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Exposed! Nigerian Children: Prime Targets Of ‘Big Tobacco’ Farming, Smoking For Blood Money

From child labour on Nigerian tobacco fields to luring of kids as replacement smokers, ‘Dotun Akintomide examines how Big Tobacco companies had kept children at the centre of a blueprint that has helped sustained the multi-billion dollar controversial in
The New Diplomat Newspaper (ng)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:04
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[UK-Scotland] North Ayrshire Schools set to become 'smoking free' zones

As well as the zones at the school grounds – including the front gate – all playparks will be a no-go area for smokers. Signs will be erected across the parks and schools which will act as deterrents to people thinking about lighting up.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:47
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[Asia, India] West Bengal empowers headmasters of educational institutions to penalise tobacco selling in their vicinity

The West Bengal government has instructed all the educational institutions in the state to impose a penalty up to Rs 200 on any individual selling tobacco products within or 100 yards away from its premises. In a directive issued last week, the state's e
Firstpost.com (in)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:26
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[North Carolina] Wake Students Will Skip a Tobacco Survey for First Time Since 1999, Prompting a Pushback from County Commissioners

county commissioners, irate over of the loss of data about an important health risk, are calling school board members to a special meeting on the matter. Wake County Board of Commissioners chairman Sig Hutchinson said Thursday that he intended to take th
Independent Weekly (Durham, NC)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: Tribune Opinion: Windsor Charter Academy’s decision to install cameras in student bathrooms is creepy

Safe could also mean no one will smoke in a boys' room, so the students are less likely to be exposed to pot or second-hand smoke or the influence of bad behavior. That may also fit some definitions of safe.
Greeley (CO) Tribune
added Nov 9, 2017 19:54
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[Asia, India] Mumbai: 25% students between 10 and 19 addicted to smoking

A survey conducted by the Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mazgaon, in association with the Manipal University, has revealed that 25 per cent of the students, between 10 and 19, studying in city municipal and private schools, are getting increasingly habituated
Free Press Journal (in)
added Nov 7, 2017 04:00
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[Kentucky] AUDIO: Tobacco’s Toll: New Push To Stop Smoking In Country’s Sickest States

Steward is well aware that while his high school campus is smoke free, his central Kentucky community is not...Jacob is the face of Students Making A Change in their Communities, or SMACK. He also reflects the region’s tobacco heritage. His family has lo
WOUB Public Media (Athens, OH)
added Nov 4, 2017 23:58
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[Africa] Nigeria: Rising Drug Abuse

'Big Tobacco Tiny Targets, tobacco companies targeting of school children in Nigeria',... a pattern of the sale of tobacco products, including cigarettes, within 100 metres of school environments across selected towns in the country linking the practice t
All-Africa.com
added Nov 1, 2017 16:27
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Recall of Point-of-Sale Marketing Predicts Cigar and E-Cigarette Use among Texas Youth

Conclusion The point-of-sale environment continues to be an important influence on youth tobacco use. Restrictions on point-of-sale marketing, particularly around schools, are warranted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 30, 2017 01:53
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Swisher Sweets, Sunbelt Expo Recognize Southeastern Farmer of the Year

Robert Mills, Jr., a first generation farmer who grows tobacco and raises beef cattle and pullet breeder chickens near Callands, Va., has been selected as the overall winner...Mills now offers himself as an example for young people who face long odds in
Convenience Store Decisions
added Oct 30, 2017 01:48
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