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[North Carolina] Reynolds American donated $11.6 million to non-profits in 2013, helping transform communities (PDF)

The Reynolds American Foundation donated a total of $6.1 million in 2013, including employee matching grants. The Foundation’s largest contributions were to Wake Forest University, Winston- Salem State University and the annual campaign of the United Way
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 20, 2014 11:06

[Australia] No Smoking Here: Examining Reasons for Noncompliance With a Smoke-Free Policy in a Large University

Conclusions: Creating a culture of compliance at the University remains a significant challenge, especially considering the size of the campus, the high proportion of international students, and the logistics associated with monitoring smoking behavior in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 19, 2014 08:40

[Louisiana] Northwestern State University to go tobacco-free on campus

Northwestern State University has become the latest institute of higher learning in Northwest Louisiana to announce plans to go tobacco-free on campus. The new policy will become effective August 1, and will prohibit tobacco use on all Northwestern Stat
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Feb 18, 2014 21:10

[Connecticut] DIX: Colleges should be smoke-free or taxed

University of Hartford where I teach, one of the biggest challenges is avoiding secondhand college, smoking isn't just deadly. It's instructional. It teaches smokers to be inconsiderate, nonsmokers to be apathetic and children to become smokers
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Feb 15, 2014 23:20

[Massachusetts] BLOMQUIST: When there’s smoke there’s fire

Banning smoking on the Common actually worsens the problem of secondhand smoke for nonsmoking citizens. It can be reasonably assumed that rather than quit smoking, smokers will smoke on the sidewalks. The Common is a large, mostly flat area of land where
Berkeley Beacon (Emerson College)
added Feb 13, 2014 12:04

[Georgia] BOR emphasizes health benefit in tobacco ban

When the Georgia Board of Regents meets next week, the Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus policy that was introduced last month to the on Personnel and Benefits Committee will likely be brought before the full board.
Technique (Georgia Tech)
added Feb 7, 2014 12:30

[Michigan] Student senate continues conversation on smoke-free campus

When it comes to smoking at Grand Valley State University, the magic number is 25. One must be 25 feet away from any academic building, 25 feet away from any bus stop on university property, and 25 feet away from the Little Mac Bridge. However, the 25-f
Grand Valley Lanthorn (Grand Valley State University, MI)
added Feb 4, 2014 18:58

[California] San Diego receives failing grade on tobacco control

The city of San Diego received a D overall. The cities of La Mesa and Lemon Grove, each within four miles of San Diego State campus, both received an F grade. On Jan. 1, a campus-wide smoking ban went into effect at SDSU. While the school recently took t
Daily Aztec (San Diego State U.)
added Feb 4, 2014 12:41

[Massachusetts] For smokers, a Common spot revoked

Emerson students aren't the first ones to make Boston Common a hub for smokers. According to an article in the Boston Globe, Boston's relationship with smoking dates back to the 17th century, when the colony's Puritan founders effectively banned the use
Berkeley Beacon (Emerson College)
added Feb 2, 2014 13:45

[North Carolina] Triangle schools, businesses deal with growing popularity of e-cigarettes

Wake County school board is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to ban something that many parents probably already thought was against the rules: electronic cigarettes. Duke University has barred them except in designated smoking areas, and the city of R
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 2, 2014 00:12
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