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New York City is 'oversaturated' with tobacco sellers: report

There are nearly 9,000 stores peddling tobacco in the city, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network, which says the city is “oversaturated” with cigarette retailers. The 8,992 stores licensed to sell tobacco city
New York Daily News
added Apr 17, 2017 19:27
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[South America/Caribbean] Philip Morris International PM Brazil is proud to support the Center for Digital Inclusion

in bringing technology solutions that help inspire learning in schools in tobacco growing regions. Thank you Comitê Para Democratização da Informática de Santa Catarina for offering...
LinkedIn
added Apr 11, 2017 23:07
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DepEd intensifies tobacco control policy

THE Department of Education (DepEd) will train principals and other members of a school’s child protection committee on comprehensive tobacco control. The committees, established in every school nationwide since 2012, is the focal group that shall ensur
Manila Times (ph)
added Apr 9, 2017 15:13
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DepEd to train principals on tobacco control

The Department of Education (DepEd) will train principals and other members of the schools’ Child Protection Committees on comprehensive tobacco control.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03
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[Canada] DOYLE: Tobacco prevention school resource

Alberta Health Services and the University of Lethbridge have teamed up and created a school-based tobacco-prevention resource called the Academy for Tobacco Prevention.
Pincher Creek Echo (ca)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:14
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California targets candy-flavored tobacco as teen ‘gateway’ to cigarette smoking

More teens are turning to fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco, raising concerns that sweetened e-cigarettes and cigarillos are a gateway to nicotine addiction. A California anti-tobacco campaign targeting teens has ramped up in high schools and at a recent
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 28, 2017 02:30
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Lawmaker wants flavored e-cigarettes banned in New York State as use in high schools rises

State Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Democrat, said flavored e-cigarettes are a “gateway drug” that eventually leads users, especially teens, to traditional cigarettes. “Kids are attracted to the numerous flavors that the cigarette companies are selling, such as
New York Daily News
added Mar 15, 2017 20:55
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CVS Health Takes Next Step in Five-Year Commitment to Deliver the First Tobacco-Free Generation

announced it will fund $10 million in new and expanded partnerships and programs to launch the second year of Be The First, the company's five year, $50 million commitment to help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation. The partnerships and pr
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Mar 14, 2017 01:33
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parents, counsellors laud move to raise legal smoking age to 21

cheers from counsellors and parents worried about their teens being influenced to pick up the habit. But tobacco retailers also pointed to some practical problems that may arise, such as whether licensed over-the-counter cigarette sellers will now have t
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 10, 2017 15:26
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[India] Govt High School violates COTPA: Activist Mysoremath

has presided over a school function organised for students of the Government High School at Doddabelaalu, Periyapattana taluk, Mysuru district, recently. “During the programme, India Tobacco Company (ITC) official, Taluk Panchayat member and Gram Panchay
citytoday (in)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:04
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