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[Pennsylvania] Penn State to initiate tobacco and smoke-free campus policy university-wide

Products including cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, pipes, smokeless tobacco and all nicotine delivery devices will be prohibited from campus, according to Penn State News. Tobacco use for cultural or religious practices will be exempt from this policy
Penn State University
added Apr 20, 2018 17:21
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[Netherlands] TOBACCO PRODUCER FINED FOR SPONSORING DUTCH STUDENT CLUBS

research reveled that JTI paid Dutch student associations to exclusively sell Winston and Camel brands in cigarette vending machines within the walls of the associations, according to the news wire. The NVWA investigation found that this was indeed the ca
NL Times (nl)
added Apr 20, 2018 00:10
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[New York] Without Health Answers, Vaping Trends Up For Youth

After polling Mercy students, 41 percent of students said they vaped on a somewhat regular basis. Most said they started it because they wanted to try it or were offered. Out of those who vaped, only 14 percent knew of the health risks associated with v
The Impact (Mercy College, NY)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State to adopt tobacco-free policy across all campuses

will move to become tobacco and smokeā€free across all campuses beginning with a launch in fall 2018. The use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, all nicotine delivery devices and other tobacco products will be prohibited across
Penn State University
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Connecticut] Candy or nicotine? Flavored e-cigarettes manipulate brain activity

Researchers from the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science found in a recent study that advertisements for flavored e-cigarettes may override negative perceptions of tobacco products, especially in youth. Their brains process these advertisements as
Yale Daily News
added Apr 17, 2018 20:40
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[North Carolina] Duke University, which has a long history with tobacco, will go smoke-free in 2020

Included in the ban will be cigarettes, cigars and hookahs but not chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes or therapeutic nicotine products. On-campus stores will stop selling tobacco products this July. "In taking this important step, Duke will be joining many o
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 17, 2018 19:38
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Annual KCSP Conference Honors Smoke-free Advocates Across Kentucky

The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy (KCSP) and their community partners celebrated fifteen years of smoke-free stories across the Commonwealth during its annual conference, "Sharing the Smoke-free Story" on Wednesday, April 11, at the Lexington Conv
University of Kentucky
added Apr 17, 2018 16:11
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[California] Smoking Cessation Therapies Do Not Raise Cardiovascular Risk

Despite the proven efficacy of smoking cessation medications, some doctors hesitate to prescribe them because of suspected side effects such as heart attack and stroke. A new, large-scale study led by UC San Francisco may help allay these concerns. It fo
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2018 10:01
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[New York] E-cigarette explodes, burns student at Erie 1 BOCES in West Seneca

A 21-year-old student remains in the Burn Treatment ICU at Erie County Medical Center after his e-cigarette caught fire Friday in the hallway of the Erie 1 BOCES Center, reported West Seneca police. The student was listed in good condition and is being
Buffalo (NY) News
added Apr 15, 2018 17:45
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[California] Going High-Tech to Clear the Air

The new endeavor will utilize a cellphone-friendly tracking app to scan QR codes placed on existing signage throughout the 304-acre campus. Students, faculty and staff can scan the QR code when they see tobacco litter or someone using tobacco, and a geog
California State University San Marcos
added Apr 14, 2018 16:28
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