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[UK] Smoking ban plan for playgrounds and hospital grounds

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has launched a consultation with the ban planned for summer 2019 and those who break it could face a fine. Voluntary bans are currently in place in some school and hospital grounds and also in public playgrounds. If the
BBC Online
added May 25, 2018 18:01
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[UK-Wales] Wales set to be the first country in the UK to extend smoking ban to outdoor areas

Under the new plans, smoke-free areas are expected to be in place in hospital grounds, school grounds and playgrounds by summer 2019. The Welsh Government says the move will protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke and de-normalise smoking for childre
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:59
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[UK-Wales] Wales to ban smoking outside hospitals and schools in UK first

Wales is to become the first country in the UK to ban smoking in outdoor school spaces, playgrounds and hospital grounds. The Labour-led government said on Friday it would bring in the restriction by summer 2019, arguing it would protect people from sec
The Guardian (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:58
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nearly 1 in 5 youth say they have seen juul used in school

The survey follows a Truth Initiative study that reveals while many young people are aware of JUUL, many are unaware that JUUL flavor pods always contain the addictive chemical nicotine, which is harmful to brain development. The study, published in Toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:46
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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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