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[Massachusetts] Foxborough's Board of Health Considering Changes to Town's Tobacco Regulations - Foxborough, MA Patch

“They need some tightening up,” said Foxborough Health Director Pauline Clifford. “We’re having a hearing on June 24. We’ll discuss it that night, listen for public comment and could adopt it that evening."
added May 14, 2013 13:41

[UK] East Lancashire school to stub out pupils smoking the e-cigarette

TEACHERS are having to find new tactics to spot pupils smoking on school grounds since the introduction of e-cigarettes. Stephen Cox, headteacher at Ribblesdale High School, in Clitheroe, said detection of smokers was becoming ‘more problematic’ for sta
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added May 14, 2013 13:38

[Switzerland] Students kick smoking habit

A nationwide competition in Swiss schools to encourage students to kick their nicotine habit has delivered encouraging results. Experiment Nonsmoking took place in 2,700 classrooms across Switzerland which saw smokers give up all tobacco products for si 88.4 FM IN GENEVA (WRS) (ch)
added May 13, 2013 14:19

[UK] Teachers in a fug as e-smokers emerge from behind the bike sheds ($$)

today’s teachers are having to rethink the hunt for young smokers as more pupils turn to electronic cigarettes. Such is the scale of the problem that outright bans on e-cigarettes have been introduced in a growing number of secondary schools this year. P
Times Of London (uk)
added May 8, 2013 14:39

[UK] COX: Banning e-cigarettes is no bad thing – they're too uncool for school

Rebellion is a rite of passage for teenagers. They need to get it out the way before they embarrass themselves at the office party
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added May 8, 2013 12:17

[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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