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Statement by Joseph A. Califano, Jr. on the National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XVII: Teens

What many parents fail to appreciate is that tobacco, alcohol and drug use are pervasive and relentless fixtures in the teen world. Much of this exposure happens at school and with friends, but it also occurs in the home, through television, and increasi
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Aug 22, 2012 13:48
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National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XVII: Teens

9 OUT OF 10 HIGH SCHOOLERS SAY CLASSMATES DRUGGING, DRINKING AND SMOKING DURING SCHOOL DAY
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Aug 22, 2012 13:46
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Survey: 17% of high schoolers drink, smoke, use drugs during school day

About 17% of American high school students drink, smoke or use drugs during the school day, a new survey by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University says.
First Coast News - WJXX25, WTLV12 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Aug 22, 2012 13:45
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2012 Teen Survey

CASAColumbia’s 2012 back-to-school teen survey reveals that 86 percent of American high school students say that some classmates are drugging, drinking and smoking during the school day and almost half know a student who sells drugs at their school.
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Aug 22, 2012 13:28
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Almost 1 in 5 teens smokes or uses drugs at school, US students report

Most high school students say teen use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs occurs during the school day, often on campus, according to an annual survey.
Christian Science Monitor
added Aug 22, 2012 13:18
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[Virginia] Henrico looks to become first tobacco-free local school district

Smoking and other tobacco use have long been prohibited for students, but the district is now looking at extending the ban to faculty, staff and visitors to county schools and school events. "We're making our best effort to make Henrico public schools 1
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 12, 2012 17:02
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[Sri Lanka] NATA chief stresses need for smoke-free environment

The National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) said that Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) also known as "Second-hand Smoke" poses a grave health hazard to non smokers and called upon staff members of children's schools, montessoris, tuition classe
Sunday Observer (lk)
added Aug 12, 2012 16:28
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82% Of Japanese Schools Enforce Total Ban On Smoking

The education ministry said Monday 82.6 percent of schools from kindergarten to high school in Japan had imposed a smoking ban on their entire premises as of April 1 to prevent passive smoking, up from 45.4
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Aug 6, 2012 17:58
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco ban on state property takes effect Monday

Gov. Mary Fallin's state property tobacco ban takes full effect Monday. Simply put, that means no smoking, dipping or chewing of tobacco by anyone in any building, vehicle or land owned or rented by the state.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 5, 2012 22:34
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[India] Admn instructs DEO on anti-tobacco signboards

The Amritsar district administration has directed the district education officer to ensure that all private and government schools in the city display anti-tobacco boards and banners
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jul 28, 2012 07:46
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