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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Survey sheds light on shocking truth about student smokers

Tobacco and E-cigarette Survey among Malaysian Adolescents 2016 (Tecma) showed that four in five knew that smoking by anyone below age 18 was an offence under the law. More than half said they weren’t prevented from buying tobacco products.
The Star (my)
added Mar 5, 2017 01:33
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CHANDLER: 2 bills good for Kentucky health

The long-term improvements to Kentucky’s health from a reduced smoking rate would save billions... Not incidentally, Kentuckians die from cancer more often than people from any other state... As I travel around our beautiful state, many of the people I m
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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[UK-Wales] Support for Pubic Health Bill from AMs

AMS have thrown their support behind a series of measures designed to improve and protect the health and wellbeing of people in Wales. Regulations which will be put in place by the Welsh Government’s Public Health Bill include banning smoking in school a
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:44
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Tobacco use patterns, knowledge, attitudes towards tobacco and availability of tobacco control training among school personnel from a rural area in Poland [FREE FULL TEXT]

there is an urgent need for taking actions aiming at increasing effectiveness of enforcing applicable tobacco control regulations in educational units. The necessity for systematic training dedicated to the youth to prevent their tobacco use, including ac
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:17
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Students rally against tobacco ads around schools

High school students from 30 schools in Bekasi, South Tangerang and Bogor, held a rally on Jl. Merdeka Barat, Central Jakarta, on Saturday to protest against tobacco advertisements around their schools. The rally was part of the #TolakJadiTarget (#resi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:55
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Indonesian students fight back against tobacco industry with #TolakJadiTarget (Refuse To Be a Target) campaign

child advocacy NGO Lentera Anak. According to Lentera, the way that cigarette manufacturers are marketing to children is by specifically buying advertising around schools. They recently did a study of 90 schools around Indonesia and found that cigarette a
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:49
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[UK] Canterbury schools champion smoke-free gates in competition between pupils

The impact of second-hand smoke on children is being promoted in a competition between pupils at three Canterbury schools to design signs for their school gates. Parkside Community Primary School, St Stephen’s Junior School and St Johns CoE Primary Scho
KentNews.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 20:28
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[Asia, India] Smoke-free city status, a far off dream

While the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products is banned in the 100-metre periphery of educational institutes along with smoking at public places, in the absence of any check, this is being done openly. The large number of cigarette vends can be
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:33
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[Asia, India] Major drive against sale of tobacco products

In a major drive carried out within the limits of Kochi Range by the police on Friday against the sale of tobacco products near educational institutions, 175 persons were arrested and 177 cases were registered. The drive witnessed 1,170 raids in which 5
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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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
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