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[Pennsylvania] President Eric Barron announces formation of task force to explore smoke-free campus options

Both undergraduate and graduate student governments have made strides to explore this possibility in the past. UPUA Speaker of the Assembly and member of the newly formed task force, Alex Shockley said the idea for a smoke-free campus originated in stud
Penn State University
added Jan 20, 2017 02:41

[Florida] Smoke free campus?

USF instituted a smoke and tobacco free policy at the beginning of the year. Since its implementation, students can still be seen smoking in various locations on campus. The effectiveness of the policy, described so far as purely anecdotal to Rita DeBate
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:41

Ohio schools go smoke-free

Tri-C enacted a “breathe free” policy last August, which bans the use of any tobacco products while on campus grounds. The policy also affected regional campuses. “Colleges are either going smoke-free or tobacco-free, and we know from a health perspecti
KentWired (Kent State University)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13

[Pennsylvania] President Barron announces task force to explore smoke-free campus options

“Making Penn State a smoke-free/tobacco-free university has been discussed with increasing frequency over the years, and I’m pleased to now appoint a task force to examine the issue in detail and make recommendations,” Barron said. “Smoke-free initiative
Penn State University
added Jan 17, 2017 00:01

Groups Seek to Ban Smoking at US Colleges and Public Housing

Twenty colleges in the United States recently received grants to help make their campuses tobacco free.... The move to ban smoking at public housing units and college campuses follows approval of state laws banning smoking at most workplaces. The Campai
Voice of America (
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36

[Asia, Massachusetts] Tufts MC grants target tobacco use in Chinatown

Tufts Medical Center announced on Jan. 9 seven Boston programs will share more than $300,000 in grants to educate the city’s Asian community about a deadly drug: tobacco. “Nationwide, we are starting to see a decline in cigarette smoking in many ethnic
Sampan Newspaper
added Jan 13, 2017 16:39
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[South Carolina] Clemson earned its locker room victory cigars in a Championship classic

It doesn’t matter that Christian Wilkins doesn’t smoke. “I need a cigar,” he half yells, half sings after Clemson’s 35-31 victory over Alabama in a Championship rematch. “I gotta go find me one. I don’t even smoke, but I’m gonna at least put one in my m
SB Nation (portal)
added Jan 12, 2017 21:58

Ohio State researchers study health effects of electronic cigarettes

Are electronic cigarettes really healthier than traditional ones? Ohio State researchers are trying to answer this question. OSU’s James Cancer Hospital is studying the results of two studies conducted to examine the biological effects of e-cigarettes o
The Ohio State Lantern
added Jan 11, 2017 13:44
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[Texas] President Benson: University to Become a Tobacco-Free Campus

Dear members of our UT Dallas community, UT Dallas will be taking action during the Spring 2017 semester to address a major issue of personal and community health, namely the use of tobacco and electronic nicotine delivery products. The impact of smoki
University of Texas at Dallas
added Jan 11, 2017 13:09

[Virginia] BENTLEY: Vaping Is Not a Gateway to Smoking, New Study Shows

But far from being the smoking gun finally proving e-cigarettes are a gateway to their tobacco-filled rivals, the study itself finds there is still absolutely no evidence of a gateway effect from vaping to regular cigarette use.
Reason Magazine
added Jan 10, 2017 18:58
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