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[Asia, India] HC orders educational institutes to put up boards on tobacco ban

Bombay High Court on Tuesday ordered Maharashtra education department to issue directives to all educational institutions to put up display boards outside their premises stating that sale and consumption of cigarettes and any tobacco product is banned wit
Jagran Post (in)
added Feb 25, 2014 14:43

[UK, USA] Tobacco sale ban for US campus shops

One of the world's top universities is taking a smoking ban a step further this week, as Stanford University prohibits the sale of tobacco as well as smoking on campus. Campus shops at the Californian university will have to end the sale of all tobacco
BBC Online
added Feb 25, 2014 13:08

[Illinois] EDITORIAL: Our view: Individual rights

At the least, it’s denying smokers unwilling to conform the opportunity to attend the same school of their choice as their non-smoking counterparts. Either one of those is a scary prospect for those who believe rights have to be balanced to truly be rig
Jacksonville (IL) Journal-Courier
added Feb 24, 2014 14:21

[Illinois] SIU to become smoke-free campus July 1

SIU will join the 1,182 smoke-free college campuses nationwide on July 1,  according to Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights. The university will add to a trend that has grown from 446 campuses in October 2012. "There's no safe level of exposure to secondha
The Southern Illinoisan
added Feb 24, 2014 14:15

[Indiana] IPFW Going Completely Tobacco Free In April

Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) will become a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus effective April 1, 2014. The use of cigarettes, cigars, oral tobacco, electronic cigarettes, and all other tobacco products will be prohibited
Indiana's NewsCenter (WPTA-TV 21 Alive ABC, WISE-TV NBC 33, Fort Wayne's CW)
added Feb 24, 2014 14:13

[Arkansas] UCA bans 'e-cigs' and 'vaping' on campus

University of Central Arkansas Trustees voted unanimously Friday to ban the use of electronic cigarettes on the school’s campus and in university owned vehicles. Trustees updated the board’s existing policy adopted in 2009 that prohibited the use of any
Log Cabin Democrat (Conway, AR)
added Feb 23, 2014 17:11

Lawmakers want to ban smoking on Illinois campuses

A proposal to ban smoking on public college campuses is advancing in the Illinois Legislature. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reports the measure passed out of a House committee Wednesday by a 9-3 vote. The law would not be necessa
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Feb 23, 2014 16:30

[Missouri] UCA board bans e-cigarettes on campus, in vehicles

University of Central Arkansas' Board of Trustees has banned the use of electronic cigarettes on the university's campus and in university-owned vehicles.
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Feb 23, 2014 16:15

[California] Tobacco sales to cease at Stanford University

Vendors who operate convenience stores at the Valero gas station and Tresidder Union have agreed to the school's request to phase out sales of tobacco products, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. Administrators have been considering
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Feb 23, 2014 15:32

[Texas] UTEP becomes a smoke-free campus

University of Texas at El Paso announced Friday it is now a smoke-free campus. "I think it's better for all the students. That way, they don't feel bothered by the smoke or by the smell," UTEP student Jonathan Peralta said.
KFOXTV (Las Cruces, NM/El Paso, TX)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:31
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