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[Massachusetts] BLOMQUIST: When there’s smoke there’s fire

Banning smoking on the Common actually worsens the problem of secondhand smoke for nonsmoking citizens. It can be reasonably assumed that rather than quit smoking, smokers will smoke on the sidewalks. The Common is a large, mostly flat area of land where
Berkeley Beacon (Emerson College)
added Feb 13, 2014 12:04

[Georgia] BOR emphasizes health benefit in tobacco ban

When the Georgia Board of Regents meets next week, the Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus policy that was introduced last month to the on Personnel and Benefits Committee will likely be brought before the full board.
Technique (Georgia Tech)
added Feb 7, 2014 12:30

[Michigan] Student senate continues conversation on smoke-free campus

When it comes to smoking at Grand Valley State University, the magic number is 25. One must be 25 feet away from any academic building, 25 feet away from any bus stop on university property, and 25 feet away from the Little Mac Bridge. However, the 25-f
Grand Valley Lanthorn (Grand Valley State University, MI)
added Feb 4, 2014 18:58

[California] San Diego receives failing grade on tobacco control

The city of San Diego received a D overall. The cities of La Mesa and Lemon Grove, each within four miles of San Diego State campus, both received an F grade. On Jan. 1, a campus-wide smoking ban went into effect at SDSU. While the school recently took t
Daily Aztec (San Diego State U.)
added Feb 4, 2014 12:41

[North Carolina] Triangle schools, businesses deal with growing popularity of e-cigarettes

Wake County school board is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to ban something that many parents probably already thought was against the rules: electronic cigarettes. Duke University has barred them except in designated smoking areas, and the city of R
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 2, 2014 00:12

[Massachusetts] For smokers, a Common spot revoked

Emerson students aren't the first ones to make Boston Common a hub for smokers. According to an article in the Boston Globe, Boston's relationship with smoking dates back to the 17th century, when the colony's Puritan founders effectively banned the use
Berkeley Beacon (Emerson College)
added Feb 2, 2014 13:45

Tobacco ban not affecting Ohio State applicants' interest

For some high school students who have submitted their applications to OSU this year, the ban has been a topic of conversation. Tori Geiger, a senior from Wayne High School in Dayton who does not smoke, said she supports the new ban. “When I read it (O
The Ohio State Lantern
added Jan 30, 2014 09:06

[New York] Students, professors split on Bloomberg's e-cigarette ban

Efrain Azmitia, professor of biology at NYU, said e-cigarettes are a safe way to inhale nicotine. “E-cigarettes are an effective and clean, safe [way] to deliver the drug nicotine by inhalation,” Azmitia said. “The e-cigarettes avoid the tar and many of
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Jan 30, 2014 12:37

[New York] SUNY Potsdam restricts tobacco use

began its long-announced tobacco-restricted campus this year, limiting all tobacco use to approved zones. The new rules apply to students, faculty and staff, and include all tobacco products. This includes cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and even ele
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Jan 24, 2014 15:36

[California] Campus begins school-wide tobacco ban

Members of the UC Berkeley community returning for the spring semester will notice signs across campus informing them of the tobacco-free policy that went into effect Jan.1. The ban covers all tobacco products — even those that are smokeless — for stude
Daily Californian (UC Berkeley)
added Jan 23, 2014 16:35
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