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[New York] UB Breathe-Free Now campaign underway

Parents and students are confused when they see people smoking directly under the “no smoking” signs on campus, especially near the Lockwood Library, Berman said. The current UB Breathe-Free policy established in 2010 is being revitalized to “UB Breathe
UB Spectrum (University at Buffalo)
added Nov 7, 2016 14:48
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Harvard's Smoking Robot Is Much Cooler Than Lab Rats

The robot accomplishes two things for the university. First, it makes the research more humane compared to using lab rats and forcing them to smoke to their death. Second, it will help Harvard's Wyss Institute in solving the mystery behind the disease th
University Herald
added Nov 6, 2016 16:45
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[District of Columbia] ISKANDAR: Is the Smoke-Free Movement on Campus Being Purposefully Intransigent?

we essentially already have a campus that is de facto smoke-free in the vast majority of public places while accommodating those who need to smoke. But Georgetown is not enforcing those rules. There is an ashtray that sits directly next to Lauinger Libra
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:56
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Sundberg: The University of Oregon’s smoke-free campus policy is disastrous

If we are progressive enough to accommodate for LGBTQA+ community members by having gender neutral bathrooms, why can we not accommodate smokers?... it ostracizes a large group of community members.
Oregon Daily Emerald (U of Oregon, Eugene)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:12
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[Canada] Gateway Cigar Store blows away Ontario tobacco ban

Although Ontario has banned the sale of tobacco on university campuses, apparently not everyone has gotten the message. The Gateway Cigar Store at Keele campus continues to sell cigarettes under the counter for cash only. When confronted, store staff re
Excalibur (York University) (ca)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:58
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College of Southern Maryland to go smoke free

CSM announced last week that as of Jan. 1, 2017, all of its campuses will go smoke free. The policy will apply to all those entering onto CSM properties, including students, faculty, staff, volunteers, contractors, visitors and others. All events hosted
Southern Maryland Newspapers
added Nov 2, 2016 14:11
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[Missouri] University publicly opposes controversial amendment

many question why a bill designed to curtail tobacco use and aid early childhood development would discuss abortions and stem cell research at all. Stem cell research and production was protected by Missouri Constitutional Amendment 2 in 2006.
Student Life (Washington University at St. Louis)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:20
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[Missouri] Tobacco tax hike gains unexpected foe in Washington U, citing worries over stem cell research

In early February, the school began actively lobbying against the Raise Your Hands for Kids initiative. It’s doing so even though 10 percent to 15 percent of the revenue from the proposed 60-cent per pack tax increase on cigarettes is targeted for hospi
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 1, 2016 14:19
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: University’s opposition to Amendment 3 should encourage future political action

In our opinion, the University’s defense of stem cell research is just. Stem cell research has provided scientific advancements that have revolutionized healthcare, including regenerative organ treatments.
Student Life (Washington University at St. Louis)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:17
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[District of Columbia] GUSA approves smoke-free referendum proposal

GUSA senate voted in favor of a referendum proposal that will ask undergraduates their opinions regarding the university’s plan to be smoke- and tobacco-free. The proposal passed with 26 votes in favor, no votes opposed, and one abstention. The referendu
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Oct 29, 2016 15:44
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