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[Kentucky] Tobacco state's biggest health challenge, commissioner says

single biggest factor affecting public health in Kentucky is tobacco, according to the state’s public health commissioner. Dr. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson addressed public health students Tuesday at Western Kentucky University. Gibson, a board-certified ana
Bowling Green (KY) Daily News
added Apr 9, 2014 14:41

[Jamaica] UWI Students Ramp Up Campaign Against Smoking

A group of University of the West Indies students have taken it up on themselves to visit events on campus to preach against cigarette smoking. Ophir Gayle, the spokesperson for the group of students, which calls itself UWI Students against Second-hand
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Apr 9, 2014 06:13

[New York] Tobacco-buying age limit increases in Suffolk County

Suffolk County legislators voted 10 to 8 to raise the legal tobacco-purchasing age from 19 to 21. This change will begin on Jan. 1 next year. This follows New York City’s decision in November to change its tobacco-purchasing law from 18 to 21, which wil
Stony Brook (NY) Statesman
added Apr 9, 2014 00:36
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Minnesota State University Moorhead bans the use of electronic cigarettes

Students at Minnesota State University Moorhead are finding out they can't use electronic cigarettes on campus. The University already bans the use of tobacco products on campus. MSUM officials extended to ban to include e-cigarettes following a recent
WDAZ 8 (Grand Forks, ND)
added Apr 8, 2014 23:57

[Illinois] College smoking ban approved in House

Illinois House endorsed a proposal Wednesday to snuff out smoking on public college campuses. The measure, approved on a 67-44 vote, is designed to make it tougher for students to smoke and to reduce other students' exposure to secondhand smoke.
Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph
added Apr 2, 2014 23:10

[Texas] Administrators, students grapple with e-cigarettes

Without a clear policy, TCC police, faculty and other college officials are forced to deal on their own with how to regulate the use of these products in the classrooms and hallways. Several schools in the area have already banned them, such as the Univ
The Collegian (Tarrant County (TX) College)
added Apr 2, 2014 11:42

[Nevada] University Announces Plan to Go Tobacco-Free in 2015

This action has been endorsed through resolutions of support by the Faculty Senate, Staff Employees Council, Graduate Student Association and Associated Students of the University of Nevada. The University will join nearly 1,200 other U.S. colleges and un
KTVN (Reno, NV)
added Apr 1, 2014 15:43

[Nevada] UNR Announces Plan to Go Tobacco-Free in 2015

An implementation team has been established and will adopt a three-step approach throughout the next year: • Tell – Educate students, prospective students, faculty, staff, visitors and community members about the policy through a variety of communication
KOLO Newschannel 8 (Reno, NV)
added Apr 1, 2014 15:39

[New York] Tobacco Trash Cleanup Planned

Tobacco Advisory Committee and EAP are sponsoring a campus cleanup devoted to tobacco trash. Although the amount of tobacco litter on campus is relatively small because of the College’s successful ban, the cleanup will extend into the neighborhoods surrou
State University of New York (SUNY) College at Cortland
added Apr 1, 2014 15:35

[Massachusetts] Tobacco-Free Policy

Dear Students, Mount Wachusett Community College has recently adopted a new tobacco-free policy. As the semester begins, it is important to consider how this policy change will impact our campus community and our collective goal to create a safe and hea
Mount Observer (Mount Wachusett Community College)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:37
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