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[Florida] Campus smoking ban causes mixed reactions

As of January 4, USF’s Tampa campus will join USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee in being smoke-free. The ban will cover tobacco products, e-cigarettes and hookahs. Previously, USF just wasn’t ready for a campus-wide smoking ban, as determined
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Dec 3, 2015 18:41
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[Connecticut] Thinking about quitting smoking? There’s help available

“One of the university’s top priorities is the health and well-being of its students, faculty, and staff,” says Lisa Kimmel, senior wellness manager of Being Well at Yale. “We understand that quitting tobacco is difficult and complex, and the university
Yale News
added Dec 3, 2015 00:16

[Asia, Malaysia] NORDIN/HAIRI/YEE: Smoking has no place in varsities

We would go further to suggest and recommend that shops selling both cigarettes and also electronic cigarettes be banned within a 5km radius from any institution of higher learning and schools based on the same arguments put forward.
The Star (my)
added Dec 2, 2015 19:24

[Asia-pacific] Private Malaysian varsities ban smoking and vaping

Several private universities have banned vaping on their campus. Sunway Education Group and Sunway University senior executive director Elizabeth Lee said it was prohibited in the institution and areas surrounding the campus had been designated as non-sm
AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:44

Cigarette demand is responsive to higher prices: findings from a survey of University students in Jordan

Nearly one-third of university students in Jordan smoke... Conclusions Higher taxes may be particularly effective in reducing smoking among University students in Jordan.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 2, 2015 07:26

[New York] NYC vendors not complying to 21 and up cigarette law change

NYU researchers have found that retailer compliance with the laws has decreased drastically when compared to previous compliance rates with the old laws. To collect their data, researchers bought 421 packs of Marlboro Gold cigarettes at 92 subway and bus
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:23

[Canada] VIDEO: Cigarettes électroniques, terrasses: ce que la nouvelle loi contre le tabagisme va changer (VIDÉO) [Electronic cigarettes, terraces: that the new law against smoking will change]

With the adoption of the bill aimed at strengthening the fight against smoking in the National Assembly, the electronic cigarette will immediately be subject to the same rules as tobacco and it will soon be forbidden to smoke on the terraces in Quebec.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:11
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[North Carolina] Smoke-free college campuses a growing trend

Students in North Carolina's school systems already are used to and expect a smoke-free environment. "That's why we're looking at colleges," Harris said. "If we can just continue the trend of people not using tobacco through college, we can cut down on t
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Nov 27, 2015 04:03

University of Kentucky to cover controversial campus mural

Nine years after his predecessor rejected calls to remove a controversial Great Depression-era campus mural that featured black workers toiling in a tobacco field, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has decided to cover the painting until a mo
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 26, 2015 18:37

[New York] MONTECALVO: The St. Francis approach to ending the tobacco epidemic

the concept of personal motivation as the guide for all.... On my campus, St. Francis College in Downtown Brooklyn, we are partnering with the leaders in tobacco education to use what we know best: compassion (first and foremost), as well as the knowledge
Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle.
added Nov 24, 2015 20:51
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