TWC News - June 2, 2014
But for some of those sticking around during the summer, the ban might
actually ... Over the last year, the university has restricted smoking
to a few designated ...
Subject to same Rules as Regular Cigs on SOU Campus
KAJO - June 2, 2014
Southern Oregon University is banning the use of electronic cigarettes
in all campus ... went completely smoke-free in 2012, and e-cigarettes
are included in the ban. Oregon State and Eastern Oregon University
also have campus-wide bans ...
ways NJ's on-campus smoking ban is gaining traction
Muckgers - June 2, 2014
On May 8th, the New Jersey State Assembly Higher Education Committee
advanced a bill that would ban smoking on all New Jersey college campuses.
Here at ...
News Roundup: Candidates Plan Last-Minute Campaign ...
KUNM - June 2, 2014
A ban on tobacco use at New Mexico State University is expected to take
effect in ... Currently, smoking is banned indoors or within 25 feet
of entrances, exits, ...
included in new "No Smoking Policy" at Motlow in Smyrna
Wgnsradio - June 1, 2014
All Motlow College campuses will become tobacco-free / no-smoking
beginning July 1, 2014, college officials recently announced. Motlow
has campuses in ...
Atlantic to Become a Tobacco-Free University
The Pineapple Newspaper - May 30, 2014
Since one-fifth of adult smokers begin using tobacco products after
age 18, FAU has an opportunity to help promote a healthier alternative.
Smoking bans have ...
Kentucky University Goes Tobacco-Free
WEKU - May 30, 2014
Eastern Kentucky University is about to become tobacco-free system wide.
Eastern's main campus in Richmond and extended sites in Corbin, Danville,
Take: UTSA says no to smoking and the feds deliver bad ...
San Antonio Business Journal (blog) - May 29, 2014
The University of Texas at San Antonio will go completely dark on June
1 when it officially becomes a tobacco-free and smoke-free facility
following a one-year ...
College to become tobacco-free July 1
Tullahoma News and Guardian - May 29, 2014
... products including, but not limited to, cigarettes, pipes, cigars,
chewing tobacco and snuff, as well as smokeless electronic cigarettes
and other similar devices.
EKU Goes Tobacco Free
WMKY - May 29, 2014
That includes electronic cigarettes, chewing tobacco, all of that on
the campus," said Rutherford. Rutherford says tobacco-free ambassadors
will walk the ...
wake-up: 3 things you need to know
Reno Gazette Journal - May 28, 2014
A smoking ban could go into effect next year on all of Nevada's public
college, university and research campuses if the Nevada Board of Regents
votes Friday to ...
to consider smoke-free campuses in Nevada
Reno Gazette-Journal - May 28, 2014
A smoking ban could go into effect next year on all of Nevada's public
college, university and research campuses if the Nevada Board of Regents
votes Friday to pursue it. If approved, the tobacco ban would affect
the Nevada System of Higher Education's seven academic campuses and
the Desert Research Institute, as well as any off-campus facilities
that are part of the system. In January, the University of Nevada, Reno
announced its plan to ban all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes,
from its campus and off-campus facilities and lands starting in Aug.
trustees OK budget, strategic plan
Orlando Business Journal - May 22, 2014
Smoking is already prohibited in buildings on Stetson campuses, and
the new plan prohibits smoking in outdoor areas, as well as placing
a ban on all tobacco ...
to UMass for smoking ban
SouthCoastToday.com - May 20, 2014
I am writing this letter to congratulate the committee of faculty, staff,
and students at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth who recommended
that their campus ...
State Hospital plagued with security issues [VIDEO]
KHON2 - May 19, 2014
Just outside the hospital wings, residential care homes are rented by
recently discharged patients on conditional release. They have much
more freedom to come and go, including a well-worn path from the non-smoking
hospital grounds to one of Windward Community Colleges designated smoking
areas. College officials said they are thinking about making the whole
place smoke-free anyway, telling KHON2 in a statement: Windward Community
College currently is in the process of considering a transition to a
smoke-free campus with the projected goal of removing all Designated
Smoking Areas on our campus.
Trustees Approve Tuition Hike, Ban E-Cigarettes
Times Record - May 17, 2014
Arkansas Tech University trustees this week approved a budget, tuition
and fee increases, banned electronic cigarettes on ATU property and
continued a ban on ...
year in review
Diamondback - May 15, 2014
Though some of last year's goals remained unfulfilled notably,
effectively enforcing the campus smoking ban and mandating sexual assault
spark UCC smoking policy reform
The Mainstream Online - May 14, 2014
The College Council will be updating the campus smoking policy to include
e-cigarettes. Inconsistencies within the tobacco free campus administrative
Baseball Fan Primer - vs. #24 Arkansas
MUTigers.com - May 14, 2014
The University of Missouri has launched a Smoke Free Mizzou Campaign.
Beginning July 1st, 2013, smoking will not be permitted anywhere on
the Mizzou ...
State University considers move to make campus smoke-free
WXYZ - May 14, 2014
DETROIT (WXYZ) - Smoking restrictions are currently in place at Wayne
State University but the school ... Busby is opposed to the outright
ban on tobacco use.
To Become Tobacco-Free University
The Boca Raton Tribune - May 14, 2014
FAU will become the 24th university in Florida to implement a smoking
or ... Smoking bans have decreased smoking prevalence and the amount
smoked by ...
State Could Soon Become Smoke-Free Campus
CBS Local - May 14, 2014
Cigarettes might soon be a thing of the past at the Detroit campus of
Wayne State University. A presidential task force is exploring the possibilities
of turning Wayne State into a fully smoke-free campus. The 11-member
group, made up of students, faculty and staff, started doing research
in March, talking with students, observing behavior patterns and reviewing
best practices from other smoke-free universities. Wayne States current
smoking policy prohibits smoking in any university building and within
25 feet of any entrance or exit. However, concerns have been raised
that the current policy is not being followed.
Smoking Locations To Go Into Effect July 1
Bwog - May 12, 2014
A statement sent out by Columbia cleared up some of the details of the
USenate smoking ban talked about at the last meeting, stating that the
smoking areas seen on the map will go into effect on July 1. Notably,
one of the areas is in front of Butler, so studiers stepping outside
for a breath of fresh air will still be greeted by a smoky slap in the
in review: campus news & sports
The University of Hawaii Kaleo - May 12, 2014
UH M noas smoking ban was put to a halt after the University of Hawaii
Professional Assembly filed a complaint, saying UH administration failed
to consult or negotiate with the union over subjects that are within
the scope of bargaining under Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 89. The
smoking ban was originally scheduled to be implemented on Jan. 1, 2014,
and would prohibit smoking and tobacco use on campus.
could go tobacco-free in fall 2014: report
The Times-Picayune - May 12, 2014
An LSU policy committee is putting the finishing touches on a proposal
that would make LSU's Baton Rouge campus tobacco-free as early as Aug.
1, nearly three weeks before students begin their fall 2014 semester,
according to Business Report.
Record: Campus smoking
NorthJersey.com - May 12, 2014
The new proposed ban would include cigarettes, cigars, pipes, electronic
cigarettes, chewing tobacco, dip and anything else with tobacco on any
part of ...
Should NJ ban outdoor tobacco use on college campuses?
The Star-Ledger - May 11, 2014
So would electronic cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and dip. Those caught
violating the ban would be fined $250 for a first offense, $500 for
a second offense, and ...
smoke-free campus protects the health of all, but frustrates some
Borderzine - May 8, 2014
After 100 years the cloud of tobacco smoke at UTEP is lifting. UTEP
banned the use of all tobacco products from university property on February
20. Notifications for the major ... Why not ban fast food as well?
If health is the real concern, ...
NBC 10 Philadelphia - May 8, 2014
The bill would amend the New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act to prohibit smoking
in and around any facility, building or grounds of all public or private
institutions of ...
the 'Community Matters 20/20' survey and help analyze health ...
al.com - May 9, 2014
Local colleges and universities have prohibited the distribution of
tobacco ... Jefferson County has adopted "SmartCode" zoning
to promote development that is ...
students, staff in favor of bill banning tobacco use at NJ ...
Press of Atlantic City - May 8, 2014
A new bill just released by an Assembly committee would ban tobacco
use at all ... A bill that would prohibit smoking at New Jersey public
and private colleges ...
to ban smoking on campuses, beaches are progress: Editorial
NJ.com - May 8, 2014
Belmar wasn't willing to wait for New Jersey to ban smoking on all the
state's beaches, so this week the popular tourist resort acted alone.
Smokers now face ...
College Smoking Ban Bill Advances
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio - May 8, 2014
Assembly Democrat Celeste Riley, a bill sponsor, saying expanding the
smoking ban to campuses makes sense both health-wise and from a fiscal
Bill Wants To Ban Smoking, Including E-Cigs, On All NJ ...
Gothamist - May 8, 2014
According to the Star-Ledger, "Advocates said the bill would give
New Jersey the strictest college campus smoking ban in the nation...
Fines for ... Americans for Non-Smokers' Rights has a list of all the
schools without smoking on campus (PDF); interestingly, NYU Is one of
them, as is Barnard (but not Columbia). As it happens, vapers will be
protesting the ban on e-cigs in parks this weekend.
UNR residence hall scheduled to open in 2015
Reno Gazette-Journal - May 8, 2014
And that will dovetail into the campus going smoke-free that same
year. Features of the new residence hall. Five-stories,
400 beds. ...
Bill Wants To Ban Smoking, Including E-Cigs, On All NJ ...
Gothamist - May 8, 2014
According to the Star-Ledger, "Advocates said the bill would give
New Jersey the strictest college campus smoking ban in the nation...
Fines for ... Americans for Non-Smokers' Rights has a list of all the
schools without smoking on campus (PDF); interestingly, NYU Is one of
them, as is Barnard (but not Columbia). As it happens, vapers will be
protesting the ban on e-cigs in parks this weekend...
use on all NJ college campuses would be banned under ...
The Star-Ledger - May 8, 2014
TRENTON Smoking would be banned on all New Jersey college campuses
under a bill set for ... NJ Assembly votes to ban smoking at all parks
Senate may seek smoke-free campus
The Knox Student - May 7, 2014
Obviously secondhand smoke is an issue, but a huge move in the
... I don't believe in an all-out ban, but I think that specified
smoking areas could be beneficial ...
vote for a smoke-free campus
Western Front - May 6, 2014
Sixty-six percent of students voted in favor of a smoke-free campus
in the Associated Students elections Friday, May 2, said Carly Roberts,
AS president. With the majority of students favoring a smoke-free campus,
AS now has a clear view of what students want and will use that information
to advocate policies that will help to establish Western as a smoke-free
campus in the future, she said. While the students have voted on this
decision, there have been no official decisions regarding a smoke-free
campus, she said. The current policy states that smoking, including
e-cigarettes, is not allowed inside of academic or residential buildings
and must be kept 25-feet away from building entrances, exits and vents,
said Sue Sullivan, director of environmental health and safety. Students
can smoke on walkways unless they are in an enclosed walkway, such as
the Fairhaven tunnel, she said.
policy bans indoor e-cig use
Fourth Estate Newspaper - May 6, 2014
UW-Green Bay updated its smoking policy April 28 to include e-cigarettes.
In doing so, it joins several other UW-System schools such as UW-La
Crosse and UW-Superior...
Dartmouth committee recommends smoke-free campus by ...
SouthCoastToday.com - May 6, 2014
DARTMOUTH UMass Dartmouth could become a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus
as of June 1, 2015. That would mean no smokes or e-cigarettes on the
official: UMass Lowell going smoke-free
The Sun - May 6, 2014
LOWELL -- UMass Lowell will be a smoke- and tobacco-free campus this
fall as ... The university's current policy restricts smoking from within
25 feet of campus ...
College to ban tobacco use on campuses this fall
Cecil Whig - May 6, 2014
NORTH EAST Cecil College will start the fall semester as a tobacco-free
campus in August after approving a new policy. The college's board of
trustees unanimously approved the resolution last week, which will axe
the school's current smoking designated areas and prohibit tobacco use
of any kind cigarette, cigar, pipe, smokeless or electronic cigarette
on college-owned or leased property. That policy would go as far as
Quits Tobacco Cold Turkey: Now a Smoke and Tobacco-Free Campus
Newswise (press release) - May 5, 2014
Newswise In a move towards improving the health of its community, University
of the Sciences announced it is officially a smoke and tobacco-free
campus as of Thursday, May 1, 2014. With this new policy in place, the
University joins a growing list of other colleges and universities who
have made a commitment to banning smoke and/or tobacco products on campus.
The policywhich is in support of Philadelphia law 050063-A and comes
on the heels of the Citys announcement on April 29, 2014, to ban smoking
in public parksis currently posted at usciences.edu/tobacco-free. prohibiting
smoking in personal vehicles while in a campus parking lot.
of smoke-free college campuses triples as US accelerates anti-tobacco
Environment & Energy Publishing- May 2, 2014
Louisiana colleges are joining the more than 1,343 college and university
campuses that have banned smoking and/or tobacco use as of April 29,
up from 446 in 2010 "If the campus goes through the process properly
and there are stories in the newspaper, there is information in either
staff newsletters or paycheck stuffers, and there's communication about
the policy as it's being developed," then implementation is usually
smooth as long as there's a phase-in date, said Cynthia Hallett, executive
director of Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights, which keeps track of the
number of colleges that have banned campus smoking or tobacco use.
vote favors smoking ban
Columbia Daily Tribune - May 3, 2014
Missouri Southern students voted for a tobacco-free campus but narrowly
rejected a new fee to fund athletics and recreation. Students supported
a plan to ban smoking, tobacco and electronic cigarettes on campus by
a vote of 401-159. The result of the two-day vote is mostly symbolic
because the Student Senate is only an advisory group to university administrators,
The Joplin Globe reported Thursday.
students approve tobacco-free campus, nix athletics fee
KSDK - May 2, 2014
The Joplin Globe reports students supported a plan to ban smoking, tobacco
and electronic cigarettes on campus by a vote of 401-159. Smoking and
may be tobacco free in fall
LSU The Reveille - May 2, 2014
Student Government continues talks of potentially banning all tobacco
on campus. In a poll, approximately 60% of students voted not in favor
of the ban.
smoking ban stirs debate
Murray State News - May 2, 2014
D.J. Irvine, senior from Paducah, Ky., said he thinks a smoking ban
on campus would ... I don't have a problem with smoking bans when
it comes to indoors, but ...
of smoke-free college campuses triples as US accelerates ...
Environment & Energy Publishing - May 2, 2014
College grad Jonathan Allen helped lead efforts to ban smoking on his
Louisiana campus. ... of the number of colleges that have banned campus
smoking or tobacco use. ... Bobby Jindal (R) signed a law mandating
that by August this year, public ... Philip Morris, has not taken a
stand specifically on college campus bans.
hosts 2014 Joint Session with seven other student governments
The Maneater - May 1, 2014
Chaffin spoke on behalf of Resolution II, which encouraged further enforcement
by the university on the campus-wide smoking ban, Smoke Free Mizzou.
public health dean join panels at Milken Institute conference
GW Hatchet (subscription) (blog) - May 1, 2014
... addressed a panel about ways to make businesses healthier, such
as creating smoke-free campuses and providing healthy food in cafeterias
and at meetings ...
Off for Thursday, May 1, 2014
The Morning Sun - May 1, 2014
I cannot wait until Central Michigan University goes smoke-free on July
1 so I will no longer have to have smoke coming in my windows at work.
Editorial: Opposing the Unopposed
Foghorn Online - May 1, 2014
... calling for USF to ban smoking on campus., that earned 67% approval
in this election. This could lead to smoking being banned on the entire
banned on campus | Chips
lutherchips.com May 1, 2014
14 hours ago - Luther College has been a smoke-free campus for several
years, and ... updated with a ban on the use of electronic cigarettes
joins Colleges Against Cancer
Exponent - May 1, 2014
Colleges Against Cancer has various future goals: start advocating for
a smoke-free campus, become more active with cancer-fighting events
on campus, work ...
Baseball Fan Primer - vs. #9 Vanderbilt
MUTigers.com April 30, 2014
The University of Missouri has launched a Smoke Free Mizzou Campaign.
Beginning July 1st, 2013, smoking will not be permitted anywhere on
the Mizzou ...
students support ban on smoking, nix athletics fee
Joplin Globe April 30, 2014
After two days of voting, students at Missouri Southern State University
overwhelmingly said they support making the campus a tobacco-free zone,
but they ...
smoking ban sparks mixed reviews from students
Chargerbulletin - April 30, 2014
The University of New Haven may be the next university to join the smoke-free/tobacco-free
campus trend sweeping the nation. The push for smoke-free/tobacco-free
campuses is a growing national movement. A 2013 report from the Americans
for Nonsmokers Rights showed that almost 20 college campuses in Massachusetts
were entirely smoke-free, including all four campuses of Northeastern
University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Harvard. A full
list released by the Americans for Nonsmokers Rights Foundation in January
2014 showed that there are at least 1,182 smoke-free campuses nationwide.
Of these, 811 are also 100 percent tobacco-free. Quinnipiacs North Haven
Campus is the only college campus in Connecticut that has a 100 percent
smoke-free/tobacco-free policy in place at this time. ...
Letter to UNH, who is proposing a tobacco ban
Chargerbulletin - April 30, 2014
The idea to make campus a tobacco free place was most likely done in
good faith with the intention of making the campus a healthier place.
However, this ...
on the smoking ban
Chargerbulletin - April 30, 2014
Smoking is disgusting. I think it is one of the biggest turn offs and
nothing good comes from it. This is just an opinion. Thousands of people
still smoke whether ...
works to 'clear the air'
Vermont Cynic - April 30, 2014
A recent town hall-style meeting led by the Tobacco Free Steering committee
April 23 allowed UVM students, staff and community members to voice
takes next step in smoking policy
SHSU Houstonian Online - April 29, 2014
Sam Houston State University is taking the next step of enforcement
to its tobacco-free policy after adopting it in 2012. According to Scott
Dolezal, Custodial and ...
Ban Proposed on All Rhode Island Campuses
WLNE-TV (ABC6) - April 29, 2014
... tobacco is the number one cause leading, preventable cause of death,
disability and disease," said Katrina Holyoak Wood, of Tobacco
Free Rhode Island.
Smoking Policy Debated
New University Online - April 29, 2014
According to Schonfeld, the university can only restrict a person's
basic right to ... Not only is the prohibition of smoking an illegal
act, but it is not going to stop ...
aims for smoke-free college campuses
Providence Eyewitness News - April 28, 2014
A symposium set for Monday, co-hosted by the Rhode Island Tobacco Control
Program, will bring together both experts and activists. Advocates say
the number of campuses going tobacco-free has grown to nearly 1,200
in recent years. Among those lined up to attend are state health chief
Dr. Michael Fine and the dean of Brown Universitys medical school.
faces challenges in implementation of tobacco-free ...
StateHornet.com - April 28, 2014
While a new tobacco-free policy is set to take effect in fall 2015,
Sacramento State faces challenges in the early planning and development
of a comprehensive policy. Under the new policy all types of smoking
could be banned, including smoke-free devices such as e-cigarettes.
Kepley said although an official decision has not been made on e-cigarettes,
the university will likely ban them.
Safe Passage expansion, anti-smoking bill
Northern Star Online - April 27, 2014
The Illinois Senate is awaiting a final vote in May for the Smoke-Free
Campus Act, which would ban tobacco smoking completely on any state
public college ...
Oswego goes smoke free, tobacco free
Valley News (blog) - April 26, 2014
SUNY Oswego will go smoke free and tobacco free everywhere on its premises
... effects of tobacco use and secondhand smoke, and environmental impacts.
fails to meet "Well-Ahead" standards
LSU The Reveille - April 25, 2014
...Act 211, passed by the state legislature, mandates the University
have a smoke-free policy in place by August of this year. It is currently
undecided, however, ...
body prepares to vote on key issues
Chart (subscription) - April 25, 2014
On April 29-30, Southern students will let their voices be heard by
voting on two key issues: the campus-wide smoking ban and the controversial
ROAR Fund. ...
ban ultimately does more harm than good
Northwest Missourian - April 24, 2014
As of Aug. 1, 2010, the smoking ban went into effect here at Northwest.
This policy prohibits smoking on all University-owned or leased property
and in all ...
Confirms Executive Board, Despite Robert's Rules
Onward State - April 24, 2014
LaSalle was there to discuss the ongoing debate with the smoke-free
campus ... has said the university would save $200,000 by banning cigarettes
on campus, ...
Aims to Ban Tobacco Use and Curb Public Health Risk
University of Vermont - April 23, 2014
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.
Swarthmore College The Phoenix Online April 24, 2014
Because smoking is so observable, by smokers and non-smokers alike,
smokers on campus are easily identifiable. Daily, smokers unite around
a common ...
push to ban smoking on campus
KETV/TheOmahaChannel.com - April 24, 2014
Hundreds of students are pushing to outlaw any smoking, including e-cigarettes,
across the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus after a two-alarm
dorm fire was sparked by a cigarette in February. ...
tobacco ban lingers in 'educational' phase
NKU The Northerner Online - April 23, 2014
University administrators are not yet enforcing the tobacco ban. ...
But smoking and tobacco aren't the only things banned from campus; the
policy also prohibits ...
Annual Slush Cup at Alyeska Resort
UAA Northern Light - April 23, 2014
... UAA than many would think & should be taken seriously in relation
to smoking. ... blanket ban is not a solution, and the rights of smokers
should be respected.
lighting up may soon be illegal at NIU
Northern Star Online - April 23, 2014
A bill awaiting a final vote in May from the Illinois Senate would ban
the smoking of tobacco at the states public universities and community
colleges. If passed, SB2202, or the Smoke-Free Campus Act, will prohibit
smoking outside ... windows and ventilation intakes, according to a
memorandum posted Dec. ...
hall marijuana policy long overdue for overhaul
Purdue Exponent - April 23, 2014
So why does Purdue still want to treat you like a criminal and boot
you from the dorms for smoking marijuana? Thats the big question on
campus this week, and its one Purdues administration isnt addressing
just yet but must.
Ky. University to be tobacco-free
WKRC TV Cincinnati - April 23, 2014
The tobacco-free policy, which replaces the smoke-free zone policy that
had been in effect since 2006, covers all Eastern facilities and grounds.
It also prohibits ...
of e-cig policy frustrating, unjust
The Collegian - April 22, 2014
TCC needs to define a policy for electronic cigarettes so students,
faculty and police have a set of rules to follow and enforce.
SUNY Oswego - April 22, 2014
SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley announced on April 22 that
the college will become smoke free and tobacco free on Jan. 1, 2015.
SGOCC senators elected
Coast Report - April 22, 2014
Boyle said he is personally against a much discussed smoking ban because
the school ... If someone comes in to propose something like banning
smoking for ...
cigarettes spur local businesses
Diamondback Online - April 22, 2014
Since the University System of Maryland-wide smoking ban went into effect
in July, ... The state banned minors from purchasing e-cigarettes in
2012, and a state ...
YOU Can Prevent Bobst Smokers (If You Apply For This Weird ...
NYU Local - April 22, 2014
NYU began banning smoking within 15 feet of a school building in Fall
2010. Responses to the ban were overwhelmingly positive,
university spokesperson ...
e-cig policy frustrating, unjust
The Collegian - April 22, 2014
Nonsmokers should not have to deal with the worry of secondhand smoke
causing health issues while sitting in class. Asking students, faculty
and staff to walk to ...
ban: Is it working?
Stoutonia - April 22, 2014
Originally, the smoking ban didn't pass unanimously in the Stout Student
Association. However, the majority approved the decision and along with
the ban was ...
Ky. University to be Tobacco-free Campus
WZTV - April 21, 2014
The tobacco-free policy, which replaces the smoke-free zone policy that
had been in effect since 2006, covers all Eastern facilities and grounds.
It also prohibits ...
introduced to make CSU smoke-free
Spartan Daily - April 21, 2014
Smoking on campus may soon be a thing of the past at all California
State ... and San Francisco (among others) that have implemented smoking
bans, Nance said in ... and the student health center found there
was general support for the ban. ... energy efficiency and relaxation
inducing landscape as it might with banning ...
University considers tobacco ban
Spartanburg Herald Journal - April 21, 2014
The policy would ban smoking, dipping, chewing and e-cigarettes. Outgoing
Faculty Senate President Kelly Smith says faculty members generally
support the ...
University considers tobacco ban
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com April 19, 2014
CLEMSON, S.C. The chairman of Clemson University's Board of Trustees
says a task force is discussing a policy that would ban the use of all
tobacco products, inside or outdoors. The Greenville News reported (http://grnol.co/1pijxLb)
that trustees' Chairman David Wilkins says a task force is considering
whether to present such a policy to the board. The policy would ban
smoking, dipping, chewing and e-cigarettes.
to be tobacco-free ($$)
first tobacco-free campus, four years later
messenger-inquirer - April 21, 2014
Eastern Kentucky University's Board of Regents has approved a tobacco-free
campus policy. The Richmond Register reported that effective June 1,
the use of tobacco on all property that is owned, leased, occupied or
controlled by the university will be prohibited.
Students React To Plans For Tobacco-Free Campus
WTVQ - April 20, 2014
A big change is coming June 1st to Eastern Kentucky University. Teachers,
faculty, staff, students will no longer be able to smoke on campus...
Lexington Clipper Herald - April 19, 2014
Just over four years ago, Mid-Plains Community College became the first
public post-secondary institution in Nebraska to enact a policy declaring
that all of their college campuses would be entirely tobacco-free. With
the introduction of electronic cigarettes, MPCC's Tobacco-Free Campus
policy was expanded in February 2014 to include all types of electronic
to stomp out smoking on campuses
The Daily Eastern News-Eastern Illinois Universty Paper - April 18,
The Smoke Free Campus Act would prohibit smoking on campuses effective
July 1, including offices, residences halls and outdoor areas. However,
areas such as enclosed laboratories not open to the public, where smoking
is necessary for medical or ...
Baseball Fan Primer - vs. #22 Mississippi State
MUTigers.com - April 18, 2014
The University of Missouri has launched a Smoke Free Mizzou Campaign.
Beginning July 1st, 2013, smoking will not be permitted anywhere on
the Mizzou ...
college proposes 2014-15 budget of $9.4 million ...
Newport News Times - April 17, 2014
Community college proposes 2014-15 budget of $9.4 million -- College
board also approves new tobacco free policy. ...
The North Wind (Northern Michigan University - April 17, 2014
Patrick Reynolds, son of R.J. Reynolds, founder of the second largest
tobacco company in the U.S., resonate. He spoke on campus
Tuesday, April 8, and praised NMUs new tobacco-free policy. In
the fall, NMU will join 24 other colleges or universities ...
celebrates Kick Butts Day
MU The Parthenon - April 17, 2014
In celebration of Marshall University's first full year as a tobacco-free
campus, the Student Government Association hosted MU Kick Butts Day
on the Memorial ...
initiative for smoke-free campus goes live
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News - April 16, 2014
I like being able to smoke on campus, Brennan, a sophomore
majoring in ... designated smoking areas, making Pitt completely smoke-free
or banning all ... body of public institutions of higher learning in
Georgia, will enact a ban on smoking, ...
5: Improve commuter parking, WiFi over break
Northern Star Online - April 17, 2014
If the measure passes, all public college and universities in Illinois
will be required to make their campuses non-smoking by July 1. If the
bill isn't approved, the ...
possibly facing deeper budget, job cuts
The Southern - April 17, 2014
The board also agreed to delay the implementation of the campus-wide
ban on smoking, set to go into effect July 1, until the Smoke-Free Illinois
Act, which ..
Senate evaluates marijuana policy shift
Diamondback Online - April 16, 2014
The SSDP proposal does not aim to allow students to smoke marijuana
in dorms or other places that would violate the smoking ban, Hellwich
said. She noted ...
ban creates opposition
Vermont Cynic - April 15, 2014
The smoke will soon be clearing from the corners of campus due to the
recent progression of UVMs smoke-free initiative. Im indifferent on
the matter, but I can imagine that theres going to be quite a few disgruntled
smokers when that ban comes into play next year, sophomore Abigail Earle
said. The Universitys current goal is for campus to be fully tobacco-free
by Jan. 1, 2015, according to their website.
signage, UK is not a tobacco free campus
UK The Kentucky Kernel - April 15, 2014
When UKs campus-wide tobacco ban went into effect in November of 2009,
protesters voiced their disapproval by congregating on campus to smoke
together. More than four years after, I often pass noncompliant individuals
continuing to harm themselves, their friends and the local environment
by smoking on campus. The American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation reported
at the beginning of the year that there are 811 colleges and universities
with tobacco free policies. However, a policy only makes a campus tobacco
free in principle.
ban on tobacco extends to personal vehicles on school property
Lexington Herald Leader - April 15, 2014
... well as in all personal vehicles while they are on the Eastern campus.
The new policy replaces the "smoke free zone" plan EKU has
had in effect since 2006.
group wants E-cigs banned
Bayoubuzz - April 15, 2014
Regardless of whether the decision comes down to make LSUs campus smoke-free,
tobacco-free or somewhere in between, electronic cigarettes may well
be placed under the same on-campus restrictions as its traditional counterparts.
vote to move forward with a smoke free campus
UAA Northern Light - April 15, 2014
Students voted last week to move forward with a proposal that would
make the University of Alaska Anchorage a smoke- and tobacco-free campus.
The referendum passed the preliminary election results by earning 719
votes in support of the initiative, and 628 votes against the initiative.
This means, 51.6 percent of students who voted supported a smoke-free
campus, while 45 percent of students do not support the smoke-free initiative.
smoking ban for public universities and community colleges passes Illinois
Daily Illini - April 15, 2014
The Illinois House of Representatives voted 67-44 on April 2 to pass
the Smoke-Free Campus Act, a bill that would ban smoking at all public
universities and community colleges across the state. While the Urbana
campus of the University of Illinois and 13 other Illinois colleges
already follow this policy, the bill requires all other universities
and community colleges to craft their own enforcement policies. The
bill, SB 2202, is currently awaiting a vote in the Senate, where it
has support and opposition from both sides of the political spectrum.
smoking debate is insane
UAA Northern Light - April 15, 2014
Okay, so lets talk about the smoking thing. On one end, the Smoke-Free
UAA campaign wants to end smoking on campus, leading to a healthier
atmosphere for UAA. On the other, we have smokers who claim that being
unable to smoke on campus is an infringement on their rights.
is the will of the people - University of Toledo bans tobacco use
Norwalk Reflector - April 15, 2014
Smoking is now off limits at the University of Toledo. The universitys
board of trustees voted unanimously on Monday to ban all tobacco use
on all UT campuses. The ban applies to tobacco, smokeless tobacco, snuff,
and electronic cigarettes. The ban wont take immediate effect, President
Lloyd Jacobs said, as it will take some time to develop how to implement
the tobacco prohibition.
State sets boundaries on tobacco ban
OSU - The Lantern - April 14, 2014
Ohio State students, staff and faculty officially have boundaries for
where they can get their tobacco fix. The universitys tobacco-free policy,
which went into effect Jan. 1, was recently updated to include a map
showing the boundaries of where exactly the tobacco-free policy applies.
Board Of Regents Approves Tobacco-Free Campus Policy
LEX18 Lexington KY News - April 14, 2014
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents approved a Tobacco-Free
Campus Policy Monday. The use of all tobacco products on all property
that is owned, leased, occupied or controlled by Eastern Kentucky University
will be prohibited starting June 1. This new policy will prohibit the
use of products in vehicles owned, leased or rented by the school as
well as personal vehicles that are located on university property.
approve smoke-free campus policy
Richmond Register - April 14, 2014
RICHMOND The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents on Monday
approved a tobacco-free campus policy and set 2014-15 rates for tuition,
Tobacco on Ga Campuses
Tiger's Roar - April 14, 2014
Tobacco use will be banned on Georgia public college campuses starting
Oct. 1st. ... The ban will be applied to buildings and spaces owned,
leased or used by ... SSU currently allows smoking on campus, but smokers
have to be at least ...
bans smoking on main campus
Toledo Blade - April 14, 2014
The University off Toledo Board of Trustees today voted unanimously
to ban all smoking on UT's main campus
gives awards for safety responses
Daytona Beach News-Journal - April 14, 2014
Daytona State adopted a tobacco-free campus policy last summer. ...
students and employees about the implementation of a tobacco-free campus
policy, and ...
should be upset with the PSG system
Purdue Exponent - April 14, 2014
The recent smoking ban recommendation, as Caltrider reiterated through
his campaign, was passed by PSG at almost the last minute with barely
any student ...
proposes a smokefree campus
Western Courier (subscription) - April 11, 2014
It is finally happening. Western Illinois University has created a survey
with the aim to make our campus tobacco free. More than a thousand college
campuses in ...
right ahead, light up, Missouri Southern
Chart (subscription) - April 11, 2014
A proposal on the upcoming ballot puts forward the idea to make Missouri
Southern a smoke-free, tobacco-free and vapor-free campus. This proposal
would go ...
