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[Virginia] Turning a new leaf with tobacco money

The Virginia Tobacco Commission is helping more and more students in the Dan River Region with an expanded scholarship program — providing about $400,000 to Danville Community College students this year.
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Dec 13, 2014 20:55
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: Upon its one-year mark, smoking ban lacks spark

The ban has not seemed to stop smokers from smoking; those who want to smoke will continue to do so, and they have found locations — particularly vague and not well-defined locations — where the ban does not apply. Walk down Gregory Avenue across from th
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Dec 10, 2014 11:57
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Campus tobacco and even nicotine bans spike in past three years

Anti-smoking policies on college campuses have moved from “smoke-free outdoor air” campaigns to tobacco and even nicotine bans in the past several years, an anti-smoking youth activist told The College Fix. Many schools also reject tobacco industry fund
The College Fix/SFPA (Student Free Press Association)
added Dec 8, 2014 21:47
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University of Alaska Board of Regents to consider broad tobacco ban on campuses

The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
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University of Alaska Board of Regents to consider broad tobacco ban on campuses

The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
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[Minnesota] Electronic Cigarettes Banned For Use In Minneapolis Stores, Offices and Restaurants

on Friday, the Minneapolis City Council passed new rules that banned the use of electronic cigarettes within indoor public places – such as eateries, schools and offices – says the Minneapolis Star Tribune. In fact, the state of Minnesota additionally cr
Inquisitr
added Dec 7, 2014 17:45
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An Hour Of Hookah Equals 100 Cigarettes, So Why Is It More Socially Acceptable?

"It was surprising to learn that college students, even when they were aware of the health dangers associated with hookah tobacco smoking at baseline, still went on to use a hookah for the first time," Dr. Jaime Sidani, senior research specialist in the
Medical Daily
added Dec 4, 2014 20:50
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[Pennsylvania] State tax lapse depletes research funding

Cutbacks in state funding in 2013 depleted a portion of Penn’s research funds — but while the chunk of lost funding is relatively small, it represents wider struggles in the hunt for research funding.
Daily Pennsylvanian (University of Pennsylvania)
added Dec 3, 2014 19:15
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[New York] COLGROVE: Tobacco's age restriction is ethically justified

This semester, some college students in New York City discovered that they could no longer purchase a pack of cigarettes... These “Tobacco 21” laws are an important step in fighting the aggressive epidemic caused by the uncaring tobacco industry.
Columbia Daily Spectator (Columbia U.)
added Dec 2, 2014 06:57
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[Kansas] KU group wants campus tobacco-free by fall 2015

As the Tobacco Free KU initiative pushes for a university policy change, it’s also working to get buy-in from students, faculty and staff. “Our ultimate goal is to create a culture change on campus,” said Ashley Hrabe, KU senior and founder of Breathe E
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 2, 2014 06:46
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