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[Virginia] GLANTZ: Starting with e-cigs triples odds of starting cigarettes among college students; the evidence just keeps piling up

followed 3757 students at Virginia Commonwealth University for a year to examine the relationship between e-cigarette use among never cigarette smokers at the beginning and whether they were smoking conventional cigarettes a year later. They found, contr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 5, 2017 16:42

[Georgia] Atlanta’s new method of cigarette bud disposal

The City of Atlanta is installing 50 cigarette and ash receptacles in the highly traveled sidewalks of downtown Atlanta. The installations are attributed to the Clean Streets Program, a part of the city’s zero-waste goal which allows smokers to safely an
Georgia State University Signal
added Jan 2, 2017 00:36

[Michigan] How many tobacco users ticketed since MSU ban? One

In the four-and-a-half months since Michigan State University banned all tobacco products from campus, one — and only one — person has been ticketed for violating that ban. A user of chewing tobacco was cited by MSU police on Oct. 8, the day the Spartan
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Dec 30, 2016 16:50

Electronic cigarette use and uptake of cigarette smoking: A longitudinal examination of U.S. college students

Given that never-smoking participants who had tried e-cigarettes were more likely to initiate cigarette use later, limiting young adults' access to these products may be beneficial. As the long-term health implications of e-cigarette use become clearer,
Addictive Behaviors
added Dec 30, 2016 06:17

[Asia, Bangladesh] ZAFAR: Smoking and its harmful impact among students

The prevalence of smoking especially among the students of the private universities in Bangladesh is alarming. On a recent survey of students of two top ranking private universities, it was found that there is a high prevalence of smoking among students.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Dec 24, 2016 23:48

[Oregon] College moves to prohibit smoking

Clatsop Community College could go tobacco-free by spring term. President Christopher Breitmeyer said he is drafting a no-smoking policy after the college council, a group of college faculty, staff and students used to address major issues on campus, vo
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:38
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[California] The History of FC’s Smoke-Free Campus

After the Luis Munoz incident that started with Munoz smoking a cigarette, the question arose by many was “Why is smoking even banned on campus?” The history of the smoking ban stretches back to the 2002 academic year.
The Hornet (Fullerton College)
added Dec 8, 2016 20:32

[New York] EDITORIAL: Administrative Talk of Tobacco Policy is Hot Air

one of the reasons he quit smoking was because Skidmore was instituting a smoking policy. His story should inspire the administration to consider how common-sense policy can help community members make decisions to live healthier lives. Creating the acc
Skidmore News (Saratoga Springs, NY)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:28

[District of Columbia] Smoke-Free Referendum Passes

The Georgetown University Student Association announced 49.64 percent of students voted “yes” in a referendum for a tobacco-free campus in results released Friday ...46.37 percent of students voted against the referendum.
The Hoya (Georgetown University)
added Dec 4, 2016 17:03

[District of Columbia] WILLIAMS: Say Yes to the Smoke-Free Campus Referendum

We are a community, therefore we should promote the health of our entire population. The college campus is a specific, special environment that, while considering individual behaviors, must be concerned for the common good of all its residents. As a coll
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:26
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