coming to the rescue of a tenth standard student who was expelled from school for possessing tobacco, the Bombay High Court has allowed him to complete the academic year by granting him permission to appear in the forthcoming SSC examination in March
CNN-IBN (in)
added Feb 15, 2013 11:22

Youth Tobacco Prevention

Over 20,000 U.S middle schools have received free supplemental teaching materials as part of R.J. Reynolds' evidence-based youth tobacco prevention program, Right Decisions Right Now: Be Tobacco Free.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 13, 2013 16:44

Russia outlaws smoking in all public places

smoking will soon be banned: - In cafes, bars, restaurants and other catering places; - At workplaces and in office buildings; - On beaches; - In long-distance trains, aircraft and long-distance passenger vessels. - At airports, bus stations, sea and
Pravda Online
added Feb 13, 2013 12:40

The NSDUH Report: Substance Use among 12th Grade Aged Youths by Dropout Status

* Substance use rates among 12th grade aged youths who had dropped out of school were higher than among those who were still in school; for example, 56.8 percent of dropouts were current cigarette users compared with 22.4 percent of those still in school
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Feb 15, 2013 08:13

[West Virginia] B-UHS students plead for tobacco-free policy

Mikenze Poling is one of many Buckhannon-Upshur High School students who participate in Raze, an organization against tobacco use.
Elkins (WV) Inter-Mountain
added Feb 18, 2013 06:31

[USA] LETTER: Youth tobacco use: who has a say?

On behalf of the US Preventive Services Task Force, Carrie Patnode and colleagues recently presented a systematic review and meta-analysis on the efficacy and harms of primary care interventions to prevent tobacco use or improve tobacco cessation rates am
The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 6, 2013 05:55

[UK] Giant teddy teaches kids dangers of second-hand smoking

A GIANT teddy has been giving children at a local primary school a stark lesson about the harmful effects of second-hand smoke. The cuddly star of a new children’s book popped in to Willow Tree Community Primary School in Sutton Leach to promote the h
St Helens Star (uk)
added Jan 9, 2013 14:36

China bans cigarette ads in schools

in China, local tobacco brands are brazenly sponsoring and naming schools for needy children - sparking concerns in a country where 11.5 per cent of its young are smokers. Such actions have come under fire recently, after the release of a three-year gove
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jan 3, 2013 19:57

[India] Despite ban, tobacco shops thrive near education campuses

Cigarettes and other tobacco products Act, 2003, (which has come into effect from May 1, 04), holds provisions pertaining to educational institutions wherein it is mentioned that sale of cigarettes and tobacco products in an area with in a radius of 100
Times of India
added Dec 26, 2012 15:10

[New York] Tougher domestic violence laws, Ban on electric cigarettes to take effect Jan. 1

In September, Cuomo signed a bill that bans the sale of electronic cigarettes to people under age 18 starting Jan. 1. He also signed another bill that prohibits smoking within 100 feet of all school entrances, a measure that took effect immediately.
New York Journal News
added Dec 24, 2012 17:07
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