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[Pennsylvania] Will Penn State University go tobacco-free?

President Eric Barron will review the recommendation and will announce a final decision by the end of the semester. If Penn State becomes a smoke-free university, it will be the 11th Big Ten school to do so, and would join 1,500 other college campuses a
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Oct 3, 2017 12:56
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State task force recommends making university tobacco-free

Penn State Smoke-Free/Tobacco-Free Task Force has recommended that the university become tobacco-free. ... The task force also recommends creating an Office for Tobacco-Free Penn State, having a soft launch of the policy for the Spring 2018 semester, crea
WJAC-TV NBC 6 (Johnstown, PA)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:54
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Collective team up to curb smoking on college campuses nationwide

To help U.S. colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies, the CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative recently announced that grants are now available.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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[New Jersey] SGA works to move ashtrays further from buildings

Non-smokers, are urging others to smoke further away from school buildings. Last week, during a Student Government Association meeting, Michelle Pan, chair of the student life committee, talked about the initiative to relocate ashtrays.
The Setonian (Seton Hall University)
added Sep 30, 2017 21:32
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HONG: Getting to root of teen smoking

While NEA is sending a message by extending the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, the fact that people are picking up smoking so young shows that something else is at work, and there is a need to understand what it is if Singapore wants to bec
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:50
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] New smoking rules prompt changes in universities; experts say ban is step in right direction

The latest measures to widen the smoking ban at tertiary institutes will spur schools to do more to discourage smoking, although most are already smoke-free campuses. Experts also reassure that the ban is a productive effort. Students and staff at autono
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking ban expanded to unis, private-hire cars

Undergraduates and teachers, along with private-hire car passengers, will find it harder to smoke, under new restrictions taking effect from Sunday. The National Environment Agency (NEA) announced yesterday that smoking will be banned in the outdoor are
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:59
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[Asia, Singapore] Smoking ban expanded to include outdoor areas of universities, private-hire cars

From Oct 1, it will be an offence to smoke in outdoor areas of universities, private education institutions and in private-hire cars from companies such as Uber and Grab, announced the National Environment Agency (NEA) in a media release on Tuesday (Sep 2
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:34
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[Canada] Smoking to be bannned on McMaster campus

The Hamilton campus of McMaster University is the latest post-secondary school in Canada to ban smoking on their premises. The list has now reached 14 different schools who have decided to ban smoking on campus. This advocates for other schools to follow
Brock Press (Brock University) (ca)
added Sep 26, 2017 23:52
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking to be banned in universities, private education institutions

From Sunday (Oct 1), smokers at all autonomous universities and private education institutions will be banned from lighting up while they are on the school compounds, except at designated smoking points. Announcing the new restrictions on Tuesday, the Na
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:46
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