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[Kentucky] NO MORE SMOKE

In light of Gov. Steve Beshear’s recent executive order banning smoking on government property, the University’s potential to instill a smoking ban of its own has lit up debates all over campus.
Murray (KY) State News
added Sep 24, 2014 11:23
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LEGACY PARTNERS WITH HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HACU) TO DISTINGUISH TOBACCO-RELATED HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG HISPANIC/LATINO COLLEGE SUBPOPULATIONS

Innovative Study Shows Significant Differences Among Four Hispanic/Latino Subgroups: Mexican American, Dominican, Cuban American, Puerto Rican
American Legacy Foundation
added Sep 24, 2014 11:00
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[California] BENTLEY: Stanford allows the criminal tobacco industry to influence its research

When a world renowned research institution such as Stanford keeps its door open to big tobacco’s money and influence…lending its “good name” to any kind of tobacco research, it only furthers the reach of big tobacco’s tragic death toll. The Centers for D
The Stanford (CA) Daily
added Sep 23, 2014 19:16
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[Kansas] 100 years ago: Haskell football captain leads the way in campus anti-tobacco campaign

Sept. 20, 1914: "The captain of the football team at Haskell arose last night at the conclusion of an enthusiastic anti-tobacco meeting and said he desired to sign the list of membership first. He said that the ten other members of the club desired to fol
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Sep 21, 2014 23:55
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[Pennsylvania] E-cigarettes give students new choices

The nicotine market’s newest competitor, the electronic cigarette, is gaining popularity among teenagers and young adults — including Pitt students. ... University spokeswoman Cara Masset said Pitt does not yet have a policy regarding e-cigarettes in Univ
Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)
added Sep 21, 2014 23:46
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[Texas] VIDEO: Electronic cigarettes no longer allowed in classrooms

Do you vape? New UT Tyler legislation prevents vaping in classrooms and requires everyone who is vaping to be at least 25 feet from entrances.
Patriot Talon (University of Texas at Tyler)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:22
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[New Zealand] NorthTec smoking row still burning

Some teachers at NorthTec have been stuck in a stalemate with management for more than a year about the polytech's reluctance to go smokefree. Nursing tutor Jenni Moore said the nursing school particularly had raised many concerns about the issue.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:16
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[Africa, Uganda] Students push for Tobacco Control Bill passing

Students from five universities are petitioning parliament to pass the Tobacco Control Bill, arguing that it has stayed too long on the shelf. John Paul Nuwe, a student of Makerere University and also an official of Africa Tobacco Control Alliance said
The New Vision (ug)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:07
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi, New York] From the Emirates: NYUAD goes smoke free

“NYUAD is a smoke-free campus.” NYU Abu Dhabi’s new smoking policy begins with a simple sentence, one ominous to smokers and comforting to non-smokers. Most people are already aware of the risks of tobacco use and tobacco users are arguably the most awar
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:12
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[Oregon] City may push smokers off some public sidewalks

smokers may be unwelcomed: public sidewalks surrounding Salem Hospital and Willamette University. Salem City Council has asked staff to prepare a new city ordinance that would ban smoking on sidewalks adjacent to certain businesses.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:01
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