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[Australia] University smoking ban leads way

LA TROBE University will ban smoking on all campuses as of next month, which it says will set a precedent for healthier communities among young people. From May 31, all staff, students and visitors will be prohibited from smoking on university campuses,
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added May 8, 2014 05:02

[Illinois] Student Senate may seek smoke-free campus

Health concerns could lead to ashtrays being moved farther from buildings
The Knox Student
added May 8, 2014 05:07

[Massachusetts] UMass Dartmouth committee recommends smoke-free campus by 2015

An 11-member committee announced the recommendation Monday as "an important first step in creating a healthier campus." The decision came after "a campus-wide survey, reviewing literature on the issues, and meeting throughout the spring semester with mem
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added May 6, 2014 20:21

[Wisconsin] Students drive smoke-free rental properties

Some La Crosse landlords are changing their policies to create a healthier living environment by going smoke-free.... The county received a grant to help educate landlords about smoke free living options. Silha said students are leading the trend that 80%
WXOW 19 ABC (La Crescent, MN/La Crosse, WI)
added May 5, 2014 09:35

[Connecticut] Potential smoking ban sparks mixed reviews from students

The University of New Haven may be the next university to join the smoke-free/tobacco-free campus trend sweeping the nation. In an email sent to all students and faculty on Wednesday, April 23, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Stud
The Charger Bulletin (University of New Haven)
added Apr 30, 2014 22:46

[Canada] McLennan-Redpath Terrace goes smoke-free

The newly refurbished McLennan-Redpath Terrace in front of the McLennan and Redpath Library Buildings is going smoke-free next week in an effort to promote better health and a cleaner environment. The renovations, which began in 2011, were near complet
McGill Reporter (ca)
added Apr 25, 2014 15:35

[Vermont] UVM Aims to Ban Tobacco Use and Curb Public Health Risk

Recognizing nicotine addiction as a significant public health issue, the University of Vermont is moving toward becoming a tobacco-free campus, with a target date of Jan. 1, 2015.
University of Vermont
added Apr 24, 2014 00:43
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[Nebraska] Students push to ban smoking on campus

Hundreds of students are pushing to outlaw any smoking, including e-cigarettes, across the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus after a two-alarm dorm fire was sparked by a cigarette in February.
added Apr 24, 2014 00:42

Are Electronic Cigarettes A Public Good Or A Health Hazard?

“Put crudely,” says Quelch, “how many nicotine addicts is it worth the risk of creating to have one tobacco smoker quit?” That is one of the many dilemmas Quelch explores in the HBS case, E-Cigarettes: Marketing Versus Public Health, written with HBS R
added Apr 23, 2014 22:35

Nebraska's first tobacco-free campus, four years later

Mid-Plains Community College became the first public post-secondary institution in Nebraska to enact a policy declaring that all of their college campuses would be entirely tobacco-free.... As it turned out, those fears were unfounded. Four years after de
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Apr 19, 2014 13:18
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