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[Asia, India] Yoga can help keep kids away from tobacco: Governor Paul

Uttarakhand governor K K Paul has called for strict enforcement of prohibition on sale of tobacco near educational institutions and public places and said that encouraging yoga in schools could keep children away from bad habits. “Students and youngsters
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56

[Asia, India] ‘If kids are not in school uniform, how will we know they are minors?', ask Gurgaon tobacco vendors

Gurgaon has stepped up its efforts to prevent minors from smoking or using other tobacco products. In the last eight months, 2,302 challans have been issued in Gurgaon to those violating the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). The data was
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55

[Tennessee] Cigarette Giant to Sponsor Schools Gala (Updated)

For as long as the Nashville Chamber of Commerce has been holding its annual Academies of Nashville gala, which honors teachers, principals and recognizes partnerships between the businesses and schools in the academies, Altria has been a sponsor.
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 20, 2017 16:06
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EDITORIAL: Smoke-free schools can save Kentucky lives

Twenty-five senators (including both of Lexington’s) voted for SB 78, sending it to the House, where a companion, House Bill 247, also is awaiting action. Kentucky’s kids are Kentucky’s future. The House should overcome the deadly rationalizations of th
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2017 21:49
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Not all Virginia schools are 100% tobacco free

A group aimed at stopping teens from using tobacco reported only 26 school divisions in Virginia are 100 percent tobacco free. 24/7 Tobacco-Free Schools is a campaign of Y Street, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth's (VFHY) teen volunteer program,
WTVR TV 6 (Richmond, VA)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:28

[Virginia] EDITORIAL: No place in school for tobacco

Thankfully, the Suffolk School Board has recognized that, as well, having implemented a stringent policy against the use of tobacco and e-cigarettes at school and school-sponsored events last year at the urging of Y Street student volunteers. Thanks to t
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Feb 17, 2017 04:25

[Kentucky] Senate moves to snuff out smoking in schools

Public schools across Kentucky would have to go smoke free by next schoolyear under legislation the state Senate passed by a 25-8-2 vote Wednesday. Senate Bill 78, dubbed tobacco-free schools bill, would outlaw the use of all tobacco products, including
Floyd County (KY) Times
added Feb 16, 2017 15:20
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Kentucky Senate approves tobacco ban at public schools

The Kentucky Senate has approved a bill that would ban all tobacco products at public schools and at school-sponsored activities. The Senate on Wednesday voted 25-8 to send the bill to the state House of Representatives, which must approve it before it c
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2017 00:53
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[UK] Council will keep smokers away from primary schools

ASH Wales Cymru, the tobacco control charity, is running a campaign to make all primary school gates smokefree zones and the new policy was launched on Tuesday, February 14, at Garth Primary School, with all primary schools across the county following sui
Cowbridge GEM (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:50

[Kentucky] Smoke-free schools: Statewide law would have support

A  bill in the General Assembly that would ban use of tobacco products on public school property and at school events drew approval from local school officials, although some warned it would be difficult to enforce. The bill, which has cleared the Senat
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Feb 14, 2017 19:34
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