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[Colorado] Gaston: Smoking regulations for residence halls could help make CSU a smoke-free campus

Living in Parmelee hall, my roommates and I often find it difficult at times to keep our window open due to the secondhand smoke that drifts through it. Having to make the choice between being hot or smelling and inhaling smoke does not seem fair to thos
Rocky Mountain Collegian (Colorado State University)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:50

Tobacco-free but not tobacco industry free

tobacco industry documents show that they actively target young adults aged 18 years, their youngest legal demographic, through a variety of methods...Despite the efforts of advocates to eliminate the presence of tobacco on college campuses, one area of t
Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2016 13:53

[California] Thirdhand Smoke Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Research published today in PLOS ONE ... shows that THS exposure causes insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes, in mice... “If confirmed in humans, our study could greatly impact how people view exposure to environmental tobacco toxins,”
University of California Riverside
added Mar 2, 2016 20:19

[North Carolina] Smoking policy has resulted in few citations

Clouds of tobacco smoke are less common on campus now than they were a decade ago. A 2008 policy change limited smoking on campus to spaces that are at least 100 feet from any campus building or outdoor area controlled by the University. Some of the custo
Daily Tar Heel (UNC)
added Mar 2, 2016 15:58

helping community colleges kick their tobacco-free campus efforts into gear

Truth Initiative is opening two new round of grants to community colleges that do not currently have smoke-free policies in place to protect students, faculty and staff on their campuses. Community colleges can apply for a $10,000 grant by submitting a p
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 1, 2016 19:13

[Alabama] SGA resolution requests smoking-only areas on campus

passed a resolution for the campus tobacco and smoking policy Feb. 11. After three long years of debate, the revision passed with a vote of 19-1. The revision suggests the university designate tobacco-only areas on campus.
The Flor-Ala (student newspaper of the University of North Alabama)
added Feb 25, 2016 14:39

[Ohio] UC campus one step closer to tobacco free

University of Cincinnati’s campus is one step closer to becoming tobacco free. UC President Santa Ono announced the university is forming a committee to draft an official tobacco-free campus policy and a plan of implementation in the near future.
WXIX-FOX19 (Cincinnatti, OH)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:38

[Florida] Students smoke to call attention to USF's tobacco investments

Some University of South Florida students trying to call attention to the school’s investment policy are organizing a smoking party Wednesday on campus; the campus officially became smoke-free this academic year and the students say it’s hypocritical for
WMNF 88.5 FM Community Radio (Tampa, FL)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:27

[District of Columbia] Fulbright Hall fires caused by cigarettes

Senior Associate Vice President for Safety and Security Darrell Darnell said in an email that the fires in Fulbright Hall, which was built almost 70 years ago, were from students "carelessly" throwing cigarettes into trash cans in the room against Univer
GW Hatchet (George Washington University)
added Feb 22, 2016 06:20

[Kansas] Tobacco ban recommendation passed after tiebreaker, re-vote

A resolution in support of a campuswide tobacco ban passed by a tiebreaker at the Student Governing Association meeting Thursday. The first vote on the tobacco ban failed 24-26, according to the vote counting system. Multiple members of SGA raised conce
Kansas State Collegian
added Feb 19, 2016 17:40
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