Colonnade (subscription) - April 10, 2014
On March 19, the Georgia Board of Regents voted create a policy to ban
all tobacco ... GC's present stance on tobacco is that smoking
is only allowed in certain ...
Subcommittee on Student Affairs Announces New Smoking ...
Skidmore News - April 8, 2014
A new policy on smoking was announced today by the Institutional Policy
and Planning Committee which prohibits anyone from smoking within designated
areas on campus. These smoke-free areas include most of central campus
and the surrounding buildings, which are indicated in purple on the
Smoking Policy Map (the smoke free areas are a rough estimation and
precise parameters will be released in the Fall). The policy will go
into effect in the Fall 2014 semester. In addition, although the policy
does not appear to restrict the use of electronic cigarettes or smokeless
tobacco, it mentions that users should be mindful of their ...
State University Moorhead bans the use of electronic cigarettes
WDAZ - April 8, 2014
Students at Minnesota State University Moorhead are finding out they
can't use electronic cigarettes on campus.
to further restrict smoking on college campuses
Vidette Online - April 7, 2014
New legislation has been passed in the House that will ban smoking on
campuses of public universities in Illinois. The Smoke Free Campus Act
provides that smoking be prohibited on all campuses of a state supported
institution of higher education July 1, meaning all offices, dorms and
outdoor areas. The Smoke Free Campus Act is sponsored by Democratic
Sen. Terry Link of Waukegan and Democratic state Rep. Ann Williams of
Chicago. The Act will now move to the Senate after it passed by a 67-44
vote by the House Wednesday. It was originally filed Feb. 15.
Barbecue Almost Everything A Universal Trend
Philadelphia News - April 7, 2014
Following the country as a whole, more U.S. universities and colleges
are banning cigarette smoking. According to a recent survey, more than
1,000 U.S. campuses are 100 percent smoke-free meaning all indoor and
outdoor areas. The change happened quickly: The American Nonsmokers
Rights Foundation says fewer than 60 colleges were smoke-free in 2007.
progress toward tobacco-free campus
digitalBURG.com - April 7, 2014
(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) The University of Central Missouri in January 2014
implemented a new policy that prohibits use of tobacco on campus. To
help measure progress, the Tobacco Policy Implementation Team is administering
a survey during the week of April 14, and all faculty, staff and students
are encouraged to respond.
Affiliates Examine Tobacco Sales in Pharmacies
RU Daily Targum - April 7, 2014
Andrew Peterson, associate professor in the Rutgers School of Social
Work, and Cory Morton, a former Rutgers doctoral student, sought to
answer why many pharmacies carry addictive or unhealthy products. Together,
they conducted the first nationwide study analyzing the geographical
distribution of pharmacies selling a number of products that they classified
as addictive: tobacco, alcohol and lottery tickets. They concluded that
a pharmacys decision to sell tobacco is correlated with the type of
pharmacy and the population demographics of the area where the pharmacy
government supports SCC smoking ban
Solano Tempest - April 6, 2014
In a 4-3 vote, the Associated Students of Solano College student government
narrowly approved the Solano Community College district policy of non-smoking
on all district property, at their April 1 meeting. Much of the debate
centered around the rights of smokers and non-smokers on district property.
policy makes progress
The University News - April 4, 2014
A proposed tobacco-free policy has been finalized and is now being circulated
throughout SLUs governing bodies. Should it be adopted, the policy would
prohibit all tobacco use on university property. Faculty Senate voted
to approve the policy earlier in the week, while the Staff Advisory
Committee and Student Government Association have yet to set dates for
a vote. A 2014 report from the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation
states that of the roughly 4,140 American college campuses, 1,179 have
enacted 100 percent smoke-free policies, while 808 of those have enacted
100 percent tobacco-free policies, though not all policies were necessarily
in effect at the time.
Hosts 20th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium April ...
Valdosta State University - April 4, 2014
The debate will focus on the pros and cons of banning smoking and use
of tobacco products on college campuses. This year's symposium will
feature an exhibit ...
candidates debate campus issues
Technique - April 4, 2014
Roseen stressed the importance of continuing polling like this years
SGA did with the smoking ban and advocating for what a majority of campus
wants with ...
Don't forget about cigarettes
Kansas State Collegian - April 3, 2014
But in many places, including K-State, smoking in public is still allowed.
Some restrictions have been put in place, such as bans on smoking in
school buildings, ...
That Have Changed at UCSD Since 2010
The UCSD Guardian Online - April 3, 2014
Before the smoking ban on all UC schools took place this year, students
could smoke hookah on the picnic tables as long as they were at least
40 feet from the ...
WNIJ and WNIU - April 3, 2014
Smoking indoors is already prohibited in most places in Illinois. This
new ban would also cover outdoor areas of state-supported universities
and community ...
gears up for smoke-free workplace July 1
Pittsburgh Business Times - April 3, 2014
Effective July 1, UPMC staff will no longer be allowed to smoke or use
other tobacco products during working hours. The smoke-free campus policy
was adopted ...
waiting on smoking policy
LSU The Reveille - April 2, 2014
It's a waiting game to see whether the University will be smoke-free,
tobacco-free ... at its March meeting, recommending a ban on any
and all forms of tobacco. ... including restrictions on smoking, along
with e-cigarettes, while not banning all ...
should go tobacco-free in public buildings
The Doane Line - April 2, 2014
According to Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights, the number of college
campuses that have adopted 100 percent smoke-free policies more than
doubled from ...
Rights Committee looks to modify tobacco policy
The Doane Line - April 2, 2014
There are over 1,000 schools in the U.S. that are tobacco free,
Atwater said. The American College Health Association is pushing
for more colleges to go ...
smoking ban approved in House
Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph - April 2, 2014
Illinois House endorsed a proposal Wednesday to snuff out smoking on
public college campuses. The measure, approved on a 67-44 vote, is designed
to make it tougher for students to smoke and to reduce other students'
exposure to secondhand smoke.
Unkantelope - April 2, 2014
After the Peer Health organization survey on Feb. 26-27 resulted in
1,381 students voting yes to a tobacco ban and 710 students voting against
a tobacco ban, the organization is now organizing a detailed proposal
to the chancellor. UNK is not the only campus that has begun the shift
to a tobacco-free campus. Recently, UNO has begun discussions of a smoke-free
campus after a dorm fire started by a cigarette. Currently in Nebraska,
Creighton University, Mid-Plains Community College, Nebraska Methodist
College, University of Nebraska Medical Center and York College are
all tobacco-free campuses. The University of Nebraska Medical Center
has been tobacco-free since 2009. Effective Aug. 1, 2014, Northeast
Community College in Norfolk will modify its smoke-free policy to a
Smoking ban is important step for Reno's university
Reno Gazette Journal - April 2, 2014
One rationale the late-Gov. Kenny Guinn, who previously served as president
of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, used to justify spending tobacco
settlement money on the Millennium Scholarship was research that showed
college graduates are less likely to smoke than non-graduates. By banning
all smoking on campus, officials at the University of Nevada, Reno,
are taking a big step toward fulfilling Guinn's promise.
investigate smoking on campus
Villanovan (subscription) - April 2, 2014
The dangers associated with the use of tobacco products on the University
campus have been the focus of a clinical health promotion course in
this semester. Chewing tobacco, hookah and e-cigarettes are a common
trend amongst students. Yet, many studies have shown a pattern of smoking
throughout college will ...
begins planning for 2015 tobacco ban
Reno Gazette-Journal - April 1, 2014
The clock is ticking on tobacco use at the University of Nevada, Reno
16 months and counting. UNR President Marc Johnson announced in January
that the campus would ban the use of all forms of tobacco, including
chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes, effective August 1, 2015. That prohibition
would apply to the main campus and all UNR properties off campus. It
also will include the skyboxes at Mackay Stadium. On Monday, he announced
that planning will start on how to prepare UNR to join about 1,200 colleges
and universities across the country as a tobacco-free campus. ...
to be banned at all Georgia universities
Times-Georgian - April 1, 2014
The University System of Georgias Board of Regents has voted unanimously
to ban all tobacco use on public college campuses, including the University
of West Georgia, beginning Oct. 1. .. Under the ban, all forms of tobacco
including smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes will be prohibited
on campus property. UWG adopted its current ...
Student Government vice presidential debate
Purdue Exponent - April 1, 2014
A point of disagreement centered on the smoking ban to take effect on
campus. I know smokers who were not happy, Lincoln said. People are
going to smoke (whether) you tell them or not. Are there people out
there advocating this (ban)? Im curious to see how it will be enforced.
McKinney said her platform would support the ban. ...
ban on ga campuses
Newnan Times-Herald - March 30, 2014
The University System of Georgias Board of Regents has voted unanimously
to ban all tobacco use on public college campuses beginning Oct. 1.
Under the ban approved at the Regents' meeting March 18, all forms of
tobacco including smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes will be
prohibited on ...
It's time to eliminate the cigarette butt
MassLive.com - March 28, 2014
UMass banned smoking on campus on July 1, 2013. ... bans of cigarette
products from pharmacies, smoking in restaurants, bars, clubs, parks
and on campus....
Colonnade (subscription) - March 28, 2014
The Georgia Board of Regents has passed a ban on all tobacco products
on campus. ... Being late to class because you got a ticket for smoking
does not exactly ...
ban heading to campuses
Gainesville Times - March 28, 2014
Poole was talking about a new policy for all University System of Georgia
campuses, banning all tobacco products on the state-run properties beginning
Oct. 1. ...
offer loophole to Tech's nonsmoking policy
Tennessee Tech Oracle - March 27, 2014
Smoking cigarettes has become more taboo than trendy, and the habit
is rather expensive to keep up. Tech passed a campus rule in 2010 stating
that tobacco ...
the air: State of Georgia to ban smoking at all public universities
starting this fall
Daily Orange March 27, 2014
The United States Surgeon General issued the first report claiming that
smoking cigarettes can lead to lung cancer in men and women 50 years
ago. ...No one should have to choose between their job and their health,
said Bronson Frick, the associate director of ANR. ANR is the primary
national lobbying ...
Board of Trustees addresses bargaining, maintenance and ...
The Daily Titan - March 27, 2014
CSU Board of Trustees addresses bargaining, maintenance and smoking
government important for entirety of campus
Purdue Exponent - March 27, 2014
A recent example of this would be the recommendation for a complete
smoking ban on campus, which PSG passed right before spring break. There
have also ...
alarms to ring, permanently
PSU Collegio (subscription) - March 27, 2014
We won't be banning tobacco products yet, but we will be alerting students
that ... along with all other tobacco products, will be banned from
use on campus.
General brings tobacco battle to campus
The News Record (University of Cincinnati) - March 27, 2014
Lushniak visited the University of Cincinnati Wednesday asking students
and faculty to join the battle against tobacco. We
still have a battle against tobacco, even 50 years later, Lushniak
said. We have 50 years of progress but it isnt enough. We
Mount Observer (Mount Wachusett Community College) - March 27, 2014
Dear Students, Mount Wachusett Community College has recently adopted
a new tobacco-free policy. As the semester begins, it is important to
consider how this policy change will impact our campus community and
our collective goal to create a safe and ...
Stubbed Out on the UGA Campus
Flagpole Magazine - March 26, 2014
Do not smoke em if you got em! Smoking will be banned on the University
of Georgia and other public college campuses effective Oct. 1 after
a state Board of Regents vote Wednesday, Mar. 19. The tobacco- and smoke-free
policy states that the use of all forms of tobacco products, including
cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes,
will be prohibited on any property owned, leased, rented or in the possession
of the University System of Georgia, which means no smoking anywhere
on UGAs campus, including the parking lots.
striving to become a tobacco-free campus [VIDEO]
WCAX - March 25, 2014
UVM's president has called on students and staff to head the tobacco-free
UVM steering committee. The school plans to be completely tobacco-free
more smoking at Metro State
East Side Review - March 24, 2014
In hopes of projecting an image of a healthier campus, Metro State University
banned on-campus smoking starting May 1. The policy prohibits using
any smoking and tobacco products on any part of Metro States property,
indoors and out. The ban includes cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars,
chewing tobacco and pipes. The decision comes based on the results of
a 2011 survey that indicates the majority of students would prefer not
to allow smoking on the schools St. Paul campus. ...
the smoking ban
Diamondback Online - March 25, 2014
Lobbyists in Annapolis are trying to put this university in a bind Bereano
argues the systems smoking ban is costing tobacco retailers because
smokers on university system institutions campuses are buying fewer
cigarettes and tobacco products. In turn, he says, the state is losing
tax revenue. That missing revenue should come out of the systems budget,
the bills supporters say. Bereano, a seasoned schmoozer who has lobbied
in this state for more than 30 years, represented more than 40 employers
as of October. Among those was the Maryland Association of Tobacco &
Candy Distributors, a lobby whose very existence is flummoxing.
ban may cost USM
Diamondback Online - March 24, 2014
Almost a year after the University Senate passed measures to limit smoking
on the campus, the state General Assembly is hearing a bill that would
make the University System of Maryland pay for smoking bans at its institutions.
A bill introduced by Del. John Wood (D-Charles and St. Marys) and backed
by tobacco lobbyist Bruce Bereano would reduce the amount of money going
to universities that adopt smoke-free policies. The deduction would
be proportionate to the amount of revenue the state receives from tobacco
taxes, which accounts for 2.8 percent of the states total revenue, according
to recent state projections. If the bill passes, university system funds
would take a similar hit percentagewise, which equates to about $33.8
million in fiscal year 2015. ...
bans e-cigarette use inside buildings
Amarillo.com - March 23, 2014
...Barraza, a West Texas A&M University senior, smoked e-cigarettes
indoors on the WT campus until a recent policy change banned their use
inside buildings. I see peoples point that they dont want people smoking
indoors, even if its just vapor; but on the same token, it doesnt seem
to be nearly as dangerous as cigarettes, he said. ...
and Tobacco Products Banned on Georgia College ...
WTVC - March 21, 2014
...According to the American Non-smoker's Rights Foundation, there are
more than 1100 colleges and universities with smoke free campuses. Of
those, 811 ban ...
Smoking Ban: Three Years in Perspective
Michigan Times - March 20, 2014
It's been three years since resigned president Mary Sue Coleman announced
that all University of Michigan campuses would be smoke free. But if
you ask ...
board approves 2014-15 tuition increase
Huntington Herald Dispatch - March 20, 2014
In other business, the board approved amendments to the college's tobacco
use policy to prohibit e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and miscellaneous
editors endorse Hoffman, Kane
Setonian - March 20, 2014
Kane worked on SGA's smoking ban initiative and according to Hoffman
will continue pursuing this issue. We trust that they can accomplish
this and more.
use Pirate's Gold for cigarettes in bookstore
Setonian - March 20, 2014
The population of cigarette smokers on campus is noticeable, but something
that ... come with smoking but it has never banned the smoking or sale
of cigarettes. If students are anxious for a ban on smoking, they
need to work through their ...
Free Lowcountry lecture at MUSC
Moultrie News - March 20, 2014
Smoke Free Lowcountry lecture at MUSC. Thursday, March 20, 2014. Dr.
Erin Sutfin will be at MUSC on March 28 to give a lecture entitled E-cigarettes,
tobacco ban includes electronic cigarettes
UT The Daily Texan - March 20, 2014
Howarth-Moore said banning e-cigarettes was part of the stipulation
for ... smoking an electronic cigarette, I didn't even know they were
banned, Alvarado said. ...
Bertrand: Tobacco-free campus will improve health
La Crosse Tribune - March 20, 2014
That's why we are hoping to become a tobacco-free campus it will
prevent young adults from an addiction to these dangerous products and
help those who ...
starts slow on Sine Die
Atlanta Journal Constitution - March 20, 2014
The Senate also passed House Bill 251, prohibiting the sale of e-cigarettes
to minors, by a 52-0 vote. House Bill 697, which increases the amount
of HOPE ...
Illini Editorial Board's University report card
Daily Illini - March 20, 2014
Since becoming a smoke-free campus at the beginning of the year, the
University has failed to create a clear plan to deal with the smoking
ban. The University ...
of Regents bans tobacco on public college campuses
Macon Telegraph (blog) - March 19, 2014
But as of January, at least 1,182 college campuses in the U.S. had adopted
smoke-free-campus policies, according to Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights,
approve tobacco ban on Georgia campuses
Online Athens - March 19, 2014
Some 1,100 college campuses nationwide have already banned tobacco,
and research has shown such bans are effective in reducing the number
of people who smoke, Fedrick ... About a dozen Georgia public colleges
already ban smoking.
System Of Georgia Bans All Tobacco Products From ...
WCTV - March 19, 2014
University System Of Georgia Bans All Tobacco Products >From School
Campuses ... Wednesday banning all forms of tobacco on campuses beginning
October 1, 2014 ... students and found that most are in favor of the
smoke free policy on campus. ... If adopted by the Board of Regents,
the tobacco ban would affect all 31 ...
bans tobacco, Dalton State yawns
WRCB-TV - March 19, 2014
And at that designated smoking spot, we found not only pushback to the
idea, but blowback ... area, MaryAnn Taylor questions the motivation
behind the tobacco ban. ... But just banning things, its just more rules,
more laws, more regulations ...
Board of Regents bans all tobacco products from its ...
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) - March 19, 2014
In the 2014 report from the Surgeon General, Assistant Secretary for
Health and Safety Howard Koh stated, Cigarette smoking remains the chief
System of Georgia approves tobacco ban
Westport-News - March 19, 2014
ATLANTA (AP) The Georgia Board of Regents has voted to implement a system-wide
ban on the use of all forms of tobacco products. University System of
Georgia officials said in a statement Wednesday that the ban will also
apply to events being hosted by institutions within the system and exceptions
may be made for research purposes. ...
State University going smoke and tobacco free
Insight News - March 18, 2014
Continuing a commitment to provide a safer, healthier, and cleaner environment
for students, faculty, staff and guests, Metropolitan State University's
Saint Paul Campus will go fully smoke-free on May 1, joining more than
1,000 colleges and universities in the nation that classify themselves
as 100 percent smoke-free. The policy prohibits the use of any smoking
and tobacco related products while on Metropolitan State campus property
and requires compliance with the policies in place at any of the university's
leased facilities. That means inhaling, exhaling, burning or carrying
any lighted cigarette, e-cigarette, cigar, pipe or other such device
that contains tobacco or other smoke-producing products will be prohibited
in all areas of the Saint Paul Campus. ...
Senate approves resolution for tobacco-free policy, pushes for retirement
LSU The Reveille - March 18, 2014
Member-at-Large Judith Sylvesters resolution for a tobacco free campus
passed in the Faculty Senate with a close vote. The resolution recommends
the University ban any and all forms of tobacco from campus. Senators
raised concerns prior to the vote about enforcement of the bill, saying
there was no reason to pass a resolution about a policy that wont be
enforced. Sylvester reiterated the desire to create a healthy campus,
regardless of what legislation compels the University to do. Sylvester
said other Southeastern Conference schools are adopting smoke-free and
tobacco-free policies. Although, she was unable to provide statistics
on the success of a non-punitive policy at a peer institution. ...
student reactions on university, statewide smoking policies
Central Michigan Life - March 18, 2014
As Central Michigan University prepares to enact its tobacco-free policy
in July, students are decidedly mixed over the policy itself and smoking
in general. CMU announced in October that it is changing its smoking
policy to ban the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco,
pipes, cigars, hookahs, waterpipes, snus and snuff on campus, with exceptions
carved out for theatrical productions and religious or cultural ceremonies.
Smoking will only be allowed on campus inside of private vehicles with
windows rolled up. ...
Collar Scholar Opinon: Emphasis needs to be placed on treatment for
LSU The Reveille - March 18, 2014
These side effects and symptoms would prove challenging to a student
at a university with a smoking ban. The trials of life in academia are
challenging enough ...
System of Georgia Board of Regents bans tobacco use ...
The Augusta Chronicle - March 18, 2014
Some 1,100 college campuses nationwide have already banned tobacco,
and research has shown such ... About a dozen public colleges already
banned Oct. 1 on all Georgia University System campuses
Florida Times-Union - March 18, 2014
Tobacco use will be banned on Georgia public college campuses starting
Oct. 1. The state Board of Regents voted unanimously for the ban with
little discussion during a Tuesday meeting in Atlanta.
trend unhealthy despite popular belief
FIUSM - March 19, 2014
The University's ban on tobacco and smoking products took effect January
2011 and includes cigarette, cigar, pipe, water-pipe or hookah, or any
University Considers Banning Smoking on All Of Its Campuses
University Herald - March 18, 2014
Pacific University is considering banning smoking on all of its campuses
starting May 2015. The University Council, which includes staff and
faculty, passed a proposed policy on March 13 that would ban smoking
on the school's campus. It is waiting to be reviewed by the President's
Cabinet, Pacific University Director of Media Relations Joe Lang told
The Oregonian. The smoking ban includes, but isn't limited to, use of
pipes, hookahs, cigarettes and "nicotine delivery devices such
as e-cigarettes," according to the policy. ...
Regents approve tobacco ban on campuses
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - March 18, 2014
The state Board of Regents, meeting as a full committee, on Tuesday
unanimously approved a tobacco ban for all 31 public colleges and universities
in the University System of Georgia. The board will take a final vote
on the ban Wednesday.
bill would fine litterers
LSU The Reveille - March 18, 2014
A new bill filed for Louisiana's current legislative session could butt
in on the University's upcoming smoke-free policy. Rep. Pat Connick
has proposed ...
assistant surgeon general visits UAA Fresh Air kickoff
UAA Northern Light - March 18, 2014
Members of UAAs Smoke Free Task Force hosted an event on Feb 24, to
kick of their campus-wide Fresh Air Challenge. The Fresh Air Challenge
is a region-wide effort to encourage all college campuses in Alaska,
Oregon, Idaho and Washington to become smoke- or tobacco-free.
to Be Restricted at West Los Angeles College
Patch.com - March 18, 2014
Trustees of the Los Angeles Community College District voted unanimously
to restrict the activity, referred to as "vaping," the same
way they do tobacco smoking on campus.
to Be Restricted at Los Angeles Harbor College
Patch.com - March 18, 2014
E-cigarettes will be allowed in just a few places at Los Angeles Harbor
College. Patch file ... "No one should be forced to breathe the
vapor e-cigarettes emit....
and Hospitality Academy goes smoke-free
The Columbian - March 18, 2014
The International Air and Hospitality Academy will take the Fresh Air
Campus Challenge's one-day stand against tobacco Wednesday. The academy
joins 21 other Pacific Northwest campuses adopting a tobacco-free policy
for a day to draw attention to the harmful effects of tobacco and secondhand
policy to now include e-cigarettes
ConnectAmarillo.com powered by KVII - March 17, 2014
AMARILLO, TEXAS -- If it applies to one, it applies to all. West Texas
A&M University (WTAMU) recently submitted change to a current policy
that prohibits students from smoking inside to now include electronic
cigarettes. Experts have estimated electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes
a nearly $1.7 billion industry in 2013. The newest e-cigarette shop,
Anywhere E-Cig, in Canyon opened just before the university submitted
changes to its policy...
University considers banning smoking on all campuses ...
The Oregonian - March 17, 2014
As the current smoke free workplace policy stands for the Forest Grove
campus, smoking is forbidden within 10 feet of building entrances, widows,
vents and ...
set to ban tobacco on state college campuses
Online Athens - March 16, 2014
Smoking on state college campuses might soon become a thing of the past.
The state Board of Regents is set to vote on a policy next week which
would ban the use of tobacco products on college campuses, including
the University of Georgia. ...
considers banning tobacco products on campus
Newark Post - March 14, 2014
The University of Delaware is considering a student-led initiative to
ban the use of ... The Tobacco Free Advisory Committee drafted the policy,
which bans the use ... ban builds upon an existing policy created
in 1995, which prohibits smoking ...
smoking ban recommendation passes PSG
Purdue Exponent - March 14, 2014
The Purdue Student Government passed a recommendation during Wednesday's
senate meeting that would take out all designated smoking areas and
View: Campuswide smoking ban needed for student health
Moscow-Pullman Daily News - March 14, 2014
Washington State University students voted in favor of a campuswide
tobacco ban in an advisory vote Tuesday and Wednesday. Administration
officials and the ...
tobacco referendum passes
Moscow-Pullman Daily News - March 13, 2014
Washington State University students passed a referendum Wednesday advocating
for a tobacco-free Pullman campus. The referendum received 59.5 percent
State drops hammer on smoking on campus
Pioneer Press - March 13, 2014
More than 1,000 colleges and universities in the U.S. classify themselves
as 100 percent smoke-free, and more than 400 colleges and universities
OK tobacco-free campus, elect leaders
WSU News - March 13, 2014
No-smoking-sign PULLMAN, Wash. Referendum 43-01, a policy for
a tobacco-free campus, passed by 59.5 percent with 1,781 votes Wednesday.
should aim to reduce, not restrict, smoking
Daily Illini - March 13, 2014
...We are a few months into the new, campus-wide smoking ban that took
effect on ... I am not saying that we divert our attention away from
banning smoking and ...
meeting supports student health and entertainment
Purdue Exponent - March 13, 2014
PSG also debated a recommendation to ban smoking on campus during the
meeting. The recommendation called for banning the smoking of cigarettes
face rule changes for 2014-15
newtoncitizen - March 13, 2014
With the growing popularity of electronic cigarettes, NCSS has added
them as a ... In contrast to last year's handbooks' section named Tobacco
Use, the BOE has ... rule that states secondary students must
display ID badges where provided.
Senate hears updates on guaranteed tuition, tobacco ban
Arizona Daily Wildcat - March 13, 2014
Updates on the tobacco ban, guaranteed tuition, bylaw revisions, and
other topics ... If the policy is passed, Chavez said he would like
to see smoking areas off ...
debates tobacco use as state standards shift
The Pendulum - March 12, 2014
But as 1,182 institutions of higher learning are now smoke-free, portions
of Elon ... to enforce around campus, considering that other bans are
not successfully enforced. ... Banning tobacco seems like a self-righteous
quest with energies that could be ... If Elon is going to ban
smoking on a campus, they'll have to launch a ...
tobacco ban smokes out healthier substitutes
Arizona Daily Wildcat - March 12, 2014
The ban would allow smoking cessation products, like nicotine
patches, but that's ... Banning smoking at the university is not going
to lead most smokers to quit.
campus policy up for review
Arizona Daily Wildcat - March 12, 2014
The UA is looking to join the more than 800 universities nationwide
that have tobacco-free campuses. The Student Health Advocacy Committee
has been working on a draft for a tobacco-free campus policy for two-and-a-half
years, and the plan is now under public review. ...
Kellett: Is there a good compromise for the smoking ban?
Independent Collegian - March 12, 2014
The smoking/tobacco ban has received a lot of coverage since its ...
that when the health of the public is put at risk, there is a right
to regulate that behavior. ... sale of drugs such as marijuana the simple
solution is to simply enforce the law.
weighs smoking ban
Toledo Blade - March 12, 2014
The University of Toledo Board of Trustees may vote next month on a
proposed smoking ban on UTs main campus.
ED: Best value educations, a potentially tobacco-free campus and enrollment
Pacific Northwest Inlander (blog) - March 11, 2014
Tobacco-free: Next week, the student government at WSU will ask students
to vote on a campus-wide tobacco ban, which would prohibit any substance
with tobacco including cigarettes, hookah, e-cigarettes, and chewing
tobacco. The change would help the university to avoid the costs of
designated smoking areas. (KLEW TV)
Board of Trustees votes to ban tobacco use on campus
Mlive Kalamazoo - March 11, 2014
KALAMAZOO, MI The days of being able to light up at Kalamazoo Valley
Community College are coming to an end. The community college's Board
of Trustees voted unanimously on Tuesday evening to ban all tobacco
and e-cigarette use on campus at the end of this year. The ban would
include chewing tobacco, as well as cigarettes, pipes, cigars and other
smoking products. As of Jan. 1, 2015, people will only be able to smoke
in personal vehicles on campus. As of January, more than 1,180 U.S.
colleges and universities had gone smoke-free, with more than 800 of
those banning all on-campus tobacco use. Other changes to the smoking
policy will be coming sooner. As of April 1, e-cigarettes will be included
in the campus' current tobacco-use policy, which prohibits smoking within
50 feet of entrances at the Texas Township Campus, except for three
designated areas. There is also a smoking hut outside at the Texas Township
Campus. Smoking at the Arcadia Commons Campus is currently permitted
only outside the east entrance. That motion also passed unanimously.
plans to go tobacco free Aug. 1
Norfolk Daily News - March 11, 2014
Northeast Community College is going tobacco free. Starting Aug. 1,
the use of tobacco or tobacco-related products will be prohibited in/on
all of Northeasts owned or leased property, including vehicles and parking
WSU tobacco-free campus may follow national trend with outcome ...
KLEW - March 10, 2014
PULLMAN, WA - Should Washington State University go tobacco-free?
the University of Delaware ban tobacco use on campus?
The News Journal - March 10, 2014
An open forum this afternoon will give the University of Delaware community
a chance to offer an opinion on a proposed campus tobacco ban. Nationwide,
there are 422 colleges campuses that are "tobacco-free," meaning
use of all types of tobacco products are banned on campus, according
to a list kept by the American Lung Association. The Americans for Nonsmokers
Rights estimates there are more than 1,180 "smoke-free" campuses
that prohibit the use of cigarettes. ...
students press for a tobacco-free campus
The News Journal - March 8, 2014
Those seeking a nicotine fix at the University of Delaware might soon
have to leave campus property to get it. The Americans for Nonsmokers
Rights estimates there are more than 1,180 smoke-free campuses that
prohibit the use of cigarettes. ...
Neviewpoint - March 8, 2014
As of this fall, Northeast Community College (NECC) will be following
the lead of many others and banning tobacco use campus-wide. Many people
were involved in the making of this decision, including the college
nurse, Gretchen Hupp. During a recent interview, Ms. Hupp stated that
the new ban will help improve the health of all those on campus, and
help to develop a community of respect towards others and the environment...
Baseball Fan Primer - Southern Miss
MUTigers.com - March 7, 2014
The University of Missouri has launched a Smoke Free Mizzou Campaign.
Beginning July 1st, 2013, smoking will not be permitted anywhere on
the Mizzou ...
of trustees given student statistics
Daily Journal Online - March 7, 2014
In old business, the board heard an update on the school's efforts to
move to become a tobacco-free campus by sometime next year. In new business,
only one ...
present fire risk
UConn Daily Campus - March 7, 2014
Fires started by e-cigarettes have been increasing across the country
and could do ... Although no fires at UConn have been started by e-cigarettes
yet, smoke ...
up, thumbs down
Richmond County Daily Journal March 7, 2014
First, there is a ban on tobacco products on campus, so it's not
necessarily fair to ... a body of research on the health effects of
second-hand e-cigarette smoke. ... potentially hazardous behavior on
campus while banning other activities that are ...
smoke or not to smoke. It is not a question.
