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[Washington] Soon to be tobacco-free?

The tobacco-free campus proposal that was started four years ago by ASEWU, is one step closer to a decision by the Board of Trustees. An open forum was held on Wednesday in Tawanka Hall for students, faculty and staff of the EWU community to express conc
The Easterner (Eastern Washington University)
added Apr 13, 2017 19:54
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Students’ Beliefs About and Perceived Effectiveness of a Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

Students most exposed to SHS were less likely to perceive the policy was effective. Compared with nonusers, those who smoked cigarettes were less likely to perceive the policy as effective in encouraging quitting. Tailored messaging regarding policy benef
Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice
added Apr 12, 2017 19:41
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[Canada] Ottawa suggests banning smoking in apartments or condos and cigarette sales to anyone under 21

The federal government is proposing to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21 and ban smoking on college campuses or inside condo and apartment buildings as part of a new drive to dramatically curb smoking rates.
National Post (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 20:08
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[UK] Shisha tobacco smoking is increasing amongst university students - but many unaware of its harms

Shisha tobacco smoking is increasing among university students in the UK and worldwide with many feeling it's more socially acceptable and less harmful than cigarette smoking - according to a study presented at the British Thoracic Society (BTS) Winter
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 9, 2017 08:59
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[Michigan] State attorney general bars Ann Arbor from raising cigarette-buying age

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette ruled Friday that Ann Arbor’s decision to raise the legal age of buying cigarettes and tobacco products from 18 to 21 is unlawful because it contradicts a state law. The city passed a local ordinance in August to
Michigan Daily [U. of Michigan]
added Feb 6, 2017 03:32
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The Association between Sensation Seeking and E-cigarette Use in Texas Young Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study

Conclusions: Sensation seeking is an important factor in identifying college students who may be at increased risk for e-cigarette use behaviors.
Journal of American College Health
added Feb 1, 2017 14:55
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[California] ROBLEDO-BOROWY: Prop 56 saves our lungs

With the recent passing of Proposition 56, there is hope for future generations to no longer be forced to endure the second-hand abuse to their lungs. This proposition increased the tax on tobacco in California from $0.87 to a whopping $2.87 per pack of
The Orion (Calif. State U. Chico)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:06
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[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
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[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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[New York] EDITORIAL: Administrative Talk of Tobacco Policy is Hot Air

one of the reasons he quit smoking was because Skidmore was instituting a smoking policy. His story should inspire the administration to consider how common-sense policy can help community members make decisions to live healthier lives. Creating the acc
Skidmore News (Saratoga Springs, NY)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:28
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