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Gazette editorial: Good on WVU for refusing tobacco money

WVU’s decision not to accept anti-smoking money from a tobacco company might seem like a no-brainer...“The idea of taking money that’s from the tobacco industry is just antithetical to everything we do,” Karen Emmons, dean for academic affairs at Harvard
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jan 30, 2018 15:55
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Tobacco-Funded Organisation Refuses to Answer if its Funder Will Stop Making Cigarettes

Derek Yach, the president of this foundation, responded to queries by The Wire, about this statement. “My hope is that, upon proper reflection, these deans will work with us to eliminate smoking worldwide, as others in the public health, medicine and sci
The Wire (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 05:13
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[New York] Tobacco Free NYU

In 2010, the New York University Senate passed a Smoke Free Campus policy and strengthened this policy in 2014....NYU is one of over 1,000 Smoke Free Campuses in the United States.
New York University
added Jan 30, 2018 02:22
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[New York] KVETENADZE: The 10 Best Places to Smoke on Campus

don’t smoke outside of Elmer Holmes Bobst Library (or inside, for that matter). Just don’t. Speaking as a lifelong practicing asthmatic, it utterly sucks having to go through the pantheon of smokers exhaling clouds of nasty toxins in flagrant disregard of
NYULocal (blog)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:20
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[UK] Tobacco, oil, and arms – where Imperial is investing its money

An analysis of Imperial College London’s endowment fund has revealed significant direct and indirect investments in the tobacco, fossil fuel, weapons, and pharmaceutical industries..."Even College’s commitment to avoid investing in tobacco seems paper-th
Felix-Imperial Colleges Student Newspaper
added Jan 27, 2018 02:31
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[UK] CUCA set to host tobacco-funded lobbyists

Cambridge University Conservative Association (CUCA) will be hosting a political pressure group against tobacco control activity, named FOREST, at the Robert Graham cigar shop on February 10th as part of its event line-up this term.
Varsity (Cambridge University) (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:11
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Universities that won't take funding from anti-smoking group

These are the schools that signed a letter opposing the group: - University of Alberta - University of Colorado - Florida International University - Harvard University - University of Illinois-Chicago - Indiana University
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2018 22:32
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[Canada, USA] 17 universities oppose anti-smoking group with tobacco ties

Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 25, 2018 18:21
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[Ireland] 20% of participants quit smoking after Trinity’s free course

The 20% are “normally post-graduates or staff,” however, according to College Health Promotion Officer, Martina Mullin. Each of the three courses offered see ten students attend on average, with approximately 40% of participants quitting in the short ter
Trinity News (ie)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:19
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[Massachusetts] DELLECHIALE: The New Rambler: Goodbye, Juul world

Instead of cigarettes, I kept seeing these little wafer cookie-looking vapes. I had seen a few of them before the break — inside Mugar Library of all places — but once I got back, I began seeing tons of them. I learned these devices were called Juuls. W
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:44
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