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[Virginia] ALJASSAR: A smoke-free Grounds

secondhand smoking is a problem for nonsmokers that can be diminished with a public smoking ban. There are real risks associated with secondhand smoking even in small amounts.
The Cavalier Daily (U. of Virginia)
added Oct 17, 2014 11:31
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: USCB right to go tobacco-free

The school system, including places of higher learning, have a role to play in educating and discouraging the practice. One out of every 13 U.S. children living today -- 5.6 million in total -- will die early because of smoking-related diseases if we don
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Oct 15, 2014 20:33
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[New York] TESSLER: University should strengthen smoking policy

It is unfair that city residents, including NYU students, must be subjected to secondhand smoke. Students must walk through a cloud of toxins when trying to enter their dorm, study or eat at a dining hall. Both city and university officials must take init
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:43
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University of Alaska considering tobacco ban on its campuses

University of Alaska leaders are drafting a policy that could ban tobacco use at its statewide campuses as soon as next year. The momentum for a smoke-free university system in Alaska has steadily been building, thanks to student pressure and a larger shi
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Oct 14, 2014 20:26
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[South Carolina] USCB to go tobacco-free in January / Brings clinics, nicotine patches to campus to help students, faculty quit smoking

Exactly one year after the University of South Carolina went tobacco-free, its Beaufort branch will follow suit. Beginning Jan. 1, USCB no longer will allow the use of any tobacco products -- including chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes -- on eit
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Oct 14, 2014 13:47
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[Texas] Colleges outlawing smoking on campus

As of Oct. 1, there are at least 1,478 completely smoke-free campuses ... Sophia Chapman, director of the Office of Student Conduct at Texas Tech, said Tech is not currently on the way to becoming a smoke-free campus, but the university does have operatin
Daily Toreador (Texas Tech University)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:09
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[USA] College University System of Georgia enacts tobacco ban on all campuses

At the University of Georgia, students voiced their concerns through an organized protest on Tate Plaza last Tuesday, Sept. 30. About 50 students attended throughout the 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. time block.
USA Today
added Oct 8, 2014 05:50
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LEGACY EMPOWERS COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO TAKE A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

New Nation-wide Initiative Aims to Support Community Colleges to Adopt 100% Smoke or Tobacco-Free Campus Policies
American Legacy Foundation
added Oct 7, 2014 11:26
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[Louisiana] University sees decline in cigarette butt usage on campus

Because the policy was established under an honor system, SmokingWords adviser and mass communication professor Judith Sylvester said it has worked. “I’ve spoken to students on campus and, recently, with the Dean of Students, and they all feel students ar
The Reveille (LSU)
added Oct 7, 2014 10:51
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[Georgia, Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: Tobacco-free campuses: More colleges are banning tobacco use

Colleges and universities are uniformly finding that tobacco prohibitions serve to benefit productivity and protect the health of those who patronize their grounds. And there is no persuasive reason why schools in Utah shouldn’t follow suit.
Deseret News
added Oct 6, 2014 17:26
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