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[Tennessee] FLOMBERG: Living the Dream: A (qualified) defense of smoking on campus

Banning smoking on campus would just force them to smoke in their cars and homes more. It will not help them quit. It won’t help students quit either. This is because a smoking ban solves NOTHING. It does not get at the root of the issue. If these senato
Daily Beacon (University of Tennessee)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:16
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WELIEVER: Exponent Extra: Indiana bill raising smoking age sets unhealthy precedent

Despite the fact that smoking is generally a habit that should be discouraged for health reasons, of-age students and citizens should still be allowed to make the decision to smoke for themselves. Raising the minimum age only temporarily hinders those w
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:00
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[Canada] McGill to be smoke-free by 2023

Prior to the adoption of the policy, the Health and Safety Committee at McGill held consultations concerning the policy which involved students, faculty, and staff from both campuses, which, according to McGill, “indicated that a significant majority of
McGill Daily (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:20
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[Canada, USA] North American public health schools decline funding from tobacco funded foundation

The deans of 19 schools of public health from prominent universities in the US and Canada have signed a joint statement1 declining offers of research funding from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW), an organisation set up with money from tobacc
British Medical Journal
added Feb 6, 2018 16:44
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Farm Sunshine, Not Cancer: Replacing Tobacco Fields with Solar Arrays

Although tobacco use is the leading cause of avoidable death globally, farming tobacco continues to provide the primary source of income to many farmers. But two Michigan Technological University researchers contend that converting tobacco fields to sola
Michigan Tech
added Feb 5, 2018 22:46
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[Canada] WIRZ: KPU’S STERN SMOKE-FREE POLICY MIGHT JUST BE WHAT STUDENTS NEED TO QUIT

the university’s policy could be the extra incentive some people need to kick their smoking habit, and perhaps the larger KPU campuses could provide some sort of relief room for people dealing with nicotine cravings. For those trying to quit, B.C. offers
The Runner (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:22
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SAMET: Why the Colorado School of Public Health will refuse big tobacco money

Everyone knows that cigarette smoking and the use of tobacco products remain a leading and truly avoidable cause of preventable, premature death worldwide. Public health and other researchers have ... TO
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 5, 2018 01:22
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[Ireland] IT Carlow to ban smoking from main outdoor areas

The Institute of Technology Carlow has announced it is to ban on-campus smoking from all of the main outdoor areas later this month. Smoking is to be restricted to three designated smoking shelters at locations across the campus to create a “smoke-free e
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Indiana] IU public health school pledges to refuse funds from tobacco-related group

The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington is joining more than a dozen other public health schools that have pledged to refuse research money from an anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The decision, announced earlier this
Bloomington (IN) Herald-Times
added Feb 5, 2018 01:33
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[Canada] A review of Mac’s smoke-free policy

Jan. 25 marked McMaster’s launch event of the new smoke-free policy. It took place in the McMaster University Student Centre, taking up the atrium with tables laden with free hot chocolate, marshmallows, whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
The Silhouette (McMaster University) (ca)
added Feb 2, 2018 00:08
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