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Almost 1 in 5 teens smokes or uses drugs at school, US students report

Most high school students say teen use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs occurs during the school day, often on campus, according to an annual survey.
Christian Science Monitor
added Aug 22, 2012 13:18

[Connecticut] Milford Schools Smoking Ban Aimed at Adults

The proposed policy would update the language of the current no smoking rule, which was adopted in 1999.
added Aug 25, 2012 12:00

[Virginia] Henrico looks to become first tobacco-free local school district

Smoking and other tobacco use have long been prohibited for students, but the district is now looking at extending the ban to faculty, staff and visitors to county schools and school events. "We're making our best effort to make Henrico public schools 1
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 12, 2012 17:02

[Sri Lanka] NATA chief stresses need for smoke-free environment

The National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) said that Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) also known as "Second-hand Smoke" poses a grave health hazard to non smokers and called upon staff members of children's schools, montessoris, tuition classe
Sunday Observer (lk)
added Aug 12, 2012 16:28

82% Of Japanese Schools Enforce Total Ban On Smoking

The education ministry said Monday 82.6 percent of schools from kindergarten to high school in Japan had imposed a smoking ban on their entire premises as of April 1 to prevent passive smoking, up from 45.4
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Aug 6, 2012 17:58

[Oklahoma] Tobacco ban on state property takes effect Monday

Gov. Mary Fallin's state property tobacco ban takes full effect Monday. Simply put, that means no smoking, dipping or chewing of tobacco by anyone in any building, vehicle or land owned or rented by the state.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 5, 2012 22:34

[India] Admn instructs DEO on anti-tobacco signboards

The Amritsar district administration has directed the district education officer to ensure that all private and government schools in the city display anti-tobacco boards and banners
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jul 28, 2012 07:46

[India] Tobacco addiction among students rising

The Madurai District Police have warned shopkeepers near schools to refrain from selling tobacco products particularly, to the students.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jul 21, 2012 15:28

[India] Tobacco Act: Implementation lost in smoke

Nine years after the law came into being, South Goa's authorities held a workshop on Tuesday at Ravindra Bhavan to take stock of its implementation. To the "disappointment" of district collector N D Agarwal, who convened the workshop, the implementation
Times of India
added Jul 19, 2012 10:50

[UK-Wales] Smokers at a Wrexham school sports day face further criticism

PARENTS who smoked at a school sports day faced further condemnation yesterday. The headteacher of Victoria Primary School, Wrexham, John Hughes, has threatened to ban them if it happens again.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Jul 13, 2012 12:20
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