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[Illinois] Local students at odds over Smoke-Free Campus Act

But it's not just cigarette smoking that's against the law on campus. The use of tobacco, e-cigarettes and other vaporizers are also off limits. Some don't understand why. "Anybody who's quit smoking knows that it's difficult. This is a tool used to stop
WEEK TV/DT & WEEK Weather Plus (NBC 25, Peoria, IL)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:39
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[Illinois] Smoke Free Task Force

 Western Illinois University has begun to make a step toward being a smoke-free university. In accordance with state legislation, all state universities must be smoke-free starting July 1, 2015.  Last year, the Illinois General Assembly passed legislatio
Western Courier (Western Illinois U., Macomb, IL)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:32
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[Alaska] Guest Editorial: Going 'smoke free' at UAS will take more than a few campus signs

Juneau (AK) Empire
added Apr 27, 2015 11:22

GLANTZ: New Surgeon General says getting smoking out of kid movies would save 1 million kids’ lives

On April 22, 2015, Vivek H. Murthy took the oath of office to serve as US Surgeon General for the next four years. His wide-ranging speech...Murthy has reminded everyone that getting smoking out of youth-rated films (i.e., R rating films with smoking) w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:49

[UK] Union tarred by Imperial Tobacco sponsorship dealings

The Oxford Union has backed out of an offer by Imperial Tobacco to sponsor a debate on the morality of the tobacco industry following an investigation. This follows outrage and unhappiness from speakers invited to oppose the tobacco industry. They conta
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:49

[West Virginia] Enforcing tobacco ban on campus

In Charleston earlier this week, a proposal to ban smoking in all public areas was discussed by the City Council. The ban seeks to reduce the dangers of secondhand smoke in areas owned by the city and further eliminate the habit from local society.
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:38

[New York] OzQuits continues to advocate for campus clean air

“I hope we are reminding everybody on this Earth Day that this is our college policy and we expect everybody to abide by it,” said Barbara St. Michel, the associate director of Campus Life and head of the Clean Air Committee. Peer Advocates from the Lif
The Oswegonian (SUNY Oswego)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:38

[California] CSUN Clears the Air, to Become a Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Campus with the Start of Fall 2015 Semester

To help launch campus awareness of CSUN's new smoke- and tobacco-free campus policy, this week dozens of volunteers collected cigarette butts and other tobacco waste on campus, collecting more than 18,000 butts and removing them from campus grounds. Phot
California State University, Northridge
added Apr 24, 2015 12:11

[Georgia] Smoky air: Zero complaints, multiple hideouts following ban

But this isn’t the only hideaway where smokers congregate. A trip behind Park Hall revealed dozens of cigarette butts disposed on the ground, now that the ashtrays have been removed. The same goes for Baldwin Hall.
Red and Black (University of Georgia)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:08

Biden takes shot at Senate at surgeon general swearing-in

Biden jabbed the Senate for the delay in confirming a new surgeon general at the swearing-in ceremony Wednesday. Dr. Vivek Murthy waited more than a year... “I want 100 percent smoke-free campuses at every college and university in America,” Murthy said,
The Hill
added Apr 23, 2015 11:09
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