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Tobacco-free college policies increasing

The study by the CDC and the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation was published recently in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. From 2012-17, more than twice as many colleges and universities in the nation were smoke and tobacco free, acc
Cleburne (TX) Times-Review
added Jul 16, 2018 12:17
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Smoking, vaping banned at University of Hawaii campuses

The prohibition applies in all indoor and outdoor areas on UH property and took effect Tuesday when Senate Bill 134 became law. It covers the use of cigarettes, electronic smoking devices, cigars, pipes, and chewing tobacco. The law does not prohibit po
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 12, 2018 14:14
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[Texas] Vaping Essays: E-Cigarette Sellers Offering Scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping. The tactic is taken f
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:15
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[Australia] Student safety concerns overshadow UQ smoking ban

Smoking is emerging as a smouldering issue for the University of Queensland, with the student union continuing to press for a repeal over concerns about the safety. The ban, which came into effect on July 1, prohibited all forms of smoking on University
The Age (au)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:21
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[Asia, India] Comic booklet on tobacco addition released by Gujarat University

The workshop was a part of 'Save The Youth - Win Over Tobacco' campaign aimed at sensitising students about the ill-effects of tobacco. Over 100 MSc students and faculty participated in the workshop. The campaign is aimed at telling people about the effe
DNA India (in)
added Jul 7, 2018 13:50
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[Wisconsin] More Schools Go Completely Smoke Free — Indoors And Out

In Wisconsin, 23 colleges with a total of 90 campuses are on the foundation’s list. Some schools have had bans for years, others only recently. Marquette University went tobacco-free last year. In addition to banning cigarettes and chewing tobacco, Marq
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jul 2, 2018 15:28
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[Kansas] KU’s campuswide smoking, tobacco ban going into effect Sunday; here’s what you should know

On Sunday, the entire University of Kansas system — including the Lawrence campus — will officially become tobacco-free, banning the use of cigarettes, e-cigs, cigars, chewing tobacco and all other related products both indoors and out. The move to crea
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jul 5, 2018 14:30
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[Georgia] Social media may be creating a new generation of smokers

Huang explained that efficient, low-cost marketing through Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat could be what gave JUUL such a jum...r, social media marketing has become increasingly popular and difficult to regulate. Consequentially, those who see
Georgia State University Signal
added Jun 28, 2018 15:03
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CDC Report Emphasizes Importance of Smoke-Free Policies on College Campuses

Smoke-free policies not only protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke exposure, but they also reduce the social acceptability of smoking, help prevent youth and young adult smoking initiation, and increase smokers’ efforts to quit smoking. A recent repo
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Jun 28, 2018 02:42
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[Alabama] JSU not yet on the total tobacco ban list

Jacksonville State University bans smoking and tobacco use in its buildings, but not across the entire campus. According to a recent federal study, JSU is among a shrinking list of colleges that don’t fully ban tobacco use on their campuses — with the on
Anniston (AL) Star
added Jun 28, 2018 02:23
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