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Ohio University considers MANDATORY classes for anyone flouting campus smoking ban

* University plans to ban use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes during 2015-16 * Policy will be enforced across all parts of the 1,850-acre campus in Athens * If caught smoking, students could be forced to attend mandatory classes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2014 11:06
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University of Arizona goes smoke free

Public comments started in March and will continue until July 27. If you'd like to give a thumbs up or complain, you can e-mail the UA Vice President for Human Resources, Allison Vaillancourt, at vaillana@email.arizona.edu.
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Jul 18, 2014 09:02
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[Ohio] University Considers MANDATORY Re-Education Classes For Smokers

Officials at Ohio University are considering mandatory classes for students who get caught smoking on campus as part of a draconian ban on smoking for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic year, according to Yahoo News.
The Oklahoman
added Jul 16, 2014 22:01
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SOAVE: Ohio U. 'Not a Police State' Even Though Admins Banned Smoking, Will Force Cessation On Non-Compliers - Hit & Run

Not a police state, just administrators of a government education agency informing students they can't smoke on public property, they are discouraged from smoking at all, and they should definitely check out these classes and products to help them quit.
Reason Magazine
added Jul 16, 2014 21:30
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[Louisiana] University of New Orleans to become 'tobacco-free' campus in August

will become tobacco-free as of Aug. 1 in compliance with state law, university officials said on Monday (July 14). The law, which was passed last year, requires that public colleges and universities develop smoke-free policies for their campuses by August
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jul 15, 2014 04:28
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University of Arizona Banning Smoking on Campus, Including E-Cigarettes

UA's "Smoking and Tobacco Policy" also includes a ban on using electronic cigarettes on campus. Arizona State University enacted a similar no-tobacco policy last year -- to the protest of some students -- but its policy allows the use of e-cigarettes on
Phoenix (AZ) New Times
added Jul 15, 2014 04:27
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[Louisiana] Tulane moves to 100 percent smoke-free status on Aug. 1

Scott Tims, director of Tulane University Student Health Services, says the goal of the policy, passed in May 2013, is to protect non-smokers from exposure to second-hand smoke while encouraging current smokers to quit.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 10, 2014 03:49
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[Ohio] No smoking at OU, period

An Ohio University official confirmed last week that the university plans to fully implement and enforce a campus-wide ban on smoking in the 2015-2016 academic year. For now, that ban includes use of cigarettes as well as e-cigarettes on any campus prop
Athens (OH) News
added Jul 10, 2014 01:56
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[Louisiana] NSU going tobacco-free August 1

Northwestern State University will become a tobacco-free campus effective August 1. The new policy will prohibit tobacco use on all Northwestern State campuses. emailprint 0
Leesville (LA) Daily Leader
added Jul 9, 2014 12:37
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America's Hookah-Smoking Teens Are Wealthy and White

The bubbling devices can now be found in suburban basements and college dorm rooms, and hookah lounges have proliferated in recent years. Smoking from a hookah carries many of the same risks as cigarettes. With water pipes not as portable, hookah users ar
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 8, 2014 16:27
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