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[New Mexico] UNM to reduce designated smoking areas on campus

will cut the number of smoking areas within the next year, mostly on the main campus. University officials could fine people who smoke or use tobacco products on campus in non-designated areas, reports the Daily Lobo, though a UNM administrator told the J
Albuquerque Journal
added Oct 7, 2016 01:08

[New York] Up in the air: Students consider smoke-free policy on campus

There are 1,713 smoke-free campuses across the United States as of Oct. 1, including SUNY Cortland, according to Ithaca College may soon join the growing list of colleges around the nation that have decided to go smoke-free. During the spr
The Ithacan (Ithaca College)
added Oct 6, 2016 16:04
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[Michigan] After five years, University policy on tobacco remains unclear

But despite the University’s efforts to keep students from smoking, Walrath said she smokes with friends at popular spots near campus buildings, calling herself an occasional, social smoker of both traditional cigarettes and vaporizers. Needless to say,
Michigan Daily [U. of Michigan]
added Oct 6, 2016 16:02
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[New Mexico] UNM looks to make smokers put their money where their mouth is

UNM is preparing to transition to completely smoke and tobacco-free campuses by September 2017, and plans to levy large fines on those who do not abide by the policy. This includes the Health Sciences Center and the UNM Hospital areas of campus. Pamina
Daily Lobo (UNM)
added Oct 6, 2016 16:01

[Australia] University of Canberra bans tobacco, will hand smokers cards instead of fines

from Tuesday, smokers caught puffing away on campus will be given a card reminding them smoking is banned and directed to a website where resources to help them quit are available. The ban will extend to the University of Canberra Public Hospital, which i
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:53

Colorado amendment could triple state’s cigarette tax

Amendment 72 proposes a significant increase in cigarette tax, which is expected to reduce tobacco usage. Economics professor David Mushinski said cigarette taxes, however much they may increase, do not have much of an impact on consumption for long-ter
Rocky Mountain Collegian (Colorado State University)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:42

[California] despite veto, calif. community colleges still have opportunity to get tobacco off campus

in vetoing the bill, Brown pointed out that California’s public colleges and universities have the power to save lives and develop tobacco-free policies. We will continue our work partnering with community colleges to develop and implement policies that g
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26

[California] Shasta College’s plans for a smoke-free campus stalled

Gov. Jerry Brown's veto of a bill that would have banned smoking on all public colleges has stalled plans at Shasta College to go smoke-free. "That was a big piece of the puzzle," Kevin O'Rorke, vice president of student services at Shasta College, said
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Sep 28, 2016 04:17

California governor vetoes ban on public smoking at colleges

The bill would have allowed school trustees and board members to decide whether to fine campus smokers up to $100. In a veto message, the Democratic governor noted that the schools’ governing boards already have that authority...Brown also announced that
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2016 12:01

[Kentucky] WICKSTROM: No butts about it

they have not filed any citations against people smoking on campus, proving their policy to just be lip-service. If UK plans to inconsistently enforce this policy or avoids it all together they’d be apt to reconsider their strong-armed position and look
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:48
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