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[Pennsylvania] Will Penn State University go tobacco-free?

President Eric Barron will review the recommendation and will announce a final decision by the end of the semester. If Penn State becomes a smoke-free university, it will be the 11th Big Ten school to do so, and would join 1,500 other college campuses a
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Oct 3, 2017 12:56
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Burden of Tobacco in Pakistan: Findings From Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2014

Besides 19.1% tobacco users, the majority (86%) were exposed to second-hand smoke at public places indicating that ban on tobacco use in public places is not being followed. A quarter of current smokers wants to quit smoking who may be provided assistanc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:26
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[California] Executive order makes the campus a smoke free environment

Cal Poly Pomona’s last remaining ashtray sparked discussion on Executive Order 1108 and it’s impact not only on campus, but at all 23 campus’ under the California State University jurisdiction. Since the removal of ashtrays at the CSU’s designated smokin
The Poly Post (Calif. State Polytechnic University, Pomona)
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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students rewarded scholarships for taking action on tobacco

two young tobacco control activists received $5,000 scholarships from Truth Initiative® for innovatively confronting tobacco use in their communities. Alexia Okorogu and Allison Foster were awarded the 2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Hea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Pennsylvania] University task force recommends implementing tobacco-free policy

The Penn State Smoke Free/Tobacco Free Task Force, in an effort to enhance the health of the entire Penn State community, has concluded its evaluation of options and is recommending to make Penn State a tobacco-free University. The findings of the task f
Penn State University
added Oct 3, 2017 12:57
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State task force recommends making university tobacco-free

Penn State Smoke-Free/Tobacco-Free Task Force has recommended that the university become tobacco-free. ... The task force also recommends creating an Office for Tobacco-Free Penn State, having a soft launch of the policy for the Spring 2018 semester, crea
WJAC-TV NBC 6 (Johnstown, PA)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:54
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Collective team up to curb smoking on college campuses nationwide

To help U.S. colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies, the CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative recently announced that grants are now available.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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[UK] Sheffield mum urges pregnant women to ditch the cigarettes as hospital becomes smoke free site

A Sheffield mum who once smoked 20 cigarettes a day for 23 years is urging others to ditch the habit while pregnant. Sarah Bembridge, aged 36, from Gleadless, quit smoking while pregnant earlier in the year and is now encouraging others to join her to ma
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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[Massachusetts] IVES: Protecting Children from Secondhand Smoke ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

I recently testified before the Joint Committee on Public Health to encourage the favorable report of H1170 “An Act to Protect Little Lungs,” filed by Representative Paul Heroux. This bill would ban smoking in a car if a child is small enough to be in a
Valley Patriot (North Andover, MA)
added Oct 2, 2017 14:03
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American Lung Association’s View: Once considered radical, smoke-free means healthier Minnesota

Ten years after the Freedom to Breathe Act became law in Minnesota, it's hard to believe the idea of smoke-free workplaces was ever considered controversial. Today, Minnesota is full of children who have never known and who never will know what it is lik
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Oct 2, 2017 13:52
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