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Children Learning About Second-hand Smoke (CLASS II): a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial

CLASS II trial found that a school-based intervention (SFI) has the potential to reduce children’s exposure to SHS – an approach that has been rarely used, but has considerable merit in school-based contexts. CLASS II trial provides key information to con
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:46
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[Texas] No butts about it. Smoking in Fort Worth parks could end in three months

The Fort Worth City Council is expected to expand the city's smoking ban to include city parks at its regular Tuesday night meeting. In December, the council approved banning smoking in bars and bingo parlors. That ban went into effect March 12. In addi
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 15, 2018 05:37
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Juuling: If you don’t know what it is, ask your kids ($$0

Sales have skyrocketed since the company launched in 2015. The San Francisco-based firm represents nearly 55 percent of the e-cigarette market, according to data from Wells Fargo. School administrators, law enforcement officials and health workers said
Washington Post
added May 10, 2018 17:59
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JUUL E-Cigarettes a Rising Concern for Parents and School Teachers

its advertising campaign along with its design is attracting more teens to smoking. First, the company uses attractive nicotine-solution flavorings like “Fruit Medley” and “Crème Brulee,” which makes these e-cigarettes more appealing to teens. Second, t
The Legal Examiner
added May 10, 2018 17:25
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[Pennsylvania] As vaping gathers steam with students, school districts struggle to keep up

For some students, dismissal time at Emmaus High School means congregating at a corner known as “Smoker’s Island” to do what generations of American high schoolers have done: fire up an after-school cigarette. But the tradition has changed. Acrid clouds
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added May 9, 2018 15:08
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[Micronesia] Survey: Third of Guam teens use e-cigarettes

A third of Guam students ages 13 to 15 reported using electronic cigarettes, according to the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey factsheet. That number dwarfs the number of traditional cigarette smokers, who accounted for nearly 11 percent of students s
postguam.com (gu)
added May 9, 2018 15:06
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TOLENTINO: The Promise of Vaping and the Rise of Juul

Teens have taken a technology that was supposed to help grownups stop smoking and invented a new kind of bad habit, molded in their own image...The Juul, despite all the teenage Instagram feeds I’ve seen, feels clinical, sensible, virtuous.
The New Yorker
added May 7, 2018 19:13
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[Massachusetts] As vaping expands, activists feel lawmakers may finally intervene

Teens participating in the anti-smoking Kick Butts Day on Tuesday highlighted the problem of vaping in schools, and health lobbyists are optimistic about the chances of a bill (H 4109) currently before the House Committee on Ways and Means. Anti-tobacco
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 5, 2018 19:31
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[Massachusetts] BREWER: Guest Column: Tobacco Industry Targeting Teens With Vaping

Thanks to the tobacco and vaping industries targeting our youth, Berkshire County has experienced an increase in the use of e-cigarettes, such as the JUUL, by young people. In my job, I speak with people throughout our region about the dangers of tobac
iBerkshires.com
added May 4, 2018 17:11
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[Tennessee] Local teens spearhead historic tobacco policy for Hamilton County schools

A youth-led, anti-tobacco group mentored by local leaders inspired Hamilton County schools to scrap the system's outdated tobacco policy and go nicotine-free. Although the old policy prohibited smoking inside or near buildings, it allowed smoking on sch
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added May 4, 2018 17:10
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