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[Kentucky] Editorial: UK should enforce smoking ban on campus

We here at The Kentucky Kernel believe that if you’re going to implement a campus-wide policy, you should make sure that your staff and students have the tools and motivation to stand by the policy. This is in reference to the tobacco-free policy UK staff
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:46

[California] Study links air pollutants with childhood obesity rates

Long-term exposure to near-roadway pollution and secondhand tobacco smoke correlates to childhood obesity, according to a study released last week by researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Nov 16, 2014 21:40

[California] USD campus to be smoke-free in 2015

Smokers on University of San Diego’s campus will have to find a new place to puff next fall. A new tobacco policy will go into effect at USD beginning in August 2015. While the current policy falls in accordance with California law, which bans smoking wi
The Vista (University of San Diego)
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34

33 Colleges and Universities "Free from Tobacco Money"

ASH) announced today that 33 colleges and universities are being certified "Free from Tobacco Money" in honor of their divestment from tobacco interests. This certification is also awarded in recognition of American Education Week. For the full list of th
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2014 15:38

[Massachusetts] UMass Boston to ban all tobacco by August

The release by the Office of Communications states, "The policy will prohibit the use of any tobacco or nicotine products everywhere on campus — in all buildings and outdoor areas caroled by the university, including parking lots."
The Mass Media (University of Massachusetts)
added Nov 11, 2014 10:50

[Canada] Montreal's McGill University Bans E-Cigarettes

McGill officially changed its stance on e-cigs as of September 22nd, when the university's amendment was put in place, which equates e-cigs with their standard counterpart. So anywhere you can't smoke at McGill, you can now no longer vap it up.
MTL BLog (ca)
added Nov 11, 2014 10:39
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[Illinois] LEVITIN: DePaul up in smoke from failure to enforce cigarette city ordinance

University legislation needs to mandate and enforce the citywide academic ordinance, which mandates where students are permitted to smoke. Smokers in violation of the city ordinance should be held accountable by a fine. Those who do not smoke should not h
DePaulia Online
added Nov 9, 2014 22:31
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[Louisiana] Smoke-Free Week returns Nov. 12

In July, District B City councilwoman LaToya Cantrell told Gambit she intended to introduce citywide smoke-free legislation this fall banning smoking in bars. Her measure followed statewide legislation, effective this August, that prohibits smoking on sta (blog)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:25

[Canada] 10 things you need to know about Ontario's new smoking bans

Ontario’s Liberal government will ban smoking on patios at bars and restaurants as of Jan. 1, 2015, but that’s not all the sweeping new regulation imposes. .. The new regulation under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act bans smoking anywhere “the public is ordina (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:16

Evaluating California Campus Tobacco Policies Using the American College Health Association Guidelines and the Institutional Grammar Tool (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion: Campuses should address ACHA recommendations related to campus relationships with tobacco companies, include enforceable rules, and specify individuals and entities covered by policy.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 7, 2014 17:20
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