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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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[China, Nebraska] EDWARDS: Smoking ban will hurt international students

If you didn’t know by now from the cheesy elementary school skits or the super hip MTV commercials, smoking tobacco is bad, bro. It’s even on the label of the product itself. Despite the onslaught of propaganda attempting to make smoking appear unappeali
Daily Nebraskan
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo moves to protect kids from passive smoking at home, in cars

The Tokyo metropolitan assembly is set to pass an ordinance Oct. 5 to prohibit smoking in private homes and cars if there are children around. The idea, at this stage largely symbolic as the ordinance would not carry penalties for violators, is to prote
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:09
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[Bulgaria] Dude smoking a cigarette at a gas station gets a rude awakening

Then, the gas station attendant slowly approaches the pump and calmly removes a fire extinguisher from its holder. Without warning, he then douses the man at the pump with foam. The man's car door was open during the dousing, so his interior was comple
Mashable.com
added Oct 4, 2017 11:00
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish snus wants place in EU tobacco directive

which is currently banned across Europe, is trying to find its way into the EU tobacco directive, with supporters pointing to evidence suggesting it is appropriate for the protection of public health. But the European Commission has made it clear it has
EurActiv
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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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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[Asia, Singapore] 19,000 tickets issued last year for smoking at prohibited areas: NEA

About 19,000 tickets were issued last year to offenders caught smoking at prohibited areas, and of this number, more than 2,600 were for smoking in food establishments, Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor said on Tues
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Pennsylvania] More students vape on campus as administration considers ban on tobacco products

Since Lunsford began vaping four years ago, he has witnessed a dramatic evolution in public perceptions of his hobby as the numbers of vapers grew. During his five months at Valley Vapes — a downtown State College store specializing in e-cigarettes and
Penn State University
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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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] 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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