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[Europe, Portugal] EC congratulates Lisbon on smoking debate

European commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, who is in charge of the health and food safety area, congratulated the Portuguese parliament on Monday for debating more restrictive tobacco measures and said the EC was concerned with the new tobacco products.
Portugal News (pt)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[UK-Wales] Smoking now banned in school grounds after health bill sails through Senedd

NEW rules including banning smoking in playground and school grounds in Wales as well as tougher restrictions on tattooing and piercing have been given unanimous approval by AMs. The Public Health (Wales) Bill was nodded through in the Assembly this aft
South Wales Argus (uk)
added May 17, 2017 13:32
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[UK-Wales] Radical Welsh law will improve the health of the nation

Assembly Members will vote for the final time on the Public Health (Wales) Bill this afternoon. The Bill aims to protect young people’s health through banning smoking in school grounds, public playgrounds, and the outdoor areas of registered childcare
Welsh Government (uk)
added May 16, 2017 13:44
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[New Hampshire] Dover teen gets national tobacco-free award

Martuscello, a sophomore at Dover High School, has testified before the Dover City Council in favor of including e-cigarettes in the city’s smoke-free policy. She and other members of Dover Youth to Youth advocated successfully for the removal of tobacco
Foster's Democrat
added May 13, 2017 01:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] Police told to enforce tobacco control laws

The Punjab government has directed the inspector general of police and district administrations to ensure the enforcement of tobacco control laws and to launch a 10-day campaign regarding the enforcement of the said laws across the province. The campaign
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:30
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Bullied teens more likely to smoke, drink and use drugs

Children who are bullied in fifth grade are more likely to become depressed and experiment with drugs and alcohol during their teen years than their peers who weren’t victimized by other kids, a U.S. study suggests.
Reuters
added May 11, 2017 00:35
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Peer Victimization, Depressive Symptoms, and Substance Use: A Longitudinal Analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Experiences of peer victimization in early adolescence have a lasting impact, affecting mental health and substance use behaviors during mid- to late adolescence. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that pediatricians take steps to prevent, ide
Pediatrics
added May 11, 2017 00:35
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[Florida] Sarasota County School District one step closer to making smoke-free campuses a reality

Right now schools in the Sarasota County School District allow smoking in designated areas, that will most likely be changing soon. The school board is now pushing hard to have all school campuses smoke free. This is something that retired teacher Anna C
WWSB ABC 7 (Sarasota, FL)
added May 3, 2017 02:00
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[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke Campaign kicks off

The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District is raising awareness about second-hand smoke in cars. Second-hand smoke kills more than 50,000 non-smokers every year. This campaign was started by one Iowa Park teacher who showed how children hav
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Apr 28, 2017 17:17
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[Tennessee] Health Organizations 'Outraged' by Big Tobacco Sponsor at Academies of Nashville Event

“It is appalling that Altria, the nation’s largest tobacco company and parent company of Philip Morris, is sponsoring a high school-focused event. To make matters worse, the event is being held at Rocketown which is the city’s largest entertainment venue
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Apr 24, 2017 19:38
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