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University of South Alabama sets date to become smoke-free

on August 1, according to school officials. The ban on tobacco is a result of unanimous approval from the university's Wellness Initiatives Committee as well as input from students and staff from a survey administered in late 2014.
Mobile (AL) Press-Register
added Apr 17, 2015 15:44
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[Wisconsin] Bill would prevent local governments from banning e-cigarettes in indoor public spaces

Madison added electronic cigarettes to the smoking ban back in January, but a bill state lawmakers will consider soon looks to prevent local governments from passing those kinds of restrictions. The proposal from Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, would
Badger Herald
added Apr 14, 2015 16:21
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking on campus not solution

Though the concerns of students advocating that Tufts go tobacco-free are completely valid, there are better ways for us to address this issue. Before we rush to punish smokers for what is a legal and often innocuous behavior, we should take action to en
The Tufts Daily
added Apr 14, 2015 10:37
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco companies flouting law thru open ads

Tobacco companies are putting on advertisements at shops across the country, although it is a “punishable offence”...not facing any consequences. Instead, tobacco companies openly award complementary prizes to customers, hold “job fairs” and debate compet
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 13, 2015 12:11
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COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO TACKLE TOBACCO-USE ON CAMPUS

announced nearly $200,000 in grants to 38 community colleges across the country to stem tobacco use and its secondhand smoke consequences on campus. The goal of projects under the grant is to educate students, staff and faculty about the consequences of t
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 9, 2015 19:43
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[Iowa] Editorial: "Tobacco" ban is an overstep of the UI's authority

The UI shouldn’t ban chew and electronic cigarettes from campus. Not only will it most likely be ineffective (similar to the smoking ban already in place), but it also is an overreach of UI power over individual liberty. The university doesn’t have a cle
Daily Iowan (University of Iowa)
added Apr 9, 2015 12:21
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[Minnesota] Some ignore University smoking ban

The University promoted social enforcement when it implemented the ban in July, but some students say that asking smokers to put out their cigarettes is uncomfortable and the school should work to increase awareness of the policy. The Health Law and Bio
Minnesota Daily (UMN)
added Apr 8, 2015 10:43
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[Virginia] Cigarette campaign divides university

The JMU chapter of Colleges Against Cancer brought a bill of opinion before the JMU Student Government Association on March 31 that would eliminate all smoking on campus.
The Breeze (James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA)
added Apr 7, 2015 17:47
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[Ohio] New Western study reveals exercise further combats cigarette cravings

researchers at Western University are now actively combating cigarette cravings through exercise and a new study has delivered promising results.
HealthCanal.com
added Apr 6, 2015 14:21
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking policy review committee seeks to cut cigarettes from campus

The committee, composed mainly of administrators and other employees of the university, will completely remove smoking from campus if their policy is approved. The committee has sought to eliminate designated smoking zones since its inception in 2013. T
The Tartan (Carnegie Mellon University)
added Apr 6, 2015 12:38
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