Borderzine - March 6, 2014
UTEP tobacco-free campus sign And the smoker that I chose to share my
life with was the one who told me about this new tobacco free campus
policy at UTEP.
to be tobacco-free by January 2015
Oswegonian - March 6, 2014
Signs that informed students of the new rule also displayed the Smoke-free
... reaction to the ban on Buffalo State's campus has been split among
smokers and ...
linger over e-cigarettes
The Tennessean - March 6, 2014
If you want to use e-cigarettes at Vanderbilt University these days,
you'll need to go to a designated smoking area. Last month, the second-largest
students push for smoke-free campus
KETV Omaha - March 5, 2014
..."Ultimately, that's our goal to have a smoke-free environment
at UNO," he said. "We're just really passionate about improving
the lives of our fellow students and ...
the survey says
Unkantelope - March 5, 2014
The UNK Peer Health Education Club conducted a survey Feb. 26 and 27
asking students: Are you in favor of a proposal for 100 percent tobacco-free
UNK being presented to the Chancellors Cabinet for a policy to be created
at the University of Nebraska at Kearney? A 100 percent tobacco-free
campus would include prohibiting the use of all tobacco products. The
Peer Health organization emailed 6,324 registered students. There were
2,091 responses with 1,381 in favor of a new policy being presented
to the Chancellors Cabinet, and 710 not in favor of a new policy. ...
on SCCC campus may be banned
Riverhead News Review - March 4, 2014
While the Suffolk County Legislature has been considering increasing
the age for everyone throughout the county to purchase tobacco from
age 19 to 21 another measure could ban smoking completely in a few areas
around Suffolk: the community college campuses. ...
going smoke free?
The Rambler - March 4, 2014
The buzz around campus smoking-sections is that Texas Wesleyan could
become a smoke-free campus. It has be said that Wesleyan might become
a non-smoker free campus. Of course, thats not going to happen. Because
its ridiculous, just like the notion of a smoke-free campus.
on this: Smoking policy now includes dip
Miami Student - March 4, 2014
This January, Miami University added several articles to its no-smoking
policy, which has been in place since 2008. The additions to the policy
include a ban on the use of e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco on Miami
University grounds, additions some students believe are an encroachment
on their rights.
chokes up with expanded smoking ban
We say: The University takes ban too far
Indiana Daily Student - March 4, 2014
Every day, members of the Editorial Board notice signs proudly promoting
IU as a smoke-free campus, only to see the occasional clouds of cigarette
smoke and ... That being said, the Editorial Board still believes the
Universitys new policy banning e-cigarettes, hookahs, pipes, chewing
tobacco and snuff might be taking it too far.
presidential hopefuls talk big issues
Arizona Daily Wildcat - March 2, 2014
Should a smoking ban be implemented on the UA campus? ... On my personal
experiences, I would like to support a tobacco ban, but it is about
representing the ...
campus favored in Kearney survey
Fremont Tribune - February 28, 2014
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Most of the students who responded to an email
survey favored a smoke-free campus at the University of Nebraska at
So Fast: You Still Can't Smoke Pot at Colorado Colleges
U.S. News University - February 28, 2014
Marijuana possession may be legal in Colorado, but colleges across the
state continue to ban it from their campuses. Colorado schools are using
Looking to Make College Campuses Smoke Free
WAND - February 27, 2014
Some want to make all college campuses smoke free, saying it'll make
campuses safer for non-smokers. Not only are businesses concerned about
Question How U Will Enforce Campus-Wide Smoking Ban
CBS Local - February 27, 2014
Students already are not allowed to smoke inside buildings on campus.
But starting in July, the ban will extend outdoors. Ask any University
of Minnesota ...
igloo leads to bust for University of Utah students
Salt Lake Tribune - February 27, 2014
... the woods in the Red Butte Creek area between resident housing and
Research Park. ... One of the students was cited with marijuana and
drug paraphernalia ...
could be going tobacco free
KHAS-TV - February 26, 2014
No Smoking on campus. Already smokers are having to put out their cigarettes
before entering restaurants and some public parks. Now, one group of
bans go unenforced
The UTD Mercury - February 26, 2014
While UTD's tobacco-free policy prohibits the use of any tobacco products
within 33 feet of building entrances, students, faculty and staff can
often be seen ...
opposes smoke-free campus proposal
The Samford Crimson - February 26, 2014
Samfords administration is considering a ban on on-campus smoking, but
the Student Government Associations senators have voted overwhelmingly
against the idea. Garry Atkins, assistant dean for student services
and values advocacy, submitted the proposal for Senate consideration
earlier this semester. Senators discussed the proposal at length during
their Feb. 4 meeting and took a vote on Feb. 18. The final vote showed
four senators supported the measure and 31 opposed it, with three senators
absent and two abstaining from the vote.
Ill. University to ban most smoking
Kankakee Daily Journal - February 25, 2014
CARBONDALE Smokers at Southern Illinois University will only be able
to light up in a handful of places on the Carbondale campus starting
this summer, ...
prepares to go smoke-free
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - February 25, 2014
A policy set to take effect in less than six weeks will prohibit IPFW
students and staff from lighting up even in previously designated smoking
fooling around: IPFW campus goes tobacco-free
FW Business - February 25, 2014
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne will become tobacco-
and smoke-free effective April 1, the school announced. The ban includes
cigarettes, cigars, oral tobacco, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products,
and extends to other sites controlled, operated or leased by IPFW...
ban at UT draws fire
Toledo Blade - February 25, 2014
A student group that says a proposed campuswide smoking ban at the University
of Toledo would deny people their civil rights handed out fake cigarettes
and smoking: Stanford University ends tobacco sales
Christian Science Monitor - February 24, 2014
This latest tobacco ban comes as electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes,
gain ... The rise in the use of e-cigarettes has sparked a debate between
whether or not ... According to recent report published by the American
Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, at least 1,182 college campuses around
the US have adopted a 100 percent smoke-free policies, nearly double
the rate of smoke-free campuses in 2011. Of those 1,182 smoke-free campuses,
811 are completely tobacco-free.
to become smoke-free campus July 1
The Southern February 24, 2014
SIU will join the 1,182 smoke-free college campuses nationwide on July
1, according to Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights. The university will
add to a ...
barring smoking in all but a few spots
Centre Daily Times - February 24, 2014
CARBONDALE, Ill. Smokers at Southern Illinois University will only be
able to light up in a handful of places on the Carbondale campus starting
this summer. Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights says more than 1,100 college
campuses nationwide are smoke free.
County Community College eyes smoking ban
News 12 Long Island - February 24, 2014
The school currently follows county policy, so smokers must stay at
least 50 feet from all buildings. However, school trustees have proposed
a measure to ban ...
chews on being tobacco free
Kearney Hub - February 24, 2014
KEARNEY Pending a student vote Wednesday and Thursday, the University
of Nebraska at Kearney may soon be a tobacco-free campus. It was a student
to become tobacco- and smoke-free campus
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette (blog) - February 24, 2014
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)
will become a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus effective April 1,
of Minnesota campuses go tobacco-free on July 1
Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews - February 23, 2014
Four University of Minnesota campuses will become smoke- and tobacco-free
this summer. The new policy, which will take effect July 1, bans smoking
tobacco or e-cigarettes as well as chewing tobacco on university campuses
in the Twin Cities, Duluth, Rochester and Crookston, according to the
Minnesota Daily. It applies to all university property inside and out.
The policy also prohibits people from selling, distributing or advertising
tobacco products and electronic cigarettes on university property....
tobacco on campus is hypocritical
The Breeze - February 23, 2014
CVS shocked most of America by recently announcing its ban on tobacco
products in its stores. As an employee of this company, I could not
have been happier. This is a powerful example being set by a major retailer.
According to the Americans for Nonsmokers Rights (ANR) website, 1,182
college campuses adopted 100 percent smoke free policies at the beginning
of this year. The health risks of smoking are well-documented and undeniable.
Both tobacco and secondhand smoke kill; therefore, it makes sense for
public institutions to adopt these policies.
Texas University Is Tobacco Free
KWTX - February 22, 2014
The University of Texas at El Paso is now a tobacco-free campus.
no smokes please
UVU Review - February 22, 2014
The mission of NUVU is to persuade the Utah Valley University administration
to adopt a comprehensive tobacco-free policy. The mission is designed
to support the Utah Department of Health and the Utah County Health
Department in achieving the goal To create an anti-tobacco social media
campaign, targeting at-risk 18-24 year olds in Utah County. Because
our student body fits the goal of the target demographic there is no
better way to get involved than by affecting change at the UVU policy
level. NUVU stands for Non-Tobacco Utah Valley University. It was conceived
of by a group of community health majors for a social marketing class
but after support and interest from other students and faculty, the
idea has taken root outside of the classroom. In the state of Utah it
is estimated that 6.5% of young adults engage in smoking. While this
number is significantly lower than the national averages, it is nonetheless
a concern to the health of our student body the health of our community.
E-cigarettes struck down by UCA Board
Log Cabin Democrat - February 22, 2014
Another item amused us enough to at least bring attention to it: the
possible banning of e-cigarettes and vaping on campus. Usually, a potential
problem might have to reach epidemic levels before being considered
ban-able, but in this case, UCA thought enough of it to give it the
once over. So we let people know this was a possibility. ...
Cities campus to go smoke-free in July
Minnesota Daily - February 21, 2014
The University of Minnesota will become a smoke-free campus this summer.
react to possible campus smoking ban [VIDEO]
KFVS - February 21, 2014
Now, Southeast Missouri State University students are taking an online
survey to find out if the campus should eliminate smoking areas. The
current tobacco policy on SEMO's campus bans smoking except in ... At
least 1,130 colleges and universities have banned all smoking on campus,
according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.
implements campus wide tobacco ban
El Paso Times - February 21, 2014
Approved by the University of Texas System, the tobacco-free campus
policy is now published as part of the UTEP Handbook of Operating Procedures.
opinion divided on tobacco ban
Technique - February 20, 2014
Student opinion on the Board of Regent's (BOR) Tobacco and Smoke-Free
... to a ban on smoking, as opposed to the proposed policy of banning
lawmakers want to ban smoking on public college campuses
Greenfield Daily Reporter - February 20, 2014
It would ban smoking on all properties belonging to state-supported
colleges and universities starting ... The University of Illinois also
bans smoking on campus.
to consider banning 'e-cigarettes' and 'vaping'
Log Cabin Democrat-by Courtney Spradlin - February 20, 2014
The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will review a committee recommendation Friday to ban the use of electronic cigarettes on the school's ...
slow to ban sale of cigarettes on campus
The Stanford Daily - February 20, 2014
...1,182 colleges and universities were 100 percent smoke-free, according
to a report by the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation...
relax with hookah
The Crimson White - February 20, 2014
The Blue Caterpillar Hookah Lounge on the Strip offers five different
brands of flavored tobacco. ... When it comes to cigarettes, Abdelraouf
said absolutely not.
on CSUF reduced since ban, but officials say more can be ...
The Daily Titan - February 19, 2014
Since the implementation of Cal State Fullerton's smoking ban last summer,
... their electronic cigarettes or vaporizer pens, which are also banned
by the policy.
II of UMBC's smoking ban policy to begin
Retriever - February 19, 2014
Monetary fines are now set to be issued to future violators of the campus
ban. ... The policy has led to the creation of two areas wherein smoking
is permitted on ...
E-cigs carry harmful side effects for smokers, nonsmokers
Daily Nebraskan - February 19, 2014
As I walk around the sidewalks of campus, I pass people smoking cigarettes.
Lately, however, somethings different. This time its not a normal cigarette,
its an electronic cigarette (e-cig, also known as a vaporizer cigarette),
and this catches me off guard.
become popular due to campus smoking ban
USD Volante Online - February 18, 2014
Since being introduced to the U.S. market in 2007, the electronic cigarette
industry has become one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S.
The rise in electronic cigarette users at the University of South Dakota
could be due, in part, to the smoking ban.
Johns: Prepare to protest against the smoking ban
Independent Collegian - February 18, 2014
Last semester the Young Americans for Liberty and I stood up for smokers
freedom. We had a great tabling session with awesome turnout. I personally
believe it played a part in the narrow victory in Student Government.
The legislation for the tobacco ban was defeated by one vote.
ban will send message to college students
Statesman Journal - February 18, 2014
Weve come a long way in this country since 1964, when U.S. Surgeon General
Luther Terry issued his warning that cigarette smoking causes lung cancer
and probably heart disease. Soon, the University of Nevada, which already
bars smoking within 25 feet of any building, will be smoke-free when
a ban on all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, goes
into effect, probably in August 2015. According to Americans for Nonsmokers
Rights, at least 1,182 colleges and universities have adopted 100 percent
smoke-free campuses as of Jan. 2, including six University of California
campuses, the University of Oregon and Oregon State and eight campuses
of the University of Idaho, and the number is increasing rapidly.
debates university smoking ban
The Lion's Roar Newspaper - February 18, 2014
Since the last Louisiana legislative session, when lawmakers passed
a bill to ban smoking on all state college and university campuses,
cigarettes and electronic cigarettes have been at the center of debate
as Southeastern searches for its own tobacco-free policy. Senate Bill
36 does not include language that encompasses electronic cigarettes,
making the issue something each individual college or university would
seeks input on smoke-free campus
Daily Record (subscription) - February 18, 2014
ELLENSBURG Central Washington Universitys student government invites
community members to attend a forum about the Clean Air Campaign and
its decision to move toward a smoke-free campus 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb.
25 in the Student Union and Recreation Center Pit....
through the smoke: Cigarettes on campus
The Slate Online - February 17, 2014
At Shippensburg University, smokers are not an unusual sight. Some congregate
outside of the library and chat over Starbucks, while others smoke in-between
classes to relieve a little exam stress.
State University latest to announce tobacco-free policy
KSLA-TV - February 17, 2014
NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) - Northwestern State University has become the
latest institute of higher learning in Northwest Louisiana to announce
plans to go tobacco-free on campus. The new policy will become effective
August 1, and will prohibit tobacco use on all Northwestern State campuses.
KLFY - February 17, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - The campus of Louisiana State University of Alexandria
will be tobacco free by this summer. State law mandates public post-secondary
to become tobacco free campus
Shreveport Times - February 17, 2014
NATCHITOCHES Northwestern State University will become a tobacco free
campus effective Aug. 1. The new policy will prohibit tobacco use on
Senate, lawmakers want UH smoke-free
Honolulu Star-Advertiser - February 17, 2014
The House Higher Education Committee has passed a bill that would snuff
out smoking on all University of Hawaii premises even as UH officials
are working to eliminate smoking on the Manoa campus.
policy says e-cigarettes same as tobacco
The Southern - February 17, 2014
EDWARDSVILLE Southern Illinois University's Edwardsville campus has
decided to put electronic cigarettes in the same category as regular
cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products.
Colleges should be smoke-free or taxed
Hartford (CT) Courant - February 16, 2014
University of Hartford where I teach, one of the biggest challenges
is avoiding secondhand smoke...at college, smoking isn't just deadly.
It's instructional. It teaches smokers to be inconsiderate, nonsmokers
to be apathetic and children to become smokers...
going completely tobacco-free
Alexandria Town Talk - February 15, 2014
Starting this summer, Louisiana State University of Alexandria's campus
will be tobacco-free. A new state law mandates public post-secondary
considers tobacco free initiative logos
Western Herald - February 14, 2014
During the meeting, WSA members gave feedback for the campus' new tobacco
free initiative logo, presented by Kelsi Feriend, the Student Affairs
urges colleges to go smoke-free
Yale Daily News (blog) - February 14, 2014
According to Conroy, smoking is not permitted in Yale buildings and
is banned in the Medical ... This is not the first time smoking bans
have been brought up at Yale. ... committee was formed to investigate
whether a campus-wide smoking ban ... When Yale was debating banning
smoking in 2011, though, not all students ...
ban to be socially enforced
Daily Aztec - February 12, 2014
On Jan. 1, San Diego State adopted a 100 percent smoke-free campus policy.
The ashtrays are gone and the designated smoking areas are blocked off,
but the details on how the ban will be enforced are still hazy. SDSU
Senate Chair Bill Eadie said that social enforcement is the only way
to enforce the smoking-ban.
help smoke student cravings
The Globe - February 12, 2014
These three Point Park students are among 42.1 million smokers nationwide.
Looking for a healthier alternative, they decided to trade in their
traditional tobacco cigarettes and replace them with the increasingly
popular electronic cigarettes. The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free
Alternatives Associations online fact sheet says that e-cigarettes were
first introduced to the American market in 2006 as a cessation to the
use of tobacco smoking. There are multiple advantages smokers express
after switching to e-cigarettes, including money. Electronic cigarettes
are used in most cases to wean off of traditional tobacco products,
according to Heather Capo, University coordinator of Student Health
smoking ban under evaluation
USD Volante Online - February 12, 2014
The University of South Dakota Student Government Association is evaluating
the inclusion of e-cigarettes, hookah pens and vaporizers under the
existing smoking ban, which went into effect Jan. 2013.
promotes 'smoke less' initaitive
The Justice - February 11, 2014
The Brandeis University chapter of Colleges Against Cancer, a nationwide
collaboration of college students dedicated to the implementation of
the programs and missions of the American Cancer Society, is seeking
campus-wide support for a smoking policy that would limit smoking to
designated areas around campus. Reducing smoking privileges on U.S.
college and university campuses appears to be a national trend. According
to a report by the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation, currently
1,182 colleges and universities have 100 percent smoke-free campuses.
This number has grown from the 586 campuses of which we were aware two
years earlier (October 2011), according to the ANRF website.
Do Aggies want a smoke-free campus?
Utahstatesman - February 11, 2014
Recently, a lot of opinions have been brought to my attention regarding
the discussion of USU becoming a smoke-free campus both for and against
promotes campus-wide smoking ban
Vidette Online - February 11, 2014
The Student Government Association (SGA) originally passed the smoking
ban in fall of 2012, and it took effect on Jan. 1, 2013.
should ban the on-campus smoking ban
Daily Aztec - February 11, 2014
San Diego States campus-wide smoking ban appears grounded in common
sense. After all, the dangers of smoking are well known. Nonetheless,
Im repulsed by the concept of a ban, and what it portends. That is,
in the U.S., bans tend to beget more bans.
Adirondack offering workshops to help students quit smoking ...
Glens Falls Post-Star - February 11, 2014
The gazebos are the college's only designated smoking areas, but that
will change in the fall when the campus goes tobacco-free. The Board
of Trustees in ...
cigarette sales on campus
Duke Chronicle - February 10, 2014
Last week, the drugstore chain CVS announced it would no longer sell
tobacco products in its stores. The company, which also offers health
care services, has argued that selling tobacco products is inconsistent
with its responsibilities as a health care provider. We think Duke should
follow CVSs lead. The negative health effects of tobacco are widely
known, and the U.S. Surgeon General recently released a report adding
a host of new diseases to the official list of tobacco-related conditions.
Given the health risks associated with smokingas well as Dukes role
as a major regional medical providerthe University ought to discontinue
the sale of tobacco on campus.
State to continue asking dorm residents 'Do you smoke?'
The Lantern - February 9, 2014
Though Ohio State has gone tobacco-free, students planning to live on
campus for the 2014-15 academic year will still be asked whether they
USU become Utah's third smoke-free campus?
Deseret News February 9, 2014
LOGAN The number of smoke-free college campuses in the U.S. has reached
1,812 a number that has more than doubled since 2011, according to the
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights lobbying group. Only two of those campuses
are in Utah. Utah State University is hoping to find out how well-received
a policy restricting tobacco use on its campus would be. It's a step
that could lead the Logan university to join Brigham Young University
and Dixie State University as tobacco-free schools.
emphasizes health benefit in tobacco ban
Technique (Georgia Tech) - February 6, 2014
When the Georgia Board of Regents meets next week, the Tobacco and Smoke-Free
Campus policy that was introduced last month to the on Personnel and
Benefits Committee will likely be brought before the full board....
Student Senate opposes punishable student code changes ...
Daily Illini - February 6, 2014
The Illinois Student Senate does not support any changes to the student
code regarding the smoking policy, specifically regarding any reprimand
or punishment ...
smoke-free date looms, cessation program ramps up
The Eastern Progress Online (subscription) - February 6, 2014
With Eastern's campus slated to go tobacco-free this June, the university's
smoking cessation programs could see an increase in activity over the
next few ...
smoking ban takes effect
Prospectus - February 6, 2014
According to U of I's website on the smoking ban policy, there were
many reasons that ... The smoke-free campus committees also banned the
use of electronic ...
State's ban of e-cigarettes sparks disagreement
OSU - The Lantern February 5, 2014
...Risko said he bought an e-cigarette to quit smoking cigarettes. ...
campus smoking bans, and the University of Minnesota has a smoking ban
set to take effect July 1. ... and the university is currently determining
if e-cigarettes should be banned ...
State not alone: Other Big Ten schools ban smoking
OSU - The Lantern - February 5, 2014
More than half of the Big Ten schools are saying no to tobacco. When
Ohio State implemented an enforced campus-wide tobacco ban Jan. 1, the
university joined six other Big Ten schools that have implemented or
plan to implement university-wide smoking bans in some manner.
More College to go tobacco-free in June
WCPO - February 5, 2014
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. Thomas More College will go tobacco-free beginning
June 1, joining Northern Kentucky University, Miami and others that
have banned tobacco from their campuses within the last year. All forms
of smoking and chewing tobacco will be prohibited, as will e-cigarettes,
according to Kim Harp, the school spokeswoman. No tobacco will be allowed
at sporting events or during classes. To help users quit the habit,
smoking/chewing cessation programs are being developed that will be
open to students, staff and faculty. A task force is finalizing details
of the policy.
or Pass? One month down for UCSCs new smoke- and tobacco-free policy
Good Times - February 4, 2014
UC Santa Cruz senior and literature major Thomas VanGilder enjoys a
cigarette now and again. But starting Jan. 1, the school became smoke-
and tobacco-freea change VanGilder believes is out of step with its
smoking restrictions on campus would be pointless
Kansas State Collegian - February 4, 2014
This Thursday, K-States Student Senate will vote on a resolution that
would recommend limiting smoking on campus to designated areas. Although
the final decision rests in the hands of university administration,
Speaker of the Senate Kyle Nuss said administration has indicated they
will take action if the resolution passes. Im not a smoker, so a change
in policy would not affect me personally. However, Im not a big fan
of the idea for several reasons.
enforcement, no respect
The Cauldron (subscription) - February 4, 2014
Ever since Cleveland State University enacted an on-campus smoking ban
in the fall 2013 semester, there has been notice of new changes that
include green "No Smoking" signs posted around campus. I've
noticed they appear to be disregarded in most situations. As a non-smoker,
I witness students and faculty walking on campus lighting up cigarettes
as they walk past the signs themselves.
Smoking ban talk not actually about smoking
Utahstatesman - February 3, 2014
There are two kinds of arguments being advanced for making the USU campus
smoke-free. Neither of them is any good. The first argument, advanced
by Daryn ...
practice against UH stalls smoking ban
The University of Hawaii Kaleo - February 3, 2014
The University of Hawaii at M noas smoking ban, originally scheduled
to be implemented on Jan. 1, 2014, was put to a halt after the University
of Hawaii Professional Assembly filed a complaint. UHPA filed a prohibited
practice against the UH administration for a failure to consult or negotiate
with the union over subjects which are within the scope of bargaining
under Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 89, UHPA Associate Executive Director
Kristeen Hanselman said. The UHM administration ignored the unions responsibility
to represent the bargaining unit on such items as faculty evaluation
seeks clearer smoking area definition
Diamondback Online - February 3, 2014
Seven months after the on-campus smoking ban went into effect, the designated
smoking areas continue to be controversial, and RHA officials said the
key to greater effectiveness might be clearer information. ...
tobacco ban expanded
easttennessean.com (subscription) - February 2, 2014
East Tennessee State Universitys no-smoking policy now prohibits the
use of any form of tobacco, any other substances that are lit and smoked,
and the use of electronic cigarettes or similar devices which simulate
smoking. Until fall 2013, the ETSU tobacco-free policy was plagued by
non-compliance and inadequate enforcement, said Hadii Mamudu, assistant
professor of public health and a member of ETSUs Tobacco Policy Research
Program Project Team. Therefore, to ensure smooth implementation of
the policy and to pre-empt problems in dealing with the use of other
tobacco products and [e-cigarettes] in the future, it became prudent
to expand the policy to include all smoked, smokeless and lit tobacco
products. Tobacco-free policies, like ETSUs, are not unusual for other
college and university campuses. Many schools are striving to establish
and enforce smoking bans...
to report litter, smokers at Ohio State
OSU - The Lantern - February 2, 2014
A smartphone app allows users to report litter and smokers on Ohio States
campus, but some staff and students said the app could take a while
to help make the area cleaner. OSU began an enforced campus-wide tobacco
ban Jan. 1 on all tobacco products including cigarettes, tobacco chew,
snuff and e-cigarettes. ...
introduces resolution that could be first step toward ...
Kansas State Collegian - January 31, 2014
More than 93 percent of respondents indicated that they don't smoke.
... against the policy for its broad terminology and potential to restrict
freedom of speech.
tapers the vapor
The Auburn Plainsman - January 31, 2014
Auburn's smoke-free campus was initiated Aug., 21, 2013, but a recent
reminder about electronic cigarettes being included in the ban has some
students and ...
will again promote campus smoking ban
GW Hatchet (subscription)-by Chloe Sorvino - January 30, 2014
Nine employees have been referred to Human Resources for violating the
smoking ban since it started in August, a top administrator said Wednesday.
ban not affecting Ohio State applicants' interest
The Ohio State Lantern - January 30, 2014
For some high school students who have submitted their applications
to OSU this year, the ban has been a topic of conversation. Tori Geiger,
a senior from Wayne High School in Dayton who does not smoke, said she
supports the new ban....
to go smoke-free
Sonoma State Star - January 28, 2014
Discussions have resurfaced regarding Sonoma State University shifting
toward a smoke-free campus. This issue was re-ignited after Timothy
P. White, Chancellor of the California State University system, announced
it would bestow the responsibility of smoking policies on individual
tobacco-free policy stirs controversy
StateHornet.com - January 28, 2014
Serving as the voice for students who wanted a tobacco-free campus,
Hornets for a Healthy Hive launched a campaign on campus and through
social media in ...
E-cigarettes, marketed as a safe alternative, should be approached with
UConn Daily Campus - January 28, 2014
The market for electronic cigarettes has exploded in growth over the
course of the products very short existence, with some analysts such
as Wells Fargos Bonnie Herzog estimating the e-cigarette market will
grow from its current figure of $2 billion to $10 billion by 2017. The
appeal of e-cigarettes lies in their substitution of acrid smoke inhalation
with an aerosol-based nicotine delivery system. This has lead to the
assumption that e-cigarettes are an overwhelmingly more safe alternative
to traditional tobacco cigarettes. The potential of e-cigarettes has
attracted the attention of major tobacco companies like Phillip Morris,
which recently mended relations with its estranged parent company, Altria,
to invest $682.1 million in the construction of a manufacturing facility
that will produce 30 billion units upon completion by 2016. Unfortunately,
e-cigarettes may not be the miracle product they appear to be, as new
studies by the FDA and researchers at the University of California Riverside
have found trace amounts of carcinogens and other toxic materials within
e-cigarettes nicotine vapor.
weigh in on WMU as a smoke-free campus
Western Herald - January 28, 2014
Western Michigan University is on its way to becoming a tobacco-free
campus, and students have weighed in on the measure. Starting Sept.
1, 2014, Western ...
cigarettes now banned from indoor use on campus
The Alestle - January 27, 2014
Electronic cigarette smoking is now banned indoors on the SIUE campus,
according to a presentation by Director of Human Resources Sherrie Senkfor
at Student Governments first meeting of the semester. The SIUE smoking
policy now treats e-cigarettes like cigarettes, pipes, cigars, hookahs,
water pipes and other instruments, banning their use inside and within
15 feet of building entrances. Prior to this policy update, e-cigarettes
were not explicitly banned.
restricts e-cigarette use
North Lake News Register - January 27, 2014
As of Jan. 21, North Lake Colleges no-smoking policy will now include
restrictions on e-cigarettes. The policy already limits the use of cigarettes
and other tobacco products on campus, but school administrators added
wording directly referring to e-cigarettes to address complaints and
concerns about smokers using the electronic cigarettes in classrooms
and around campus. However, e-cigarettes are not covered under Irvings
smoking ordinance, which defines smoking as the combustion of any cigar,
cigarette, pipe or similar article, using any form of tobacco or other
combustible substance in any form.
the light: Learning to believe in FSU's smoking ban
Tallahassee.com - January 27, 2014
Recently, over the course of a two-hour conversation, I learned more
about smoking than I had ever known before. Thats good, since ignorance
is never good, but bad, since I wrote a commentary about Florida State
Universitys smoking ban before this eye-opening discussion. One of which,
and it is extremely important, is the Preemption Clause of the Florida
Clean Indoor Air Act. That law, enacted in 1985, was designed to protect
Floridas citizens from the hazards of second-hand smoke. And while it
is a good law, its passage came at a price, which is the Preemption
Clause. The Preemption Cause contained in the law explicitly preempts
regulation of smoking to the state, meaning that no local towns, municipalities
or counties can pass anything stricter than the smoking laws passed
by the Florida State Legislature...
oppose punishable smoking ban student code changes
Daily Illini - January 27, 2014
As the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs prepares to
update the University student code, Illinois student senators Rachel
Heller, junior in LAS, and Kevin Seymour, graduate student, submitted
a resolution, which opposes any changes to the student code that would
allow the University to reprimand students for smoking...
Ban Being Considered For Savannah Area Universities
WSAV-TV - January 26, 2014
SAVANNAH, GA - Students and faculty at our area colleges might not be
able to light up a cigarette on campus soon. The board governing Georgia's
university system is expected to vote in February on a system-wide campus
released by school shows many students support smoke-free campus
Daily Sundial - January 26, 2014
More than 75 percent of respondents answered yes to a question of whether
or not CSUN should be smoke-free in a campus-wide survey issued last
semester. There are about 1,182 smoke-free colleges and universities
nationwide, according to Americans for Nonsmokers Rights (ANR). If CSUN
does implement a campus-wide smoking ban, it would join the entire University
of California (UC) system, Cal State Fullerton (CSUF) and San Diego
State University (SDSU).
Potsdam restricts tobacco use
WatertownDailyTimes.com - January 24, 2014
POTSDAM SUNY Potsdam began its long-announced tobacco-restricted campus
this year, limiting all tobacco use to approved zones....
in process of Smoke Free Policy
Bayoubuzz - January 24, 2014
The university is in the process of creating a campus wide "smoke-free"
policy. Dr. Kurt Keppler is the chair of the policy committee; he said
it will affect campus in ...
Alexander Gonzalez announces more new faculty ...
StateHornet.com - January 23, 2014
"I'm looking forward to the campus being tobacco-free prior to
2015," Downey said. "I know some of the other schools did
it a lot quicker and (Gonzalez) said ...
could welcome more positive reception on tobacco ban
NKU The Northerner Online - January 23, 2014
The countdown has finally ended; tobacco has been banned from NKU. And
Im just going to say it. Northern Kentucky University makes me want
to smoke. While I know this ban is a campus-wide policy, it only directly
affects a small portion of those who find their way onto campus. I am
one of those people...
burn up: An updated policy bans e-cigs on campus
Boise (ID) State University The Arbiter Online - January 23, 2014
Once upon a time, Michael Nash was allowed to use his electronic cigarette
in his dorm at his leisure. He was shocked to find out this would no
longer be ...
smoking ban in effect but still unclear
Daily Illini - January 23, 2014
The new year rang in several new Illinois laws and a new controversial
smoking ban at the University, which adopted policy following a growing
national trend to eliminate any potential risks associated with secondhand
smoke. The ban prohibits the burning of any tobacco products, including
e-cigarettes, on campus-owned or leased property, which is somewhat
broken and scattered across many blocks between University Avenue and
the South Farms, as well as between Neil and Race streets. The map issued
by the University that shows the reach of the smoking ban depicts ...
By categorically banning all smoking on campus and by placing several
ban debate to address both sides of proposition
SU The Daily Orange (subscription) - January 23, 2014
According to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, there are currently
67 college campuses in New York state with smoke-free policies. Fifty-five
semester starts at San Diego State University: Campus is ...
10News - January 23, 2014
A new semester got underway at San Diego State University and with it
are some new rules to live by, like no smoking anywhere.
copes with zero tolerance smoking ban
PCC Courier - January 23, 2014
Since January 2014, Pasadena City College (PCC) has enforced a new 100
percent smoke free policy which does not allow students to smoke tobacco
in cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. Even smokeless devices like vapes are
banned since they are non-regulated.
ban: Valid or Infringement?
