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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] AUB Launches the WHO Center for Hookah Smoking Research

A ceremony to launch the World Health Organization (WHO) Knowledge Hub for Waterpipe Research was held at AUB's West Hall in Bathish Auditorium during the “Third International Conference on Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Research,” which was organized by AUB’s
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:38
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3 benefits of tobacco-free policies at colleges and universities

Besides helping to reduce smoking rates, smoke- and tobacco-free policies also change attitudes toward tobacco use, eliminate secondhand smoke exposure and make it easier for smokers to quit. Working to prevent tobacco use among college students is espec
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:21
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[Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: A smoke-free Capitol complex encourages healthy behavior

These bans aren’t antithetical to individualistic autonomy, or the rights of citizens, many of whom bear the insurance costs caused by smoking-related disease and cancer. The proposal is a common legal mechanism, based on evidence regarding the damage o
Deseret News
added Nov 16, 2017 00:00
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[Australia] Call for three new smoke-free zones in Queensland: markets, universities, squares

THREE health charities are calling for Queensland’s already-tough smoking laws to be beefed up, as a new survey reveals widespread public support for bans at universities, markets and town squares. The survey of 2600 Queensland adults, released today, w
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:06
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[California] The fading vape culture

Even though Cal State Long Beach forbids the use of tobacco and vaporizers on campus, students and faculty are still trying to find places to sate their craving. Isabella Lanza, assistant professor of human development, attempts to find why they do it.
Daily Forty-Niner (Calif. State Univ. Long Beach)
added Nov 15, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, India] West Bengal empowers headmasters of educational institutions to penalise tobacco selling in their vicinity

The West Bengal government has instructed all the educational institutions in the state to impose a penalty up to Rs 200 on any individual selling tobacco products within or 100 yards away from its premises. In a directive issued last week, the state's e
Firstpost.com (in)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:26
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[Maryland] EBMEIER: CONSIDERING THE HAZARDS OF A SMOKE-FREE CAMPUS

a tobacco-free campus would decidedly not be tobacco-free. Instead, it would alienate smokers, endanger smokers by forcing them to leave campus frequently, and it would pose a fire safety hazard by contributing to indoor smoking. But this doesn’t have t
Loyola (MD) Greyhound
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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[Tennessee] Editorial: Tobacco free campus proposal and its effects on students

we agree that there are extreme negative side effects that come with tobacco use and secondhand smoke. We believe individuals have the right to use the substances if they wish, but whether they can be used on campus is to be determined.
University Echo (UT at Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 9, 2017 04:39
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[Pennsylvania] 7 recommendations issued to make Penn State smoke-free

Alex Shockley remembers the last thing his uncle said to him before he died of lung cancer caused by smoking: “Make sure you and your friends and anyone you can tell never does this.” A Penn State senior and student body vice president of the University
State College (PA) Centre Daily Times
added Nov 7, 2017 19:27
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[Asia, India] Mumbai: 25% students between 10 and 19 addicted to smoking

A survey conducted by the Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mazgaon, in association with the Manipal University, has revealed that 25 per cent of the students, between 10 and 19, studying in city municipal and private schools, are getting increasingly habituated
Free Press Journal (in)
added Nov 7, 2017 04:00
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