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[California] Medical marijuana use limited by location

A sign posted at a house on West First Avenue warns marijuana users to not use the property to smoke weed. Despite California having laws that allow medicinal marijuana, restrictions still remain that limit where it can be used.
The Orion (Calif. State U. Chico)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:36

Article on Mimi Nichter, "Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on Campus"

students whose behavior Mimi Nichter analyzes in Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses are in a similarly untenable position. They feel the allure while knowing better... cigarette companies depend on people overestimating how much t
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
added Feb 11, 2015 19:31
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[Michigan] MSU could be tobacco free yet this year

Michigan State University is looking to join the ranks of tobacco-free state schools. A newly-formed task force has been charged with working out the logistics of prohibiting tobacco use on the 5,198-acre campus.
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Feb 11, 2015 06:19

[Louisiana] Campus tobacco ban survey shows students mixed on new policy

University of Louisiana at Lafayette conducted a survey with mixed reviews from students. Of the 1700 students and faculty members who participated, 39 percent said the policy has been very effective in reducing secondhand smoke on campus, 41 percent sai
The Vermillion (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
added Feb 10, 2015 23:37

[Georgia] Pfizer Grants School of Public Health $850k To Combat Smoking In China

to partner with Chinese health officials to expand tobacco control efforts to major cities in China. The grant will support work with officials to develop policies and programs to protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke, encourage smokers to quit and
Georgia State School of Public Health
added Feb 10, 2015 18:01
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[China] Georgia State to Continue Helping Chinese Cities Kick Smoking

School of Public Health has received an $850,000 grant from Pfizer Inc. to continue work on tobacco control in Chinese cities started by a consortium of institutions in Atlanta and China. The initiative will be led by Dean Michael Eriksen, one of the wo
added Feb 10, 2015 17:49

[Asia, India] All universities, colleges in Punjab to be tobacco free

Vini Mahajan, principal secretary, health and family welfare, asked the vice chancellors of all private and government universities in the state to take steps to declare the institutions tobacco free.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 9, 2015 14:06

[Maine] Campus smoking ban proving effective after years implementation

After going tobacco-free in 2011, the University of Maine is experiencing a steady decrease in on campus smoking. Despite the positive trend, UMaine continues to offer cessation services and tobacco education to the community.
The Maine Campus (University of Maine)
added Feb 9, 2015 10:06

[Louisiana] Students skirt around University tobacco policy with electronic cigarettes

Sylvester is the founder of Smoking Words, an organization who pushed for the University’s tobacco ban in 2014. She said students smoked fewer cigarettes in the six months since the policy hit the books, but acknowledged their electronic counterparts are
The Reveille (LSU)
added Feb 8, 2015 17:55

Hookah Use Predicts Cigarette Smoking Progression Among College Smokers

Recent hookah use predicted increased cigarette smoking over 6 months in a college sample. These are the first prospective data demonstrating this relationship, indicating the value of developing strategies to prevent hookah use among college students.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 7, 2015 00:11
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