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University of Arizona Banning Smoking on Campus, Including E-Cigarettes

UA's "Smoking and Tobacco Policy" also includes a ban on using electronic cigarettes on campus. Arizona State University enacted a similar no-tobacco policy last year -- to the protest of some students -- but its policy allows the use of e-cigarettes on
Phoenix (AZ) New Times
added Jul 15, 2014 04:27
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[Louisiana] Tulane moves to 100 percent smoke-free status on Aug. 1

Scott Tims, director of Tulane University Student Health Services, says the goal of the policy, passed in May 2013, is to protect non-smokers from exposure to second-hand smoke while encouraging current smokers to quit.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 10, 2014 03:49

[Ohio] No smoking at OU, period

An Ohio University official confirmed last week that the university plans to fully implement and enforce a campus-wide ban on smoking in the 2015-2016 academic year. For now, that ban includes use of cigarettes as well as e-cigarettes on any campus prop
Athens (OH) News
added Jul 10, 2014 01:56

[Louisiana] NSU going tobacco-free August 1

Northwestern State University will become a tobacco-free campus effective August 1. The new policy will prohibit tobacco use on all Northwestern State campuses. emailprint 0
Leesville (LA) Daily Leader
added Jul 9, 2014 12:37

America's Hookah-Smoking Teens Are Wealthy and White

The bubbling devices can now be found in suburban basements and college dorm rooms, and hookah lounges have proliferated in recent years. Smoking from a hookah carries many of the same risks as cigarettes. With water pipes not as portable, hookah users ar
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 8, 2014 16:27

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Frontline: Unknown e-cigarette dangers

it is still very difficult to confirm the legitimacy of practices in the making of e-cigarettes, which is a potential danger to users, who cannot know exactly what they are putting in their bodies.
The Western Front (Western Washington University)
added Jul 4, 2014 11:57

[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Smokescreen: e-cigarettes deserve some scrutiny for potential health impacts

Apparently, some FCC students thought it was OK to use e-cigarettes in class, which is an indication that these devices are viewed by some as innocuous.... Until more is known, why not err on the side of caution? Meanwhile, let science investigate this m
The Frederick (MD) News-Post
added Jul 3, 2014 17:33

[Nebraska] Tobacco use still high in college ball, off field

"I enjoy the taste. It's not like I'm addicted to it," Sborz said. "I just enjoy it, definitely. I do it maybe once a month or every other week." Sborz said this week's death of Hall of Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn might give college players some pau
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2014 14:37

[South Carolina] New 'tobacco free' policy isn't a breath of fresh air for everyone at CofC

Chief of staff at College of Charleston Brian McGee says going tobacco free is an international trend, and it's something the College is trying to be consistent with. "I think we have a wonderful opportunity here to encourage healthy lifestyles for our
WCSC Television (Charleston, SC)
added Jul 1, 2014 12:16

Central Michigan University's plans to become tobacco-free take effect today

The Mount Pleasant school says the policy, “A Breath of Fresh Air,” is effective Tuesday and will eliminate the use of tobacco products indoors or outdoors on campus. The planned changes were announced last year. Central Michigan University’s earlier sm
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jul 1, 2014 11:36
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