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[Ohio] Editorial: Referendum too close to go tobacco free

The current proposal, which would remove designated smoking areas and leave no alternatives, could be detrimental to students, staff and community members. This portion of the referendum was only voted on by 1,150 students. A close vote with a turnout un
The Observer (Case Western Reserve University)
added Apr 15, 2016 09:57

[California] TYGH: Does a ban on smoking on USC’s campus really make sense?

Ultimately, the decision to use tobacco is a personal choice. Trojans should have the freedom to use tobacco products on campus. Now it’s up to the GSG Senate to send a message to the administration by voting it down.
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Apr 13, 2016 14:54

[New York] Binghamton University set to be tobacco-free in 2017

The initiative entails a “tobacco-free” campus as opposed to “smoke-free,” which means all forms of tobacco are banned, such as chewing and dipping tobacco as well as cigarettes and electronic cigarettes. It would ban the use of such materials on propert
Binghamton University Pipe Dream
added Apr 12, 2016 14:35

[California] State legislature moves forward with measure raising legal smoking age to 21

Junior and criminology major Kent Cha said he felt that 18-year-olds should be able to make their own decisions. “They’re 18. They’re an adult. They should have the right to make whatever choice they want,” Cha said. “What can you do? It’s their life.”
California State University, Fresno
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
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[California] Proposed Tobacco Laws Get Mixed Response in IV

Local businesses in Isla Vista, home to students mostly ages 18-22, weighed in on the smoking age debate. Co-owner of Isla Vista Vapor Donavan Christianson primarily sells vapor products as substitutes for cigarettes. “This particular bill would greatly
Santa Barbara (CA) Independent
added Apr 10, 2016 17:18

[Canada] Potential McGill-wide smoking ban applauded by anti-smoking group

Student senator David Benrimoh tells CTV they have heard from affected students who say they have problems focusing on their studies. According to the Quebec coalition for tobacco control, about one in five Quebecers smoke, an improvement from the 1990s
CJAD 800 AM (ca)
added Apr 10, 2016 16:31

[North Carolina] NC HBCUs gather to develop smoke-free campus policies

Students and administrators from seven HBCUs gathered Friday for a conference on implementing tobacco-free policies at historically black colleges. The summit, called “Together We Can,” was jointly hosted by the American Cancer Society, the N.C. Departme
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 8, 2016 23:08

[Canada] McGill could be next smoke-free campus

McGill University in Montreal is looking to join a growing list of smoke-free campuses in Canada. The Students’ Society of McGill University will vote Thursday night whether to implement the policy, which could take up to five years to carry out.
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 8, 2016 04:59

[California] Majority of L.A. tenants favor smoke-free apartments, but 80 percent of units are still not protected

UCLA publishes two new studies, helps launch citywide effort to promote new policies
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
added Apr 7, 2016 12:24
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[UK-Wales] Election 2016: What's in Plaid Cymru's manifesto for North Wales?

As part of their plans to save 10,000 lives in the next 10 years they want to: Ban smoking in parks, play areas, outside schools and on beaches; Consult on raising the age you can buy cigarettes to 21; Help colleges and universities to ban smoking on
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Apr 7, 2016 12:11
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