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[Colorado] Vaping is growing in popularity among kids, and it’s not safe, health officials say

Vaping does not need to spark parental hysteria, but parents will soon have to deal with it, if they’re not already, say public health officials. “The local bubble has burst, and it’s here. It’s already around most of the state,” said Mandy Ivanov, Eagle
Summit Daily News (CO)
added Dec 27, 2017 06:39
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[New Mexico] Roswell adopts new comprehensive tobacco policy

Roswell has become the first school district in the state to ban all tobacco products on school campuses. Two Roswell high-schoolers were behind the push. The pair of Roswell High sophomores worked with an organization on the 24/7 Tobacco Free Campaign f
KRQE News 13 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:17
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[Pennsylvania] A mango-scented flash-drive-looking device lets kids smoke in class

It looks like a flash drive, but it’s really full of nicotine. And now, it’s taking the vape industry by storm — or up in smoke. The JUUL vaporizer has exploded in popularity this year, and as a result, has garnered the attention of school administrato
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 15, 2017 03:17
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Primary School Children: A Survey in Dhaka, Bangladesh

What remains unknown is if children living in low-income countries are still exposed to SHS. Our study suggests that despite having a ban on smoking in public places, most primary school children in Dhaka, Bangladesh are still likely to be exposed to SHS.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[New Mexico] Roswell expected to adopt new comprehensive tobacco policy

The Roswell Independent School District is expected to adopt a new tobacco and e-cigarette free policy. It would become the first district in the state to be recognized by the Department of Health as 100 percent comprehensive. Two student advocates and
KRQE News 13 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

Researchers say there is an urgent need for action after 95 per cent of children from 12 primary schools in Dhaka tested positive for recent second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure. The study, which involved collaboration with the University of Dhaka, is the f
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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[New Hampshire] Editorial: Truth in advertising, finally

In New Hampshire, those costs... include 1,900 residents who die from smoking every year...Schools should post the newspaper ads in hallways and teachers should explain why the ad campaign is being conducted – because tobacco companies spent huge sums to
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Nov 29, 2017 15:19
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[Russia] Moscow region child rights ombudsman proposes ban on vape sales near schools

The Moscow region children’s rights ombudsman Ksenia Mishonova has proposed a ban on selling e-cigarettes (vapes) and accompanying accessories near education institutions, according to the ombudsman’s press service. Currently, the Moscow Region Duma is c
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Nov 22, 2017 17:20
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[UK] Four schools to introduce voluntary ban on parents smoking at school gates

CHILDREN at four primary schools have teamed up to ask adults not to smoke near school gates. The youngsters at St Andrew's, Beamont, both in Orford, St Oswald's in Padgate and Glazebury Primary schools have joined forces to back a new Smoke Free School
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:38
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[New York] Albany tobacco retailing under spotlight on Great American Smokeout

Anti-smoking organizations used the occasion of the Great American Smokeout on Thursday to highlight the prevalence of tobacco retailers in low-income neighborhoods and near schools. An outdoor display at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany showed a high co
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Nov 20, 2017 15:12
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