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[California] Tulare County health officials want to establish smoke-free environment

Tulare County residents are seemingly part of the downward trend in smoking among adults. The Tulare County Tobacco Awareness and Education Program, the county's main program against tobacco, was formed in 1989. The program is coordinated by the Public
Visalia (CA) Times-Delta
added Jul 6, 2013 18:28
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[Philippines] Anti-tobacco group hits presence of cigarette vendors outside schools

ANTI-TOBACCO group, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), scored Thursday the presence of cigarette vendors just outside school campuses, thereby making them accessible to young students. In a statement, NVAP president Emer Rojas said it canno
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 4, 2013 23:36
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[Spain] Good grades link to less smoking

Teenagers who achieve good grades in school tend to smoke less, a new study has found. Spanish researchers set out to determine how certain factors, such as education performance and parental permission to smoke, affected rates of the habit. They quest
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Jul 3, 2013 11:44
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[Kentucky] JCPS' Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free District Policy Begins Now | WFPL

Jefferson County Public Schools joins the minority of Kentucky school districts that have implemented a district-wide smoke-free policy.
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Jul 2, 2013 05:10
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[Kentucky] JCPS no-smoking policy Q&A

Q: Is the new policy just for employees? A: No. The policy is for everyone -- parents, students and visitors, as well as district employees -- who are on JCPS property. Q: Do JCPS schools or offices have smoking areas for adults?
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jul 2, 2013 05:09
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[Kentucky] Corporate anti-smoking policies spark debate in Louisville

JCPS' tobacco-free policy is not the only such initiative in the area. Leaders at UPS also have an anti-smoking policy ... UPS Public Relations Manager Mike Mangeot wrote: "Due to increases in healthcare costs that are not sustainable, UPS has been for
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Jul 2, 2013 05:08
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[Kentucky] JCPS schools are now 100-percent tobacco free

If you're anywhere on a Jefferson County Public Schools campus, better stub out that cigarette. JCPS has enacted its strict new tobacco-free policy -- forbidding even parents and visitors from smoking on school grounds, including at events such as footb
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jul 2, 2013 05:04
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[Kentucky] JCPS schools are now 100-percent tobacco free

If you're anywhere on a Jefferson County Public Schools campus, better stub out that cigarette. JCPS has enacted its strict new tobacco-free policy -- forbidding even parents and visitors from smoking on school grounds, including at events such as footb
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jul 2, 2013 05:04
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes for school children in Philadelphia?

Wawa, a chain of convenience stores based in the Philadelphia area, has begun distributing literature arguing the cigarette tax will serve only to create a black market for cigarettes in Philadelphia. ... American for Prosperity-Pennsylvania, a free-marke
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 29, 2013 11:34
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarette tax clears hurdle in Harrisburg

Proposed legislation that would pump millions into the financially strained school district by authorizing a cigarette surtax in Philadelphia moved out of the state Senate Finance Committee today. The bill now goes to the Appropriations Committee and wi
Philadelphia City Paper
added Jun 27, 2013 14:13
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