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[Vermont] UVM Aims to Ban Tobacco Use and Curb Public Health Risk

Recognizing nicotine addiction as a significant public health issue, the University of Vermont is moving toward becoming a tobacco-free campus, with a target date of Jan. 1, 2015.
University of Vermont
added Apr 24, 2014 00:43
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[Nebraska] Students push to ban smoking on campus

Hundreds of students are pushing to outlaw any smoking, including e-cigarettes, across the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus after a two-alarm dorm fire was sparked by a cigarette in February.
KETV/TheOmahaChannel.com
added Apr 24, 2014 00:42
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Are Electronic Cigarettes A Public Good Or A Health Hazard?

“Put crudely,” says Quelch, “how many nicotine addicts is it worth the risk of creating to have one tobacco smoker quit?” That is one of the many dilemmas Quelch explores in the HBS case, E-Cigarettes: Marketing Versus Public Health, written with HBS R
Forbes
added Apr 23, 2014 22:35
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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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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