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[UK] Medway pupils call on parents to stop smoking at school gates

Children have been drafted in to help persuade parents not to smoke at the school gates. Medway Council’s Smoke Free School Gates project aims to discourage parents from smoking with posters made by school pupils, and so far 2,300 young people from 11 M
Kent Online (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:33

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms told to go all-out in campaign against underage smoking

“If tobacco companies truly want to keep cigarettes out of our children’s hands, they needs to stop advertising near schools and targeting Indonesian children with advertisements that promote tobacco use,” Lentera Anak Foundation chair Lisda Sundari said
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:07

[Pennsylvania] Wawa Questions Philly Tobacco Proposals

Wawa Inc., which has been aggressively expanding in the Center City area of Philadelphia, said it may stop opening new stores if a series of proposed regulations relating to tobacco retailing are adopted. The Wawa, Pa.-based chain opened its Broad Street
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:11

[Canada] North Bay high schools hotbed of contraband smokes

North Bay ranks one of the highest for illicit tobacco use in Ontario, ranking second overall in the province behind just Sault Ste. Marie according to a just-released study of 19,934 cigarette butts discarded across the province. The study conducted by (ca)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:29

[UK] Burnley primary school pupils in e-cigarettes exclusion warning

There has been a "worrying" increase in the number of pupils caught with the devices at Lowerhouse Junior School in Burnley, said principal Claire Holgate. In a letter to parents, she said it was "incredibly concerning" nicotine products had been found.
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2016 05:23

83 schools pledge to go smoke- or tobacco-free with community college initiative

with 29 community colleges joining its Community College Grant Initiative, Truth Initiative® has awarded funding to 83 community colleges to go smoke- or tobacco-free. Each school received a grant of $7,500 or $10,000 to advocate for, adopt and implemen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 29, 2016 02:36
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[UK] 'E-cigs are not toys' - students threatened with expulsion as school bans 'vaping'

The crackdown has been launched at Burnley’s Lowerhouse Junior School and is thought to be the first case in Lancashire. Headteacher Claire Holgate sent a letter to parents warning any children found with the vaping devices would be excluded. The move
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 14:58
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[UK-Wales] Council launches plan to ban smoking at Newport school gates

SMOKERS are being asked to keep their habit away from the gates of Newport secondary schools as the council launches a new plan to make schools healthier across the city. Caerleon comprehensive was the first to officially declare its school gates a no s
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 15:38

[UK] Kent parents could be 'banned' from smoking outside schools

Parents could face being “banned” from smoking outside school gates under voluntary schemes being considered by Kent County Council. The council - which has responsibility for public health - is exploring whether it can establish an initiative to curb s
Kent Online (uk)
added Nov 18, 2016 00:43
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[Asia, Pakistan] HYAT: Up in smoke

Nicotine in any form, whether it comes as the stylish e-cigarette, sheesha, or the more mundane paper rolled cigarette, or ‘beedi’, is lethal and is directly linked to death. Of course, it is not easy to persuade young people not to play with death. For
The News (pk)
added Nov 6, 2016 13:35
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