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[Illinois] Secondhand smoke the subject of contest

Marion High School students in Health Occupation classes participated in a contest put on by the health department to raise awareness of the effects of secondhand smoking.
Marion (IL) Daily Republican
added Feb 27, 2013 00:41
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Teen Dropouts Likelier to Smoke, Drink and Do Drugs, Says SAMHSA

A new Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) report finds that 16- and 18- year-old teenagers who drop out of high school are much more likely to engage in tobacco, alcohol and illegal drug use than kids who stay in school.
Youth Today
added Feb 26, 2013 11:25
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[Virginia] All tobacco products are banned at Tazewell County schools

It applies not only to students and staff, but also school volunteers, contractors and others performing services on behalf of the school system when they're on duty and in the presence of students.
WDBJ Channel 7 (Roanoke, VA)
added Feb 25, 2013 01:54
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Greece Says Smoking Ban To Start

The newspaper Kathimerini said that the Health Ministry’s General Secretary, Christina Papanikolaou has issued a circular calling for the intensification of checks at schools, hospitals, restaurants, bars and nightclubs by inspectors in charge of the imp
Greek Reporter
added Feb 23, 2013 22:03
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[Virginia] Tobacco ban beefed up

The use of tobacco products is now prohibited at all schools, and school-related facilities and activities, in Tazewell County.
Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph
added Feb 21, 2013 17:28
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[Norway] The use of snuff at school may be banned

In a proposed change in the anti-smoking law, the Government wants a ban on both smoking and the use of snuff at all Norwegian secondary schools.
Norway Post (no)
added Feb 21, 2013 11:09
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[Tanzania] Tobacco firm builds classrooms for Moro schools

The deputy mayor made the remarks this week when receiving a ten-million built classroom donated by Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited to Misufini B. Primary School located in the region.
IPP Media (tz)
added Feb 18, 2013 11:15
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[Saudi Arabia] AL-TURIGEE: Half of middle school students are smokers

The figures on adolescent smoking released by the Welfare Society to Combat Smoking are alarming. The society estimated that about 53 percent of middle school students in the Eastern Province smoke while 27 percent of elementary school students and 20 pe
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Feb 18, 2013 07:21
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[West Virginia] B-UHS students plead for tobacco-free policy

Mikenze Poling is one of many Buckhannon-Upshur High School students who participate in Raze, an organization against tobacco use.
Elkins (WV) Inter-Mountain
added Feb 18, 2013 06:31
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[India] HC comes to rescue of student found carrying tobacco in class

Coming to the rescue of a tenth standard student who was expelled from school for possessing tobacco, the Bombay High Court has allowed him to complete the academic year by granting him permission to appear in the forthcoming SSC examination in March
CNN-IBN (in)
added Feb 15, 2013 11:22
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