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[Minnesota] School leaders seek to expand smoke-free plan

The University’s Office for Off-Campus Housing is partnering with the Minneapolis Health Department and Live Smoke Free to ask landlords in the area to update their leases to include a smoke-free policy.
Minnesota Daily (UMN)
added Jan 28, 2015 08:06
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[Arizona] BREWSTER: ASU Tobacco-free: A policy in desperate need of revision

The policy does not clearly state any repercussions for smoking on campus, so people do it anyway. Still, there are many students who understand the dangers of smoking that motivated the policy and why ASU decided to put it into effect. The policy is mos
State Press (Arizona State University)
added Jan 26, 2015 17:20
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[Florida] Kevin Frentz: CVS is boosting public health

CVS and FSU have taken a stand and will no longer act as enablers for those who make the personal and irresponsible choice to use tobacco. Not only has a for-profit corporation shown its commitment to promoting healthy living, but they have also begun to
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Jan 26, 2015 11:32
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[Canada] Message from the Minister of Health - National Non-Smoking Week - January 18 - 24, 2015

during this year's National Non-Smoking Week, the Government of Canada is renewing its commitment to amend the schedule to the Tobacco Act to further restrict the use of additives, including flavouring additives, which are used to market cigars that appea
Health Canada
added Jan 25, 2015 01:06
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[Arizona] Social media's effect on e-cigarette trend studied

UA management information systems professor Daniel Zeng is partnering with Mayo Clinic behavior scientist Scott Leischow to co-investigate how social media use affects people’s choices regarding electronic cigarettes, with data being collected over a p
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Jan 23, 2015 17:41
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[Florida] Smoking out the facts

Contrary to popular belief among college students, hookah smoking could be significantly more dangerous than many assume, according to a recent USF Health study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Surveying around 500 USF s
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:33
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[Oklahoma] Which Nicotine Products Are Gateways to Regular Use? First-Tried Tobacco and Current Use in College Students [FREE FULL TEXT]

Hookah and ETPs are increasingly becoming the first tobacco product ever tried by youth; however, uptake of ETPs is poor, unlike cigarettes and SLT, and does not appear to lead to significant daily/non-daily use of cigarettes and SLT.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 21, 2015 15:23
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EDITORIAL: Virginia's Indoor Clean Air Act should not apply to hookah lounges

This is no victory for the Virginia Health Department either. If this establishment ever closed, more students and customers would turn to the outdoors to smoke their hookah, contaminating everyone’s clean air. Making a hookah establishment liable to foll
Collegiate Times (Virginia Tech)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:42
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[Texas] Hardin-Simmons University to implement tobacco, smoke free campus policy

The new policy will prohibit the use of tobacco products on all university owned and leased properties. The school is providing counseling and class to help students, faculty and staff quit smoking.
KTXS (Abilene, TX)
added Jan 20, 2015 13:17
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[Louisiana] Results of tobacco policy unclear

The University’s tobacco-free policy has been in place for a full semester, but its effectiveness is still up for debate. Mass communication professor and tobacco policy committee leader Judith Sylvester said it decreased the number of smokers on campus,
The Reveille (LSU)
added Jan 16, 2015 12:25
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