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[California] UCR Today: Getting Help to Live Tobacco-Free, One Day at a Time

With the entire University of California system going smoke and tobacco free on January 2, 2014, Slater is one of many UCR staff, students and faculty who are taking advantage of services offered through campus Wellness programs to help them kick the habi
University of California, Riverside
added May 24, 2013 16:23

[North Carolina] Lawmakers split over bill to overturn outdoor smoking bans

Health advocates say an N.C. Senate bill would repeal hundreds of local and community college rules restricting smoking outdoors. The Senate Environment Committee approved a bill Tuesday that would prohibit local governments and community colleges from e
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2013 03:24

[North Carolina] Duke Recognized for Tobacco Cessation Programs

12-month program helps 167 employees quit tobacco last year
Duke University News Service
added May 6, 2013 19:11

[Indiana] ISU aims to make employees healthier, curb insurance costs

Next year, Indiana State University employees who smoke or use other tobacco products could face a $1,200 per year surcharge if they have university health insurance. Also, employees who voluntarily agree to health screenings and health risk assessments
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added May 5, 2013 20:49

Cigarette regulation proposed in New York City

Some NYU students who support the new proposal believe increasing the smoking age would benefit young people, but the decision of whether to smoke is ultimately their own prerogative.
Washington Square News (NYU)
added May 2, 2013 17:26

Campus smoking ban snuffed in Illinois Senate

A proposal to ban smoking on all state-supported universities and community colleges fell short in the Illinois Senate Wednesday. The measure received 25 “yes” votes and 23 “no” votes, but it needed 30 to pass.
Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph
added Apr 25, 2013 13:54

[West Virginia] Total tobacco products ban one step closer to passage at Marshall

Banning all tobacco products on Marshall University's main campus is one step closer to passage. Marshall's Board of Governors approved a resolution Thursday that moves the proposed ban to a public comment period that lasts until May 21. The final propos
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Apr 19, 2013 14:43

[Florida] UF celebrates five smokeless years as tobacco-free campus

In honor of the anniversary, the UF Tobacco-Free Task Force is sending out reminders of UF’s tobacco-free policy and promoting free cessation services to anyone who wants to quit. The policy bans the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products everywhe
The Independent Florida Alligator (University of Florida)
added Apr 10, 2013 14:07

Tobacco Free U: 2013 New York Report

According to the American Cancer Society’s "Tobacco-Free U: New York State Dean’s List," the number of colleges that have adopted tobacco-free/smoke-free policies since the mid-2000s has increased 30 fold. Tobacco-free means that the use of tobacco in an
American Cancer Society
added Apr 4, 2013 15:04

[Kansas] Smoking continues to be health risk, center of campus attention for potential new policies

As the Student Governing Association considers making changes to the university's smoking policy, the topic has become an important issue to many K-State students.
Kansas State Collegian
added Mar 28, 2013 13:08
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