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[Utah] Dixie State University bans tobacco use

Dixie State University in St. George will soon have a tobacco-free campus. The university's board of trustees unanimously voted Friday to ban all tobacco products on campus beginning Jan. 1.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 25, 2013 12:19

[California] Anti-tobacco group looks to speed up the process for a smoke-free campus

student-led organization Hornets for a Healthy Hive has progressed in its goal of making Sacramento State the first California State University tobacco-free campus. What was initially a project for a communication studies class, has turned into a large c
The State Hornet (California State U. Sacramento)
added Nov 16, 2013 00:55

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban good in theory, not in practice

The Student Government Association’s vote to extend the 25-foot smoking ban to apply to all buildings on campus seems like a good idea. ... There are the holes in this idea that need to be planned out and resolved before any sort of ban is put in place by
The Setonian (Seton Hall University)
added Nov 15, 2013 01:44

[Mississippi] PRCC banning tobacco on campus

• By this time next year, all four Pine Belt colleges and universities could be 100 percent tobacco-free. William Carey University and Jones County Junior College are already tobacco-free, with Pearl River Community College scheduled to join them Jan. 1.
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Nov 2, 2013 05:55

Under 21? No Tobacco For You! New York City Council Votes To Raise The Tobacco-Buying Age

Start stockpiling those American Spirits now, freshmen. ... The new legislation is especially contradictory for fellow sophomore Isaac Morales. When the law becomes active, Morales will no longer be able to purchase e-cigarettes, which he sometimes buys
NYULocal (blog)
added Oct 31, 2013 13:44

[Massachusetts] Symposium discusses tobacco ban on college campuses

There are 115 colleges and universities in Massachusetts. Twelve of them have gone tobacco-free. On Friday, representatives from about 35 Massachusetts colleges gathered at the University of Massachusetts Medical School for a symposium on banning tobacco
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Oct 26, 2013 19:48

[Arizona] Hookah lounges pervasive near UA campus

There are 12 hookah lounges and 11 stores selling hookah supplies within 3½ miles of the campus. The activity is increasingly popular despite serious health warnings
Arizona Daily Star
added Oct 24, 2013 09:33

[Arizona] Jim Nelson: Living with chronic lung disease

I was deeply disappointed to see the front-page article in the Star regarding the popularity of hookah smoking ... A lung transplant like mine is the only cure for COPD. That’s the good news. On the other hand, I will live the rest of my days with a seve
Arizona Daily Star
added Oct 24, 2013 09:31

University of Iowa takes a look at e-cigarette use on campus

The rising use of electronic cigarettes is sparking a conversation about the devices' place on the University of Iowa's campus. Members of UI's Faculty Council on Tuesday discussed whether battery-powered cigarettes -- which deliver nicotine to the user
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Oct 9, 2013 12:13

Georgia State gets $19 million to study smoking

Georgia State University’s School of Public Health and its partners will receive $19 million over five years ... The center will be led by Michael Eriksen, dean of the university's School of Public Health. The research focus will be on the decisions peo
Atlanta magazine
added Sep 21, 2013 13:54
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