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Forbid students to smoke during school hours
"Forbid students to smoke during school hours"

"Debater: It is not enough to have a smokefree schoolyard"

"This is an opinion piece. It is the writer who stands for the views that are put forward in the text, not Against."

"the DEBATE. 25 years ago we got a law on smoke-free school yard. Although it is smoked it freely in the nation's schoolyards. More than 30 per cent of all students uses tobacco products during the school year, and nine out of ten young people say that friends ' influence is a reason to start smoking. It should be every child's right to have a tobacco-free school days and to receive a part of knowledge which motivates a tobacco-life. "

"Few adults know how much it smoked in the school and about the pressure their children face on a daily basis. In addition to the friends ' influence and desire to fit in are also listed mental illness as a reason to start smoking. Unfortunately, there are few who know that nicotine increases the risk for mental ill health, learning disabilities and other drogberoenden. "

"Students who are at risk of failing to meet the requirements do not need more problems that a nicotine addiction causes, they need support to remain tobacco free and clear requirements. "

"Nine out of ten smokers start before the age of 18. Therefore, the work of the tobacco industry hard to develop new products to circumvent the law and attract children. Godissmaker, free samples, design and misleading marketing spread via influencers and digital channels, where the young reside on a daily basis. "

"Annually trapped tens of thousands of young people in a nicotine addiction and the high school grade two smokes was the fourth student. We are adding snus, e-cigarettes and other nicotine products, there will be more than 30 per cent. "

"the Current law on smoke-free playground regulates only cigarettes and omits entirely other tobacco products. That it regulates the schoolyard as a geographical area, means in practice that the old money has moved to the school's entrance and make it difficult for school staff to prevent students from smoking during the break. If you instead regulate the time, place becomes immaterial. "

"A law on tobacco-free school days would affect the school management to take the issue seriously and provide school staff with the tools to ensure that the law is followed. The goal is that more children remain tobacco-free, but one important side effect is that it also helps tobaksbrukare who want to quit. We know from both research and experience to non-smoking environments is an important support for all those who want to quit. Since the non-smoking dining was introduced in Sweden, 2005, smoking prevalence almost halved among adults. "

"A goal for public health policy is to create societal conditions for good and equal health in the whole population. Today, there are large differences between the proportion of smokers among the highly educated respectively, the low-skilled. To give all children equal hälsoförutsättningar as possible the school is crucial. "

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"nHelen Stjerna, secretary-general, A Non Smoking Generation"

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