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[New York] SUNY Oswego goes smoke free

SUNY Oswego is just one of nearly 15 hundred campuses across the country going smoke free. Many seem supportive of the idea. In SUNY Oswego's 2013 Clean Air Committee survey, 95 percent of students, faculty, and staff agreed upon the fact that people ha
CNY Central (Syracuse, NY)
added Dec 31, 2014 17:03
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Raising tobacco-purchase age to 21 sparks University of Missouri-area backlash

The Columbia city council voted 6-1 earlier this month to increase the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21. ...has angered Columbia residents and MU students alike: Opponents have launched three petition referendums to scuttle each part of the l
The College Fix/SFPA (Student Free Press Association)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:33
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[Arkansas] Churches, university join in anti-smoking campaign

Churches in Pine Bluff and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are joining in an anti-smoking campaign that leaders of the group say is aimed primarily at black churchgoers...the churches are banning smoking on their properties. He calls smoking a sc
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 30, 2014 07:17
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Education Ministry prohibits smoking, alcohol drinking in schools

The directive said that tobacco-use is prohibited in premises of university, institute, and education management facilities as well as preschools, senior and junior high schools, IT and language teaching centers.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:57
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Smoke- and tobacco-free college campus policies are working

We found: Stronger policies were associated with fewer students reporting exposure to secondhand smoke or seeing someone smoke on campus. On tobacco-free college campuses, fewer students smoked and reported intention to smoke on campus.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:42
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[Canada] University of Calgary bans indoor use of e-cigarettesx

Classrooms and study wings are no place for the use of popular e-cigarettes, according to new rules implemented on Calgary's largest post-secondary campus.
Metro (ca)
added Dec 23, 2014 22:01
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[California] Association of Campus Tobacco Policies With Secondhand Smoke Exposure, Intention to Smoke on Campus, and Attitudes About Outdoor Smoking Restrictions.

Strong majorities of students supported outdoor smoking restrictions across all policy types. Comprehensive tobacco-free policies are effective in reducing exposure to smoking and intention to smoke on campus.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:43
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[Virginia] Turning a new leaf with tobacco money

The Virginia Tobacco Commission is helping more and more students in the Dan River Region with an expanded scholarship program — providing about $400,000 to Danville Community College students this year.
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Dec 13, 2014 20:55
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[California] BENTLEY: Stanford smoking: University lacks courage of 1,477 others to go smoke-free

It's incredibly disappointing to learn that Stanford once investigated the "sunny side of smoking" with Big Tobacco to conclude that nicotine enhances the performance of nonsmoking airline pilots. Yet hope is renewed as the Stanford School of Medicine an
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 14, 2014 14:15
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[Florida] US college students believe hookah safer than cigarette

Many college students in the US consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, despite emerging evidence otherwise, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health examined the prevalence of h
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 14, 2014 14:10
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