Daily Sundial - January 23, 2014
According to the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation, at least 1,182
campuses in the U.S. have a smoke-free campus policy
V Spectator - January 23, 2014
A proposal is being considered by the Board of Regents (BOR) that bans
all tobacco use at VSU and the 30 other institutions overseen by the
University System of Georgia (USG). According to the American Nonsmokers
Rights Foundation, 1,182 college campuses in the U.S. are smoke-free,
and 811 of those campuses are completely tobacco-free.
UK's tobacco-free efforts matter
Kykernel.com (subscription) - January 22, 2014
What were you, your parents or your grandparents doing in 1964? Fifty
years ago, the U.S. Surgeon General issued the first Report on Smoking
and Health. While the U.S. has enjoyed a 58 percent decline in smoking
since 1965, too many Kentuckians still use tobacco. Kentuckians smoke
at higher rates than adults in any other state. An astounding 1.2 million
Kentucky adults smoke cigarettes, costing Kentuckians over $1.5 billion
to treat sick smokers. UKs decision to go completely tobacco-free more
than four years ago (November 2009) was a bold action toward ending
the tobacco epidemic.
College Bans Indoor E-Cigarette Use
K2 Radio - January 22, 2014
Casper College has adopted a new smoking policy, banning the use of
electronic cigarettes in campus buildings. The Casper College Board
of Trustees, in a ...
Ban Likely: University Council approves campus tobacco ban
Independent Collegian - January 22, 2014
The executive committee of the University Council put the smoking
ban discussion on the agenda, said UTMC Chancellor Jeffrey Gold,
a member of the council ...
Sonoma State Star - January 21, 2014
The CSU would be right to ban smoking on campus, and we really hope
that they do. ... A campus-wide ban on smoking would hopefully reduce
the number of ...
Smoking ban will send message to UNR students
Reno Gazette-Journal - January 21, 2014
OUR VIEW: By banning tobacco products, the university is helping students
... only casinos have so far escaped the ban on cigarette smoking in
the Silver State.
wants UNR to be smoke free.
KRNV My News 4 - January 21, 2014
They are following the lead of other campuses that have banned tobacco.
... The proposed smoking ban would include visitors on campus, but it
is not clear if it ...
of Nevada Could Soon be Tobacco Free
KTVN - January 21, 2014
University President Marc Johnson told the Reno Gazette-Journal he
wants to entirely tobacco free. The ban would include student, staff,
officials, students eye campus-wide smoking ban
Reno Gazette Journal - January 21, 2014
Winter break is over as classes resume today at the University of Nevada,
Reno, but returning students, faculty and staff who use tobacco could
find their days of puffing or chewing on campus coming to an end.
begins school-wide tobacco ban
Daily Californian - January 21, 2014
Members of the UC Berkeley community returning for the spring semester
will notice signs across campus informing them of the tobacco-free policy
that went into effect Jan.1.
new year, university celebrates new policy
Florida Flambeau - January 20, 2014
For over 15 years, the Health Promotion Department at Florida State
University has worked towards the goal finally achieved this spring
semester: A tobacco free campus.
Proposed tobacco ban unnecessary, unfair
LSU The Reveille - January 20, 2014
Tomorrow, the Universitys Student Government will meet to decide whether
everyones favorite guilty pleasure should be allowed on campus. No,
Im not talking about binge-watching Netflix and eating ice cream from
the carton, Im talking about tobacco use. The state passed a law that
requires public post-secondary education institutions to develop smoke-free
policies for its campuses by August of this year. SG has taken this
one step further, gauging the interests of the LSU community in making
the ban apply to all tobacco products.
celebrates no-tobacco policy on the field at Doak
Tallahassee Democrat - January 15, 2014
Florida State University campus went completely tobacco-free Jan. 1,
and officials are encouraging students and other members of the university
community to celebrate the health-focused policy change 7 p.m. Thursday
on the field of Doak Campbell Stadium.
Editorial: Regents should reconsider e-cigarettes
Daily O'Collegian - January 15, 2014
...Almost 1,200 American colleges have banned traditional cigarettes
on campus, including OSU, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights
breath of fresh air
Highlander Newspaper - January 14, 2014
...R'side joined over 1,100 colleges and universities in the nationwide
smoke and tobacco-free campus policy: Clearing the Air. UCR threw a
Irvine reversing course on e-cigarette use
OCRegister (subscription) - January 14, 2014
IRVINE Just two weeks after taking effect, a UC Irvine campuswide
ban on smoking is being revised to include a prohibition on electronic
cigarettes and ...
University of California campus finally bans e-cigarettes, too
Bay Area Biz Talk January 14, 2014
...on its website. Medical campus UC San Francisco, meanwhile, had
eliminated its designated smoking areas back in 2008 as part of its
own independent ban. So-called e-cigarettes are battery powered vaporizers
is going tobacco free this summer
Morning Edition, San Antonio Business Journal - January 14, 2014
The University of Texas at San Antonio will become a smoke-free and
tobacco-free campus later this summer. The school has been in a transition
period that began June 1, 2013 when smoking ...
Campus Smoking Bans Start Including E-Cigarettes?
Huffington Post - January 14, 2014
...Around 1,200 colleges ban the use of conventional cigarettes on
campus, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. The
breath of fresh air
Highlander Newspaper January 14, 2014
...2, 2014, R'side joined over 1,100 colleges and universities in the
nationwide smoke and tobacco-free campus policy: Clearing the Air. UCR
threw a celebration ...
Do College Campus Bans On Cigarette Smoking Affect The ...
University Herald - January 14, 2014
...if not for the fact that many schools have banned actual cigarette
smoking, ... when the university considered banning e-cigarettes in
October of 2013 (but ultimately ... the question of whether to also
ban e-cigarettes on campus less significant. ...
Campus: Smoke-Free Universities
Huffington Post - January 13, 2014
...Nearly 1,200 college and university campuses are now smoke-free,
according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. HuffPost Live
talks to students ...
damage sign, could face charges
UTA The Shorthorn - January 13, 2014
A vandalized anti-smoking sign serves as an informal petition against
the school's smoking ban in January in the area between Preston Hall
and Carlisle Hall.
campuses are on track for tobacco-free and smoke-free status ...
UTSA Today - January 13, 2014
The UTSA campuses will be completely tobacco-free and smoke-free on
June 1. The transition of the UTSA campuses to tobacco-free and ...
butts: Ohio State budgeted $100K on tobacco ban signs
OSU - The Lantern - January 12, 2014
A 'no smoking' sign outside the Ohio Union Jan. 12. ... According to
the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, tobacco-free policies have
universities could see tobacco ban
Daily Tribune News - January 12, 2014
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports USG staff members will have
discussions with leaders of institutions in other states with smoking
bans on the way the ...
FSU's tobacco-free campus
Florida Flambeau - January 12, 2014
...And he is exactly right; without some punishment mechanism, or some
reward mechanism, there is no reason whatsoever for smokers to comply
with the ban...
questioned on smoke-free campus
Central Florida Future - January 12, 2014
Students have mixed emotions as to whether e-cigarettes should be encouraged
or discouraged on UCF's smoke-free campus. Marketed as a healthier ...
just lacks final approval in smoke-free campus steps
Joplin Globe - January 11, 2014
Of those surveyed, 50 percent said making the campus smoke free would
... according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, which ...
State University Eunice Adopts Tobacco-Free Policy
KLFY - January 10, 2014
Louisiana State University Eunice, a Fresh Campus grantee of the Louisiana
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL), has officially adopted a tobacco-free
policy for its campus in Eunice. The policy went into effect on Jan.
1, 2014. As classes resume Monday, Jan. 13, LSU Eunice and TFL are working
together to spread the word so all are prepared for the spring semester.
Sumter now declared tobacco free
Sumter Item - January 10, 2014
When University of South Carolina Sumter students arrive back on campus
Monday, they'll be stepping foot on a now tobacco-free campus. According
to a ...
Concerns or Hypocrisy? On a Smoke-Free UCSB
Daily Nexus - January 8, 2014
The question of priorities is a hard one for university administration
to answer, and Chancellor Yang's recent email announcement of UCSB's
smoking ban ...
regents committee to vote on tobacco ban next month
Atlanta Journal Constitution - January 8, 2014
A preliminary committee vote on a tobacco ban for all of Georgia's
31 ... the use all types of tobacco products including cigarettes,
smokeless tobacco and ... The proposal would also prohibit any tobacco
advertising, and would apply to all ...
should consider a smoking ban
The Poly Post - January 7, 2014
Walking to and from classes on any given day students consistently walk
through clouds of cigarette smoke. Students congregate and smoke in
front of the University Library, Bronco Bookstore and Marketplace, making
it impossible for non-smoking students to enjoy the unique outdoor spaces
Cal Poly Pomona has to offer. CPP should ban all smoking on-campus so
students who do not smoke do not have to be exposed to toxic secondhand
Says OK to E-Cigs
New University Online - January 7, 2014
UC Irvine continues to allow the use of electronic cigarettes and chewing
tobacco on campus despite the University of California's new smoke-free
policy as of ...
State smoking ban goes too far
Columbus Dispatch - January 7, 2014
Now that Ohio State University is all smoke-free, I'd like to know who
came up with this ... However, I think that this is taking the smoking
ban a little too far.
smoke 'em if you got 'em
Sandusky Register - January 6, 2014
Smokers must now gather in one of three designated areas to take a puff
at BGSU Firelands, all located in outlying campus parking lots. The
areas include cigarette receptacles, road paint and signage indicating
they are an approved smoking location.
Bans Smoking on Campus
Daily Nexus January 6, 2014
Today marks the first school day that UCSB students will not be allowed
to light up on campus. According to a UC Office of the President report,
roughly eight percent of UC students smoke. At UCSB, roughly 33 percent
of students smoke cigarettes, half of which reported smoking within
a month of taking the survey, according to an assessment conducted in
2011 by the American College Health Association. This is slightly higher
than the national average for college students, which is roughly 28
percent according to Americans for Non-smokers Rights.
should take smoking ban seriously
Daily Aztec - January 6, 2014
They are small: about three inches long, rolled with white paper and
generally come 20 to a pack. Depending on who you are, they may be considered
either a ... Secondhand smoke is the biggest driver of initiatives to
regulate smoking. Not only can secondhand smoke be unpleasant and irritating
to others, it can actually kill them. It may sound dramatic, but its
not. According to the CDC, secondhand smoke contains more than 7000
chemicals. Hundreds are toxic and about 70 can cause cancer.
State campus to become tobacco-free in 2014
Florida Flambeau - January 6, 2014
Students on campus may breathe a little easier in January. Florida State
Universitys campus will be 100 percent tobacco free starting Jan. 1,
2014. The new policy will prohibit the use of all tobacco products on
university-owned property or property managed by FSU. All students,
faculty, staff and visitors on campus will be asked to honor the universitys
commitment to a healthier campus. ..
might ban all campus tobacco use
The Augusta Chronicle - January 6, 2014
If the Regents adopt the policy, the ban would take effect July 1. ...
Other Athens area colleges and schools banned smoking years ago. Gainesville
might ban all tobacco use at UGA
Athens Banner-Herald - January 6, 2014
The University of Georgia might soon lose its status as the only educational
institution in Athens that still allows smoking on campus.
to discuss smoking ban at Ga. colleges
Covington News - January 6, 2014
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) The board that governs Georgia's public colleges and
universities is taking a close look at banning tobacco from campuses
May See Smoking Ban
Wugatv - January 6, 2014
The University of Georgia is the last educational institution in Athens
that still allows smoking on campus. The Board of Regents, which set
university policy statewide, is set to discuss a policy Wednesday that
would prohibit the use of tobacco and electronic cigarettes on college
and university campuses across Georgia, and if the regents adopt the
policy it would take effect July 1st.
Bans Smoking on Campus
Daily Nexus - January 6, 2014
Today marks the first school day that UCSB students will not be allowed
to light up on campus. According to a UC Office of the President report,
roughly eight percent of UC students smoke. At UCSB, roughly 33 percent
of students smoke cigarettes, half of which reported smoking within
a month of taking the survey, according to an assessment conducted in
2011 by the American College Health Association. This is slightly higher
than the national average for college students, which is roughly 28
percent according to Americans for Non-smokers Rights.
Butts About It: UMd. Smoking Ban Lacks Enforcement
CBS Local - January 5, 2014
The push for a smoke-free campus is underway at the University of Maryland,
College Park, but is administration just blowing smoke? Last July, the
university joined the rest of the University System of Maryland institutions
in banning smoking on-campus. But several months since the policy went
into effect, no disciplinary methods have been adopted or enforced.
Ban: WMU faculty, students share next steps
Western Herald - January 5, 2014
Before Western Michigan University becomes tobacco-free in just nine
short months, there are many steps the implementation committee must
take. WMUs Board of Trustees unanimously approved a ban on tobacco in
December 2013, that subsequently prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars,
e-cigarettes, chew and other non-combustible tobacco products across
all campus property beginning September 2014.
State smoking ban kicks off with light touch
WFMJ - January 5, 2014
Ohio State University goes tobacco-free starting Monday. Students will
return from winter break with a new set of rules in place on one of
the nation's most populated college campuses. The Columbus Dispatch
reports that the new policy forbidding any tobacco use on university
property will be enforced through friendly reminders from passers-by,
not strict penalties for violators. Teams of student and faculty volunteers
have been assembled to roam the campus in two- and four-hour shifts
seeking out smokers and asking them to stop.
State University Becomes Tobacco-Free Campus
KUTV 2News - January 3, 2014
Dixie State University in St. George has become Utah's first public
institution of higher education to ban all forms of tobacco on campus.
The policy makes all DSU property, whether owned, leased or controlled,
100 percent tobacco free, including all buildings, walkways, outdoor
spaces, and ...
Defies UC Ban on Smoking, Allows E-Cigarettes on Campus
OC Weekly (blog)-by LP Hastings - January 3, 2014
January 1 marked the University of California school system's kickoff
of smoke-free campuses. From Santa Barbara to Berkley, students are
no longer allowed to light-up on campus, in parking lots, and even in
their cars. But what about e-cigarettes or chewing tobacco? Those nicotine-delivering
products aren't allowed either! (Just kidding about chewing tobacco;
nobody does that anymore). However, UC Irvine has decided to take a
less totalitarian approach, and is the only campus to allow e-cigs.
ban to be a campus-by-campus decision, officials say
Vallejo Times-Herald - January 3, 2014
California Maritime Academy students can't smoke in classrooms, inside
buildings or spots along the waterfront. But there are pockets in the
campus where they can light up without getting caught.
campus goes tobacco-free
WCPO - January 2, 2014
Northern Kentucky University is now a tobacco-free campus. Effective
Jan. 1, NKU students and faculty are prohibited from using tobacco products
anywhere on campus and in vehicles.
only campus in UC system allowing e-cigs amid ban
Orange County Register - January 2, 2014
UC Irvine will continue to allow the use of electronic cigarettes on
campus even as the university begins enforcing a smoke-free environment
today, a policy that contradicts a University of California edict to
ban the nicotine-vapor product. 1,182: Number of U.S. colleges that
have gone smoke-free, according to the Berkeley-based American Nonsmokers'
Rights Foundation ...
Diego State University Joins College Bans On Butts
KPBS - January 2, 2014
Previously, San Diego State University had allowed smoking in 12 areas
on campus, including a number of parking lots. ...
for banning cig smoke at SDSU: Letter to the editor
U-T San Diego - January 2, 2014
I applaud the smoking ban at SDSU (SDSU joins ranks of smoke-free campuses,
Dec. 30), and also that people are being encouraged to be kind and polite
if they ask someone to put out a cigarette.
Delphos Herald - January 2, 2014
LIMA Ohio State has adopted a tobacco-free policy that supports a healthy
environment for all members of the Buckeye Nation. Effective Wedbesday,
the use of all types of tobacco products is now prohibited in all university
buildings and on all university-owned properties, including parking
lots, garages and all outside areas. (The full policy can be found at
State University Bans Smoking
WRGT TV Fox 45 - January 1, 2014
Beginning this New Year.... you can now breathe easier... at Ohio State
University. Signs are up on campus warning you of the ban on smoking.
The University is going totally smoke free. The ban at university-owned
property includes parking lots and garages, and even includes non-tobacco
products like e-cigarettes.
ban takes effect on UC,CSU campuses
Daily Democrat - January 1, 2014
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Schools in California's public university systems
are stamping out smoking in hopes that it will help improve the health
of students, faculty ...
Voice: Big ban on campus
The Desert Sun - January 1, 2014
But just in case, the University of California and California State
University systems are taking steps to stamp out smoking. The UC system
announced its ban in 2012, but left implementation up to individual
campuses. Timothy P. White, chancellor of the Cal State system, says
he supports a systemwide ban on the sale and use of tobacco products
but also left it up to each campus. ...
you need to know: Smoking ban in effect
Daily Illini - January 1, 2014
Smoking is prohibited on all University property, including on University-owned
streets and in University-owned and private vehicles parked on campus
Rhodes campus goes smoke free
Lima Ohio - December 31, 2013
Starting Wednesday, Ohio State University-Lima and Rhodes State College
are prohibiting all tobacco products at their campus.
should ban e-cigarettes, tobacco products from its campus
Hilton Head Island Packet - December 31, 2013
While fewer teens are smoking, more are getting a nicotine fix from
electronic cigarettes, according to a report issued last month by the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly 3 percent of high
school students said they have tried e-cigarettes, up from nearly 2
percent the previous year, according to the report.
City College to become entirely smoke-free on New ...
Pasadena Star-News - December 30, 2013
The new year at Pasadena City College will kick off with a resolution
to keep campus healthier and cleaner by eliminating tobacco use.
designates limited smoking areas
northwestohio.com - December 30, 2013
Think twice before lighting up a cigarette on the Bowling Green State
University campus. The university is limiting smoking areas on its main
campus and Firelands satellite starting January 1, 2014.
begins move to be tobacco-free by next fall
MyrtleBeachOnline.com December 28, 2013
Coastal Carolina University will launch a new initiative in January
to help students and staff quit smoking as CCU transitions to a tobacco-free
campus by next fall. At least 1,127 U.S. college and university campuses
have gone 100 percent smoke-free since Nov. 20, eliminating smoking
in indoor and outdoor areas across their entire campuses, including
residences, and 758 of those are 100 percent tobacco-free, according
to data from the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation ...
colleges join national movement to snuff out student smoking
Cecil Daily - December 17, 2013
About one-third of Maryland colleges and universities have decided
to follow a recent national trend to ban smoking on college campuses.
... Across the country, colleges and universities are rapidly adopting
smoke-free policies. Since 2010, the number of smoke-free campuses has
more than doubled, and 1,127 institutions now prohibit puffing on their
premises, according to the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation, which
collects national data on smoke-free initiatives. Were seeing
activity in all corners of the country and by all kinds of campuses,
said Liz Williams, a project manager for the American Nonsmokers Rights
Foundation. In the last four years, weve seen a massive
uptake [of smoke-free policies]. Williams said there has been
slightly more activity from state and publicly-funded universities,
which is consistent with the pattern in Maryland where it is legal to
light up at more than 20 private institutions ...
snuffs out fall 2014 smoke-free ban
The Register Star - December 17, 2013
College administrators quickly extinguished any notion for Columbia-Greene
Community Colleges trustees at Mondays meeting that the campus might
be tobacco-free by next fall, although they said the college can, and
will, eventually quit.
light touch on UI smoke ban
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - December 17, 2013
Perhaps that's why University of Illinois officials are preparing a
grand strategy to enforce their ill-advised impending campus ban on
smoking. Current policy bans smoking inside public buildings and within
25 feet of a ... As for the claim that banning smoking on campus is
aimed at reducing a ... Like the smoking of real cigarettes, the smoking
of e-cigarettes also is banned on campus.
of Illinois smoking ban takes effect in January
Kankakee Daily Journal - December 17, 2013
The Urbana-Champaign campus already bans smoking inside buildings
although ... 2012 after students passed a non-binding referendum in
favor of the ban.
policy at OSU has moved problem to campus boundaries
Corvallis Gazette Times - December 16, 2013
The Oregon State University campus has been smoke free for a little
more than a year, and the Faculty Senate heard a report Thursday on
the progress of the policy. Overall, the smoke-free project team told
senators, students, faculty and staff are aware of and following the
policy. But there have been tensions, particularly at campus boundaries,
where the high quantity of smoke plus trash and refuse issues have risen
to the surface. Folks are not only getting the trash they are getting
the smoke. Its concentrated on the periphery and that, to me, is unfair.
Sorte suggests that the university look at strategically siting smoking
areas on campus And dont do it on the periphery, he said. Hoogesteger
and her task force are planning to look at enforcement questions and
signage as next subjects to tackle.
Senate makes progress with smoking ban, conduct ...
Diamondback Online - December 16, 2013
During the 2012-13 academic year, the University Senate saw the passage
of an expanded Good Samaritan policy to cover all drug-related emergencies,
an implementation plan for the campuswide smoking ban that went into
effect over the summer and an expansion of the universitys conduct code
jurisdiction to cover violations that occur off the campus.
coming to UW-Stevens Point campus under tobacco-free ...
WSAU - December 16, 2013
UW-Stevens Point students will be seeing a different campus next year
after university officials made the choice to go entirely smoke free
in the fall of 2014.
of Illinois smoking ban takes effect in January
AP - Kansas City Star December 16, 2013
The University of Illinois is preparing to go smoke-free when the state's
flagship campus bans smoking starting Jan. 1.
policy on UI campus takes effect Jan. 1
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette December 15, 2013
The entire UI campus indoors and out is going smoke-free Jan. 1. And
that means no more smoking at tailgates. Or in your car or anywhere
else on UI property. It also bans e-cigarettes, which emit water vapor
rather than smoke. They're used by some smokers to try to quit, with
gradually reduced nicotine levels. The American College Health Association
has urged campuses to adopt stricter policies in 2009, and in 2012 the
Department of Health and Human Services partnered with the American
Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation to launch a Tobacco-Free College Campus
Initiative. More than 1,100 college campuses are now smoke-free, or
about 25 percent, according to the foundation.
restrictions on other campuses
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - December 15, 2013
The University of Illinois will be the third Big Ten school to go 100
percent smoke-free, indoors and out. Others in the Big Ten have partial
bans, and some ban all forms of tobacco: Sources: University of Illinois,
Big Ten universities, American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, Illinois
public universities, Illinois Department of Public Health...
Georgia should make its entire university system smoke-free
Augusta (GA) Chronicle - December 14, 2013
Dr. Hopkins, an orthopedic surgeon, is calling for a ban of all tobacco
products on every campus in Georgia. His reasoning isnt hard to figure
out. Those chemicals we listed above are some of the more than 4,000
substances found in tobacco smoke almost none of which are 100-percent
safe to breathe
Michigan University to go tobacco free
UpperMichigansSource.com - December 13, 2013
Northern Michigan University is the latest U.P. campus to go tobacco-free.
The NMU Board of Trustees Friday approved the decision and set the effective
date for August 1, 2014. An NMU work group performed extensive research
into the decision over the past six months. They held student surveys
and evaluated other universities policies in the state. The ban includes
not only cigarettes but chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. Enforcement
of the new policy will be included in teacher and staff contracts and
the current student code of conduct. The university says the first step
is getting the word out.
Carolina University to go smoke-free in 2014
MyrtleBeachOnline.com - December 13, 2013
Coastal Carolina University trustees approved an initiative to make
the campus smoke-free and tobacco free Friday, according to a release
from the university.
Carolina Board of Trustees to vote on new tobacco policy
Myhorrynews-by Heather Gale - December 13, 2013
Coastal Carolina University is looking to go tobacco free. ... Well
@ CCU that would make the campus smoke and tobacco free as well as promote
State to be first tobacco-free CSU campus
StateHornet.com - December 13, 2013
President Alexander Gonzalez signed a policy Thursday that will make
Sacramento State the first California State University tobacco-free
campus, effective fall ...
campus to be tobacco free
USD Vista - December 12, 2013
For some it is a nuisance and for others an addictive habit, USD is
looking at possibly becoming tobacco free. Students convened Thurs.
Dec. 5 for a campus ...
campus proposal presented
Eastern Echo - December 12, 2013
During the student affairs meeting, EMU students Rebecca Frank and
Katelyn Coberley presented a tobacco-free campus proposal. Frank said
the outcome of ...
Fredonia Campus Set To Go Tobacco-Free In January
Jamestown Post Journal - December 12, 2013
FREDONIA - Beginning Jan. 1, SUNY Fredonia will become an entirely
tobacco-free campus, following a directive from State University of
New York Chancellor ...
Campus-wide smoking ban a smoldering mess
The Daily Titan - December 12, 2013
Passing a campus-wide smoking ban and eliminating smoking on campus
are two entirely different things. While one is an aspiration, the other
is a challenge in ...
regroups after an anti-smoking law stalls
Capital New York - December 11, 2013
ALBANY-SUNY administrators hoping to implement a smoking ban next ...
with the individual campuses to institute smoking bans--a more labor-intensive
may ban smoking on municipal campus
Daily Camera - December 10, 2013
Brautigam said she is strongly considering implementing the ban as
a city ... The ban could serve as a pilot program for banning smoking
in all Boulder parks ...
CSU be smoke-free in the near future?
Rocky Mountain Collegian - December 10, 2013
Several groups in a CO 300 course are advocating for a smoking ban
to be ... that don't include the campuses that have opted to have only
certain zoning bans...
reconsiders smoking ban enforcement policies
Diamondback Online - December 11, 2013
A smoke-free UMD sticker reminds passersby of the campus smoking ban,
which went into effect in July. The Residence Hall Association hopes
to change the ...
of e-cigarette research prompts questions of health effects, UA ...
Arizona Daily Wildcat - December 10, 2013
A lack of research and knowledge has led some faculty and students to
question whether electronic cigarettes should be banned from campus.
resident strives to make UMass Lowell campus tobacco-free
Taunton Daily Gazette - December 9, 2013
Katie Burnett, of Berkley, a student at the University of Massachusetts
Lowell and a member of the school's American Cancer Society's Colleges
Against Cancer ...
ban draws divided opinions
Daily O'Collegian - December 9, 2013
The regents of the university voted unanimously on a ban that has taken
away the use of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigs. Other newly
banned items ...
regents ban e-cigarettes, vapor devices, hookahs from Stillwater campus
The Oklahoman - December 7, 2013
The Board of Regents for Oklahoma State University and the A&M Colleges
voted Friday to prohibit hookahs, electronic cigarettes, vapor devices,
and clove cigarettes from the Stillwater campus. ...
Bans E-Cigarettes on Stillwater Campus
Public Radio Tulsa - December 7, 2013
LANGSTON, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma State University/A and M Board of
Regents have approved a ban on electronic cigarettes and other smoking
devices on the Stillwater campus.
ban effective on Jan 1.
Daily Aztec - December 6, 2013
Last Tuesday, the San Diego State University Senate heard an update
announcing that the new campus-wide smoking ban will go into effect
on Jan. 1., 2014.
SUNY smoking ban calls for community enforcement
Lamron - December 5, 2013
State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher recently proposed
a policy that would make SUNY schools tobacco-free environments. This
could prohibit use of all tobacco products on campus, including cigarettes,
e-cigarettes, pipes, hookahs and chewing tobacco. While this policy
was originally expected to go into effect Jan. 1, 2014, it has been
students: Other students, faculty breaking tobacco-free rule
WOAI - December 5, 2013
SAN ANTONIO- The University of San Antonio became tobacco-free back
in June. To ease the transition the univesity created designated smoking
areas at certain parking lots around campus. Students are allowed to
spoke at these locations until next June. Some U.T.S.A. students though
told News Four San Antonio they see people smoking all across campus.
Michigan University Board of Trustees approves new tobacco-free policy
Mlive Kalamazoo - December 5, 2013
As of next September, no one will be allowed to light up on Western
Michigan University's property. All tobacco use including cigarettes,
e-cigarettes, cigars, pipes, water pipes, chew and other smokeless products
will be banned under a policy approved Thursday by WMU's Board of Trustees.
The vote passed unanimously.
of Trustees to discuss tobacco-free policy, 2014-15 apartment rates
Western Herald - December 5, 2013
Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees will be discussing the
possible move to a tobacco-free campus at the last meeting of the year
on Dec. 5. Trustees will consider the tobacco-free policy, which if
passed would make WMU tobacco-free as of September 2014, joining just
over 700 U.S. colleges with a tobacco-free policy, according to Americans
for Nonsmokers Rights Foundation.
survey results in
North Wind Online - December 5, 2013
Results from the tobacco-free survey administered two weeks ago at Northern
Michigan University were released before Thanksgiving break, revealing
Policies Spread To Kentucky Campuses
WUKY - December 5, 2013
The passage of Lexington's history-making no-smoking ordinance ten years
ago influenced many other communities and institutions to follow suit
in the coming years. Today we hear from former UK President Lee Todd
and former Lexington Police Chief Anthany Beatty who were instrumental
in making the university a tobacco-free campus. Todd says he jump-started
the effort after a meeting with Ellen Hahn of the Kentucky Center for
Smoke Free Policy.
students really support a smoke-free campus?
Daily Illini - December 5, 2013
In September 2011, former student trustee Hannah Ehrenberg was the first
to light up the conversation about and pursue the idea of a smoke-free
campus. But now, nearly two years later, this idea is about to become
reality. And not without doubts.
University braces for smoke-free campus Jan. 1
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois) - December 4, 2013
What began as a referendum to gauge students views on a potential
campus-wide smoking ban in 2011 will come to fruition on Jan. 1. At
the time, 70 percent of students who voted on the referendum were in
favor of a smoke-free campus
. Just a year later, the Smoke-Free
Ad Hoc Committee formed by Chancellor Phyllis ... According to the American
Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, in the United ...
calls for no tobacco on campus
Independent Collegian - December 4, 2013
Faculty Senate passed a resolution Tuesday calling for a university-wide
ban on ... should be banned on University of Toledo campuses, Faculty
Senate said Tuesday. ... in becoming tobacco-free, which includes the
banning of smokeless tobacco, ... What we're talking about here
is secondhand smoke exposure, she said.
Board of Trustees: Tobacco-free campus, president's ...
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com - December 4, 2013
KALAMAZOO, MI Western Michigan University could become tobacco-free
as of September 2014, if the Board of Trustees approves a policy under
campus tobacco ban still remains undecided
JackCentral - December 3, 2013
The Tobacco Free Policy resolution considered by the Associated Students
of Northern Arizona University (ASNAU) at the meeting on Nov.14 failed
by a 6-5 ...
has become an issue to the smoke free campus
Boise State University The Arbiter Online - December 3, 2013
Boise State adopted a no smoking policy in 2010 and became a smoke-free
campus. However, smoking e-cigarettes or vapors has become a controversial
to investigate possible e-cigarette policy
The Alestle - December 2, 2013
The SIUE Chancellors Council will meet in the next few weeks to look
at developing an electronic cigarette policy.
goes smoke-free Jan. 1 ($$)
The Daily Star-Journal - December 2, 2013
UCM goes smoke-free Jan. 1.
banned in and around USCB campus buildings
Hilton Head Island Packet - December 2, 2013
While the federal government decides how to regulate electronic cigarettes,
many university officials across the country are moving ahead with their
own rules about e-cigs on campus. The University South Carolina Beaufort
is among them.
'Striving to Be Tobacco-Free'
Deming Headlight November 29, 2013
If the initiative succeeds passage by the NMSU Board of Regents, the
campus will become "totally tobacco free," said Susan Wilson,
associate professor at NMSU's Department of Public Health Sciences.
Wilson is spearheading the effort in transitioning ...
Smoking Ban Proposed
CBS Local November 28, 2013
Smoking is already banned in enclosed state-owned, or leased, facilities.
University system officials say Hopkins' proposal would ban smoking
on all outdoor ...
signs go up on LSU-S campus
KTAL - November 27, 2013
The signs are up at LSU-S making it official: Smoking won't be allowed
starting the fall 2014 semester. It's part of a new state law that bans
smoking on public...
UCC be a smoke-free campus?
The Mainstream Online - November 27, 2013
UCC policy allows for smoking on the outskirts of campus. Twenty nine
percent of community college campuses are smoke free. Should UCC be
one of them?
State Newark and Central Ohio Technical College Go Tobacco ...
