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University of Alaska considering tobacco ban on its campuses

University of Alaska leaders are drafting a policy that could ban tobacco use at its statewide campuses as soon as next year. The momentum for a smoke-free university system in Alaska has steadily been building, thanks to student pressure and a larger shi
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Oct 14, 2014 20:26
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[Texas] Colleges outlawing smoking on campus

As of Oct. 1, there are at least 1,478 completely smoke-free campuses ... Sophia Chapman, director of the Office of Student Conduct at Texas Tech, said Tech is not currently on the way to becoming a smoke-free campus, but the university does have operatin
Daily Toreador (Texas Tech University)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:09
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Evaluating California Campus Tobacco Policies Using the American College Health Association Guidelines and the Institutional Grammar Tool (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion: Campuses should address ACHA recommendations related to campus relationships with tobacco companies, include enforceable rules, and specify individuals and entities covered by policy.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 7, 2014 17:20
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[USA] College University System of Georgia enacts tobacco ban on all campuses

At the University of Georgia, students voiced their concerns through an organized protest on Tate Plaza last Tuesday, Sept. 30. About 50 students attended throughout the 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. time block.
USA Today
added Oct 8, 2014 05:50
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[Louisiana] University sees decline in cigarette butt usage on campus

Because the policy was established under an honor system, SmokingWords adviser and mass communication professor Judith Sylvester said it has worked. “I’ve spoken to students on campus and, recently, with the Dean of Students, and they all feel students ar
The Reveille (LSU)
added Oct 7, 2014 10:51
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LEGACY EMPOWERS COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO TAKE A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

New Nation-wide Initiative Aims to Support Community Colleges to Adopt 100% Smoke or Tobacco-Free Campus Policies
American Legacy Foundation
added Oct 7, 2014 11:26
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[Georgia, Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: Tobacco-free campuses: More colleges are banning tobacco use

Colleges and universities are uniformly finding that tobacco prohibitions serve to benefit productivity and protect the health of those who patronize their grounds. And there is no persuasive reason why schools in Utah shouldn’t follow suit.
Deseret News
added Oct 6, 2014 17:26
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As Georgia colleges ban tobacco, some schools still considering options

As 31 Georgia universities adopt a ban on all tobacco products, colleges in and near Augusta support the measure but students remain unsure the bans will stop smoking on campus.
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Oct 3, 2014 01:45
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: NCC Goes Smoke Free with New Campus Policy

As of Wednesday all tobacco use will be prohibited on all Norwalk Community College grounds, and in campus-owned, leased or rented vehicles. "It's making a statement to all of our employees and students that we're a community that celebrates health," sai
It's Relevant
added Oct 2, 2014 13:14
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UCLA Recieves $3M to Combat Secondhand Smoke in L.A. Apartment Buildings

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat the effects of secondhand smoke on low-income Latino and black families living in Los Angeles-area apartment buildings,
MyNewsLA.com
added Oct 1, 2014 14:19
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