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Over 1000 Pakistani school-children start smoking daily

The latest report by the Pakistan Pediatrics Association reveals that between 1000 - 1200 school-going children, aged between 6-16 take up smoking every day. As part of the Association’s anti-smoking campaign, targeting the youth, their research estimates
Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 28, 2013 13:46

[Netherlands] Smoking banned in just one in four secondary schools, says report

Just one in four Dutch secondary school playgrounds are officially smoke-free zones, according to new research by asthma research group Longfonds. (nl)
added Mar 25, 2013 17:17

1000 Pakistan school children take up smoking daily: Report

The Pakistan Pediatrics Association (PPA) has estimated that 1,000 to 1,200 school-going children aged six to 16 take up smoking every day in the country. According to a new report released by the association, both current and ex-smokers in the low socio
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Mar 24, 2013 16:02

[Indonesia] KJP Revocation for Students who Smoking and Using BlackBerry

Jakarta Provincial Government will make the requirement and prerequisite for Jakarta Smart Card (KJP) applicants stricter for students ... Among the things monitored from the students are their academic achievement and behavior. Smoking students will ha (Jakarta Provincial Government) (id)
added Mar 19, 2013 02:22

[Tanzania] Uyui DC lauds tobacco firm for desks donation

UYUI District Commissioner in Tabora Region, Ms Lucy Mayenga, has commended the Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (TLTC) for their continued support to education by donating desks and building classrooms. Speaking at a desks handover ceremony at Ila
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:35

A draft anti-tobacco law discussed by Qatari Cabinet

A draft anti-tobacco law being discussed by the State Cabinet is likely to increase the number of public health inspectors, who may include non-Qataris, according to senior public health officials. The existing law allows only Qataris in the government
Gulf in the Media
added Mar 10, 2013 14:41

[Tanzania] Tobacco firm supports Morogoro schools

SCHOOL committees in the country have been urged to utilize responsibly donations extended to the education centres by various stakeholders. The call was made here on Thursday by the Deputy Mayor of Morogoro, Ms Lydia Mbiaji, when receiving two classroom
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Mar 1, 2013 13:45

[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

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

[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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