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[UK] Electronic cigarettes banned by Brighton school over teen smoking fear

Schools have banned the use of electronic cigarettes over fears they are being used by pupils to start smoking. In an ironic new trend, children are turning to smokeless cigarettes, which are designed to help people give up the habit, before moving ont
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added May 6, 2013 14:40
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[Maryland] Officer says he put camera in Glen Burnie school restroom to prevent smoking

A veteran Anne Arundel County police officer who admitted placing a camera in a boys bathroom at Glen Burnie High School told investigators that he was trying to deter smoking of marijuana and cigarettes there, according to police reports.
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 4, 2013 13:54

[Maryland] Officer put camera in Glen Burnie High School bathroom to deter smoking

The Anne Arundel County police officer who placed a camera in the Glen Burnie High School bathroom told investigators he did it to deter students from smoking. The officer, who has since returned to duty, made the admission to investigators after the ca
Capital Gazette Communications
added Apr 30, 2013 21:46

Do school programs keep kids from smoking?

Certain school-based programs that aim to keep kids from smoking cigarettes seem to work, according to a fresh look at some past research. After examining over a hundred "gold standard" studies, researchers found that school-based programs that teach chi
added Apr 30, 2013 21:35

School-based programmes for preventing smoking

Increasing numbers of young people are smoking in developing and poorer countries. Programmes to prevent them starting to smoke have been delivered in schools over the past 40 years. We wanted to find out if they are effective.
The Cochrane Library (uk)
added Apr 30, 2013 16:29
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School Programs Do Keep Some Kids From Smoking

Smoking prevention programs in schools do work, reducing the number of children and teens who later become smokers, a large new review found. Investigators analyzed data from 134 studies that included a total of more than 428,000 participants, aged 5 to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 30, 2013 16:22

Kids' Smoking Influences May Change Over Time

Although their friends' smoking behavior may hold less sway for teens over time, researchers said parents seem to remain influential over their children's smoking behavior throughout high school. They suggested that smoking intervention programs focused
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 28, 2013 18:59

Vietnam applies stricter measures to reduce smoking

According to the country's health ministry, the implementation of the law will focus on enforcing smoking ban in agencies, government offices, schools, hospitals and a number of public places as well as regulating cigarette advertisement, promotion and f
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 25, 2013 12:29

[Ireland] Dentists want key role in tobacco strategy

The HSE is being urged to give dentists a key role in the development of its tobacco control strategy. According to the Irish Dental Association (IDA), while many people are aware of the dangers of smoking-related diseases such as lung cancer, they are (ie)
added Apr 19, 2013 19:07

[Asia] Experts Urge China to Ban Smoking in Schools

As an increasing number of Chinese teenagers have taken up smoking in the past few years and the age at which they try their first cigarette has become younger and younger, experts from the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control (CATC) have said that Chin
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Apr 17, 2013 09:01
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