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[Alaska] Hometown U: The students behind the smoke-free campus initiative

With the majority student voice known, Chancellor Tom Case has asked faculty and staff leaders to poll their constituents at the start of the new academic year. This student initiative would change current policy, which allows anyone to light up outdoors
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 28, 2014 22:36
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[Missouri] UMKC snuffing out smoking on campus

Plan on escaping to your car for a quick smoke break? Better roll those windows up tight, because any smoke drifting out of a vehicle on campus is a violation. Clearing the air, UMKC officials call it. “Is that just for a semester, or forever?” busines
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jul 28, 2014 20:36
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No smoking allowed on Missouri-Kansas City campus or property beginning Aug. 1

As of Aug. 1, the University of Missouri-Kansas City will enforce a smoking ban on all university-owned or leased property. The ban encompasses indoor and outdoor sites on every UMKC campus, including the sidewalks and even parking garages. It's an expa
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 28, 2014 20:34
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[China] Beijing smoking ban review broadcast live

Beijingers were able to watch live online footage of the city's lawmakers jousting over a draft law on smoking control on Friday morning. The Standing Committee of the Beijing Municipal People's Congress started to deliberate on the draft at 9 a.m.. The
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 28, 2014 17:27
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[Georgia] KHLEIF: No smoke, but there could be fire: E-cigarettes might not be the answer

The fact is that after 10 years of unregulated free-for-all marketing of these products, they have become popular and commonplace without the public, government regulators or even the health-care community really having a clear understanding of what the
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jul 27, 2014 18:59
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[Louisiana] Campuses take steps to ban all tobacco

Starting this week, nearly all college and university campuses in New Orleans will be tobacco-free or else moving in that direction. The policies, which ban cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco and, in some cases, electronic cigarettes, are aimed
Bayou Buzz
added Jul 26, 2014 23:22
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[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
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[Arizona] ENCINAS: Many get burned by new UA tobacco ban

A more reasonable policy would have allowed tobacco users to only smoke in designated areas that are away from areas of heavy foot traffic, and banned e-cigs and smokeless tobacco from indoor public areas only. The designers of the policy failed to take
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Jul 23, 2014 12:10
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[Louisiana] College campuses, cruise lines go smoke-free: Should others follow?

The number of places where one can smoke a cigarette without fear of being fined is rapidly diminishing, as a series of recent stories in NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune makes clear. Should New Orleans continue to restrict smoking in the city? If so, whe
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jul 18, 2014 17:29
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Ohio University considers MANDATORY classes for anyone flouting campus smoking ban

* University plans to ban use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes during 2015-16 * Policy will be enforced across all parts of the 1,850-acre campus in Athens * If caught smoking, students could be forced to attend mandatory classes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2014 11:06
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