Newsday - November 27, 2013
Both Dr. MacDonald and I personally believe that the move to 100%
tobacco free is the right one, said COTC President Bonnie L. Coe,
Ph.D. We are truly ...
tobacco ban leaves no room for alternatives
Dixie Press Online - November 26, 2013
... smoking bans to a handful of the meetings that DSU had when the
ban was just ... due to the Clean Air Act, smoking cigarettes and using
vaporizers is banned ...
campuses trending in the US
Utahstatesman - November 26, 2013
A lot of the big universities throughout the United States have
already become tobacco-free, yet Utah is kind of struggling along to
catch up to that trend.
ban to evolve with incoming president
The Michigan Daily - November 25, 2013
University President Mary Sue Coleman will leave behind a healthier
student body when her appointment ends this summer.
State University bans tobacco use
Associated Press - November 25, 2013
Dixie State University in St. George will soon have a tobacco-free campus.
The university's board of trustees unanimously voted Friday to ban all
tobacco products on campus beginning Jan. 1.
last SEC school without campus smoking ban
The University of Alabama Crimson White - November 25, 2013
With The University of Alabama standing as the last SEC school without
a smoking ban on campus, UA students are stepping up to voice their
opinions on the ...
a tobacco free campus
Charleston Post Courier - November 24, 2013
Although the decision to make the campus 100 percent tobacco free has
caused conflicting responses, this is a decision that demands that all
focus on the ...
campus event draws little support
The News Record - November 24, 2013
While many students are supportive of a smoke-free environment, some
think it would be too restricting. Outdoor space should be sufficient
enough for people ..
honored for creating tobacco-free campus
Huntington Herald Dispatch - November 23, 2013
HUNTINGTON Marshall University was honored for its efforts in
creating a tobacco-free campus during a ceremony that took place Nov.
18. in the Memorial ...
begins to implement smoke-free corridor
The WSU Sign Post - November 23, 2013
The green outdoor ashtrays have been removed, and signs are being posted
in the less-populated areas of the non-smoking corridor on campus as
Weber State ...
CC to become tobacco-free campus next year
My Edmonds News - November 23, 2013
On July 1, 2014, Edmonds Community College will be joining the 51 campuses
in the Pacific Northwest that have already gone smoke- or tobacco-free
and the more than 1,130 campuses nationwide that, according to the Americans
for Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, have a 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free
policy in place.
May Go Tobacco-Free By Next July
KRWG - November 22, 2013
If the initiative succeeds passage by the NMSU Board of Regents, the
campus will become "totally tobacco free," said Susan Wilson,
associate professor at ...
Senate fails to pass smoke-free campus resolution
Flor-Ala (subscription) - November 22, 2013
The Smoke-Free UNA resolution failed with 15 nays, nine ayes and one
... Over 792 universities and community colleges are smoke-free in the
United States, ...
revisits smoking ban
Stockton Record - November 22, 2013
University of the Pacific is not smoke-free, but smoking is banned inside
of ... And trustees on Tuesday sounded agreeable to banning smoking
of St. Thomas Going Tobacco Free in 2014
KSTP.com - November 21, 2013
The University of Minnesota also is moving ahead with plans for a tobacco-free
campus, effective July 1, 2014. The changes will affect campuses in
the Twin ...
of Kentucky Celebrates 4th Anniversary of Tobacco-Free ...
SurfKY News - November 21, 2013
(11/21/13) Students and faculty at the University of Kentucky
joined together Thursday to celebrate the fourth anniversary of UK's
tobacco-free campus initiative ...
UAA should go smoke-free
UAA Northern Light - November 21, 2013
Why are we in support of a smoke-free UAA? All of us on the UAA Smoke-Free
Task Force have been affected by smoking. We've watched family and friends
BU Begins Transition To Smoke-Free Campus
KWTX - November 21, 2013
WACO (November 21, 2013) Baylor University will become tobacco- and
smoke-free campus effective Aug. 11, 2014, according to an e-mail sent
to faculty, staff ...
ambassadors, existing disciplinary measures will be used to ...
Daily Illini - November 21, 2013
University officials plan to enforce the campus' upcoming smoking ban
through education and using existing disciplinary procedures for any
breach in campus ...
Community College clears the air with smoking ban
The Sun - November 21, 2013
They found it extreme to ban smoking altogether, saying a middle ground
of ... to walk through the quad, but it shouldn't be banned entirely,"
said Russo, 18.
community members discuss policing over potential ...
Flor-Ala (subscription) - November 21, 2013
With SGA making a movement to ban smoking on campus completely, students
may want to know how such a policy would be policed, if a bill were
to be passed ...
students, staff have different opinions on smoking ban
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian - November 21, 2013
At the beginning of the year, UMass adopted a new tobacco policy that
prohibited the use of any tobacco products on campus. However, almost
one semester ...
Colleges and Universities Deserve an 'A' for Going Tobacco-Free
Huffington Post - November 20, 2013
Our physical environment affects the daily choices we make about life
and health. College and university campuses can prevent nicotine ...
to celebrate tobacco-free campus
UK The Kentucky Kernel - November 20, 2013
In honor of UK's four years of being a tobacco free campus, there will
be a tobacco-free tailgate on Thursday to raise awareness about effects
of tobacco use.
Walla Community College touts smoke-free campus Thursday
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - November 20, 2013
The college is one of 10 campuses across Washington state promoting
a smoke-free campus for one day to raise awareness of the harmful effects
of tobacco ...
State bans e-cigs in class
Springfield News Sun - November 20, 2013
Some Clark State Community College students who smoked electronic cigarettes
during class prompted the college's board of trustees to change policy
BAN RESURRECTED: Student Government president ...
Independent Collegian - November 20, 2013
Student Government President Emily Kramp announced Tuesday she and Vice
President Lauren Jencen would begin an initiative to end smoking on
Tribes Technical College banning tobacco on campus; 1st ...
The Tribune - November 20, 2013
BISMARCK, North Dakota United Tribes Technical College is becoming
the first tribal college in North Dakota to ban tobacco. The ban will
g November 20, 2013
Lowell students want campus tobacco ban
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune - November 20, 2013
During the Great American Smokeout on campus tomorrow, students are
planning informational events and cessation and counseling programs,
which will continue throughout November, which is Lung Cancer Awareness
of tobacco-free campus shares five years of success
News from the University of Massachusetts- November 19, 2013
Tobacco treatment specialist Gregory Seward has found enforcing the
tobacco-free policy that went into effect five years ago at UMass Medical
School and ...
to ban smoking on both of its campuses
Press Herald - November 20, 2013
Do you agree with the University of New England's decision to ban smoking
on its ... seven campuses in the University of Maine System currently
have smoking bans, ... Paul LePage vetoed a bill that would have banned
smoking on all public ...
continues to be divided on e-cigarette ban
Iowa City Press Citizen - November 20, 2013
Faculty continues to be divided on e-cigarette ban ... water vapor instead
of tobacco smoke should be banned along with regular tobacco
from campus. ... Smoking was outlawed entirely at UI in conjunction
with the state's Smoke Free Air ...
passes regulation to go smoke-free
ActionNewsJax.com - November 20, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The University of North Florida is going smoke-free.
The school passed a new regulation that prohibits smoking on University
of Alabama students raise awareness about secondhand smoke dangers with
AL.com - November 20, 2013
Members of the health education honor society Eta Sigma Gamma plan to
represent the approximately 135 people who die per day due to secondhand
smoke exposure, the society's president said in a UA press release.
tries to up awareness for existing smoking policy
SDSU Collegian - November 20, 2013
While SDSU has a standing policy on smoking near buildings on campus,
pretty much everyone agrees that the current restrictions aren't working.
... The BOR also has a policy that schools must restrict smoking within
20 feet of a building ...
Delta College may soon ban smoking entirely (UPDATED)
Stockton Record - November 19, 2013
Trustees tonight will get their first look at a proposed policy that
would ban smoking even in parking lots, which are the only locations
where smoking is still ..
awarded for smoke-free campus
MU The Parthenon - November 19, 2013
University awarded for smoke-free campus ... Tweel said it was in recognition
of the university's efforts to develop a smoke-free campus. Tweel, who
practiced as ...
strikes up issue of campus smoking ban
Sentinel and Enterprise - November 18, 2013
Two public forums have already been held to discuss banning smoking,
but he said the ... Because smoking is already banned in school buildings
and residence halls, ... He said people have accepted smoking bans indoors
and on the rare ...
call to clear the air
Nashoba Publishing - November 18, 2013
Backed by student leaders, administrators, fellow students and the American
Cancer Society, a movement to make the campus tobacco-free is gaining
the ban on e-cigarettes
Daily Californian - November 15, 2013
For decades, American society has been moving toward a complete ban
on smoking tobacco. Since about the mid-20th century, when scientific
studies revealing the drugs devastating effects on the human body were
made public, public policy and social attitudes have shifted more and
more against tobacco. This is a good thing. But in executing its well-intentioned
ban on consuming tobacco products on University of California campuses,
the university administrations prohibition of e-cigarettes is a step
to host open forum regarding tobacco-free campus initiative
Arizona Daily Wildcat - November 14, 2013
ASUA is looking for additional student input on whether to support a
tobacco-free campus initiative through a forum on Friday. The Associated
Students of the University of Arizona is hosting the forum in order
to get feedback and opinions on the tobacco-free campus initiative that
was introduced to the ASUA Senate last March. The initiative, which
was officially introduced by the Student Health Advocacy Committee,
aims to create an entirely tobacco-free campus. ...
votes for strengthening smoking ban enforcement
Diamondback Online - November 14, 2013
During Kristen Essels weekly floor meeting, a student expressed concern
that the campuswide smoking ban wasnt enforced and her resident assistant
told the student there was no way to do so So the RHA unanimously passed
a smoking ban resolution Tuesday night to try to improve the bans enforcement,
including upholding administrative sanctions and supporting possible
new efforts such as more RA training and a memo to the campus community.
seriously flawed smoking plan
The University News - November 14, 2013
For the past few weeks, a proposal has been floating around administration,
faculty and student leaders that could drastically change the landscape
of Saint Louis University. The proposal is a comprehensive ban on the
use of tobacco on SLUs campus. Under this plan, smoking cigarettes,
cigars, pipes, hookah, etc. will be prohibited across the SLU campus.
Faculty Senate received a presentation of its proposal two weeks ago
and SGA received a similar presentation just yesterday. ...
discusses banning e-cigarettes on campus
Daily O'Collegian - November 14, 2013
The Student Government Association met Wednesday evening with a heavy
plate of topics to discuss first of which was the banning of electronic
cigarettes on campus. After one month in Stillwater, Oklahoma State
Universitys chief of wellness officer is wasting no time in continuing
to keep campus healthy.
ban good in theory, not in practice
Setonian - November 14, 2013
The Student Government Associations vote to extend the 25-foot smoking
ban to apply to all buildings on campus seems like a good idea. Preventing
smoking promotes healthy bodies and a healthy environment. This ban
would extend the distance between smoker and building, which also decreases
the risk of fire and the chance of smoke getting through the front passageways.
These are all advantages, but how easily could this be enforced?
Setonian - November 13, 2013
The Student Government Association is trying to get smoking banned within
25 feet of all ... and the Walsh Library have policies banning smoking
25 feet from buildings; this does ... Junior Jordan Lungo said policy
would be unfair to smokers.
Don't ban smoking at Coast
The Coast Report November 13, 2013
Secondhand smoke is of no harm to anyone when its outdoors, because
it dissipates so quickly and is never concentrated. Most people take
in many more toxins on a daily basis then they may be led to believe
ones much worse than any outdoor secondhand ...
call to clear the air
The Sun - November 13, 2013
Backed by student leaders, administrators, fellow students and the American
Cancer Society, a movement to make the campus tobacco-free is gaining
University's new smoking ban gets mixed reviews
Boston.com - November 12, 2013
While Northeastern University officials say the transition to a smoke-free
campus has been a success, some students are skeptical about what the
ban is trying to ...
Ban Considered at UIS
WICS-TV - November 12, 2013
Right now, students and staff at UIS can smoke in designated smoking
areas. ... "I wouldn't ban smoking completely on campus, 'cause
it's not right," UIS Food ...
UAA is a terrible idea
UAA Northern Light - November 12, 2013
I don't smoke. Why would I? My grandmother died from lung cancer while
living in Palmer with my parents and I. She exposed me to direct secondhand
clears the air about smoke-free policy
Highlander Newspaper - November 12, 2013
Beginning Jan. 2, 2014, UCR will implement the campus-wide policy of
maintaining a nicotine-free environment, which will apply to all students,
faculty members, staff, contractors and visitors. The new policy bans
the use of cigarettes, tobacco, electronic-cigarettes, unregulated nicotine
and other smokeless tobacco products such as chewing tobacco on campus.
Partial exemptions to the policy will be granted for research, educational
or clinical purposes and traditional ceremonies of cultural and religious
groups. It will be regulated upon all university-controlled property,
including land, buildings, parking lots and private residential space
owned by the UC.
UO should lift the smoking ban
Oregon Daily Emerald - November 11, 2013
If you have ever biked or walked past the edge of campus, you have undoubtedly
experienced the inevitable waft of smoke that permeates from smokers
on 13th Avenue. This delicious nicotine cloud is now a permanent resident
since the University of Oregons campus-wide smoking ban went into effect
last year. While some have cleverly discovered hidden places on campus
to smoke, most have been exiled to the far regions of campus which are
also the most common entrances to the university. The constant traffic
around these areas ironically creates an environment that the UO was
desperately trying to mitigate with the smoking ban. As utopian as the
idea might seem, I think that the Smoke and Tobacco Free initiative
should be lifted to allow students to smoke on campus.
College considers move to tobacco-free campus
Chronicle-Telegram - November 8, 2013
Oberlin College is considering a move to a tobacco-free campus, but
the proposal is still in the early stages, according to Lori Morgan
district may ban smoking on campus
Daily Pilot - November 7, 2013
The Coast Community College District is seeking feedback from students
and faculty at its three campuses before considering a districtwide
Board of Directors talks smoking ban, new appointments
Daily Aztec - November 7, 2013
Plans for a campus-wide smoking ban have been approved by a university-employee
union, allowing it to move forward, Nancy Demich, assistant to the vice
president of business and financial affairs, told the Associated Students
Board of Directors at its Nov. 4 meeting.
spreads word of tobacco-free survey
North Wind Online - November 7, 2013
ASNMU is also working alongside the NMU Administration to conduct the
survey for a tobacco-free campus.
North Wind Online - November 7, 2013
NMU administrators have begun taking steps towards implementing a 100
percent tobacco-free policy for NMUs campus, having released a campus-wide
survey to collect feedback from NMU students, faculty and staff earlier
this week. According to the United States Department of Education, 1,159
universities and colleges nationwide have implemented a smoke-free policy
for their campuses. 774 of those are completely tobacco free.
able to influence change
North Wind Online - November 7, 2013
This week, a survey is being offered to NMU students to voice their
opinions regarding the possible implementation of a smoking ban on campus.
The survey is a ...
legislation snuffed out by SG
Independent Collegian - November 6, 2013
If the majority of students say they want to ban smoking then
we'll probably ban smoking. ... Currently, smoking is banned on UT's
medical campus. ... the number of campus smoking bans has increased
nationally by more than 2,000 percent ...
looks to clear the air; proposal gets tough on tobacco
Ocala (FL) Star-Banner - November 6, 2013
All across the College of Central Florida campus, especially in front
of the Clifford B. Stearns Learning Center, dozens and dozens of cigarette
butts can be found crushed on sidewalks. Fed up with this situation,
the CF Student Activities Board began lobbying administrators several
years ago to create smoke-free policies at CF's campuses in Marion,
Citrus and Levy counties.
measures aim to boost tobacco-free policy
EIN News (press release ) November 6, 2013
As part of UCLA's Healthy Campus Initiative, the university enacted
its tobacco-free policy six months ago on April 22, making it the first
UC campus to do so and ...
Michael of Willows is leading a campaign to make Sac State ...
Willows Journal - November 6, 2013
A Willows native is leading a student-run campaign to make California
State University, Sacramento the first tobacco-free campus in the California
Renegade Rip - November 6, 2013
Student Government Association President Travis Tillis has confirmed
that the discussion regarding whether to proceed with a full tobacco
ban on the Bakersfield College campus or implement designated smoking
areas will continue during the Kern Community College District Consultation
Councils meeting on Nov. 26. Tillis said that designated smoking areas,
which KCCD is pushing for, could cost the district almost $100,000
Wide E Cig Ban at University of California Reviews ...
SBWire (press release) - November 5, 2013
UC will see a system wide smoking ban effective January 2 and e cigarette
is also ... In addition to the smoking ban, the UC system committee
is highlighting ...
included in University of California smoking ban
Honolulu Star-Advertiser - November 5, 2013
University of California officials are reminding students and faculty
that the system wide smoking ban going into effect next year includes
pulls plug on electronic cigarettes in systemwide smoking ban
San Jose Mercury News - November 5, 2013
BERKELEY -- A systemwide smoking ban at University of California campuses
includes the controversial electronic cigarette, a tobacco smoking device
whose backers claim is safer than traditional smokes.
NMU campus go tobacco free?
Marquette Mining Journal - November 5, 2013
MARQUETTE - Should Northern Michigan University be a tobacco-free campus?
That's a question university officials are hoping the students, faculty
and staff of NMU will answer this week after an email survey was sent
out to all NMU students and employees on the topic.
considers going tobacco-free
ABC 10 News NOW - November 4, 2013
Northern Michigan University is considering becoming a tobaccofree campus.
could soon join other universities in tobacco ban
LSU The Reveille - November 4, 2013
While the University currently has policies preventing smoking in various
places on campus, it could be totally off-limits by fall 2014. LSU would
be joining the ranks of more than 400 colleges and universities nationwide
already operating tobacco-free, including the LSU Health Sciences Center
and Nicholls State University.
pressure enough of a smoking ban enforcement for some Ohio ...
OSU - The Lantern - November 3, 2013
Though there will be no police enforcement of the Ohio State campus
tobacco ban, some officials and students, including OSUs interim president,
believe peer pressure will be enough to make people kick the habit.
students, staff to weigh in on potential smoking ban
WSOC Charlotte - November 2, 2013
ROCK HILL, S.C. Students and staff at Winthrop University will soon
be able to weigh in on a potential campus-wide smoking ban.
banning tobacco on campus
Hattiesburg American - November 1, 2013
Times about up for smokers on the Pearl River Community College campuses.
Very soon students, faculty and staff wont be able to light up at the
various ash receptacles around the Poplarville and Forrest County campuses.
In fact, they wont even be able to sneak away to their cars for a smoke
or chaw, thanks to a new school-wide tobacco-free policy that goes into
effect Jan. 1.
Tobacce-free policy meddlesome
North Wind Online - October 31, 2013
There are currently 792 campuses in the United States that are 100 percent
tobacco free. For most university campuses, this means no cigarettes,
no chewing tobacco, no e-cigarettes and, ultimately, no exceptions.
An additional 385 campuses nationwide are 100 percent smokefree, which
prohibits just cigars and cigarettes, but not chewing tobacco or e-Cigarettes.
Michigan University to become tobacco free on July 1
The Morning Sun - October 30, 2013
Central Michigan University will join nearly 800 other tobacco-free
colleges and universities across the nation July 1, 2014, as part of
its commitment to providing a healthy environment for learning, living
University To Ban Smoking, Tobacco From Campus
WLNS - October 30, 2013
Central Michigan University's current smoke-free policy has been in
effect since 1992, prohibiting smoking in all buildings and university
vehicles, as well as ...
will be smoke-free campus in July 2014
Central Michigan Life - October 30, 2013
Under the university's current smoke-free policy, which has been in
effect since 1992, smoking is permitted outside university buildings
at a minimum distance of ...
ban favored by 60%
Independent Collegian - October 30, 2013
After two weeks of exposure, the results of an online survey came back
with a majority of voters asking to ban smoking across the University
of Toledo's main ...
needs a smoking ban
Independent Collegian - October 30, 2013
Many college students are very hostile when it comes to banning smoking.
... The Young Americans for Liberty student organization believe smoking
ban is ...
in smoke: Smokers need to adhere by policy
The South Texan - October 30, 2013
The TAMUK Student Government Association (SGA) said there have been
complaints from students that smokers will smoke too close to buildings.
They dont want to be entering and exiting a building smelling like smoke.
In response to the complaints, SGA said they will be making a resolution
that will inform the student body of the campus policy regarding smoking:
smokers cannot be within 20 feet of a building.
update on UMBC's Smoke-Free Campus Policy
Retriever - October 30, 2013
UMBC has seen a substantial amount of smoking around campus in spite
of the new Smoke-Free Campus policy. So far this semester, a total of
45 verbal ...
bans e-cigs because it looks like smoking
14 News WFIE Evansville - October 30, 2013
With the implementation of the policy on July 1, 2011, smoking and the
use of other tobacco products are not permitted except in personal vehicles
and, for those ... According to American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation,
as of July 8, 2013, more than 1,178 U.S. colleges and universities have
enacted smoke-/tobacco-free ...
Criticize UC Berkeley's Ban on E-Cigs
East Bay Express - October 30, 2013
As a result, scientists who support bans on smoking cigarettes and other
... And when asked why e-cigarettes are banned even as a smoking-cessation
tool at Cal, ... not justify banning e-cigs in public places
especially not in outdoor areas.
symposium on tobacco bans
Worcester Telegram - October 28, 2013
WORCESTER There are 115 colleges and universities in Massachusetts.
Twelve of them have gone tobacco-free. On Friday, representatives from
about 35 Massachusetts colleges gathered at the University of Massachusetts
Medical School for a symposium on banning tobacco products on their
campuses. "It really ticks me off to see the number of young people
smoking," said UMass Medical Chancellor Dr. Michael F. Collins.
The campus banned tobacco products on campus in 2008. "It wasn't
easy, but it was the right thing to do," he said. ...
talks tobacco free WVU
The Daily Athenaeum - October 28, 2013
Senior West Virginia University administrators participated in a speak-up
event put together by the WVU Student Government Association Friday
evening. The event focused on the new smoking ban, which was implemented
for the current academic year. During the event, students voiced their
concerns about the ban and asked questions. ...
student government gathering student input on e-cigarettes
Santa Clarita Valley Signal - October 26, 2013
Facing an industry that is rapidly rising in popularity nationwide and
locally, the student government at College of the Canyons is examining
whether to subject battery-powered electronic cigarettes to the same
rules on campus as conventional ones. Electronic cigarettes, commonly
referred to as e-cigarettes, are devices that provide doses of nicotine
or other additives to the user in aerosol form, typically as a ...
A&M will become smoke-free campus in 2014
al.com (blog) - October 25, 2013
Alabama A&M University will soon become part of a national trend
to outlaw smoking on campus. The school's board of trustees today approved
a campus-wide smoke-free policy that will go into effect Jan. 1, 2014.
The use of smokeless tobacco products and electronic cigarettes is limited
to outdoor spaces at least 25 feet from an entrance.
respond to Colby's tobacco ban
The Bowdoin Orient - October 25, 2013
After a year and a half of transition, Colby has officially gone entirely
tobacco free. Last year represented the first step of Colby's transition
to a smoke-free ... In 2004, Bowdoin received an award for its tobacco
policy from the Maine Tobacco-Free College Network. However, no further
changes have been made to Bowdoins policy since that time.
proposal to ban e-cigarettes is put on holds
Tulsa World - October 25, 2013
STILLWATER - Oklahoma State University officials are delaying a proposal
to ban e-cigarettes on campus. In a statement released Thursday afternoon,
Banning Use of Popular E-Cigarettes
KSWO - October 24, 2013
LAWTON Okla_ Electronic cigarettes have become popular among people
trying to cut back on smoking or to quit altogether, but recently some
businesses in Oklahoma City have started banning e-cigarettes. Oklahoma
State University is considering it, too. That trend has made it to Southwest
Oklahoma and even to Cameron University. Cameron University has temporarily
banned the use of e-cigarettes in all buildings on campus, but they
can be used outside. Cameron said they want to do more research about
e-cigs before they decide whether this ban will be permanent.
petition could ban smoking on UNA's campus
Flor-Ala (subscription) - October 24, 2013
Throughout the month of October, SGA senators have been passing around
a smoke-free campus petition for students to sign. If passed by Senate,
the smoke-free campus petition would require a no-cigarette smoking
rule on campus. ...
eyes ban on e-cigarettes on campus
The Lawton Constitution - October 24, 2013
STILLWATER (AP) Oklahoma State University plans to ask its governing
board to ban the use of electronic cigarettes on campus. The proposal
is set to go before the Board of Regents for Oklahoma State University
and the A&M Colleges at a meeting Friday. In 2007, the university
banned the use of all tobacco on campus, but the prohibition didn't
extend to e-cigarettes, which resemble traditional cigarettes but emit
vapor instead of smoke.
ban e-cigarette inclusion sparks debate
UTA The Shorthorn - October 23, 2013
About 4 million Americans are electronic cigarette users, as estimated
by the Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association. UTA students
are also catching ...
pushes for tobacco-free campuses
Ceres Courier- October 23, 2013
Ceres native Astrid Mazariegos aims to improve campus health in Sacramento
in helping to run "Hornets for a Healthy Hive," a student
campaign to make ...
in a Haze Over Smoking Ban
The Bottom Line - October 23, 2013
...banning the use of cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and electronic ...
This committee isn't here to discuss the policy of smoking bans
State University to ask board of regents to ban electronic ...
The Tribune - October 23, 2013
The proposal is set to go before the Board of Regents for Oklahoma State
University and the A&M Colleges at a meeting Friday. In 2007, the
university banned ...
State-Virginia Commonwealth collaboration will study matters ...
PennLive.com-by David Wenner - October 22, 2013
Are electronic cigarettes healthier than real ones? That's one of the
questions that will be studied during a research collaboration between
Penn State Milton S. ...
ban proposed at Saddleback College
OCRegister - October 22, 2013
The Academic Senate at Saddleback College is recommending a campuswide
smoking ban to protect students and employees from health hazards
posed by ...
smoking ban under consideration
The Collegian- October 22, 2013
Students, faculty and staff who look for designated smoking areas on
campus may soon find only smoke-free areas with pamphlets to help promote
State University seeks ban on electronic cigarettes for all ...
kjrh.com - October 22, 2013
On Friday, the university will ask the school's board of regents to
ban electronic cigarettes on campus. "OSU is proposing to update
its tobacco-use policy due to ...
stands behind smoking ban on campus
The Pacific Index - October 22, 2013
Student stands behind smoking ban on campus ... Remember, smoking is
banned in all public places in the state of Oregon. Our college campus
is a public ...
may get snubbed in campus no-smoking zones
Western Front - October 22, 2013
Western Washington University's Central Health and Safety Committee
is asking for input on a proposal to include electronic cigarettes in
the university's current ...
The Stylus - October 22, 2013
The College at Brockport has attempted to enforce a campus nonsmoking
policy, but it seems to have failed. This is not only annoying for nonsmokers,
Yes or no?
Stoutonia - October 22, 2013
University of WisconsinStout was the first 4-year campus in the
UW system to be tobacco-free, and it has remained this way for nearly
three years. Smoking ...
System schools consider banning e-cigarettes
UW Badger Herald - October 21, 2013
As the popularity of electronic cigarettes continues to grow, University
of Wisconsin System schools are beginning to consider including rules
on e-cigarettes in ...
looks to go tobacco free
Reporter Online - October 18, 2013
Moraine Valley Community College trustees are considering banning all
tobacco products and creating a policy that would divorce state law,
which currently ...
colleges deal with e-cigarettes
Green Bay Press Gazette - October 18, 2013
College campuses across Wisconsin are grappling with electronic cigarettes,
a relatively new product that more young people are trying and using.
... In Wisconsin, 16 colleges and universities have smoke-free policies,
both indoors and out, according to the American Nonsmokers Rights
to go tobacco-free in 2014
SCNow - October 18, 2013
The move for our campus to become smoke-free mirrors that of many
other campuses across the country, said Jason Umfress, dean of
students. It is important ...
e-cigarette ban at Edison State
NBC2 News - October 18, 2013
It calls to ban the act of taking a puff from an electronic cigarette
on campus. ... no consistencies in what kinds of chemicals or products
occur within e-cigarettes.
group protests proposed smoking ban
Independent Collegian - October 17, 2013
In an organized protest against the proposed campus-wide smoking ban,
the ... the organization does not believe smoking should be banned on
considers smoking limits on campuses
Aztec Press - October 17, 2013
Tobacco and e-cigarette users at Pima Community College may soon find
themselves ... The use of electronic cigarettes has exploded across
the country and ...
e-cig popularity has pros, cons
K-State Collegian - October 17, 2013
E-cigarettes have been known to help smokers who are trying to quit
regular cigarettes. Kevin Terrill, junior in sociology, said he has
found the benefits of using ...
trustees move toward tobacco-free campus
Garden City (KS) Telegram - October 16, 2013
At Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting, by a unanimous vote, trustees
directed the administration to adopt a tobacco-free campus policy by
Jan. 1, 2014. Using the Student Government Association's most recent
proposal for a tobacco-free campus, trustees ...
Tech should ban smoking, fight tobacco companies
Daily Toreador (Texas Tech University) - October 16, 2013
As long as U.S. tobacco corporations are able to promote their death
sticks to 13-year olds in Beijing or Thailand with a picture of the
Marlboro man riding on the side of a dilapidated tourist bus, people
arent making a choice. They ...
Ban would stifle freedom, have enforcement issues
Daily Toreador (Texas Tech University) - October 16, 2013
I fear the enforcement will either be underenforced, leaving the policy
to be a big waste of time, or it will lead to Tech Police Department,
or whoever is left to enforce the new policy, to infringe on our personal
privacy while on campus.
No to the smoking ban
Independent Collegian (University of Toledo) - October 16, 2013
...The smart thing to do here would be to enforce the smoking restrictions
already in place, and make those areas more comfortable. UT could have
police or parking enforcement or possibly even create a mini-smoking
task force to encourage smokers to stay ...
Mason talks government shutdown, UI apartments, and E ...
UI The Daily Iowan - October 16, 2013
Q&A: Mason talks government shutdown, UI apartments, and E-Cigarettes
.... DI: Last week, the UI Faculty Council debated where electronic
cigarettes fit into the ...
takes up smoking ban again, higher green fee
Red and Black-by randy schafer - October 16, 2013
Outside the Jittery Joe's entrance of the Miller Learning Center, a
no smoking sign has been vandalized, removing the "no" from
the disclaimer. The SGA senate ...
Campus to Host
Several Tobacco-free Events During November
UC Riverside - October 16, 2013
Campus to Host Several Tobacco-free Events During November. Highlights
include Clear Air Expo on Nov. 6th and Great American Smokeout Mock
Funeral on ...
college going smoke-free in 2014
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC - October 15, 2013
"The move for our campus to become smoke-free mirrors that of many
other campuses across the country," said Jason Umfress, dean of
students. "It is important ...
vaporizers offer alternative to cigarettes
Oklahoma Daily - October 15, 2013
These are banned on campus. Since OU's smoking ... Although the smoking
ban is still in effect, there is one trendy alternative to smoking cigarettes
on campus. ...
a right or an annoyance?
USD Vista - October 15, 2013
USD allows smoking on its campus, despite the recent ban by the University
of ... should this campus follow the UC system in banning smoking on
smoking ban considered; favored by Academic Senate
Lariat Saddleback College - October 15, 2013
In the policy, cigars, cigarettes and pipes would be banned from campus,
along ... by the recent smoking ban that took effect at California State
University, Fullerton, ... Iowa is the only state to have passed legislation
banning smoking on both ...
rules should be more strictly enforced
Binghamton University Pipe Dream - October 15, 2013
But let's be real: For us nonsmokers, it's just a huge inconvenience.
Although I'm not completely in favor of a full campus-wide smoking ban,
something has to be ...
Campuses To Become Smoke, Tobacco-Free as of January 2014
Daily Nexus - October 15, 2013
UCSB is currently making the shift to going totally smoke-and-tobacco-free,
as all universities in the 10-campus UC system will be officially designated
State smoking ban one of strictest in Indiana
Ball State Daily News - October 15, 2013
The type of limited smoking ban formerly used at Ball State is similar
to what is ... Some of them also point to a state law that bans smoking
near doorways when ...
consider whether e-cigarettes are covered by bans on smoking: smoking
Inside Higher Ed - October 14, 2013
As the use of electronic cigarettes grows, colleges are trying to determine
whether the products fall under their tobaccofree policies, many of
which were adopted before the new form of smoking took off. ... Of the
1,178 campuses that enacted smoke-free policies as of July 2013, 793
are tobacco-free, according to the Americans
for NonSmokers Rights Foundation. Many of the tobacco-free
policies explicitly bar e-cigarettes. ...
