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[New York] Without Health Answers, Vaping Trends Up For Youth

After polling Mercy students, 41 percent of students said they vaped on a somewhat regular basis. Most said they started it because they wanted to try it or were offered. Out of those who vaped, only 14 percent knew of the health risks associated with v
The Impact (Mercy College, NY)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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[Canada] Lambton College Takes A Stand Against Smoking

Many students at Lambton College will take part in a one day “Stand Against Smoking” on Wednesday. The smoke-free day is intended to raise awareness and gather students opinions towards tobacco use on campus and a smoke-free policy.
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:07
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[Nevada] BreakDown launches month-long initiative for smoke-free colleges on 'Kick Butts Day'

The tobacco prevention youth group, BreakDown, wants to encourage colleges and universities to adopt smoke-free policies. To do this, it will launch its month-long initiative called “The Next Step” on Wednesday, March 21, to commemorate the annual "Kick
KSNV-TV NBC News 3 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20
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[Hawaii] Proposed Bill Would Prohibit Smoking on All UH Campuses

The House of Representatives Committees on Health & Human Services and Higher Education will hear Senate Bill 134, which prohibits smoking and tobacco use, including the use of electronic smoking devices, by any person on the premises of the University o
Maui (HI) Now
added Mar 21, 2018 11:48
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What Is Juuling And Is It Really That Bad For Your Health? Apparently it's all the rage right now.

“Tobacco companies are getting savvier with marketing these vape products to teens,” Southard says. “Parents need to know what to look for and understand the dangers they could cause to teenager’s health.”
Women's Health
added Mar 20, 2018 22:25
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[New York] MATA: REBUTTAL: SMOKING BAN NEGLECTS ISSUE OF ADDICTION

New York Quits provides free starter packs of patches and gum to aid in smoking cessation and overall tobacco use...The best place for our campus to start in reducing smoking on campus isn’t a fine or a ban. It’s by adding the hotline phone number to the
Albany Student Press (University at Albany, The State University of New York)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:39
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[New York] STRAWN: UNIVERSITY SHOULD IMPOSE STRICTER PUNISHMENT FOR SMOKING ON CAMPUS

. I later learned UAlbany’s policy only bans smoking in all indoor University buildings and within 10 feet of entrances and open windows. A policy that is not enforced, since students smoke right outside the library constantly. Learning this, I now fear t
Albany Student Press (University at Albany, The State University of New York)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:24
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[Florida] MENDELSOHN: Taking a stand against hookah smoking on Passover, or anytime

Even the Jewish organizations on campus are jumping on the bandwagon, planning events with catchy slogans like a "Purim in Persia with 69 flavors" and "Hookah in the Sukkah" to entice students to participate in their programs. And now that Passover is aro
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 13, 2018 04:26
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[Mississippi] Ole Miss students react to proposed state tax increase on cigarettes

A bond bill, S.B. 3048, still remains and has the potential to be revised to increase cigarette taxes from the current 68 cents per pack to $1.50 per pack in late March. The bill would have to go before the house for further consideration, but could be a
Oxford (MS) Eagle
added Mar 13, 2018 04:12
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[California] E-Cigarette Use Exposes Teens to Toxic Chemicals

Adolescents who smoke e-cigarettes are exposed to significant levels of potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes, even when the e-cigarettes do not contain nicotine, according to a study by UC San Francisco researchers. “Teen
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:41
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