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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking ban within 10m of kindergartens starts Dec. 31

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Wednesday that the latest amendment to the National Health Promotion Act banning smoking within 10 meters of kindergartens and day care centers will go into effect Dec. 31.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:58

[New York] Bronx Science High School to Close Some Bathrooms to Combat Vape Use Among Students

Many schools across the country are struggling to reverse a surge in teenagers using e-cigarettes, which experts say can potentially lead to nicotine addiction. Bronx Science officials said in an email to parents Friday that patrolling bathrooms didn’t
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 14, 2018 17:37

[Asia, Pakistan] Mobile App launched for reporting violations of tobacco control laws

An innovative mobile-based application ‘ABP Violator Detector,’ which will help report violations of tobacco control laws, was launched here Friday. “The application will prove helpful in implementation of tobacco control laws in Pakistan and will resul
The News (pk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:04

RODU: Not All Teen Smokers & Vapers Are Lawbreakers

Sixteen percent of high school exclusive vapers in the 2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS), or 184,000 out of 1.15 million, were 18 years of age or older, meaning that they could buy tobacco products legally. Legal-age students also constituted
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:06

[New York] Vaping seminar relays facts, dispels myths about e-cigarettes at Auburn High School

Dr. C. Beth Gero said that after speaking to nine Auburn High School classes about vaping and electronic cigarettes Wednesday, she is more convinced than ever that it is an epidemic in the United States. Gero spoke to a group of about 20 people at the A
Auburn (NY) Citizen
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59

[New York] Get the Facts - Electronic Cigarettes (E-cigarettes) and Similar Vapor Products

The top-selling e-cigarette brand is a USB-shaped device called JUUL. News outlets and social media sites report widespread use of JUUL by students in schools, including in classrooms and bathrooms. All JUUL e-cigarettes have a high level of nicotine. Si
New York State Department of Health
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59

Juul Offered To Pay Schools As Much As $20,000 To Blame Vaping On Peer Pressure

The country’s biggest vape company tried to fix a problem it created by shopping around a vaping prevention program that encouraged “mindfulness” and meditation as an alternative to e-cigarettes.
added Nov 1, 2018 00:05

[Massachusetts] Juul Drops E-Cig Education Program for Schools

Plan to offer "science-based resources on vaping" were "misunderstood," company said
MedPage Today
added Oct 26, 2018 15:35

[New York] Madrid-Waddington high school to host talks on e-cigarette, opioid epidemics

“Eighth grade last year was the earliest I had seen it in recent times,” Joe K. Binion, Madrid-Waddington high school principal, said. The gizmos in questions are e-cigarettes, a type of nicotine-delivery system that’s supposed to be a middleman for cig
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Oct 24, 2018 17:00

[Africa, Asia] Big tobacco's smoke and mirrors act

In developed countries, tobacco companies are investing in less harmful alternatives to conventional cigarettes, while in many developing nations, they're advertising classic cigarettes as always.... Are politicians bribed by the tobacco industry? Not of
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Oct 21, 2018 00:27
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