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[Asia, China] Beijing sends out positive smoke signals

Beijing has seen a decline in smoking in the past 12 months thanks to efforts in campuses to stub out the habit, a survey suggests. The capital ranks second in the smoke-free city league, according to a recent poll of 800 colleges and universities by the
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 20, 2013 15:51
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[Indiana] CURBSIDE SMOKERS Ball State smoking community finds new areas following ban

"It appears that people are respecting the policy on campus," said Kay Bales, vice president of student affairs. "Students seem to be doing well to accommodate to the change." Bales said the university has placed trash cans near the borders of campus to
Ball State Daily News (Ball State University)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:57
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[Colorado] CU-Boulder Introduces Restricted Smoking Areas on Campus

(CU), Boulder campus has designated 25 smoking areas. The university officials are planning on phasing them too, starting December 2013. "Welcome to our smoke free campus," reads a message on the CU website. "For your health and the health of our commun
University Herald
added Aug 21, 2013 10:08
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[District of Columbia] American University Smoking Ban Sparks Debate

Thursday, AU joined the list of about 1,200 universities, including Maryland and George Washington, banning smoking of tobacco products on campus. “My fraternity actually hosts an annual even called hookah and hummus on the quad and that’s no longer goi
NBCWashington.com
added Aug 18, 2013 10:11
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[District of Columbia] 2 more local colleges ban outdoor smoking

The widespread smoking bans are now in effect at American University and George Washington University. According to the Centers for Disease Control, only 19 percent of adult Americans, nowadays, smoke tobacco products. But when kids go away to college,
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Aug 17, 2013 13:37
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Ohio State’s tobacco ban won’t begin in earnest until 2014

Ohio State plans to kick off its all-campus tobacco ban when classes resume onAug. 21. But the university says it won’t start punishing violators until January to give people a chance to learn about the new initiative. “We want to make sure the message
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Aug 8, 2013 21:31
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[Indiana] Hello, hookahs: Damask owner puts exotic smokes outside eatery

Cafe Damask, which serves authentic Mediterranean cuisine, now offers outdoor hookah smoking. ... "While many hookah smokers may consider this practice less harmful than smoking cigarettes, hookah smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigaret
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Jul 7, 2013 17:24
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Thumbs up: Tobacco bans will lead to healthier campuses

West Virginia's two largest universities this week struck a blow for cleaner air on their campuses.
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Jul 3, 2013 00:29
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[West Virginia] MU Board approves tobacco ban

A tobacco ban will go into place at Marshall University starting on July 1. The new policy, which was supported by the Student Government, Faculty Senate and Classified Staff Council, was approved Tuesday by the board of governors, following action taken
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Jun 12, 2013 18:31
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Russia tries to kick habit with anti-smoking law

Tobacco restrictions came into force in Russia on Saturday which President Vladimir Putin hopes will create a healthier workforce and help reverse a population decline, but they face stiff opposition in a country where four in ten people smoke.
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2013 10:54
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