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[Vermont] Castleton to become tobacco free this summer

Castleton University will be a tobacco-free campus as of this summer. On Thursday, the University held a forum to discuss how the new policy will affect students and the community.
WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Mar 31, 2017 17:58

Tabacco Pandemic Lecture

Dr. Allan M. Brandt, professor at Harvard University, came to Ashland University tonight to give a lecture about tobacco consumption and an evaluation of global health disparities related to smoking. The atmosphere in Redwood Hall was commemorative, as
Ashland (OH) Collegian
added Mar 31, 2017 03:04

[Connecticut] Bulldog Butt Hunt slated for April 18 to address tobacco litter on campus

Tobacco-Free Yale is hosting the Bulldog Butt Hunt, a volunteer collection event during Earth Week. In 2015, President Salovey announced the Tobacco-Free Yale campaign aimed at creating a healthy, tobacco-free campus through awareness events, smoking ces
Yale News
added Mar 31, 2017 01:57
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[North Carolina] Bill in General Assembly could raise smoking age to 21 in NC

The bill, proposed last Wednesday by a group of four Republican legislators in the N.C. House of Representatives, would raise the legal minimum age to purchase and possess tobacco products by three years, through it would grandfather in people who are cu
Daily Tar Heel (UNC)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27

[Massachusetts] Rolling tobacco and high profits for iRollie

Both exhausted and exhilarated, Joseph Khoury, senior at the University of Massachusetts and founder of iRollie, started last semester’s finals week with a four-and-a-half-hour drive at three in the morning to make his first exam. Khoury’s drive followed
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
added Mar 29, 2017 20:50
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[Illinois] Western continues to snuff out smoking

Nearly two years later, according to William Digger Oster, Chairman of Western’s smoke-free task force, the effects have reduced the amount of smokers on campus property. “What I can say just from my observation from being on campus is that I do certainly
Western Courier (Western Illinois U., Macomb, IL)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:19

[Vermont] WILLIAMS: Teen access to tobacco

Raising the tobacco sale age to 21 won’t eliminate teen smoking, but it will greatly reduce the availability of tobacco to teens. Keeping tobacco out of the hands of youth just makes sense. Our local leaders know this, just as the leaders of Castleton Un
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Mar 23, 2017 14:25
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[Nebraska] Tobacco, vaping ban considered at MCC colleges

Smoking cigarettes, chewing and vaping could soon be history at Metro Community Colleges. The metro board will consider a smoking ban Tuesday that could go beyond campus. MCC’s president wants all seven community colleges to follow the trend of other l
KMTV Action 3 News CBS (Omaha, NE)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:53

[Michigan] Effects of smoking more widespread than just lung cancer

Oncologist Michael J. Kraut led a tobacco prevention lecture on March 16 in the Oakland Center, where a former smoker shared her experience with an ongoing seven-year battle against cancer. Kraut discussed the causes and effects of tobacco use, starting
Oakland Post (Oakland University, Rochester, MI)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:54

[Michigan] Smokers are feeling the heat not from law enforcement, but their peers

a tobacco-free campus beginning in August of 2016. Since then, it’s not the potential of a ticket that has smokers on edge –– it’s the disapproval from stares and comments made by their fellow peers.
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Mar 22, 2017 00:29
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