VIEW: Reasonable idea, rough execution
Ball State Daily News - October 14, 2013
Since then, neighborhoods and students both smokers and nonsmokers
have disapproved, some even through formal complaints sent to
staff urged to take survey about tobacco-free campus
Washington University Record - October 14, 2013
Human Resources and Student Health Services are urging students and
staff to complete a new survey about Washington University in St. Louis'
Senate at the University of Northern Colorado conducts ...
University of Northern Colorado The Mirror - October 14, 2013
A smoking ban on campus would mean just that: no one would be allowed
to ... I feel like banning cigarettes would cause a problem because
there's a lot of ...
lounges pervasive near UA campus
Arizona Daily Star - October 11, 2013
Hookahs are water pipes used to smoke flavored tobacco. ... say hookah
smokers are at risk for the same kinds of diseases caused by cigarette
smoking. ... Hookah is not a safe alternative to cigarettes, a spokesman
for a Phoenix-based ...
make debut on campus
MENAFN.COM - October 11, 2013
E-cigs make debut on campus. Crowder College, Neosho, MO October 11,
2013 (The Sentry, provided by UWIRE, a division of Uloop via Comtex)
administration submits new smoking restriction proposal
Tucson News Now - October 10, 2013
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Pima Community College may implement
a policy to restrict smoking, e-cigarette and tobacco products to designated
areas on campus.
split on ASG tobacco-free resolution
Daily Northwestern - October 10, 2013
A resolution that would ban tobacco products on campus brought before
the Associated Student Government Senate on Wednesday night has been
receiving mixed reactions from students. .. Northwestern would join
almost 800 tobacco-free college campuses if it adopts such a policy,
according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.
users up in smoke over 2014 ban
UNR The Nevada Sagebrush (registration) (blog) - October 10, 2013
Weve had discussions on enforcement, said University of Nevada, Reno
President Marc Johnson. Some people, even student groups, have said,
if you dont enforce it with hard sanctions no one will believe it. Thats
not been the experience of other schools. In order to promote student
health, the University of Nevada, Reno will be a smoke-free, tobacco-free
campus beginning Oct. 1, 2014. According to university president Marc
Johnson, citations will not be issued, but instead the university will
rely on educational tools and social pressure to prevent smoking on
campus. As of July 18, at least 1,178 college or university campuses
have adopted a 100 percent smoke-free campus, according to no-smoke.org.
keene-equinox - October 10, 2013
The smoke sifts through crowds, a puff escapes. One student exhales
while another begins to cough. Keene State College students have expressed
their opinions on the KSC tobacco smoking policy on campus, and a few
feel that their fellow classmates are not aware of the rules or simply
opt out of the given protocol. The KSC tobacco smoking policy on campus
prohibits smoking anywhere within 25 feet of a building. The policy,
approved by the Presidents Cabinet in August 2012, also includes tobacco-free
areas. These areas include entrances and stairways to facilities, lines
where students queue to buy tickets for campus events, bus stops and
even seating areas outside the dining commons and student center, seeing
as food is provided in both buildings. ...
senators discuss smoking surveys, campus activities
Flor-Ala (subscription) - October 10, 2013
During last weeks meeting, the senators of the Student Government Association
reviewed the results of a recent survey that may result in future legislation
to make the campus tobacco-free. The senate will also be giving input
into the hiring of new officers for the university police force. ...
of I takes a look at e-cigarettes
DesMoinesRegister.com - October 10, 2013
The rising use of electronic cigarettes is sparking a conversation about
the ... year, and that about one in five adult smokers had used electronic
of C shouldn't follow the smoking-ban crowd
Charleston Post Courier - October 10, 2013
Earlier this year the Student Government Association at the College
of Charleston began a debate as to whether the campus should be tobacco
free. A resolution banning the use of all tobacco products on campus
was presented to ... While it is true that other schools in the state
have enacted tobacco bans, the ...
school looks to broaden smoking ban to include e-cigarettes
WQAD.com - October 9, 2013
The University of Iowa may be broadening its campus-wide smoking ban
to include electronic cigarettes. Administrators met on Tuesday, October
8, 2013 to ...
debate is smoking over lack of regulations
kwwl.com - October 9, 2013
E-cigs don't produce smoke, just vapor, so they aren't covered under
Iowa's Smoke Free Air Act, put in place in 2008. Now many public spots
which ban smoking ...
of Iowa Considers Electronic Cigarette Ban
WOWT - October 9, 2013
Faculty and administrators at the University of Iowa are discussing
whether to ban electronic cigarettes on the campus. Members of the university's
officials discuss ongoing e-cigarette debate
UI The Daily Iowan - October 9, 2013
While an escalating trend of nicotine vaporizers has encompassed the
area, the University of Iowas smoke-free campus policy makes no mention
to survey students about campus smoking ban
Independent Collegian - October 9, 2013
A Student Government-sponsored online survey, starting Oct. 14 and ending
Oct. 28, is attempting to gather student response regarding a proposed
university wide smoking ban. Available through students myUT portals,
the survey asks students to consider extending the Health Science Campus'
smoking prohibition over to UT's main campus and Scott Park campus.
ban blows smoke
UTA The Shorthorn - October 9, 2013
UTA reiterated that its tobacco ban policy includes electronic cigarettes,
but it shouldnt. The campuswide tobacco ban, which went into effect
Aug. 1, 2011, still elicits ire from current students and alumni. More
than two years ago, arguments brewed about whether it was fair to enact
such a ban. Currently, the debate is whether electronic cigarettes,
which are a substitute for tobacco smoking, should be banned. Todays
debate is less convoluted. The answer is no. University leadership should
remove this aspect of the ban. ...
ban considered on campus
Prospectus - October 8, 2013
A Parkland affiliated task force is in the processing of connecting
with students this semester regarding their opinions on banning smoking
on campus. This has led to some controversy amongst students who feel
that the ban will take away their rights. According to John Eby, Student
Life Activities Program Manager and head of the Campus Smoking Policy
Task Force, the issue has been discussed since the State of Illinois
passed the Smoke Free Ilinois Act in 2008.
Initiative rekindles old debate
The Gustavian Weekly (blog) - October 4, 2013
Theres a growing trend on college campuses to completely ban smoking
and tobacco use. The Gustavus Tobacco Free Initiative stems from this
nationwide movement and advocates for a tobacco-free campus. The student-led
group is partnering with the American Lung Association to support a
campus wide tobacco ban.
looks to go tobacco free next year
The Eastern Progress Online (subscription) - October 3, 2013
Eastern will be a tobacco-free campus beginning in June of next year,
President Michael Benson announced last week. The move would add Eastern
to a list of nearly 1,200 schools nationwide that have banned tobacco
or smoking on their campuses, according to an American Nonsmokers Rights
Foundation study published in July.
Manoa to ban tobacco products on campus
KHON2 - October 3, 2013
Smoking will be banned throughout the University of Hawaii Manoa campus
starting in January. The ban includes e-cigarettes and any other type
of tobacco product.
the smoke: A challenge to CP and SGA
Vanguard Online (subscription) - October 3, 2013
How many times have you walked through the entrance of a campus building
and been overwhelmed by the smell of cigarette smoke? How many areas
do you avoid during your walking commute so that you dont inhale careless
smokers secondhand smoke? Have you ever thought, How come no one enforces
the smoking policy on campus?
health fee increases to aid smoking cessation
Stony Brook Statesman - October 3, 2013
As the legislation that aimed to ban tobacco on New York State campuses
by Jan. 1, 2014 was put on hold, the $1.50 increase fee per semester
for the Student Health Services will still cover nicotine cessation
products, counseling and workshops for student smokers in addition to
other programs, according to Program Evaluator for the Center for Prevention
and Outreach Ahmed Belazi.
to Smoke? or Right to Fresh Air
SFA The Pine Log Online - October 2, 2013
The more controversial issue is the effects of second-hand smoke. Its
one thing for someone to destroy their own body, but its something else
when someones habits affect the health of those around them. The CDC
goes on to say that second-hand smoke causes an estimated 46,000 premature
deaths from heart disease each year in the U. S. among non-smokers.
Unfortunately, 20 feet from any entrance is not only difficult to gauge,
but also difficult to enforce. A petition is currently on the table
to ban smoking entirely from campus. The following is an excerpt from
the petitions page on change.org. The purpose of this petition is to
show support for a smoke-free campus at Stephen F. Austin State University.
Implementing a smoke-free policy will create a more positive campus
environment and promote the well-being of all students, faculty, alumni,
and visitors. As per American Nonsmokers Rights Foundations April 2013
report, 783 University & college campuses in the U.S. have already
adopted a smoke free or tobacco free campus policy. This is a high time
now that SFA also adopts a similar policy and sets an example demonstrating
its commitment toward community health.
Chargerbulletin - October 2, 2013
Exactly 20 feet from the Charger Plaza on Campbell Avenue, its hard
to miss the dozens of cigarette butts littering the sidewalk on your
way out of the parking lot. Walking up the stairs near Bethel Hall is
another familiar sight: several freshmen smoking cigarettes in between
classes, crowded around an ash receptacle. Smoking on college campuses
is nothing new; in fact, it has become an increasing epidemic amongst
college-aged students, some of whom begin as early as high school. According
to a study by the Harvard School of Public Health, one third (33 percent)
of college students currently use tobacco productschewing tobacco, cigars
and cigarettes to name a few. This is a jump from 1993 and 1997 where
only 22 and 28 percent of students smoked cigarettes, respectively.
Additionally, a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
revealed about 88 percent of adult smokers who smoke daily said they
started smoking by the age 18. Due to this growing trend and the illnesses
associated with smoking, smoking bans are becoming common throughout
college campuses nationwide. A July 2013 report by the American Nonsmokers
Rights Foundation listed 1,178 schools that have adopted a 100 percent
smoke-free policy. The University of New Haven has yet to make the list.
gains center with $19M from FDA, NIH for tobacco research
Diamondback Online - October 2, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health
are launching a Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science at this university,
one of 14 centers of its kind across the nation. The university received
about $19 million from the two federal departments to fund the research.
Indicator: Now that campus has been tobacco-free for two ...
Horizons Newspaper, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - October 2,
I know that teachers arent too happy about it. They cant take smoke
breaks, leaving grumpy professors to teach us. Rachel Vogt, Freshman
Transfer ** It helps me because I have asthma and it helps not having
the second-hand smoke. I do a lot of physical activity and it helps
to have the clean air. Josh Waltz, Freshman ...
Coast Report - October 2, 2013
Cigarettes are an increasingly controversial subject and it seems as
though whether you are a smoker or a non-smoker, you are stepping on
someones toes. BP 3550 deals with the Drug and Smoke-Free Environment
and Drug Prevention Program. This policy, in the past, has underlined
a completely alcohol and drug free campus. However, it is now revised
to also restrict the use of any tobacco product on campus, including
but not limited to: cigarettes, pipes, cigars or smokeless/chewing tobacco.
BP 3550 states a handful of reasons for this new potential ban, like
the dangers of second-hand smoke or maintaining an educational and healthy
environment. If this policy goes into effect, information about smoking-cessation
programs would be provided to students as needed.
may become smoke free
Coast Report - October 2, 2013
A change in Coast Community College District board policy may have Orange
Coast College students looking for off-campus places for their smoke
cigarettes won't be prohibited
BG News - October 2, 2013
Electronic cigarettes won't be prohibited ... The cigarettes that are
available in the unique flavors are actually electronic cigarettes,
also known as e-cigarettes.
Ohio State tobacco ban won't be taken seriously without strict enforcement
OSU - The Lantern - October 2, 2013
If a campus-wide ban is created but not enforced, did it happen at all?
Technically, when the ban is expected to be enforced in January 2014,
rule-breakers won't be held to strict and immediate repercussions for
smoking between ...
as a smoker at APU
The Clause - October 1, 2013
Contrary to the presumption that with a non-smoking campus comes non-smoking
students, APU houses a smoking culture that is unseen to many. This
is largely due to the negative connotation that smoking has throughout
campus. Some students agree that APU should continue being a non-smoking
campus due to the health risks and discomfort level of other students.
says university officials should ban tobacco on campus due ...
SU The Daily Orange (subscription) - October 1, 2013
On Sept. 30, The Daily Orange Editorial Board published its opinion
on the prospect of a campus-wide ban on tobacco use: there should not
be one. Allow me to open up the other side of the argument The rights
of smokers do not overpower the rights of non-smokers and vice versa.
But the status quo is a complete domination of a minority over a majority.
The university cannot stand by and let the rights of non-smokers be
trampled on, let their health be negatively impacted and let its grounds
be an example of a backward model.
prepares smoking cessation resources for students and ...
Daily Illini - October 1, 2013
As the upcoming smoking ban rests on smokers minds, the University prepares
to release its resource plans to help those who want to quit smoking.
The ban will take effect on Jan. 1, 2014.
has no policy for electronic cigarettes
Purdue Exponent - October 1, 2013
Disconnect between health officials and policy makers are to blame for
the persistent lack of policies and legislation regulating electronic
cigarettes, or e-cigs, on Purdue's campus. Non-smokers advocating legislation
regulating the use of tobacco products seem to be teaming with health
officials to promote awareness for the importance of similar regulations
ban includes e-cigarettes
UTA The Shorthorn - October 1, 2013
Electronic cigarettes are included in UTAs tobacco-free policy on campus
and are prohibited. The university sent an email to faculty and staff
reinforcing the ban on electronic cigarettes on Monday. University spokeswoman
Kristin Sullivan said e-cigarettes have always been included in the
policy that went into effect in 2011.
issues nonsmoking reminders
Brownsville Herald - October 1, 2013
Although Texas Southmost College and the University of Texas at Brownsville
are separate entities, they are both still operating as tobacco-free
officials should not ban tobacco on campus, despite results of ...
SU The Daily Orange (subscription) - September 30, 2013
Another factor in the decision to ban tobacco is the interaction between
tobacco users and non-users and the potential for second-hand smoke.
Still, this does ...
to Tobacco-Free: An Unlikely Opportunity in Leadership
Cistern Yard - September 30, 2013
Earlier this year, the Student Government Association at the College
of Charleston began a debate that is still under way. Should the campus
College Academic Senate votes in approval of district ...
Lariat Saddleback College - September 27, 2013
Saddleback College Academic Senate votes in approval of district-wide
smoking ban ... use of electronic cigarettes and chewing tobacco will
also be banned.
announces move toward tobacco-free campus
Richmond Register - September 27, 2013
RICHMOND Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson
on Friday announced that a task force has been established to finalize
a tobacco-free ...
State committee recommends campus-wide tobacco bans (with ...
Ravenna Record Courier - September 27, 2013
Kent State committee recommends campus-wide tobacco bans (with poll)
... Devon Workman and Eliott Golod think a campus-wide smoking ban at
Kent State ...
Tobacco Ordinance for College of Charleston ...
Cistern Yard - September 27, 2013
Reporter Deneysha Richard takes a closer look into the proposed Tobacco
Ordinance on the ... For immediate information regarding advertising
opportunities at ...
to open Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science
Yale Daily News (blog) - September 27, 2013
While rates of cigarette use appear to have stabilized in the
United States, these ... the 4,000 other constituents of tobacco and
the new e-cigarettes an electronic ... Menthol, sugars
and other tobacco flavors are important sensations that ...
forms task force to investigate having smoke-free campus
Daily Orange - September 26, 2013
The university's Campus Sustainability Committee has created a task
force to explore the option of making the school a tobacco-free campus
... There are about 1,182 smoke-free campuses in the United States,
according to Americans for Nonsmokers Rights, a national lobbying
organization for nonsmokers.
Non-Smoker Supports the Right to Light Up
Daily Nexus - September 26, 2013
Instead of full-out banning cigarettes, the university should consider
having clearly defined areas of campus where smoking is allowed, little
corners of the outdoors where the smoke wont impede other passersby.
In some countries like Japan, there...
column: Are we smoke-free?
Diamondback Online - September 26, 2013
On July 1, university President Wallace Loh announced a new policy that
would make this university a smoke-free institution, noting this policy
applies to ...
Support the Tobacco Coalition's resolve
The Daily Eastern News - September 26, 2013
While Perry and the board of trustees have not decided to make Eastern
a tobacco-free campus, there is a good possibility the Tobacco Coalition
will remain to lobby with support from those interested in a more enforced
smoking policy. Even if they are ...
Beat: Smoking ban and financial report
Daily Aztec - September 26, 2013
San Diego State will be implementing a new campus-wide smoking ban after
getting the green light from university President Elliot Hirshman. The
smoking ban ...
unhappy about ramifications of CSUF smoking ban
The Daily Titan - September 26, 2013
Rob Delisle said he began smoking ten years ago. He said it started
as a social thing that he would only do at parties. Now, however, Delisle
said when he can't ...
issue at BC not forgotten as new semester underway
Renegade Rip - September 26, 2013
Initially intended to go into effect this semester, Bakersfield College's
smoking ban has been delayed due to administrative conflict between
the Student ...
cigarettes should be regulated for Purdue facilities
Purdue Exponent - September 26, 2013
Electronic cigarettes are increasingly being used indoors, but that
doesn't mean they should be legal to use inside Purdue facilities. Cigarette
laws in the U.S. ...
support for smoking ban on campus
The University of Alabama Crimson White - September 25, 2013
On Aug. 21, The Crimson White published an article by Andy McWhorter
titled "University considers smoking ban; other Alabama schools
lead the way.
butts about it: smoking prohibited on campus in 2014
The University of Hawaii Kaleo - September 25, 2013
Smoking will not be allowed on campus after a policy prohibiting the
use of all tobacco products and electronic cigarettes on campus will
be implemented on Jan ...
exception made for e-cigarettes on campus
Richland Chronicle - September 25, 2013
No exception made for e-cigarettes on campus ... The first line states
that electronic cigarettes are not emission-free. The advisory
note also goes on to say that ...
has to consider all students' opinions
Arizona Daily Wildcat - September 24, 2013
Last week, the Associated Students of the University of Arizona failed
to fulfill its primary mission of representing the UA student body.
At their regular Wednesday meeting, ASUA members discussed a resolution
supporting the Student Health Advocacy Committees Tobacco-Free UA Policy
Implementation Plan. In the plan, SHAC members presented the findings
of a 2012 Health and Wellness Survey administered by UA Campus Health
Service, where 70.2 percent of undergraduate students said they supported
making the UA campus tobacco-free.
ban goes up in smoke
Diamondback Online - September 24, 2013
For being a smoke-free campus, this university sure has a lot of cigarette
butts lying around. After the Board of Regents, the 17-member board
that sets university system policy, voted unanimously in July 2012 to
ban smoking on all campuses in the University System of Maryland, I
thought I would be free of tobaccos horrible odor and resulting lung
irritation. Finally, I would be able to walk into McKeldin Library without
wheezing. I would be free to leave my dorm windows open without the
risk of secondhand smoke wafting in, and my eyes wouldnt itch constantly
as I walked to class. Clearly, this was only wishful thinking.
Smoke: A look at OU's Non-Smoking Policy
Oaklandpostonline - September 23, 2013
OU's smoking ban, Policy 475, began Sept. 1, but smokers can still be
spotted puffing away throughout campus. Smoke typically wafts through
the air outside of ...
continues with smoke-free campaign
Daily Eastern News - September 23, 2013
Their goal is to make Eastern a tobacco-free campus for a cleaner environment.
Last year, the Tobacco Coalition members presented an interest for the
campus to be a smoke-free campus, like the University of Illinois, to
the Faculty, Staff and Student Senate.
your butts: UGA smoking policy relies on student enforcement
Red and Black - September 23, 2013
The University of Georgia updated its smoking policy as recently as
2011, but a lack of enforcement has resulted in many students seeming
unconcerned about the rules.
Ban Recommended for Kent State Campuses
Patch.com - September 23, 2013
Smokers and other tobacco users at Kent State University could be forced
to quitat least while on campuswithin a few years if the college follows
through with a recommendation to ban cigarettes and other such products.
The university's Tobacco Free Campus Advisory Committee, which formed
in fall 2012, issued its report to the president's cabinet this month
after spending ...
State University Police will not enforce smoking ban
OSU - The Lantern - September 22, 2013
Ohio State University Police will not enforce smoking ban. September
... tobacco ban. Ohio State banned tobacco use on the Medical Center
premises in 2006.
VIEW: Smoking a problem for BSU's neighbors, but there is a solution
Muncie Star Press - September 22, 2013
building. There you'll find smokers lighting up. It's not a convenient
place to smoke, but it's where smokers congregate because the university
has rightfully banned all smoking ...
Muncie Star Press - September 22, 2013
... was responsible for driving her off campus because of the decision
to make the campus smoke free. Ball State does not drive people off
campus to smoke, the addiction to ...
tobacco-free policy extends to campus visitors
Daily Mining Gazette - September 20, 2013
HOUGHTON - On Sept. 3, Michigan Technological University went tobacco-free.
Multiple signs are posted around campus to remind student, staff, faculty
Senate votes against tobacco-free campus resolution
Arizona Daily Wildcat - September 19, 2013
A majority of the ASUA Senate voted against a resolution in support
of a tobacco-free campus on Wednesday, putting it at odds with its president,
as well as the Student Health Advocacy Committee.
policy renders Vol State a tobacco-free campus
The Settler - September 19, 2013
Beginning Jan. 1, a new policy regarding tobacco use will take effect
at Volunteer State Community College. According to the new policy, the
usage of all tobacco or tobacco-like products will only be permitted
in the parking lot areas 50 feet from any building.
cessation workshops held at CSUF or Students try to kick ...
The Daily Titan - September 19, 2013
With the smoking ban recently put into effect, Cal State Fullerton has
expanded its programs to include workshops to help smokers quit. The
first two workshops ...
to reconsider tabled smoking ban recommendation
The Alestle - September 19, 2013
Student Government will reconsider its previously tabled resolution
Smoke-free Policy on Campus at its meeting 2 p.m. Friday in the Goshen
Lounge. Student ...
smoking ban pushes smokers onto private property
Daily Caller - September 19, 2013
Not content with banning smoking on all outdoor university property,
... Ball State University's smoking ban is resulting in noise, litter
and a traffic hazard in an ...
smoking ban leaves students with questions
MU The Parthenon - September 19, 2013
From bans on smoking around campus to all university owned grounds,
even ... step in the initiative by successfully banning tobacco use
in residence halls. ... why they banned electronic cigarettes, they
don't create secondhand smoke and ...
React to New Smoking Ban
El Vaquero - September 18, 2013
Students React to New Smoking Ban ... Smoking was officially banned
on campus earlier this year in April, much to the disdain of smokers,
a GCC press release ...
smoking ban includes e-cigs
KASA - September 18, 2013
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - CNM is joining a growing number of colleges going
smoke-free except for designated outdoor areas, but the school is facing
questions over the ban that began this fall. Should electronic cigarettes
be included too? Arthur Dubay, who says he uses e-cigarettes as a more
natural alternative, said, "It is almost opening up a different
problem for a whole new group of people."
smoking ban in best interest of campus
Daily Illini - September 17, 2013
University smoking ban in best interest of campus ... on the first day
of the new year, smoking tobacco products on the University of Illinois
campus will be banned. Upon hearing the news of the University smoking
ban, I had mixed feelings.
fines issued yet for Ball State smoking ban
Ball State Daily News - September 17, 2013
A smoker holds their cigarette in a spot off campus to abide by the
smoking ban legislation. The University Police Department has received
six complaints due to ...
State smoking ban shifts the problem
Indianapolis Star - September 16, 2013
MUNCIE Ball State Universitys smoking ban is resulting in noise, litter
and a traffic hazard in an adjacent residential neighborhood.
Tobacco-Free no more
North Idaho College Sentinel - September 16, 2013
NIC is no longer an entirely tobacco-free campus. Theres a compromise,
said Dean of Students and Director of Health Services Linda Michals.
Weve created some smoking areas for people to be able to smoke. Alex
Harris, director of student development, said the large number of students
that refused to obey the policy as well as popular demand were the main
forces that brought about the change.
tickets smokers for littering
Muncie Star Press - September 16, 2013
Ball State University's smoking ban is resulting in noise, litter, and
a traffic hazard in an adjacent residential neighborhood.
policy should remain the same
PCC Courier - September 13, 2013
Recently The Board of Trustees approved a proposal by the Health and
Safety Committee that will make Pasadena City College smoke-free beginning
helps all on campus
The Journal News | LoHud.com September 13, 2013
The widespread introduction of tobacco-free college campuses should
come as a shock to no one. This is a concept that is almost 15 years
in the making. Since 1999, colleges have been widely adopting smoke-free
practices on their campuses. The move to a smoke-free campus has especially
increased over the past three years. To date, 1,182 campuses are smoke-free
and approximately 418 of these are 100 percent tobacco-free. The transition
to a tobacco-free campus, while complicated, will result in improved
health for both smokers and nonsmokers. In addition, the reduction in
cigarette butt litter will result in a healthier environment. According
to Americans for Nonsmokers Rights, approximately 1.69 billion pounds
of cigarette butts wind up as trash every year. As you can imagine,
this poses a huge threat to aquatic animals, wildlife and pets.
smoking policy soon to be enforced
The WSU Sign Post - September 12, 2013
Weber State University students who enjoy having a cigarette in the
main corridor of campus or while they walk to their next class will
soon be expected to smoke in designated areas. WSU officials are preparing
to start enforcing the smoking policy, which came into effect November
Senate seeks student input on tobacco-free campus
Arizona Daily Wildcat (blog) - September 12, 2013
ASUA senators discussed a resolution to make the UA a tobacco-free campus
at their weekly meeting Wednesday night. The Student Health Advocacy
needs to step up anti-smoking efforts
The Gazette - September 12, 2013
The most recent Coe College alumni magazine contained three disturbing
photos of our immediate past president publicly smoking cigars. It is
troubling to learn that Coe has been tacitly endorsing the deadly addiction
of tobacco, and especially at a Presbyterian school
using more e-cigs
Minnesota Daily - September 11, 2013
University of Minnesota staffer Brad Kaufman said he began smoking electronic
cigarettes a few months ago because they contain fewer chemicals than
Prompts Tobacco-Free Campus Trend
Wugatv - September 10, 2013
Georgia universities are motivated to adopt strict regulations on tobacco
and smoking, following Emory University's decision to become tobacco-free
ban infringes on 'right to vice'
MU The Parthenon - September 10, 2013
For those of us who were around last year, the campus-wide smoking ban
began ... However, my opposition to the ban is also a product of my
belief in individual ...
Stricter smoking ban is overzealous, unnecessary
The East Tennessean (East Tennessee State University) - September 10,
It would be even better to help keep our campus cleaner by putting ashtrays
scattered in different places across the campus. Not only will students
find the current system arbitrary, they will utterly refuse to comply
and find other places to hoard ...
Going Smoke Free
KMOT - September 9, 2013
It's a move more college's across the country are starting to make...going
smoke free. Out of the 11 institutions in North Dakota, 10 of them are
smoke free, and now Williston State College is going to make it 11.
Last but not least. On November 1st of this year, Williston State College
is going to be not only smoke free, but tobacco free. "It includes
e-cigarettes, it includes chewing tobacco, any other kind of tobacco
form, it is all forbidden to be on campus and being used on campus,"
said Williston State College Faculty Senate Chair Kim Weismann.
obvious at tobacco-free WSUV
The Columbian - September 9, 2013
The air is a little cleaner this year on the Washington State University
Vancouver campus. The fresh air is thanks to a new policy prohibiting
the use of all tobacco products on the Salmon Creek campus. The new
rules, which went into effect Aug. 1, apply to students, staff, faculty
and guests, and prohibit the use of tobacco and nicotine-delivery products
not approved for cessation. The ban includes cigarettes, cigars, hookah,
pipes, smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes.
tobacco: More Georgia colleges tighten rules to clear the air
The Augusta Chronicle - September 9, 2013
Some schools have stopped short of adopting this kind of tobacco-free
rule. Instead they have implemented the somewhat less restrictive smoke-free
hall hookah use comes with restrictions
Northern Star Online - September 6, 2013
Smoking hookah by the residence halls can come with a price but it isnt
necessarily illegal. Smoking hookah outside residence halls at night
has become a social pastime for some students. DeKalb Police Corporal
Curt Biarnesen, who has served on the force for 18 years, said this
could violate a law which states that tobacco products like cigarettes
and hookah must be used 15 feet away from any public entrance. Violations
can result in students having to leave the premises or getting ticketed.
First time I am dispatched or see it I give a verbal warning to inform
that they are violating the law because sometimes people dont know.
If I get dispatched again or see them again Ill issue a citation, said
State moves smokers 5 more feet toward smoke-free
Oswegonian - September 6, 2013
Oswego State will be a smoke-free campus by 2014, a change many students
welcome, though the details of the policy remain questionable. On April
19, the Oswego State websites campus news section featured a post on
the new policy, indicating that starting in fall 2013, the smoking perimeter
from the building entrance has been moved to 25 feet, from 20 feet in
2012. By 2014 the whole campus should be a smoke-free area. The policy
follows the SUNY Board of Trustees approval of a comprehensive tobacco-free
policy on all 64 SUNY campuses by Jan. 1, 2014 and Chancellor Nancy
L. Zimphers task force for a tobacco-free SUNY.
Brook University Axes Tobacco-Free Initiative For Now
Patch.com - September 5, 2013
Stony Brook University officials have scrapped plans to ban the use
of all tobacco products on its properties beginning in 2014 at least
until the state legislature takes action on a formal ban, according
to a report published this week by campus newspaper The Statesman. The
ban was set to bring SBU into compliance with state legislation that
would have outlawed the use of tobacco products on all SUNY campuses
legislation that failed to pass during the state legislature's most
recent session according to The Statesman. While the university announced
plans last year to go tobacco-free in 2014, it will not move forward
with it at this time.
State Fullerton becomes the first CSU campus to implement ...
Daily Sundial - September 5, 2013
Cal State University Fullerton (CSUF) implemented a campus-wide smoke-free
policy this semester, making it the first CSU campus to ban all tobacco
products. This may be a path CSUN could soon take. About 1,182 schools
nationwide have applied smoking bans. Of those schools, 800 have banned
all forms of tobacco, including chewing tobacco, according to the Americans
for Nonsmokers Rights (ANR), the leading national lobbying organization
for nonsmokers rights.
hopes to make UAA campus smoke-free
Juneau Empire (subscription) - September 5, 2013
ANCHORAGE Students and faculty are behind a push to make the University
of Alaska Anchorage the first smoke-free campus in the state. The goal
is to get ...
enforces, city mulls smoking ban
Idaho State Journal - September 5, 2013
POCATELLO While officials at Idaho State University take steps to implement
a no smoking policy on the campus, the city of Pocatello is looking
at a smoking ban in public areas and taverns.
tobacco ban shuffles smokers around campus as fall classes ...
Diamondback Online - September 5, 2013
With this university's smoking ban in effect, smoke in the air is now
more isolated ... This university banned lit tobacco products in July
as part of a University ...
vote on smoking ban recommendation looming
The Alestle - September 5, 2013
Student Government is set to vote Friday on Senate Resolution 14-08-01,
which would recommend a smoking ban on campus, if passed.
ban too severe, designated areas a better option
The Alestle - September 5, 2013
Yet, an all-out ban would be ineffective at best, and heavy-handed at
worst. ... Banning cigarettes would turn campus police into an anti-smoking
squad. Instead ...
should ban e-cigs
Minnesota Daily - September 5, 2013
As the University of Minnesota and Boynton Health Services work toward
a smoke-free campus, they would be wise to follow suit and ban e-cigarettes
smoking policy now enforced
easttennessean.com (subscription) - September 5, 2013
East Tennessee State Universitys no smoking policy will be more strictly
enforced this semester.
smoking bans working at Marshall and WVU?
West Virginia Public Broadcasting - September 5, 2013
With smoking bans at both of the states largest higher education institutions
in full effect since July 1, its now that students are back on both
campuses that the real test begins.
to become smoke free
PCC Courier - September 4, 2013
The Board of Trustees has approved a proposal by the Health and Safety
Committee that will make the campus smoke free beginning on January
1 of next year. Buzcko says among the things now banned are cigarettes,
cigars, pipes, bongs, and smokeless devices like the electronic cigarette;
chewing tobacco, however, is still permitted on campus.
smoking ban, fresh air or just a drag?
