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[New York] COLGROVE: Tobacco's age restriction is ethically justified

This semester, some college students in New York City discovered that they could no longer purchase a pack of cigarettes... These “Tobacco 21” laws are an important step in fighting the aggressive epidemic caused by the uncaring tobacco industry.
Columbia Daily Spectator (Columbia U.)
added Dec 2, 2014 06:57
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[New Hampshire] Grant aims to help UNH extinguish cigarettes

University of New Hampshire Health Services staffers hope that a $180,000 grant from the State of New Hampshire Tobacco Prevention and Control Program will help users on campus kick the tobacco habit.
Foster's Democrat
added Dec 2, 2014 06:25

[California] Milpitas native's research on tobacco usage at San Jose leads to campus change

a directive Nov. 20 to make San Jose State a smoke- and tobacco-free place by Aug. 1, 2015. This directive was based on research and a survey that Milpitas High School class of 2009 graduate Isra Ahmad worked on as part of Campuses Organized & United fo
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 2, 2014 06:43
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[Kansas] KU group wants campus tobacco-free by fall 2015

As the Tobacco Free KU initiative pushes for a university policy change, it’s also working to get buy-in from students, faculty and staff. “Our ultimate goal is to create a culture change on campus,” said Ashley Hrabe, KU senior and founder of Breathe E
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 2, 2014 06:46

[New Jersey] U. to review smoking policy amid national changes, community complaints

“Rights, Rules, Responsibilities” delineates the University’s current smoking policy, saying that smoking is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and places of public access by law and by University policy. The document adds a variety of examples of loca
Daily Princetonian
added Nov 25, 2014 10:08

[California] RIOS: Separate designated vaping area

De Anza College has considered creating a separate area for those who use vaporizers as opposed to standard cigarettes... Those within the two social circles do not feel the need to separate from each other.
La Voz Weekly (De Anza College)
added Nov 22, 2014 16:21
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[Michigan] Administrators consider campus-wide smoking ban after petition gains traction

With more than 1,400 signatures on a petition calling for a campus-wide smoking ban at MSU, school administrators have taken notice. “Going smoke-free is something the university has considered before and is currently reviewing,” MSU spokesm
(East Lansing, MI) State News
added Nov 20, 2014 21:15

[Kentucky] Editorial: UK should enforce smoking ban on campus

We here at The Kentucky Kernel believe that if you’re going to implement a campus-wide policy, you should make sure that your staff and students have the tools and motivation to stand by the policy. This is in reference to the tobacco-free policy UK staff
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:46

[California] Study links air pollutants with childhood obesity rates

Long-term exposure to near-roadway pollution and secondhand tobacco smoke correlates to childhood obesity, according to a study released last week by researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Nov 16, 2014 21:40

[California] USD campus to be smoke-free in 2015

Smokers on University of San Diego’s campus will have to find a new place to puff next fall. A new tobacco policy will go into effect at USD beginning in August 2015. While the current policy falls in accordance with California law, which bans smoking wi
The Vista (University of San Diego)
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34
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