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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

[UK] WARREN HAYDEN: Ban smoking at school gates... and in parks editorial image

I asked the question, is it time the smoking ban went further? This came after visits to the local park with my two daughters often included us dodging the harmful smoke being blown out of the mouths of fellow parents while children were trying to enjoy
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:40
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Foundation for Healthy Kentucky urges public school districts to move ahead on tobacco-free campuses

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky CEO Ben Chandler is urging the 64 percent of Kentucky public school districts that aren’t yet tobacco-free to move forward to protect students, now that a bill is headed to the Kentucky senate.
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Feb 14, 2017 10:38
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[Kentucky] Superintendents urged to make schools smoke free as legislation moves through General Assembly

As a bill which prohibit the use of tobacco products on school grounds makes its way through the General Assembly the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is urging superintendents in school districts that aren’t yet tobacco-free to adopt the policy before
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Feb 14, 2017 09:50

Senate bill would curb smoking at Kentucky schools

The idea of a statewide ban on smoking in workplaces has hit roadblocks in the General Assembly, but a bill to ban tobacco use on school properties and at school events might be a mandate legislators can accept.
Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Feb 13, 2017 23:43

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ex-smoker Erap orders smoking ban in public places in Manila

Now a non-smoker himself, former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Monday ordered the strict implementation of the city ordinance prohibiting smoking in all public places in the city. In a press statement, Estrada said City Ordinance No.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 13, 2017 23:38

[Pennsylvania] Tobacco Sales Permit Restrictions Rise in Philly

The regulation will limit the number of new permits to one retailer per 1,000 residents, taking into account daytime commuters. It will also prohibit new tobacco permits for retailers operating within 500 feet of a K-12 school. At least one notable c-s
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 10, 2017 23:42

after-school smoke? the problem with tobacco retailers near schools

kindergartners through seniors in high school don’t have to go far to pass a tobacco retailer, especially if they attend schools with large low-income or minority student populations.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 10, 2017 19:38


The Senate Education Committee has approved legislation that would ban tobacco products on public school property in Kentucky and at school-sponsored activities. The measure’s chief sponsor is Republican Sen. Ralph Alvarado, who is a medical doctor. The
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2017 02:20
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