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Statewide bans boost smoke-free campus momentum

There are about 1,180 schools with 100% smoking bans, according to the advocacy group Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR). Of these, about 800 campuses ban all forms of tobacco. Originally starting on the community college level, the smoke-free trend
USA Today
added Jul 9, 2013 22:50
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[California] Researcher sues UCLA, says his firing was over ideology

UCLA researcher sues in an attempt to retain the position he's held for 35 years. He argues that he was targeted for his work on pollution and secondhand smoke.
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 16, 2012 18:48
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[Florida] UT will ban tobacco, including vaping, starting Aug. 1

The University of Tampa will ban all smoking and tobacco use on its 105-acre downtown campus starting Aug. 1. The ban encompasses all forms of tobacco — including electronic cigarettes, chewing tobacco and hookahs — and extends to all athletic centers a
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Jan 26, 2016 23:54
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco, the FDA and the future of tobacco-less smoking

What concerns health advocates the most are the plethora of flavorings, variations and nicotine doses that are added to the liquid. The two chemicals, for example, are not approved for inhalation. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the California D
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jan 3, 2016 21:02
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[Canada] No smoking until you're 21? Feds ponder big changes to tobacco laws

The federal governing is considering new rules that would make cigarette smoking illegal in apartment buildings, as well as on university campuses. Additionally, the proposed rules would increase the minimum age at which somebody can purchase tobacco pro
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:29
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VIDEO: Derrick Henry, Alabama players light victory cigars after Tennessee win

A big victory followed by a big cigar: It's a practice that extends to many walks of life, including (apparently) the Alabama football team. The Tide have likely enjoyed cigars after wins before, but rarely have the players documented this celebration li
CBS Sports
added Oct 26, 2015 17:44
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[West Virginia] WVU employee battles tobacco policy

Dennis Cole, an employee of the Health Sciences Center for 23 years, recently filed a third petition against West Virginia University’s policy banning tobacco on campus. ... Walking past the library or behind Woodburn, it’s easy to see that students stil
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:46
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[Hawaii] Smoking ban yet to be implemented

The ban was set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2014. “The ban will not be implemented as of Jan. 1, 2014, pending ongoing discussions with faculty and staff representatives,” Ideta said. The Office of the Vice President for Administration and the Chief Fina
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added Jan 17, 2014 18:02
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[California] Study: Hookah no safer than cigarettes, just differently dangerous

more than 40% of college students had used a hookah, and many of them appeared to believe it was safer than cigarette smoking. Doctors are trying to dissuade folks of that notion. "The tobacco is no less toxic in a hookah pipe," according to the Mayo Cli
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 20, 2013 17:04
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[Texas] Juniors ignite million-dollar e-hookah, cigarette site

Waco junior Yaseen Waqar and Plano junior Rayyan Islam are the co-founders of www.LuxuryLites.com, an electronic cigarette and hookah site. In the last seven months, their company has made $1.7 million in sales with a profit of more than $320,000.
The Baylor Lariat (Waco, TX)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:53
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