The Auburn Plainsman - September 4, 2013
Students may be fuming over Auburn University's new policy to ban tobacco
products and ... smoking areas on campus and by banning all smoke-able
tobacco products. The bans included cigarettes, cigars, tobacco pipes,
hookahs and e-cigarettes. ... It's not banned at all; there are spots
for it in the Magic Kingdom.
Tech campus goes tobacco-free
Iron Mountain Daily News - September 4, 2013
HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) Classes started this week at Michigan Technological
University on what's now a tobacco-free campus. WLUC-TV reports ...
smoking ban pointless
BG News - September 3, 2013
This email is in reply to the column entitled, Smoking ban will infringe
on students' rights, which appeared in the Aug. 30, 2013 edition of
The BG News.
System Bans Smoke, Tobacco From Campuses
NBC 7 San Diego - September 1, 2013
Up until now, smoking was allowed on the UCSD campus in certain areas
and under certain restrictions. The new ban also extends to properties
owned and ...
ban on smoking is for the best
Retriever - August 31, 2013
Walking onto campus for the first time this summer, I was honestly surprised
by the fresh and smoke-free atmosphere. Sitting outside the University
Center was ...
State College's smoking ban pushes smokers to the parking lots ($$)
Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription) - August 30, 2013
Less than a week into the school year, cigarette butts are already piling
up in the parking lots designated as the last refuges for smokers on
the Lewis-Clark State College campus. "Butts, butts, butts - they're
everywhere," said LCSC student Beau Wakefield of Lewiston. "If
my yard looked like this I'd be pissed."
ban will infringe on students' rights
BG News - August 30, 2013
Beginning next year, Bowling Green State University will attempt to
accomplish a very difficult task: tell 35 percent of the student body
that they can no longer freely smoke on campus.
question tobacco-free policies
NKU The Northerner Online - August 29, 2013
Freshmen coming to NKU's campus this fall have to adapt to college life
as well as the university's enforcement of the new tobacco-free policy
beginning in ...
Tech Clean Air Policy Begins Fall Term 2013
Oregon Institute of Technology - August 29, 2013
Oregon Tech will begin to see cleaner air beginning Fall Term 2013 as
the university passed a policy on May 28, 2013 to maintain a tobacco
Put It Out Day part two: Still seriously tobacco-free
UMSL Daily - August 29, 2013
The University of Missouri St. Louis launched the UMSL Seriously Tobacco-Free
campaign in January. Spring and summer classes have since come and gone,
campuses are now tobacco-free and smoke-free with a few ...
UTSA Today - August 30, 2013
(Aug. 29, 2013) -- The transition of the UTSA campuses to tobacco-free
and smoke-free status began June 1, 2013. Essentially, the UTSA campuses
are now ...
lights up smoking debate
The Alestle - August 27, 2013
At their first meeting of the fall semester Friday, Student Government
announced Senate Resolution 14-08-01 that would recommend a campus-wide
ban on smoking. According to SG Vice President Nasir Almasri, the resolution
titled Smoke-free Policy on Campus would not necessarily become SIUEs
official policy if the Senate votes to pass the resolution at their
next meeting in two weeks. SIUE administration had instructed SG to
vote on the resolution to gauge student opinion ...
campus smoking bans: Editorial cartoon
Plain Dealer - August 27, 2013
University campus smoking bans: Editorial cartoon ... I've been wondering
what university boards have been smoking when they sign-off on compensation
tobacco ban ignites debate: News Comments of the Day
Plain Dealer - August 26, 2013
When I went to CSU many years ago we could smoke almost everywhere.
... Property owners have a right to impose restrictions regardless if
it is a campus or a ...
State University is tobacco-free as smokers light up off campus
Plain Dealer - August 26, 2013
CLEVELAND, Ohio - A warm sun and light breeze welcomed smokers who had
to leave Cleveland State University's tobacco-free campus to have a
State adopts the strictest college tobacco ban to date
WKSU News - August 26, 2013
All state universities have banned smoking in campus buildings, but
most still allow ... Cleveland State spokesman Joe Mosbrook says the
Cleveland State ban, ...
smokers grapple with tobacco ban
KPHO Phoenix - August 26, 2013
Arizona State is the latest higher education institution to implement
a tobacco ban on its campuses. Hundreds of colleges and universities
around the country ...
State University campus-wide tobacco ban is now in ...
Plain Dealer (blog) - August 26, 2013
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Anyone who lights up a cigarette outside a building
at Cleveland State University today will be told politely and firmly
to snuff out their butt because the entire campus is tobacco-free. Nearly
1,200 colleges nationwide have gone tobacco or smoke-free as concerns
are raised about the detrimental effects of tobacco on the health of
employees and students, according to the American
Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.
State Fullerton becomes the CSU systems first smoke-free campus
The Daily Titan - August 26, 2013
Ashtrays and designated smoking areas have been replaced with no smoking
signs as Cal State Fullerton became the first 100 percent smoke-free
campus in ...
employees looking for clarity on smoking ban
GW Hatchet (subscription) - August 26, 2013
One month after GW banned smoking on campus, University employees most
impacted by the policy say they have been told little about how it will
varies at more than 1000 colleges that ban smoking
GW Hatchet (subscription) - August 26, 2013
As GW rolls out its smoke-free campus policy this fall, it follows suit
of colleges nationwide that are mostly ignoring the question of how
to enforce their smoking bans. More than 1,000 colleges now prohibit
smokers from lighting up in campus spaces, though most administrations,
including GW's, stress that they're seeking to create a "culture
change" through peer education rather than punishments.
ASU's tobacco-free policy what a conundrum
East Valley Tribune - August 25, 2013
Arizona State University has banned the use of tobacco products on its
property, and its enforcement is something difficult to imagine in the
bustling university towns at the heart of communities like Tempe, southeast
Mesa and Downtown Phoenix. The move is aligned with the Tobacco-free
College Campus initiative, a national program under the guise of the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ASU is now among the nearly
800 educational institutions that have implemented such a policy, according
to a tally by the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation.
campus goes smoke-free
MyFoxOrlando.com August 25, 2013
Signs touting a smoke-free campus will greet students and staff as they
return to Seminole State College campuses Monday. According to Americans
for Nonsmokers' Rights approximately 1,200 colleges and universities
across the country are smoke-free.
Editorial: Smoke ban sparks awareness
The Miami Hurricane - August 25, 2013
Students and faculty have returned this fall to a smoke-free campus.
On Aug. 1, all designated smoking zones were removed to completely phase
out smoking ...
State University moves closer to smoke-free campus
KFDI August 24, 2013
PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) Pittsburg State University is getting closer to
snuffing out smoking. The Joplin Globe reports President Steve Scott
says there's "clearly an interest'' in accepting a task force recommendation
that the campus go tobacco free.
State University task force advises smoke free campus
Topeka Capital Journal - August 24, 2013
The Joplin Globe (http://is.gd/50NgOp ) reports that President Steve
Scott says there's clearly an interest in accepting a task force recommendation
that the ...
Daily American Online - August 23, 2013
Students and visitors to the Allegany College of Marylands Somerset
County Campus will notice a new sign at the entrance announcing a campus-wide
tobacco ban. Ronald Bayer and Kathleen Bachnynski, researchers at Columbias
Mailman School of Public Health, write in the current issue of the journal
Health Affairs that tobacco bans are part of a concerted effort to de-normalize
smoking to increasingly restrict the places in which smoking can take
initiative enters final stage
The Miami Hurricane - August 23, 2013
To light up a cigarette, students will now have to leave campus perimeter
because as of Aug. 1, Phase III of the Smoke-Free Campus Initiative
has begun, ...
State goes tobacco free on Monday
Orlando Sentinel (blog) - August 23, 2013
Seminole State College of Florida will be tobacco free when classes
begin Monday, as a ban on all tobacco use goes into effect. The college's
board of trustees approved the anti-tobacco policy in April, joining
more than 1,000 colleges nationwide that have banned tobacco use on
their campuses, officials said. ...
State College goes smoke-free
Lewis-Clark State College - August 23, 2013
Lewis-Clark State College will soon be a non-smoking campus. The College
has adopted a new smoke-free "Fresh Air" policy that prohibits
smoking on any College property on Normal Hill, indoors or outdoors,
except in five designated parking lots located around the perimeter
of the campus, along 4th Street, 5th Street, and 11th Avenue. The new
policy takes effect on the first day of fall classes, Monday, August
to Become a Smoke-Free Campus
University Herald - August 22, 2013
Efforts to introduce a smoke-free place have been underway since 2010.
"On Aug. 21, the smoking prohibition will be expanded to cover
all university grounds, ...
policy pushes UD towards smoke-free campus
Flyer News - August 22, 2013
The survey revealed two-thirds of students and staff polled supported
a smoke-free campus. When we asked about designated smoking areas, the
USC smoking ban sets fine example others should follow
The State - August 22, 2013
Columbia, SC GOVERNMENT needs an incredibly strong justification to
tell people how to run their businesses and what they can and can't
do on their ...
Going Tobacco Free
Abccolumbia.com - August 21, 2013
The smoking ban went into effect back in 2006, Now University officials
say they're trying to encourage more of their students and staff to
live healthier lifestyles ...
Boulder goes smoke free -- mostly
The Denver Channel - August 19, 2013
However, it's not a complete ban yet. Smoking is still allowed in designated
areas until December. Then school officials will evaluate the program
and determine if the designated smoking areas should be eliminated.
poised to ban tobacco throughout campus
Athens NEWS - August 19, 2013
Smokers on the Ohio University campus in Athens are being put on notice:
Your days of stepping out of dormitories or other campus buildings for
a cigarette are numbered at least if you want to do it legally. OU is
going tobacco-free, Vice President for Student Affairs Ryan Lombardi
confirmed on Friday, revealing that he will present a plan for such
to the OU Board of Trustees next Thursday.
Smoking Ban's Unintended Consequences
wajr - August 19, 2013
Morgantown leaders have been meeting with West Virginia University officials
to deal with an unintended consequence of the university's campus-wide
smoking ban. Since the ban was implemented on July 1, smokers have been
forced off-campus to light up. Some city residents living near campus
have complained that smokers now congregate on sidewalks and in front
semester starts at WVU with new tobacco ban in place
West Virginia MetroNews - August 19, 2013
The new semester will get started Monday at West Virginia University
with a new smoking ban in effect. That ban kicked in on July 1 while
many students were ...
ban at American University will now cover outdoors, too
Washington Post (blog) August 16, 2013
American Universitys ban on smoking went into effect Thursday throughout
its Northwest Washington campus except for three outdoor spots, where
smokers will be able to light up a few more months to help them through
the transition. Nationwide, the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation
estimates that nearly 1,200 college and university campuses have gone
smoke-free. Montgomery ...
campus tobacco free
Central Kentucky News - August 14, 2013
As of Monday, the Winchester-Clark County campus of the Bluegrass Community
and Technical College System officially became tobacco-free.
State Set To Go Tobacco-Free January 1st
WOSU Public Media - August 13, 2013
It's been a little more than a year since the Ohio Board of Regents
asked the state's public colleges and universities to ban all tobacco
use on campuses. Some ...
Remote: Rally for Wellness- Tobacco Free Campus
WOSU Public Media - August 13, 2013
Were broadcasting today from OSUs Rally for Wellness! Ohio States campus-wide
tobacco ban will take effect when classes begin in a week. The university
is one of almost 1,200 around the country that have outlawed tobacco
products on school grounds, although OSU plans to wait until January
to begin penalizing violators. This hour well talk to the OSU bans originators,
and to people who arent sure it will make for a healthier campus.
Valley College to become smoke-free campus
The Marshall Democrat-News - August 12, 2013
On July 26, the Missouri Valley College board of trustees approved a
proposal to make Missouri Valley College a smoke-free campus effective
Monday, Aug. 12. MVC's previous smoking policy prohibited smoking inside
any of the college's facilities. The new policy prohibits smoking both
indoors and outdoors on all MVC campus properties. The policy applies
to all students, faculty, staff and other persons on campus. The only
exception to the policy is the Viking Tailgate Zone, when College events
are held there.
Technical Community College will mark 10 years of being ...
Springfield News-Leader - August 12, 2013
At 2 p.m. Wednesday, Ozarks Technical Community College will celebrate
10 years of being a tobacco-free campus. We are proud to mark the 10th
anniversary of OTC taking a leadership role in removing tobacco from
all of our campuses and centers, said OTC Chancellor Hal Higdon. In
1999, only one college in the country was tobacco-free. That same year,
OTC decided it would join the California institution and took steps
to banish tobacco products from all its campuses and centers.
College becomes a tobacco-free campus
The Times and Democrat - August 10, 2013
DENMARK In accordance with its healthy campus initiative, Voorhees College
has joined a growing number of college campuses in South Carolina and
throughout the nation who have adopted tobacco-free campus policies.
Beginning Sept. 1, Voorhees College will implement its tobacco-free
tobacco ban starts Jan. 1
The State - August 9, 2013
COLUMBIA The University of South Carolinas Columbia campus will go tobacco
free on Jan. 1, school president Harris Pastides announced Friday. Nearly
1,200 colleges nationwide have gone tobacco or smoke free, according
to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.
outdoor smoking ban
WWLP 22News - August 9, 2013
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) - Smoking bans have doubled across the country
in the last five years. 22News talked to students at UMass Amherst,
where there is no smoking allowed on campus, to see how the smoking
ban works for them.
Going Smoke Free on Campuses
whnt.com - August 8, 2013
As students of Northwest-Shoals Community College arrive on campus to
get their schedules and pick up their books for the fall semester, they
will be receiving a message from school leaders. Northwest recently
joined nearly 1,200 universities and colleges in the United States who
have banned smoking on school campuses.
State's tobacco ban begins with fall classes
Canton Repository - August 8, 2013
An Ohio State University spokesman says the all-campus tobacco ban will
begin when classes resume later this month but officials want to give
it time to sink in.
to remind studentsof campus smoking ban
Toledo Blade - August 8, 2013
COLUMBUS Ohio State plans to kick off its all-campus tobacco ban when
... the school to have a policy banning smoking and the use of all tobacco
by Aug. 1.
is right plan for college ($$)
Princeton Times Leader - August 7, 2013
The entire Kentucky State University campus is going smoke-free. We
applaud, congratulate and give a hearty pat on the back to the eight
regents who voted for the policy (and question the two regents who voted
against such an obvious health-related decision). Smoking has been banned
in public places in the city of Frankfort since 2006 and in Franklin
County since 2012.
smoking policy is a pain in the ashtray
Oaklandpostonline - August 7, 2013
Oakland Universitys updated Non-Smoking Policy 475, updated November
2012, will officially be underway as of the Fall 2013 semester. Smoking,
which OU defines as the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe
or any other matter or substance that contains Tobacco [sic], will be
completely banned on the campus grounds.
smoking ban is not a smoker's choice
Oaklandpostonline - August 6, 2013
With the start of the Fall 2013 semester, Oakland University will be
smoke-free. Here's what you need to know: The non-smoking policy, Policy
475, states: ...
State delays enforced ban on tobacco until 2014
OSU - The Lantern - August 6, 2013
Former Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee said the university would
implement a new tobacco-free policy by Aug. 1, but according to OSU
Media Relations, enforcement of the implemented ban is being delayed
until 2014. Were unveiling the initiative this semester and the actual
policy well unveil in January 2014, said OSU spokesman Gary Lewis Tuesday.
now tobacco free
KSBY San Luis Obispo News - August 5, 2013
As of Monday, Santa Barbara Community College is a tobacco-free and
smoke free campus. For the past nine years, the campus had designated
smoking areas ...
To Go Smoke-Free in 2014
KATC Lafayette News-Aug - August 5, 2013
UL and other public universities in Louisiana will go smoke-free in
2014. A new law passed during the legislative session requires all public
colleges to develop a smoke-free policy. The law also bans cigars, pipes,
hookah-smoked products, and oral tobacco products.
clears the air
The Augusta Chronicle - August 3, 2013
The American Lung Association in Georgia congratulates Georgia Military
Colleges Augusta campus for going tobacco-free effective Aug. 1. This
is a great step forward for the college and for Augusta.
Community College hopes tobacco-free policy will serve as ...
Wichita Business Journal (blog) - August 2, 2013
He hopes the policy, which took effect Thursday, will serve as a model
for other higher education institutions. Butler's tobacco-free policy
applies to all of its ...
No Smoking at School
MyFox Los Angeles - August 1, 2013
A new ban on smoking at Cal State Fullerton makes the school the first
in the Cal State system to prohibit lighting up.
butts about it: ASU campuses go smoke-free
MyFox Phoenix - August 1, 2013
TEMPE, Ariz. - Arizona State University students will need to think
twice before lighting up on campus. A smoking ban begins on all ASU
campuses and buildings on Thursday.
Ledger Independent - August 1, 2013
Effective today, Aug. 1, Maysville Community and Technical College joins
a growing number of colleges and universities across the country that
have adopted a tobacco-free policy.
University goes tobacco free
UpperMichigansSource.com - August 1, 2013
HANCOCK -- Finlandia University announced on Thursday that it is now
free environment coming to SCCC
WXXA - July 31, 2013
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- Schenectady County Community College becomes a
smoke free environment beginning September 1st.
policy pushes UD toward smoke-free campus
Flyer News - July 31, 2013
The University of Dayton will be implementing a new smoking policy on
campus due to feedback from students and faculty, according to a school
Alabama university moves to ban tobacco campus-wide
The Birmingham News - al.com - July 31, 2013
Another public university in Alabama is moving to permanently ban smoking
on all campus properties. Alabama State University President William
Harris said today he is using his executive authority to temporarily
ban the use of all tobacco products campus-wide.
Campus smoking ban ill-conceived
Spotlight News - July 31, 2013
Recently, the SUNY Board of Trustees approved a ban on smoking on state
... myself, I began to wonder about the logistics behind campus-wide
State Becomes Tobacco Free Campus
University Herald - July 30, 2013
Kentucky State University Board of Regents has approved an anti-tobacco
policy, effective Thursday that prohibits tobacco use in all buildings,
events and around parking lots within the campus.
State University goes smoke free
WKYT - July 29, 2013
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State University is going tobacco free
across campus. The new policy takes effect on Thursday and prohibits
tobacco use in all university buildings, at events and inside vehicles
parked at the university. ...
say no, University of Alabama should not follow Auburn ...
al.com - July 29, 2013
Last week, nearly 62 percent of readers responding to an AL.com poll
agreed with Auburn's move to ban campus smoking, with only 37 percent
voting they did ...
colleges going smoke-free this week
Daytona Beach News-Journal - July 28, 2013
DAYTONA BEACH Daytona State College and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
on Thursday will join hundreds of other universities nationally that
are emphasizing a healthier lifestyle by making their campuses smoke
or tobacco free.
readers agree with Auburn University campus-wide smoking ban
The Birmingham News - July 26, 2013
Auburn University announced Thursday it is banning smoking on all campus
... The ban comes after Auburn University banned smoking within 25 feet
of any ...
has strict tobacco-free hiring policy
CBS42 - July 25, 2013
Auburn University announced Thursday that its campus would be smoke-free
on August 21, 2013. While the change may sound like a drastic move,
its certainly not the first move in that direction on campuses in Alabama.
The University of Alabama Birmingham is another smoke free campus in
the state. As of July 1, UAB Hospital will not hire anyone who smokes.
Random blood tests are also being conducted on employees hired after
University to ban smoking campus-wide on recommendation ...
The Birmingham News - July 25, 2013
University officials announced today they are banning the smoking of
all tobacco ... 21, comes after Auburn officials banned smoking within
25 feet of any ...
residence halls to receive inaugural smoke-free certification
Gainesville Sun - July 23, 2013
University of Florida's residence halls will be the first living spaces
to be recognized under Tobacco Free Florida's new Smoke Free Certification
Rican works to make ASU tobacco-free
Nogales International - July 23, 2013
Megan Wittenberg of Rio Rico, a senior kinesiology major at Arizona
State University, is playing a key role in transforming one of the largest
public universities in the country into a tobacco-free institution.
They took over the reins of the tobacco-free campaign in 2011, AND in
November 2012, ASU announced its plans of becoming a tobacco-free university
beginning Aug. 1, 2013. ...
University Goes Smoke-Free, Policy Stands on Game Day
WNCF - July 23, 2013
Beginning August 21st, Auburn University will be a smoke-free campus,
meaning smoking will be banned on all property owned or leased by the
VIEW: Auburn University puts up no smoking sign
Gadsden Times July 22, 2013
The air in the Loveliest Village of the Plain ideally will be a little
cleaner when fall semester classes begin Aug. 21 at Auburn University.
Data compiled by the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation showed,
as of July 8, 1182 US colleges listed as smoke-free and 798 as tobacco-free.
What to know about Northeastern's smoke- free policy
News@Northeastern - July 22, 2013
The Northeastern community will start to see new signage about the policy
in the next couple of weeks. That goes for all our campuses, including
Seattle and Charlotte, N.C. Ashtrays will also be removed. In addition,
were educating our incoming students during their summer orientation
and holding a series of trainings for faculty and staff. We look forward
to helping people understand the parameters of the policy, which we
know may take a little time.
Asks for Public Input on New Smoking Ban
WBOY-TV - July 19, 2013
In the wake of its new smoking ban, West Virginia University is asking
for public input on its effectiveness. WVU is asking residents to voice
any concerns about the policy as well as offer any suggestions.
Tv24 - July 19, 2013
School officials say smoking will still be allowed in cars on campus,
as long as the windows are rolled up. The idea for a smoke-free campus
began with a ...
Michigan University considers going tobacco-free
The Detroit News - July 18, 2013
Western Michigan University may join a long list of campuses that have
become tobacco-free. A committee formed to examine the issue recommended
Thursday to the Board of Trustees that the campus go tobacco-free on
Sept. 1, 2014. Nationally, 1,182 campuses are 100 percent tobacco-free,
according to the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation, which tracks
presents its tobacco-free campus recommendation
WMU News - July 18, 2013
A committee formed to study the possibility of turning Western Michigan
University into a tobacco-free campus unveiled its affirmative recommendation
during the July 18 meeting of the WMU Board of Trustees.
Michigan University proposes going tobacco-free as of ...
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com - July 18, 2013
KALAMAZOO, MI Western Michigan University could become a tobacco-free
campus as soon as September 2014, if a plan recommended at Thursday's
Students React to University Smoking Ban
WLTZ 38 NBC - July 18, 2013
A new policy starting at the end of August bans smoking of tobacco products,
including ... So, I don't know if they should ban it completely all
University to become smoke-free campus beginning Aug. 21
The Republic - July 17, 2013
The Opelika-Auburn News reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/1as5FTO ) that
four campus groups passed resolutions to make Auburn a smoke-free campus.
lab able to use tobacco on campus despite recent ban
The Daily Athenaeum - July 17, 2013
Blank's lab is equipped with negative pressure ventilation to guide
smoke outside. ... Blank said she believes the smoking ban will help
lessen the chance of ...
Tobacco ban a positive step for WVU
Daily Athenaeum - July 17, 2013
Despite this, many are now complaining about the policy, with some smokers
... But smoking in public spaces, where you will not only be harming
yourself, but ...
Smoking Ban Affecting Morgantown Neighborhoods
wajr - July 17, 2013
The recently instituted smoking ban on WVU's campus is having some
unintended consequences on the city of Morgantown. Since smoking is
no longer allowed ...
smoking ban causes headaches for others
Westport-News - July 18, 2013
MORGANTGOWN, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia University's new smoking ban is
causing headaches for residents and businesses near its campuses.
Residents: Smokers From WVU Are Invading Our ...
WDTV - July 17, 2013
It's been about three weeks since the smoking ban at West Virginia University
went into effect. It looks like the ban might be having some consequences
that no ...
releases more information on upcoming smoke-free ...
The Auburn Plainsman - July 16, 2013
With six weeks before the University is scheduled to become a smoke-free
campus, Health Promotion and Wellness Services released more information
smoking: UPMC's new tobacco policy makes sense
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - July 16, 2013
One of the more incongruous sights in life -- and one of the most disturbing
-- is health-care workers outside medical property indulging in the
health-destroying habit of smoking. UPMC plans to do something about
bans boost smoke-free campus momentum
USA Today - July 9, 2013
... There are about 1,180 schools with 100% smoking bans, according
to the advocacy group Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR). Of these,
about 800 campuses ban all forms of tobacco. Originally starting on
the community college level, the smoke-free trend is now growing larger.
In recent years, more university systems and even state governments
are considering and passing bans affecting multiple campuses at once,
said Liz Williams, project manager for ANR. "With the college campuses,
states are recognizing the fact that this is a good way to encourage
people to have healthier tobacco-free lifestyles," she said. ...
Smokers at UMass Amherst starting to feel the heat
MassLive.com - July 9, 2013
Folks now understand that quitting smoking is the one sure-fire way
to improve ... Public-service advertisements, restrictions on tobacco
ads and a host of other ...
finishes first smoke-free week
KBIA - July 8, 2013
The university is encouraging people across campus to speak up to inform
violators that the university is now smoke-free. Continual student offenders
will be ...
leading the way on colleges, universities that limit or ban ...
Springfield News-Leader - July 7, 2013
I am writing in response to your opinion in the News-Leader titled Public
smoking ban pays off. Your sentiment regarding the smoking ban is shared
by me and ...
of Missouri-Columbia finishes phasing in smoking ban
The Tribune - July 6, 2013
The plan had been in the works since 2009 when Chancellor Brady Deaton
announced a plan to become a smoke-free campus within five years. As
part of the ...
College Bans Smoking
Santa Barbara Independent - July 4, 2013
According to an American Lung Association tally, only 10 other colleges
or universities in the state have completely banned smoking on campus.
Not counted is ...
Becomes Smoke-Free Campus
WBOC TV 16 - July 2, 2013
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. The University of Maryland Eastern Shore became a
smoke-free campus, effective Monday, July 1. Smoking is prohibited by
dismisses lawsuit over WVU smoking ban
Houston Chronicle - July 2, 2013
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) An attorney for two men who sued West Virginia
University over a new smoking ban says his clients will likely refile
ban being enforced at West Virginia University
WOWK - July 1, 2013
Tobacco ban being enforced at West Virginia University. Posted: ...
West Virginia University banned smoking in all areas on campus starting
Monday, July 1.
September 2013 semester brings smoking, tobacco ban
The Business Review (Albany) (blog) - July 1, 2013
Schenectady County Community College is going smoke-free. Individual
SUNY schools can adopt a smoke-free policy, but SUNY's systemwide ban
requires approval by the state legislature. The measure has not been
smoking ban begins without fanfare
MassLive.com - July 1, 2013
Smoking is banned throughout campus and in vehicles as well. Enforcement
currently is the honor system. At this point we're trying to ease into
the ban to see ...
Falls becomes tobacco-free campus today
Leader-Telegram - July 1, 2013
UW-River Falls will join more than 700 other college campuses across
the United States when it becomes a tobacco-free campus today. Smoking
and the use of other tobacco products will be prohibited on all campus
County Community College goes completely tobacco-free
Delco News Network - July 1, 2013
As of Monday, Delaware County Community College joined the ranks of
783 institutions of higher learning across the nation which have enacted
100 percent ...
campus goes smoke-free
News-Press Now - July 1, 2013
Missouri Western State University today joins a growing list of institutions
of higher education that no longer tolerate tobacco use on campus.
tobacco bans now in effect
Charleston Daily Mail July 1, 2013
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- On campus today, at Marshall and West Virginia
universities, not much looks different from how it looked last week.
"I think in general, I think what we've seen over the last five
years is this rapid growth in the number of college campuses doing this,"
said Cynthia Hallett, executive director at the foundation. "The
number of these campus policies has grown exponentially."
Campus Smoking Ban Takes Effect on July 1
WDTV - June 30, 2013
July 1 marks the start of the new campus wide smoking ban at West Virginia
University. WVU will be a tobacco free campus for all students,faculty,
Amherst Set to Go Smoke - Free Monday
BostInno - June 30, 2013
The University of Massachusetts-Amherst will join more than 1,100
campuses nationwide on Monday when it implements a policy to go
Free Campus on July 1
KRCG - June 30, 2013
The University of Missouri-Columbia campus will be smoke-free starting
July 1st. Thats 6 months ahead of the original schedule.
tobacco ban to take effect
Huntington Herald Dispatch - June 29, 2013
Marshall Universitys tobacco ban takes full effect Monday, July 1, and
will be publicized by new signage and the removal of cigarette waste
to go smoke-free Monday ($$)
Columbia Missourian - June 29, 2013
COLUMBIA The smell of cigarette smoke lingered in the parking lot behind
MU's Stewart Hall long after the smoker had gone back inside. Cigarette
butts lay scattered across a corner of the lot on the east side of the
campus, some old and faded, others freshly stomped with ashes near by.
Amherst campus to join 1100 other campuses becoming smoke-free
MassLive.com - June 29, 2013
More than 1,100 campuses have already enacted a smoke-free policy, according
to the Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights website. Among them is Holyoke
Community College, which became smoke-free last August.
TO MOVE TO TOBACCO-FREE, SMOKE-FREE CAMPUS
Santa Barbara Edhat - June 27, 2013
The Santa Barbara Community College District Board of Trustees voted
on June 27 to change Santa Barbara City College to a tobacco-free, smoke-free
smoking ban expanded into vehicles
MAC Report Online - June 27, 2013
Miami University first adopted a smoke-free policy applying to campus
environs back in 2008. The smoking ban applied to all buildings owned
or controlled by ...
Technical College Goes Tobacco Free July 1
Patch.com- June 26, 2013
This is the third post-secondary school to go tobacco free as a result
of funding and technical assistance provided by Hennepin County through
the Statewide ...
was smart to make campuses smoke-free: Letter
NOLA.com - June 26, 2013
In a significant win for public health in Louisiana, Senate Bill 36
was unanimously approved, requiring public post-secondary education
institutions across ...
University Raises Tuition, Goes Tobacco-Free
10TV - June 23, 2013
Miami University Raises Tuition, Goes Tobacco-Free ... The university
says trustees also strengthened its smoke-free policy to create a tobacco-free
policy taking ...
approves smoking ban on campus
northwestohio.com - June 22, 2013
BOWLING GREEN -- The clock is ticking for Bowling Green State University
students who enjoy smoking on campus. On Friday, the universities board
of trustees ...
want change in smoking policy
PCC Courier - June 21, 2013
A smoke free campus would ban only cigarettes and other devices that
exude ... of the survey and recommend a 100% Smoke Free campus,
said Jo Buczko, ...
campuses good for all
Hammond Daily Star online - June 21, 2013
In a significant win for public health in Louisiana, Senate Bill 36
was unanimously approved, requiring public post-secondary education
institutions across ...
bans smoking in cars on campus; raises tuition
Dayton Daily News - June 21, 2013
Miami University's board of trustees Friday approved tuition increases
and an expansion of the campus smoking ban. Beginning Jan. 1, 2014,
smoking will not ...
intervention key to reducing future smokers
The Livingston County News - June 21, 2013
Colleges adopting a tobacco free policy are protecting young adults
against the harm of tobacco use by creating college communities where
students and faculty ...
you glad Gov. Jindal signed the smoking ban into law?
LSU The Reveille - June 20, 2013
Are you glad Gov. Jindal signed the smoking ban into law? Total Votes:
5. Yes 4 80%: No 1 20%. Loading
Rules of Conduct. 1 Keep it Clean.
Please avoid ...
signs ban on smoking
LSU The Reveille - June 20, 2013
While the 2014 school year will ring in a new class of freshman, that
fall semester will also bring about new regulations that will affect
smokers on campus.
signs college smoking ban into law
The Lion's Roar Newspaper - June 19, 2013
When governor Bobby Jindal signed Senate Bill 36 into law last Monday,
he mandated that all Louisiana state institutions develop no smoking
policies by the ...
Why ban tobaccy, but not wacky tobaccy, at NJ colleges?
phillyBurbs.com (blog) - June 19, 2013
My guess is the New Jersey bill banning smoking on college campuses
will become law. I read the bill Tuesday, and while the legislation
bans all manner of ...
