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Universities that won't take funding from anti-smoking group

These are the schools that signed a letter opposing the group: - University of Alberta - University of Colorado - Florida International University - Harvard University - University of Illinois-Chicago - Indiana University
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2018 22:32
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[Canada, USA] 17 universities oppose anti-smoking group with tobacco ties

Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 25, 2018 18:21
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[Ireland] 20% of participants quit smoking after Trinity’s free course

The 20% are “normally post-graduates or staff,” however, according to College Health Promotion Officer, Martina Mullin. Each of the three courses offered see ten students attend on average, with approximately 40% of participants quitting in the short ter
Trinity News (ie)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:19
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[Massachusetts] DELLECHIALE: The New Rambler: Goodbye, Juul world

Instead of cigarettes, I kept seeing these little wafer cookie-looking vapes. I had seen a few of them before the break — inside Mugar Library of all places — but once I got back, I began seeing tons of them. I learned these devices were called Juuls. W
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:44
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College Smokers

The good news is that smoking rates on college campuses have fallen to their lowest rate since 1980. In 2006, about 1 in 5 college students smoked... But there is still much work to be done to help students and colleges to break their addiction to tobacc
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:43
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[New York] BYRNE: Is Columbia’s smoke-free policy just smoke and mirrors?

Columbia’s apparent failure to follow and implement its own mandated smoking policies reflects poorly on the institution’s credibility, reputation, and overall concern for the health and wellbeing...also falls on Columbia’s medical center since it is a p
Columbia Daily Spectator (Columbia U.)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:26
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[Pennsylvania] Drexel study: For college grads, smoking ban in restaurants helps curb the habit

College graduates who live near bars and restaurants with smoking bans are more motivated to quit smoking, a recent Drexel University found. Researchers also saw this trend among women and people with lower incomes. The study, published Thursday in the
PhillyVoice.com
added Jan 14, 2018 03:21
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[Pennsylvania] Restaurant, Bar Smoking Bans Impact Smoking Behaviors, Especially for the Highly Educated

The study — led by former Drexel doctoral student at Drexel and current Northwestern fellow Stephanie Mayne, PhD — found that the bans were associated with high gains in quit attempts by smokers with low incomes.
DrexelNow
added Jan 11, 2018 16:27
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[Canada] SMOKING OF ANY KIND WILL BE PROHIBITED ON KPU CAMPUSES

On Sept. 28 the university sent students and staff an email from KPU President Alan Davis, who wrote that he is “pleased to share the news that KPU will go smoke-free on Jan. 21, 2018,” with the policy becoming active at the start of National Non-Smoking
The Runner (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) (ca)
added Jan 10, 2018 22:54
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[California] COLLINS: It’s High Time For Weed On Campus

while the university may be right for banning smoking and tobacco products, as second-hand smoke kills 50,000 non-smokers every year, these strict policies shouldn’t fully affect the school’s future marijuana policies.
The UCSD Guardian
added Jan 9, 2018 03:03
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