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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Smokers litter ... and so do other people: Editorial

A Monday stroll on the South Park Blocks from Salmon Street through the campus of Portland State University turned up plenty of cigarette butts, many of them clustered around benches. Loftus and other people fed up with littering do have a point. Is it r
The Oregonian
added May 16, 2014 08:18
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[Delaware] VIDEO: Bans on smoking gain momentum

Rehoboth became the last of Delaware's major ocean resorts to ban smoking on its beaches, adding in a boardwalk ban for good measure. On the same day, the University of Delaware Faculty Senate hosted an open forum to discuss expanding its policy that pro
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added May 15, 2014 11:05
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Knowledge, Attitudes, and Normative Beliefs as Predictors of Hookah Smoking Initiation: A Longitudinal Study of University Students

While positive attitudes and favorable normative beliefs are associated with initiation of HTS in a cohort of never-users, increased knowledge about toxins is not associated with lower initiation. It may be particularly valuable for educational interventi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2014 12:26
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[Illinois] Student Senate may seek smoke-free campus

Health concerns could lead to ashtrays being moved farther from buildings
The Knox Student
added May 8, 2014 05:07
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[Australia] University smoking ban leads way

LA TROBE University will ban smoking on all campuses as of next month, which it says will set a precedent for healthier communities among young people. From May 31, all staff, students and visitors will be prohibited from smoking on university campuses,
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added May 8, 2014 05:02
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[Massachusetts] UMass Dartmouth committee recommends smoke-free campus by 2015

An 11-member committee announced the recommendation Monday as "an important first step in creating a healthier campus." The decision came after "a campus-wide survey, reviewing literature on the issues, and meeting throughout the spring semester with mem
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added May 6, 2014 20:21
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[Wisconsin] Students drive smoke-free rental properties

Some La Crosse landlords are changing their policies to create a healthier living environment by going smoke-free.... The county received a grant to help educate landlords about smoke free living options. Silha said students are leading the trend that 80%
WXOW 19 ABC (La Crescent, MN/La Crosse, WI)
added May 5, 2014 09:35
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[Connecticut] Potential smoking ban sparks mixed reviews from students

The University of New Haven may be the next university to join the smoke-free/tobacco-free campus trend sweeping the nation. In an email sent to all students and faculty on Wednesday, April 23, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Stud
The Charger Bulletin (University of New Haven)
added Apr 30, 2014 22:46
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[Canada] McLennan-Redpath Terrace goes smoke-free

The newly refurbished McLennan-Redpath Terrace in front of the McLennan and Redpath Library Buildings is going smoke-free next week in an effort to promote better health and a cleaner environment. The renovations, which began in 2011, were near complet
McGill Reporter (ca)
added Apr 25, 2014 15:35
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[Vermont] UVM Aims to Ban Tobacco Use and Curb Public Health Risk

Recognizing nicotine addiction as a significant public health issue, the University of Vermont is moving toward becoming a tobacco-free campus, with a target date of Jan. 1, 2015.
University of Vermont
added Apr 24, 2014 00:43
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