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Association of Campus Tobacco Policies With Secondhand Smoke Exposure, Intention to Smoke on Campus, and Attitudes About Outdoor Smoking Restrictions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campus tobacco policies are working in California, with high compliance, less secondhand smoke exposure, and lower intentions to smoke on campus. With each successively stronger tobacco policy, fewer students report exposure to secondhand smoke and havin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:51

[Maryland] AACC joins others in no-tobacco policy

Before class at Anne Arundel Community College, Devin Valcin stepped outside for a cigarette...come July, AACC students won't be able to walk 25 feet from any given building for a cigarette. They'll have to go to their cars, thanks to a new policy the co
Capital Gazette Communications
added Feb 21, 2015 20:57

[North Carolina] Reynolds donates $10 million to nonprofits

It is the fifth year that Reynolds has announced its nonprofit charitable giving. The amount was $11.6 million in 2013, $7.7 million in 2012, $10 million in 2011 and $10.2 million in 2010.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 18, 2015 12:13

Smoke-free campus policy enjoys wide support, new OSU research shows

Students, faculty and staff at Oregon State University have largely embraced a new policy that prohibits smoking on the Corvallis campus, but the policy change hasn't completely eliminated secondhand smoke exposure, new research shows.
added Feb 17, 2015 18:03
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[Oregon] OSU survey: Most support non-smoking campus

A campus-wide study of the first year of the university’s smoke-free policy showed that 72 percent of students and 77 percent of faculty were in support of the new policy, which took effect in September 2012.
KTVZ Channel 21 (Bend, OR)
added Feb 16, 2015 19:53

[Maryland] ATLAS: Don't rush to ban e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are prohibited, though they have no significant impact on public health. Therefore, the Clean Indoor Air Act would be banning e-cigarette use, only harmful to the user, on the same properties in which drinking is allowed.
The Diamondback (UMD-College Park)
added Feb 12, 2015 10:39

[California] Medical marijuana use limited by location

A sign posted at a house on West First Avenue warns marijuana users to not use the property to smoke weed. Despite California having laws that allow medicinal marijuana, restrictions still remain that limit where it can be used.
The Orion (Calif. State U. Chico)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:36

Article on Mimi Nichter, "Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on Campus"

students whose behavior Mimi Nichter analyzes in Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses are in a similarly untenable position. They feel the allure while knowing better... cigarette companies depend on people overestimating how much t
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
added Feb 11, 2015 19:31
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[Michigan] MSU could be tobacco free yet this year

Michigan State University is looking to join the ranks of tobacco-free state schools. A newly-formed task force has been charged with working out the logistics of prohibiting tobacco use on the 5,198-acre campus.
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Feb 11, 2015 06:19

[Louisiana] Campus tobacco ban survey shows students mixed on new policy

University of Louisiana at Lafayette conducted a survey with mixed reviews from students. Of the 1700 students and faculty members who participated, 39 percent said the policy has been very effective in reducing secondhand smoke on campus, 41 percent sai
The Vermillion (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
added Feb 10, 2015 23:37
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