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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
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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
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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
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[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
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Apr 19, 2013 19:07
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[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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Teenage smoking behavior influenced by friends' and parents' smoking habits

The company you keep in junior high school may have more influence on your smoking behavior than your high school friends, according to newly published research from the University of Southern California (USC).
ScienceDaily
added Apr 15, 2013 07:55
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[Arizona] Artist aims to spread anti-tobacco message with art

A local artist has teamed up with Centennial High School to do their part to get the valley tobacco-free. Albert Ortiz is the creator of "No Smoking Art." It's a collection of anti-tobacco photos and paintings.
KSAZ Fox 10 / KUTP My45 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Apr 15, 2013 06:56
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[Asia, Philippines] Anti-smoking body to monitor schools

THE Anti-Smoking Task Force will closely monitor schools and universities in Davao City, especially in the far-flung areas, for possible violation of the tobacco regulation. Anti-Smoking Task Force of Davao City head Dr. Domilyn C. Villareiz said busine
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Apr 15, 2013 06:54
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Teenage smoking behavior influenced by friends' and parents' smoking habits

The company you keep in junior high school may have more influence on your smoking behavior than your high school friends, according to newly published research from the University of Southern California (USC). The study, which appears in the April 12 is
EurekAlert
added Apr 12, 2013 13:41
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[Tanzania] Tobacco Firm Donates Sh 5.3 Million Textbooks to Urambo School

SECONDARY schools in Urambo District, Tabora Region face a serious shortage of science teachers, the Urambo District Education Officer Grace Monge has said. She gave the remarks at the hand-over ceremony of 860 books worth 5.3m/- to Urambo-based Usisya s
All-Africa.com
added Apr 10, 2013 15:06
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