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[Canada] University of Calgary bans indoor use of e-cigarettesx

Classrooms and study wings are no place for the use of popular e-cigarettes, according to new rules implemented on Calgary's largest post-secondary campus.
Metro (ca)
added Dec 23, 2014 22:01
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Education Ministry prohibits smoking, alcohol drinking in schools

The directive said that tobacco-use is prohibited in premises of university, institute, and education management facilities as well as preschools, senior and junior high schools, IT and language teaching centers.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:57
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[California] Association of Campus Tobacco Policies With Secondhand Smoke Exposure, Intention to Smoke on Campus, and Attitudes About Outdoor Smoking Restrictions.

Strong majorities of students supported outdoor smoking restrictions across all policy types. Comprehensive tobacco-free policies are effective in reducing exposure to smoking and intention to smoke on campus.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:43
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Smoke- and tobacco-free college campus policies are working

We found: Stronger policies were associated with fewer students reporting exposure to secondhand smoke or seeing someone smoke on campus. On tobacco-free college campuses, fewer students smoked and reported intention to smoke on campus.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:42
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College students believe hookah safer alternative to cigarette smoking

Despite emerging evidence otherwise, many college students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, reports a University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health study published this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Preve
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:06
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[California] BENTLEY: Stanford smoking: University lacks courage of 1,477 others to go smoke-free

It's incredibly disappointing to learn that Stanford once investigated the "sunny side of smoking" with Big Tobacco to conclude that nicotine enhances the performance of nonsmoking airline pilots. Yet hope is renewed as the Stanford School of Medicine an
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 14, 2014 14:15
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[Florida] US college students believe hookah safer than cigarette

Many college students in the US consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, despite emerging evidence otherwise, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health examined the prevalence of h
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 14, 2014 14:10
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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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