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[California] despite veto, calif. community colleges still have opportunity to get tobacco off campus

in vetoing the bill, Brown pointed out that California’s public colleges and universities have the power to save lives and develop tobacco-free policies. We will continue our work partnering with community colleges to develop and implement policies that g
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26

[California] Shasta College’s plans for a smoke-free campus stalled

Gov. Jerry Brown's veto of a bill that would have banned smoking on all public colleges has stalled plans at Shasta College to go smoke-free. "That was a big piece of the puzzle," Kevin O'Rorke, vice president of student services at Shasta College, said
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Sep 28, 2016 04:17

California governor vetoes ban on public smoking at colleges

The bill would have allowed school trustees and board members to decide whether to fine campus smokers up to $100. In a veto message, the Democratic governor noted that the schools’ governing boards already have that authority...Brown also announced that
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2016 12:01

[Kentucky] WICKSTROM: No butts about it

they have not filed any citations against people smoking on campus, proving their policy to just be lip-service. If UK plans to inconsistently enforce this policy or avoids it all together they’d be apt to reconsider their strong-armed position and look
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:48

[Kentucky] Editorial: UK should enforce tobacco policy

A rule not enforced is a rule not followed, and this rule deserves to be enforced.
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:47

[Canada] Western moves against vaping in campus 'clean air corridors'

Western is now following suit by banning students from vaping in designated areas called clear air corridors. What’s more, students within 10 meters of any entrance, window, air intake or loading dock are forbidden from vaping. According to the Clear th
Western Gazette (University of Western Ontario) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:18

[New York] HOUSTON: University’s tobacco-free policy is a step in the wrong direction

The ban is unfair to tobacco users, alternative methods should be sought to improve health . . . it seems unfair to expect people who have belonged to this campus for years to change their habits just to continue to get their education. A year is not en
Binghamton University Pipe Dream
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33

[Nevada] TMCC planning to go tobacco-free

With those numbers in mind, Truckee Meadows Community College is taking action, with the plan of prohibiting tobacco by the end of 2017. It’s not just cigarettes; vaping and chewing will be banned as well, and it’s not just on the main Dandini campus. T
KOLO Newschannel 8 (Reno, NV)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25

[New Jersey] Ramapo College students charged after fight over cigarette smoke

MAHWAH — Two students at Ramapo College of New Jersey were charged by police after they fought about cigarette smoke flowing into a dorm building and one man pulled out a knife, police said.
added Sep 21, 2016 01:24

[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Tobacco ban is an unneeded and excessive deterrent

Because of the ban, the minority who uses tobacco now must either quit or venture off campus to smoke, a half hour trek depending on their location on campus. Those who choose to quit have to worry about withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety and weight ga
(East Lansing, MI) State News
added Sep 17, 2016 19:55
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