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[Mid-east, Qatar] HMC Led Anti-Smoking Campaign Continues to Focus on Schools and Local Businesses

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools and businesses. Launched earlier this year, during April the campaign included visits to Maymouna Primary Independent School for Girls, Hamad B
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 3, 2018 18:21
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[New Jersey, New York] Hookah Smoking Is More Popular Than Cigarettes And E-Cigs Among Social Smokers

Public health agencies across North America largely focus on cigarette smoking when trying to convince people that tobacco is bad for them, but new studies show that hookah smoking plays a larger role in casual smoking habits than you might think. The s
Civilized.
added May 3, 2018 17:57
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[Connecticut] Norwalk BOE to revamp vaping policy

the Greenwich district decided to revise its drug and alcohol policy to incorporate vaping, rather than create a separate policy. Members of Norwalk’s policy committee decided to follow suit and revamp the district’s drug and alcohol policy before they p
Norwalk (CT) Hour
added May 2, 2018 18:14
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Juul, the vape device teens are getting hooked on, explained

“I don’t recall any fad, legal or illegal, catching on in this way,” says Meg Kenny, the assistant head of school at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont, who has worked in education for 20 years. Students at her school are Juuling in bathroom
Vox Media
added May 2, 2018 18:12
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[New York] NY school installs sensors to cut down on students vaping

Plainedge High School is involved in a pilot program for Fly Sense, a sensor system that alerts school officials when students are vaping. "There's a sensor inside there that is able to detect vape and what it does is it sets off an alarm, which is bas
ABC News
added May 2, 2018 17:20
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: New curriculum reviewer was an education consultant to tobacco giant Phillip Morris

The education guru tasked with reforming Australia's national curriculum by the federal government was previously employed by tobacco firm Phillip Morris to design a school program teaching children about peer pressure and decision making that did not di
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:35
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E-CIGARETTE USE IN CLASSROOMS BOOMS AS TEACHERS BLAME JUUL VAPE

Juul e-cigarettes, easily concealable vapes shaped like a flash drive, have come under fire from teachers, who think the product's slim design and sweet flavors are aimed at minors. “There’s a reason why it’s marketed that way,” Keuther said. “We wish th
Newsweek
added Apr 30, 2018 20:53
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[Massachusetts, New York] Schools Fret as Teens Take to Vaping, Even in Classrooms

Health and education officials across the country are raising alarms over wide underage use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products.... New York's Plainedge High School was among the first to install new bathroom sensors that can detect e-cigarette vap
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 29, 2018 17:27
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Bathroom doors removed at Maryland high school to curb smoking, vaping

A high school in Maryland has removed the doors leading into several bathrooms to discourage students from discreetly smoking and vaping, drawing complaints from pupils who say the decision is detrimental to their privacy. School officials removed the d
Washington Times
added Apr 25, 2018 19:51
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[North Carolina] Juul Labs agrees to support age-21 restrictions for buying its e-cigs

Juul Labs Inc. needed less than a day to agree to take significant steps to address federal and state regulatory concerns...Officials with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools have said they are aware of students using Juul — which is in the shape of a p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 25, 2018 16:08
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