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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigs are depressing quitting smoking in the real world

American Journal of Public Health that adds to the evidence that e-cigarette use is depressing quitting smoking cigarettes. This paper follows several hundred college students over 3 years...authors found that among young adults who were smoking at base
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 16, 2015 17:10

[UK] Children's Exposure To Secondhand Smokes Plummets

A new study has found that children's exposure to second-hand smoke has declined by approximately 80 percent since 1998. Researchers collected and analyzed data from more than 35,000 children who participated in the annual Health Survey for England (HSE
University Herald
added Jun 15, 2015 23:44

[California] Campus Community Sees a Positive Difference with Smoke Free Policy

A survey of nearly 2,000 students, staff, and faculty at UC Riverside has revealed a significant portion of the campus community has noticed a decrease in second-hand smoke exposure after UCR became a smoke and tobacco free university in 2014.
University of California Riverside
added Jun 9, 2015 15:22

Secondhand Cigarette Smoke May Cause Weight Gain

They found that those exposed to smoke put on weight. When they drilled down to the cellular level, they found the smoke triggered a tiny lipid called ceramide to alter mitochrondia in the cells, causing disruption to normal cell function and inhibiting
University Herald
added Jun 9, 2015 01:56

[New York] Vassar College’s smoke-free campus policy takes effect next month

the new policy includes all outdoor spaces on the campus. The policy applies to all tobacco and smoking products, including cigarettes, cigars, snuff, chewing tobacco, and any non-FDA-approved nicotine delivery devices or products such as e-cigarettes.
Hudson Valley (NY) News
added Jun 8, 2015 18:27
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[Washington] UW groups advocate for smoke- and tobacco-free campus

various student groups continue to advocate for a 100-percent tobacco- and smoke-free campus. The ASUW Student Health Consortium (SHC) and the Tobacco Action Group (TAG) in partnership with the UW’s Board of Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) have wri
The Daily (University of Washington)
added Jun 5, 2015 05:50

[Massachusetts] Tobacco and e-cigs now banned on UMass Dartmouth campus

effective June 1. The University developed an accessible smoking cessation program to help current smokers quit since announcing the new campus-wide smoking policy in May 2014.
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jun 4, 2015 12:58

Australian National University in Canberra to go 'smoke-free' from July

The Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra has used World No Tobacco Day to announce the campus will go smoke-free from the middle of July. The university announced that the smoking ban would cover the entire ANU campus in Canberra as well as
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:58

[California] UCI 95 percent smoke-free, according to task force

UCI’s smoke-free policy task force issued an update last week, citing a 95 percent compliance for the smoke & tobacco free policy. Convened almost a year and a half ago, the task force instituted a policy that banned tobacco products as well as e-cigaret
New University Newspaper [University of California, Irvine]
added May 30, 2015 15:30

[Europe, USA, Massachusetts] The E-Cig Quandary

or the best chance to get smokers to quit? Without the research needed to answer that question conclusively, public health officials and regulators are in a fix....STEEPEST RISE IN E-CIG USE IS AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH THE LEAST INCOME AND EDUCATION.
Harvard School of Public Health
added May 25, 2015 15:44
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