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[Kentucky] Regents approve smoke-free campus policy

Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents on Monday approved a tobacco-free campus policy and set 2014-15 rates for tuition, housing and meal plans. Effective June 1, the use of tobacco on all property that is owned, leased, occupied or controlled by
Richmond (KY) Register
added Apr 21, 2014 11:23

Nebraska's first tobacco-free campus, four years later

Mid-Plains Community College became the first public post-secondary institution in Nebraska to enact a policy declaring that all of their college campuses would be entirely tobacco-free.... As it turned out, those fears were unfounded. Four years after de
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Apr 19, 2014 13:18

[South Carolina] Clemson weighs ban on all tobacco

Clemson is considering a total ban on products derived from the leaf that made the Carolinas famous. That means not only no smoking, dipping or chewing, but no e-cigarettes, even outside, anywhere.
Greenville (SC) News
added Apr 19, 2014 12:12
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[Illinois] Bill OK'd in House proposes smoke-free college campuses

State-supported colleges and universities could become smoke-free on July 1, 2015, if the Smoke-Free Campus Act becomes law, though a health official at Western Illinois University said smoking seems to be on the decline. The bill passed the Illinois H
McDonough County (IL) Voice
added Apr 19, 2014 09:23

[Illinois] Bill to stomp out smoking on campuses

The Smoke Free Campus Act would prohibit smoking on campuses effective July 1, including offices, residences halls and outdoor areas. However, areas such as enclosed laboratories not open to the public, where smoking is necessary for medical or scienti
The Daily Eastern News-Eastern Illinois Universty Paper
added Apr 18, 2014 10:11

[Michigan] Goodbye, Tobacco

Patrick Reynolds, son of R.J. Reynolds, founder of the second largest to­bacco company in the U.S., reso­nate. He spoke on campus Tuesday, April 8, and praised NMU’s new tobacco-free policy. In the fall, NMU will join 24 other colleges or universities i
The North Wind (Northern Michigan University)
added Apr 18, 2014 10:10

[Vermont] Smoking ban creates opposition

The University is going tobacco-free in an attempt to create a “healthier” environment for students, according to their website. The goal is also to “protect” both smokers and non-smokers from the various health risks that both first and second hand smok
Vermont Cynic (University of Vermont)
added Apr 17, 2014 04:34

[Kentucky] KIRK: Students need options for smoking on campus, not an absolute policy

It has been four years since the policy was put in place. There are signs all over campus and it is in every student’s handbook — people just don’t care. With such high awareness for the policy, the highest potential for it to make a difference has been
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:44

[Kentucky] BRENNAN: Despite signage, UK is not a tobacco free campus

More than four years after, I often pass noncompliant individuals continuing to harm themselves, their friends and the local environment ... Travel around UK’s campus and observe. Would you consider it to be a tobacco-free campus? The label “tobacco-free
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:43

[Illinois] Survey proposes a smoke–free campus

It is finally happening. Western Illinois University has created a survey with the aim to make our campus tobacco free. More than a thousand college campuses in the U.S. have become smoke free. Somebody is finally doing something right.
Western Courier (Western Illinois U., Macomb, IL)
added Apr 11, 2014 15:29
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