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China bans cigarette ads in schools

in China, local tobacco brands are brazenly sponsoring and naming schools for needy children - sparking concerns in a country where 11.5 per cent of its young are smokers. Such actions have come under fire recently, after the release of a three-year gove
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jan 3, 2013 19:57
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[India] Despite ban, tobacco shops thrive near education campuses

Cigarettes and other tobacco products Act, 2003, (which has come into effect from May 1, 04), holds provisions pertaining to educational institutions wherein it is mentioned that sale of cigarettes and tobacco products in an area with in a radius of 100
Times of India
added Dec 26, 2012 15:10
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[New York] Tougher domestic violence laws, Ban on electric cigarettes to take effect Jan. 1

In September, Cuomo signed a bill that bans the sale of electronic cigarettes to people under age 18 starting Jan. 1. He also signed another bill that prohibits smoking within 100 feet of all school entrances, a measure that took effect immediately.
New York Journal News
added Dec 24, 2012 17:07
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[New York] Why so many tobacco ads near schools? ($$)

*It’s time to stop plea bargaining with killers..
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Dec 24, 2012 10:45
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[China] City may eliminate cigarette sales near schools

Local policy-makers today participated in a conference outlining strategies to limit teenagers' access to tobacco products. Yunnan Net is reporting that anti-smoking advocates recommended outlawing cigarette sales within 100 meters of all schools in Kunmi
GoKunming
added Dec 17, 2012 16:28
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Pricey Cigarettes, Strict Schools Help Curb Teen Smoking

Strong school smoking-prevention programs and high cigarette prices can reduce smoking among high school students, according to a new study. The study included more than 24,000 students in grades 10 and 11 at 51 high schools in Canada. Researchers looke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 14, 2012 18:02
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[Guernsey] Fears over cut in tobacco education

SMOKING education in schools has drastically been reduced now the responsibility of it has been handed over to Health and Social Services, Gasp’s political patron Heidi Soulsby has said.
Guernsey Press
added Dec 13, 2012 08:27
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[Sri Lanka] Adolescents smoking: Parents to blame

A study, involving some 6,000 students in grades 10 to 12 conducted by a researcher of the University of Colombo, in the Colombo district, reiterated the fact that many adolescents who smoke remain addicted throughout their lives. It also revealed over 4
The Nation (lk)
added Dec 8, 2012 15:00
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[California] Dublin bans new tobacco stores near schools, parks

DUBLIN -- Enacting one of the East Bay's strictest tobacco ordinances, the City Council gave final approval Tuesday to rules barring new tobacco sellers from opening near schools, parks or day care centers.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 5, 2012 05:24
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[Kentucky] JCPS: Schools to be tobacco free starting July 1

Cigarettes and other tobacco products will be prohibited on Jefferson County Public Schools property for employees, students, parents and visitors beginning July 1, the school board unanimously decided Monday night.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Nov 27, 2012 06:41
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