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[India] Maharashtra: Anti-tobacco rules being openly flouted

1 in 4 children at Mumbai's municipal schools use some form of tobacco. Another survey of 200 schools, finds 61 per cent of them have tobacco shops within 100 yards of their premises.
CNN-IBN (in)
added Jun 4, 2012 04:50
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[India] Cadets take pledge against tobacco use

Across Karnataka and Goa, a pledge was administered to the cadets exhorting them to stay away from consumption of tobacco in any form.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 2, 2012 15:45
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[China] Chongqing approves first 12 smoke-free educational places

A total of 12 educational places in Chongqing were approved among the first to be the city’s smoke-free educational places, according to Chongqing Municipal Education Commission on May 31, 2012.
CQ News (Chongqing Daily News Group) (cn)
added Jun 27, 2012 14:15
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[Canada] Survey shows big drop in high school smokers

The number of Manitoba high schoolers who smoke has been cut in half in the last five years, and those kids are now among the least likely to smoke among youths in Canada, a new national survey suggests. The Youth Smoking Survey, funded by Health Canada,
Canadian Press
added Jun 1, 2012 14:55
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[China] Efforts called to block students' access to smokes

The Pioneers for Health Consultancy Center (PFH) and Yunnan Provincial Health Education Institution (YPHEI) organized volunteers to count the number of these stores and observe their sales to teenagers
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:47
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[India] World No Tobacco Day: Cancer patients ask government to curb tobacco sales near schools

Times of India
added May 31, 2012 13:04
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[North Carolina] Camera captures smoking bus driver's actions before crash

In April, police charged Lauritha McGhaney with reckless driving, no seatbelt, and smoking on a school bus. Police said that she lost control of the bus and collided with a car on Alice Dr. because she was trying to pick up a cigarette that she was smok
WBTV Channel 3 CBS (Charlotte, NC)
added May 25, 2012 21:17
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[Indonesia] Tobacco firms use CSR to ‘target’ minors

tobacco companies have used cultural and sports events and scholarships under corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs to reach out to young Indonesians, a survey says. According to a 10-city survey conducted by the National Commission on Child Pr
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 24, 2012 10:08
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[Korea - South] No smoking

A sign highlighting the non-smoking zone at a public plaza in Seoul, as the city government bans smoking in plazas, parks, places near bus stops and schools.
MySinchew.com (my)
added May 24, 2012 09:21
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[India] Anti-tobacco drive in Mumbai schools makes its mark: Study

Times of India
added May 17, 2012 02:05
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