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[Pennsylvania] Smoking policy review committee seeks to cut cigarettes from campus

The committee, composed mainly of administrators and other employees of the university, will completely remove smoking from campus if their policy is approved. The committee has sought to eliminate designated smoking zones since its inception in 2013. T
The Tartan (Carnegie Mellon University)
added Apr 6, 2015 12:38

[Arizona] Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses

young adults ages 18 to 24 continue to smoke more than any other age group, Mimi Nichter writes in "Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses." In interviews with hundreds of college students conducted over a 10-year period on two colle
University of Arizona
added Apr 2, 2015 17:29

Bill Would Allow Nevada Colleges to Ban Smoking

Nevada lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow colleges to ban on-campus smoking. University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson presented SB 339 to lawmakers on Wednesday during a hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill is spons
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 2, 2015 02:57
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[Illinois] No more smoking on Elgin Community College campus

a new rule went into effect banning smoking even in Elgin Community College's outdoor areas. Smoking now will be allowed only by people inside cars parked in Parking Lots A, H and J who have their doors and sunroofs closed and their windows rolled up, or
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 1, 2015 11:19

[Canada] 25% of High School Seniors Now Try Smoking Hookah

Researchers at the University of Waterloo found that almost one in four high school seniors try smoking hookah. Their study estimates that more than 78,200 youth are current water pipe users. "While we can celebrate a continued slow decline in cigarette
University Herald
added Mar 28, 2015 07:08

[New York] The Debate To Raise The Legal Age For Buying Tobacco Products Is Back

we decided to get feedback from our own NYU students on the matter. After conducting a student survey we found that the majority of students who participated stood against the age raise. One student claimed:
NYULocal (blog)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:06

[Pennsylvania] Prof who went on plane rant no longer teaching

The Penn State Abington professor who lit a cigarette on a plane and went on an hours-long rant about U.S.-Venezuela relations is no longer teaching, but remains employed by the university, a university spokeswoman said Thursday.
Philly blogs
added Mar 28, 2015 07:06

[Michigan] E-cigs, medical marijuana banned at Muskegon Community College e-cigarette

The board of trustees recently updated the college's no-smoking policy to reflect changing times. While there have been reports of students smoking e-cigarettes in class, there have been none of students partaking in medical marijuana, said college Presi
Muskegon (MI) Chronicle
added Mar 27, 2015 14:18

[Vermont] UVM Campus Smoking-Ban Proposal Sparks Debate

she opposes a proposal to ban tobacco altogether from the UVM campus. The new rule was supposed to go into effect in January but stalled partly due to objections from students. College students are adults, and they should be free to make decisions about
Seven Days (Burlington, VT)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:39

[New York] E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors

College students who use tobacco, marijuana and/or binge drink are more likely to use electronic cigarettes, researchers report. The study included more than 1,400 students, aged 18 to 23, at four colleges/universities in upstate New York who took part
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2015 12:49
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