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[Georgia] From golf courses to schools, progress on smoking

“It was the last time I ever smoked a cigarette on the golf course.” The speaker is the man whom many consider the greatest golfer ever, Jack Nicklaus. Fifty years ago, he was watching a recent film of himself winning his first major golf championship,
Georgia Health News
added Sep 7, 2012 13:52
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[India] Rajasthan warns teachers on smoking, tobacco consumption

Teachers in Rajasthan government schools have been warned that they will face suspension if they are found smoking or chewing tobacco products in the classroom, officials said Thursday.
Times of India
added Sep 6, 2012 15:44
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[Georgia] Nearly half of Ga. school districts tobacco-free

The Georgia Department of Public Health says 87 of the state's 181 school districts, or 48%, are on board. Under the policy, no student, staff member or school visitor is permitted to use any tobacco product or E-cigarette, at any time on school property
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 6, 2012 15:40
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High school smoking sees big decline in Utah

As of 2011, only 5.9 percent of Utah high schoolers said they smoked cigarettes, compared to 11.9 percent in 1999. Nationwide, 18.1 percent of youth smoke.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Sep 6, 2012 06:53
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[New York] Cuomo Signs Bills Curbing Secondhand Smoke, E-Cigarettes ($$)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed bills prohibiting smoking within 100 feet of school entrances and banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors, moves the governor said would protect young people from nicotine addiction and secondhan
Law360
added Sep 7, 2012 14:46
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[India] No tobacco ads, BMC to Ganpati mandals

The BMC has issued a circular to all Ganeshotsav and Navratri mandals prohibiting them from displaying any advertisements sponsored by companies selling tobacco or related products. The circular says there should be no tobacco-related ads in a radius of
Indian Express (in)
added Sep 2, 2012 17:04
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[China] In Marlboro country, smoking 'nurtures talent'

"Tobacco nurtures talent," says the slogan on the quadrangle wall at a school in Guang'an city, which is co-sponsored by the China Tobacco Corp and the Hope Project of the Communist Youth League.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:22
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National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XVII: Teens (PDF)

We believe that, armed with information about the world their teens are living in, parents can be a powerful, and indeed decisive, influence on the behavior of their children. We have often said that the most important finding of twenty years of intensiv
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Aug 22, 2012 13:52
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Statement by Joseph A. Califano, Jr. on the National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XVII: Teens

What many parents fail to appreciate is that tobacco, alcohol and drug use are pervasive and relentless fixtures in the teen world. Much of this exposure happens at school and with friends, but it also occurs in the home, through television, and increasi
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Aug 22, 2012 13:48
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National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XVII: Teens

9 OUT OF 10 HIGH SCHOOLERS SAY CLASSMATES DRUGGING, DRINKING AND SMOKING DURING SCHOOL DAY
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Aug 22, 2012 13:46
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