Falls to become a tobacco-free campus July 1
WEAU - June 17, 2013
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (RELEASE FROM UWRF)--The University of Wisconsin-River
Falls will join more than 700 other college campuses across the United
to become smoke-free on July 1
UM Maneater - June 17, 2013
A colorful sign plastered on a yellow sandwich board in the middle
of Speakers Circle congratulates MUs move to a 100 percent smoke-free
campus, effective July 1. ... More than 1,000 universities in the U.S.
have already adopted (with some yet to take effect) 100 percent smoke-free
campus policies, according to the Americans for Nonsmokers Rights
Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect July 1
WCHS-TV8 - June 16, 2013
Marshall University students who want to take a smoke break will no
longer be able to light up, at least on campus. Smokeless tobacco is
also off limits.
Assemblywomen Attempt Smoking Ban
NewJerseyNewsroom.com - June 16, 2013
The new bill co-sponsored by Assemblywomen Celeste Riley and Connie
Wagner, will amend the New Jersey Smoke-Free Air act, which forces campuses
to go 100-percent tobacco-free by prohibiting smoking in any area of
any building of, or on the grounds of, ...
College Campuses To Go Totally Tobacco-Free? [AUDIO]
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio - June 14, 2013
Since 2005, New Jersey has had a law on the books that bans smoking
in dorm rooms, but two lawmakers think it is time to do away with all
smoking on every ...
Smoking Ban Being Challenged
WAJR (Morgantown, WV) - June 14, 2013
A lawsuit has been filed to stop the enforcement of West Virginia University's
campus-wide tobacco ban scheduled to begiin on July 1st. WVU research
assistant Dennis Cole and student Kyle Gregory filed the suit in Monongalia
County Circuit Court ...
sue WVU to stop smoking ban from starting July 1
Exponent-telegram - June 13, 2013
A student and a research assistant are suing West Virginia University
to stop a campus-wide smoking ban from going into effect July 1.
Board approves tobacco ban
Huntington Herald Dispatch - June 11, 2013
The ban includes all tobacco products, e-cigarettes, pipes and chewing
tobacco. ... and School of Pharmacy have already banned smoking on their
approves tobacco-free policy - WOWK 13 Charleston ...
WOWK - June 11, 2013
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Marshall University's Board of Governors has
banned tobacco products on the Huntington campus. The policy approved
Tuesday is ...
has no plans to ban smoking
The Dartmouth - June 11, 2013
Despite the proliferation of campus-wide smoking bans across the country,
... Smoking by College employees is also banned from all shared
work areas and ... If the College were to consider banning smoking completely
from campus, ...
Michigan University considers becoming a tobacco-free campus
Western Herald - June 11, 2013
... have a 100 percent smoke-free policy and over 700 tobacco-free colleges,
as of April 2013, according to Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.
extinguishes smoking on city property
Clayton News Daily - June 11, 2013
The Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights website, no-smoke.org, maintains
a list of 1050 municipalities in the United States which have enacted
laws to become ...
It's UWS' turn for tobacco-free
Superior Telegram - June 7, 2013
It is time for the University of Wisconsin-Superior to take a leadership
role in the community and go tobacco-free. The University of Minnesota
Duluth, St. Scholastica, Lake Superior College and Wisconsin Indianhead
Technical College already have policies in place for smoke- or tobacco-free
campuses, as do many other schools throughout the UW System. In 2003,
all UW System residence halls went smoke-free, and in 2010, workplaces
and public places in Wisconsin joined them. The Americans for Nonsmokers
Rights Foundation recently released their updated list of tobacco-free
college campuses. To date, 16 Wisconsin campuses encompassing 57 sites
have made the move to a tobacco-free campus, indoors and out.
to make campuses tobacco-free
Denton Record Chronicle - June 7, 2013
DALLAS Texas Woman's University will become tobacco-free on its Denton,
Dallas and Houston campuses this fall. The Board of Regents decided
wraps up first smoke-free year
Dailybarometer - June 6, 2013
Oregon State Universitys Office of the President reissued a survey,
calling for student feedback on the initiative to make the campus smoke
free. If someone unfamiliar with the campus, like a parent, comes to
campus, we would prefer for them to know beforehand that the campus
is smoke-free, instead of ...
ban: a year later
Dailybarometer - June 6, 2013
Its been a school year since Oregon State became a smoke-free campus.
Were honestly impressed its worked out we had our doubts about how it
would be enforced and whether people would abide by the honor system
in holding themselves and others accountable for not smoking. This is
not to say the ban is perfect. The smoking ban prohibited cigarettes,
electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipes or other devices intended to simulate
smoking from campus, according to Oregon State Universitys smoking policy.
The ban took effect September 2012. Our campus is beautiful. The lack
of smoke and cigarette butts littered across campus has added to our
campus beauty. This is not to say we havent seen people secretly sneaking
a drag by the Valley Library clock tower. ...
campus smoking ban on track for July 1st
KBIA - June 6, 2013
The University of Missouris policy to make its campus completely smoke
free is on track to start on July 1st. ...
UH burns students
The Daily Cougar - June 5, 2013
On Saturday, the University joined 711 colleges and universities around
the country when it banned all tobacco products and became a tobacco-free
campus, except for 20 one-year designated smoking areas. Prior to the
tobacco-free policy, there was a 15-feet smoking ban from buildings
and yet smokers still crowded the M.D. Anderson Memorial Library steps
daily. Compliance with this policy is doubtful and although the University
policy fulfills the CPRITs requirements, it lacks the strengths to make
a real change. Without a more severe punishment for its violators, preferably
in the form of a monetary fine, there is little incentive to comply.
Smoking Ban Takes Effect
FOX 29 - June 1, 2013
It is not going to be easy to light up a cigarette on the UTSA campus.
task force recommends tobacco-free campus
KOAM-TV - May 29, 2013
After nearly seven months of work that included surveys, focus groups
and open forums, Pittsburg State University's Tobacco Policy Task Force
has recommended that the PSU campus go completely tobacco-free. The
task force submitted its report to PSU President Steve Scott on May
17. Scott and the President's Council will consider the recommendation,
with a decision expected in June.
Smoke-Free Effective Immediately
El Vaquero May 28, 2013
GCC became the 1160th campus in the US to go smoke-free, according to
the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. Glendale follows UCLA as
they became smoke ...
Students Want Smoke-Free Campus
KRWG - May 24, 2013
NMSU health officials polled students and staff and found support for
a smoke-free campus as colleges across the United States consider the
role smoking and tobacco should have on their campuses. According to
the American Nonsmoker's Rights Foundation, 1159 college campuses across
the US have a smoke-free policy. Of those, 783 have a tobacco-free ...
to Live Tobacco-Free, One Day at a Time
UC Riverside - May 23, 2013
With the entire University of California system going smoke and tobacco
free on January 2, 2014, Slater is one of many UCR staff, students and
faculty who are ...
takes aim at secondhand smoke on campuses
The Alestle - May 22, 2013
College campuses throughout Illinois could face major changes as a result
of decisions made by Illinois legislators. Senators are currently discussing
a bill that would ban smoking on college campuses beginning Summer 2014.
... According to the Americans for Nonsmokers Rights' website, there
is a need to protect employees and students from exposure to secondhand
smoke on college ...
vetoes smoking ban on college campuses
Portland (ME) Press-Herald - May 22, 2013
Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would ban smoking on all public
university and college campuses in Maine, saying he'd rather see a bill
to "outlaw tobacco altogether" than a patchwork approach.
trustees hear tobacco-free proposal
The Garden City Telegram - May 22, 2013
Garden City Community College Board of Trustees next month will decide
whether to have a completely tobacco-free campus. Moises Mora, Student
of South Carolina Attempts to Ban Tobacco on Campus
University Herald - May 21, 2013
The ban would cover nearly 40,000 students, faculty members, staff
and even ... other university campus-wide smoking bans, especially at
Clemson University. ... are tobacco and smoke free and of those schools,
nearly 800 have banned all ...
should be smoke-free ($$)
Moscow-Pullman Daily News - May 21, 2013
Four of the five major institutions of higher learning in Idaho, including
Boise State University, along with more than 1,000 colleges across the
nation, have adopted smoke-free campus policies. It is shocking to me
that the University of Idaho has yet to take a stand against the dangers
of secondhand smoke.
smokers adapt to ban
Canton Daily Ledge - May 21, 2013
A similar ban may be ahead for other Illinois schools. Earlier this
month, the Illinois Senate passed a ban on smoking at all state-supported
colleges and ...
USC and Clemson Ban Tobacco on Campuses?
WLTX-TV 19 (COLUMBIA, SC) - May 20, 2013
Both the University of South Carolina and Clemson are considering banning
tobacco completely from their campuses. USC has a 40 member committee
and Clemson has a task force, both of which are working out the details
of the policies....
adapting to ban at Ill. State University
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier - May 20, 2013
School officials and some students say a ban on smoking in high traffic
areas at Illinois State University is going smoothly so far. The Bloomington
Pantagraph reports (http://bit.ly/18bXBFH) the smoking ban affects the
campus quad and other areas. It was started by a student initiative.
have mixed feelings on proposed campus smoking ban
Bloomington Pantagraph - May 20, 2013
NORMAL Smokers at Illinois State University have adapted to
a ban on ... But legislation approved by the Illinois House would ban
smoking anywhere on the ...
tobacco-free campus plans postponed
WXOW.com May 19, 2013
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) Plans to make the UW-L campus tobacco-free
are currently on hold. Organizers are now working to revise the proposal
Abccolumbia.co - May 19, 2013
The next time you step on a college campus you may have to leave your
considers campus-wide smoking ban
The Herald - May 19, 2013
Cigarettes could go up in smoke on the University of South Carolina
campus soon. The states flagship university is contemplating a
campus-wide tobacco ban that would cover nearly 40,000 students, faculty
and staff as well as thousands of football fans tailgating in school-owned
parking areas around Williams-Brice Stadium.
Stanislaus Might Consider On-Campus Smoking Ban
TurlockCityNews.com - May 18, 2013
As universities at both the University of California and California
State University levels consider banning on-campus smoking, CSU Stanislaus
recently held a vote to gauge student opinion on going smoke-free.
UTSA begins transition to tobacco-free status June 1
UTSA Today - May 16, 2013
The transition of the UTSA campuses to tobacco-free and smoke-free status
will begin June 1, 2013. Through this one-year transition period, ...
to adopt smoke- free campus policy
News@Northeastern - May 14, 2013
After gathering information through diligent research and reviewing
feedback from hundreds of Northeastern community members, a committee
comprising students, faculty, and staff has recommended that the university
adopt a campuswide smoke- free policy. The committee submitted its recommendation
to the universitys senior leadership team and is currently developing
a comprehensive implementation plan for the policy, which will go into
effect this fall.
tobacco ban to increase smoking fine
Ball State Daily News - May 13, 2013
The Board of Trustees approved a new policy on May 3 that will ban smoking
and smokeless tobacco except in cars with windows up or during tailgating
events. The ban will be enforced by a fine of $100, double the current
change limits outdoor smoking areas
Illinois State University Stories - May 13, 2013
The University has a new policy that bans smoking in outdoor high-traffic
areas, such as the Quad. The change took effect with the start of the
spring semester and as a result of a 2011 student referendum. Students
favored the further smoking restrictions, which prohibit smoking in
Milner ... The University has taken an incremental approach to restricting
Opinion: UIS should go all in on smoking ban
The State Journal-Register May 10, 2013
Officials at the University of Illinois Springfield are dragging their
feet on an opportunity to improve public health at a premiere educational
institution. As of April, at least 1,100 college and university campuses
across the country have adopted 100-percent smoke-free campus policies
that ban all indoor and outdoor smoking, including in residences, according
to Americans for Non-Smokers Rights, a California-based organization
that lobbies for nonsmokers rights.
ban's enforcement left to students, staff
Downtown Devil - May 10, 2013
In just 83 days, Arizona State Universitys new soft approach of community
enforcement against the use of tobacco on campus and secondhand smoke
will take effect. After August 1, tobacco will be prohibited on university
property, facilities, grounds, parking structures, university-owned
vehicles and structures owned or leased by the university, according
declines after UM campus ban
HealthCanal.com - May 9, 2013
ANN ARBORA campus survey reveals a reduction in tobacco use by faculty
and staff members roughly a year after the University of Michigan banned
smoking on the grounds of its three campuses. It also shows a community
that largely supports the smoke-free campus policy and that has noticed
a difference in the level of smoking on campus. Results from two groups
faculty/staff and studentsrevealed some had taken advantage of the policy's
implementation as a time to quit or cut back.
on University of Michigan's campus support smoking ban
AnnArbor.com - May 9, 2013
According to the survey, 82.7 percent of students and 88.8 percent of
faculty and staff said they supported a smoke-free campus. Seventy-two
percent of faculty ...
smoking ban proposed by University Council ...
The Daily Pennsylvanian - May 9, 2013
Smoke breaks might become a thing of the past on Penns campus. On April
24, the University Council Committee on Campus and Community Life presented
their annual report to the University Council. One of the main suggestions
from the report was that, all University of Pennsylvania facilities,
buildings, and properties shall be smoke and tobacco free.
aims for compromise on smoking ban
WEAU - May 9, 2013
(WEAU) -- UW-La Crosse is trying to come up with a compromise to its
smoking ban plan. Students and the Academic Staff Council voted in favor
of banning ...
UCLA instates campus smoking ban
USA Today - May 7, 2013
Last week, UCLA became the first school in the University of system
to instate a smoking ban; UC is looking to make all campuses smoke-free
of M poised to ban smoking on Twin Cities campus
Southernminn.com - May 7, 2013
Schools often take a year or more to phase in a smoking ban as they
educate ... use communication and social enforcement to impose smoking
or tobacco bans.
of Minnesota is set to ban smoking campus-wide
Minneapolis Star Tribune - May 6, 2013
But he wouldn't mind if the campus banned his puffs between classes,
he said. Soon ... After years of debate, the U's Twin Cities campus
is poised to ban smoking ... Banning smoking in parking lots, sidewalks
and everywhere else can cause ...
on campus isn't the only secondhand health problem
Minnesota Daily - May 6, 2013
However, to every person that has written for a smoking ban on campus,
I'm 99.9 ... Simply put, banning cigarettes on campus is the most ludicrous
idea imaginable. ... I wonder what would ensue if high-caloric foods
were banned on campus?
Smoking Ban On Lawmakers Radar
1340 WJOL - May 6, 2013
Smoking may soon be a thing of the past on college campuses in Illinois.
Lawmakers are considering a plan that would make it illegal to light
up anywhere at ...
City College may ban smoking
Pasadena Sun - May 6, 2013
But banning smoking on campus "is just a matter of time, as far
as I'm concerned ... A number of California colleges have instituted
similar bans, and University of ...
ban gains traction on campus
Minnesota Daily - May 6, 2013
Christopher Sheehy, a University research specialist, said a smoking
ban would make the University anti-competitive with recruiting
professors from other ...
View: State colleges, universities should be smoke-free
Post-Bulletin - May 6, 2013
Thirty-two schools in Minnesota have smoke-free policies, including
Rochester Community and Technical College and the University of Minnesota
State trustees approve campus-wide smoking ban
WANE - May 6, 2013
The school banned smoking in residence halls in 1993, smoking from all
buildings in 1998 and banned smoking within 30 feet of the entrances
to campus ...
aims to make employees healthier, curb insurance costs
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star - May 5, 2013
Next year, Indiana State University employees who smoke or use other
tobacco products could face a $1,200 per year surcharge if they have
university health insurance. Also, employees who voluntarily agree to
health screenings and health risk assessments ...
considering smoking ban; bill may require it
(IL) State Journal-Register - May 5, 2013
University of Illinois Springfield Chancellor Susan Koch wants the campus
community to know the reality they face if state lawmakers pass legislation
that bans people from smoking outdoors on all state-supported campuses.
Senate Rekindles Campus Smoking Ban
NBC Chicago-May 4, 2013
A smoking ban took effect in August at the College of DuPage after the
board of ... about 650 other colleges or universities nationwide with
similar smoking bans. ...
campus could become smoke-free
Minnesota Daily-May 3, 2013
Katie Bobich, a Minnesota State Student Association member and student
at Mankato, said the university's smoke-free policy only slightly cuts
down on smoking ...
University to be Tobacco-Free By 2014
University Herald - May 3, 2013
Husson University has launched an 18-month campaign to eliminate on-campus
tobacco use. ...
talks tobacco use
Vermont Cynic - May 2, 2013
The possibility of a smoking ban has been a frequent discussion among
many students ever since the University Benefits Advisory Council (UBAC)
recommended a smoke-free campus in its June 2012 report. Many students
have interpreted this recommendation as a smoking ban, but Jan Carney,
co-chair of UBAC, said this is not how the policy is intended to come
across. The goal is to have a University wide conversation about this
as a health issue, Carney said. I envision it would span two to three
years and involve faculty, students and staff. UBAC has budgeted $45,000
for the project over three years, she said. ...
time, campus smoking ban clears Illinois Senate
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette (blog) - May 2, 2013
SPRINGFIELD Given a second chance, a bill to prohibit smoking on all
public university campuses in Illinois was approved by the Illinois
Senate. Last week, the measure, SB 2202, fell five votes short of passing
the Senate, and it was placed on "postponed consideration."
But supporters prevailed on Wednesday, 30-22. Among the five new "yes"
votes was Sen. Mike Frerichs, D-Champaign, who had voted no last week
but switched Wednesday.
smoking ban rekindled in Illinois Senate
Bloomington Pantagraph - May 2, 2013
SPRINGFIELD - A proposal to ban smoking on campuses at all state-supported
universities and community colleges received just enough votes to advance
out of the Illinois Senate on Wednesday.
smoking ban approved by Senate
Monmouth Daily Review Atlas - May 1, 2013
A second attempt at passage was successful Wednesday in getting a college
outdoor smoking ban through the Illinois Senate. The bill, sponsored
by Sen. Terry Link, D-Waukegan, squeaked by with the bare minimum 30-vote
majority needed just a week after being shot down by a five-vote margin.
The bill now heads to the House.
right to smoke versus right to clean air
The Orion - May 1, 2013
I dislike smoking just as much as the next gal, but I don't think we
should completely ban it from campus. After all, any measure restrictive
toward students' rights ...
smoking on campus
Aztec Press - May 1, 2013
Pima should ban smoking anywhere on campus. Even though college policy
currently prohibits smoking within 25 feet of building entrances, smokers
ignore the rules. Now that smokers have electronic cigarettes, they
also use them inside buildings and even in classrooms. Thats annoying,
moves to be tobacco-free throughout system
Las Cruces Sun-News - April 30 2013
LAS CRUCES The New Mexico State University system is in talks
to become a tobacco-free university by July 2014. About 71 percent of
main campus ...
The Lion's Roar Newspaper - April 30, 2013
The demand, as explained by Heitmeier, is designed to make the state
a healthier place to live and would follow the examples of already smoke
free campuses ...
campus initiative postponed to January
Daily Illini - April 30, 2013
The smoke-free campus initiative that was unanimously voted on by four
subcommittees has been postponed, pushing the enforcement date from
November to January.
Vote for Tobacco-Free UW-L
WXOW.com - April 29, 2013
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) The UW-L campus is one step closer to a
tobacco-free campus. On April 16, students voted in favor of the Nobacco
committee to look at smoking policies
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California) - April 26, 2013
Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution Tuesday calling
for the formation of a student-run Campus Smoking Policy Committee to
investigate alternatives to the current campus smoking policy. ...
fails to pass outdoors smoking ban at state universities and ...
Galesburg Register-Mail - April 26, 2013
SPRINGFIELD A proposal that would ban people from smoking outdoors on
all state-supported university and community college campuses fell five
votes shy of the 30 need to pass the Illinois Senate this week.
of Houston Bans Smoking On Campus
KUHF-FM - April 26, 2013
The University of Houston is the most recent campus to enact a complete
ban on smoking and tobacco use. The tobacco-free policy goes into effect
on the UH Campus on June 1. She says the university will initially have
20 designated tobacco-use areas scattered across campus for staff and
students. Those smoking areas will be in effect for the first 12 months
of the new policy and will likely be phased out next summer. ...
ban will adversely impact surrounding community
The Hullabaloo Online - April 25, 2013
The Tulane University Senate recently approved a tobacco and smoke-free
policy to be systemically implemented in the next 18 months. In an effort
to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and maintain student health,
there will be a complete ban of tobacco use on campus. I appreciate
that the Senate is looking out for my health, but theyve failed to completely
analyze the effects of the ban outside of the realm of Tulane students.
Pushing smokers off campus will adversely impact the community directly
surrounding us. If the secondhand smoke is enough for the Senate to
ban it, then tobacco and smoke will infect the homes around campus.
Neighbors do not want smokers loitering outside their homes. Tulanes
student body already litters the streets on any given weekend, so the
problem is only worsened by smoke pollution. ...
smoke ban fails in Senate
Kankakee Daily Journal - April 25, 2013
A proposal that would ban people from smoking outdoors on all state-supported
university and community college campuses fell five votes shy of the
30 need to pass the Illinois Senate Wednesday. Sponsoring Sen. Terry
Link, D-Waukegan, used a parliamentary maneuver to keep the bill alive
for a possible second vote in the future.
campus smoking ban fails
The Southern Illinoisan - April 25, 2013
A proposal to ban on smoking on all state-supported universities and
community colleges fell short in the Illinois Senate Wednesday.
could burn smokers on campus
The Alestle - April 25, 2013
Bill SB2202, or the Smoke-Free Campus Act, will ban smoking on
all state-supported institutions of higher education beginning July
1, 2014 if the Senate passes ...
County Community College goes tobacco free July 1
Delaware County Daily Times - April 25, 2013
In a commitment to creating a healthy and sustainable environment for
the entire Delaware County Community College community, the College
is pleased to announce that all of its campuses and centers will go
tobacco free July 1, 2013. The policy prohibits the use of any tobacco
product (cigarettes, cigars, pipes, snuff, chewing tobacco, etc.) on
all college-owned or leased properties. The College is proud to join
nearly 800 schools around the country that maintain 100 percent tobacco-free
River recognized for tobacco-free initiative
Auburn Reporter - April 24, 2013
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded Green River
Community College the Fresh Air Gold Campus Award for its implementation
of a tobacco-free policy.
At least 1,159 college campuses in
the United States had adopted a 100 percent smoke or tobacco-free policies
as of April, according to Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights.
debate smoke-free campus
Tallahassee Democrat (blog) - April 24, 2013
Soon, however, smokers at Florida State University will be forced
to leave campus to smoke, as FSU has just become one of the 783 tobacco-free
campuses across the country. The policy, which will go into effect in
January 2014, is part of a health initiative to make FSU a more health-focused
Senate Talks Smoke-Free Campus
Annenberg TV News-April 24, 2013
UCLA recently became a smoke-free campus, and according to UC Health,
... that 54 USC should become a smoke-free campus. - percent of undergraduates
smoke a first-hand risk for one student
The Free Press of the University of Southern Maine - April 22, 2013
I dont think anyone was happier than I when USM established a tobacco-free
campus earlier this year. After suffering a blood clot to the lungs
and subsequent diagnosis of lupus antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
11 years ago, I was warned by physicians to steer clear of cigarette
smoke. Even the close presence of a smoker who has just had a cigarette
compromises the health of my lungs.
Tobacco-Free As Of Earth Day 2013
CBS Local - April 22, 2013
Beginning Monday, tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing
tobacco, and electronic cigarettes, will be banned from the school's
Chancellor responds to system-wide smoking ban resolution
Daily 49er - April 22, 2013
Cal State University Chancellor Timothy P. White plans to implement
a system-wide smoking ban, which would prohibit smoking throughout the
23-campus system by the end of 2013. In February, the chancellor responded
to a resolution from the CSU Academic Senate to ban the use and sale
of tobacco products and initiate smoking cessation programs, according
to a letter written by CSU Associate Vice Chancellor Ronald E. Vogel.
White will create a special taskforce that will put together a plan
on how to ban smoking and the sale of tobacco on campuses and report
by the end of this year, according to CSU Spokesman Erik Fallis. ...
Libertarians' free cigarettes add fuel to smoking ban debate
Binghamton University Pipe Dream - April 22, 2013
The College Libertarians handed out free cigarettes and cigars by the
Pegasus statue Friday in protest of the proposed SUNY-wide smoking ban,
reigniting campus debate about smokers rights and the feasibility of
included in smoke-free bill
Daily Eastern News - April 21, 2013
With the Smoke-Free Campus Act introduced in the Illinois State Senate
on Feb. 15, Eastern could be mandated to police smoking habits on campus.
The act, introduced by Democratic Senator Terry Link in February, would
require all state-supported universities and community colleges to ban
smoking by July 2014 and to create a taskforce to enforce the ban by
Community College campus goes smoke-free
Valley Sun April 20, 2013
When Glendale Community College students return from spring break on
Monday, they will be greeted with a new warning: It's official, the
campus is going smoke-free. "You'll be joining nearly 1,200 colleges
nationwide and a growing number in the state of California," he
told the trustees after they cast their vote. About 10 community colleges
in California most of them in San Diego County have adopted no-smoking
policies, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. ...
of smoke lead to community conversation on tobacco use
Macalester College The Mac Weekly April 19, 2013
... I think Macalester should do something to match [recent anti-smoking
legislation], Meyerson said. Walking through a cloud of smoke on my
way to breakfast is not what Im paying $50,000 for. Revamping the campus
smoking policy is not a new debate at the college. In February 2010,
Laurie Hamre, Vice President of Student Affairs, formed the Tobacco-Free
Environment Task Force committee to look at the rights of non-smokers.
This committee was chaired by Lisa Broek, the Associate Director of
Health Promotion, and Denise Ward, Director of the Health and Wellness
Center. A recent report by the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation
stated that there are now at least 1159 college campuses with a 100%
to go tobacco-free Aug. 1
Ahwatukee Foothills News - April 18, 2013
Starting next semester, students who smoke will have to find other places
to light up between classes. All Arizona State University campuses and
buildings will become tobacco-free beginning Aug. 1. When the ban goes
into effect, all tobacco products, including alternative tobacco products
such as smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes and hookah will be prohibited.
ASU has found these products to be harmful and are banned because they
do not fit with the universitys environment of health and wellness.
prepare to quit or cut back as UCLA goes tobacco-free
UC Los Angeles - April 18, 2013
More than 1,000 colleges and universities nationwide have gone smoke
or tobacco-free. Next week, UCLA joins the crowd.
that would ban smoking on Louisiana college campuses approved by Senate
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune - April 18, 2013
Smokers may no longer be able to light up a cigarette on college campuses
under a bill unanimously approved by a Senate committee Wednesday. Senate
Bill 36 by Sen. David. Heitmeier, D-Algiers, would prohibit smoking
on the grounds on all of Louisiana's post-secondary education campuses.
The bill includes community colleges, LSU and Southern University campuses
and the University of Louisiana
State holds final vote on smoke-free campus
Daytona Beach News-Journal - April 17, 2013
Nationally, about 1,100 campuses are smoke-free, including 783 that
do not allow any tobacco products. Locally, Bethune-Cookman is a tobacco-free
campuses to go tobacco-free Aug. 1
East Valley Tribune - April 17, 2013
Student-government groups at ASU's four campuses voted on whether they
support making the university a tobacco-free campus last semester. The
motion was ...
group presents smoking ordinance revision
Aransas Pass Progress - April 17, 2013
A heated discussion ensued about revising the current ordinance relating
to ... have shown that sales of alcohol were not affected by these smoking
Considers Banning Smoking on Campus
The Sentinel (Kennesaw State University) - April 16, 2013
The A.L. Burruss Institute of Public Service and Research sent out voluntary
email surveys to Kennesaw State students, faculty and staff to determine
whether the KSU community supports a campus-wide ban on smoking.
the Smoking Gun
KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper - April 16, 2013
They think that if something is banned, it won't be around to cause
harm. ... The first problem in any discussion of banning something is
that any ban infringes ... The researchers found that smoking bans don't
have any significant effect on the ...
to go tobacco-free this summer
RedEye Chicago (blog) - April 16, 2013
Students, faculty and other employees of the University of Illinois
at Chicago will have to kiss their tobacco products--and their electronic
cigarettes--goodbye this summer thanks to a new tobacco-free campus
policy that will go into effect July 1.
goes smoke-free, approves affiliation agreements with CVS, Walgreen
Orlando (FL) Business Journal - April 16, 2013
Its official: Seminole State College of Florida will have tobacco-free
campuses starting Aug. 26, the colleges board voted April 15. Approved
making the college tobacco-free starting Aug. 26. The colleges Tobacco-Free
Committee will begin developing implementation policies.
for the USM smoking policy soon affecting UMBC
Retriever - April 16, 2013
Steps towards a smoke-free campus are continuing to be made with collaborative
efforts from UMBCs Student Government Association (SGA) and the Smoke-Free
Task Force. Beginning July 1, UMBCs campus will be joining the many
other institutions in Maryland who have already gone smoke-free.
University will go smoke-free in 2015
Bayoubuzz - April 15, 2013
Less than two years from now, Tulane University will be smoke-free,
and anyone who lights up will face a fine. This policy, which will take
effect Jan. 1, 2015 ...
tobacco-free policies help students to breathe easy
Famuan - April 14, 2013
Many people say it's disgusting to see a tobacco-free commercial of
a woman who has no teeth and a hole in her throat as she battles with
oral and throat cancer ...
some students, Tulane smoking ban is a breath of fresh air
Bayoubuzz - April 12, 2013
For some students, Tulane smoking ban is a breath of fresh air. Written
by ... The university senate voted to ban tobacco products starting
in August of 2014.
celebrates five years of tobacco-free campus
University of Florida - April 8, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. The UF Tobacco-Free Task force says that Gators
don't chew, they chomp and they have done so for the past five
ponders smoke-free campus
Port Huron Times Herald - April 8, 2013
St. Clair County Community College students may not smoke within 20
feet of campus buildings. Kathleen Fraley and members of the colleges
wellness committee want to smokers even farther away from the doors
of SC4. Fraley will propose a campuswide smoking ban to the SC4 Board
of Trustees at its 4:30 p.m. Thursday meeting. The board meets in room
150 of the M-TEC building.
finds 10% of freshmen begin smoking in college
The Crimson White (University of Alabama) - April 8, 2013
As the freshman class enters The University of Alabama, about 6 percent
will arrive as smokers. When they leave as graduates, 16 percent will
walk away with the habit. Thats a three-fold increase in just
four years. This data comes from a study done by ...
to begin transition to tobacco-free status on June 1, 2013
UTSA Today - April 8, 2013
The UTSA Tobacco-Free Task Force has received support from President
Ricardo Romo and the Campus Management and Operations Committee (CMO)
to move forward with the universitys tobacco-free and smoke-free
campaign. The transition of the UTSA campuses to tobacco- and smoke-free
status will begin June 1, 2013. During the transition period, smoking
and tobacco use will be allowed only on surface parking lots except
for the following:
Senate fails to vote on smoking resolution
Columbia Daily Spectator (Columbia U.) - April 7, 2013
After months of build-up, the University Senate failed to vote Friday
on a resolution that would ban smoking on much of the Morningside Heights
campus, because too few senators attended the plenary to meet quorum.
Grand Valley Lanthorn April 7, 2013
While discussion around a smoke-free campus is illogical, following
the Student Senates adoption of a resolution advocating designated
smoking areas, on-campus smokers should remain respectful of their surroundings
... According to the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundations, there
are currently 1,161 colleges and universities in the U.S. with smoke
or tobacco-free policies, 33 of those are in the state of Michigan.
Senate passes resolution to limit smoking areas
Grand Valley Lanthorn - April 7, 2013
... throughout the GVSU campus at its final meeting Thursday. The resolution
is to: Encourage the official designation of smoking areas on
Grand Valley State Universitys Allendale Campus, thereby protecting
students, faculty, and staff from exposure to secondhand smoke and reducing
the amount of litter on campus.
needs campus smoking ban
Bloomington Pantagraph - April 6, 2013
I am a student at Heartland Community College and I think they should
ban smoking on the campus. I do not agree with the smoking sections
that are provided ...
Ridge CTC campus going tobacco free
Martinsburg Journal - April 5, 2013
MARTINSBURG - Plans are being made for Blue Ridge Community and Technical
College to become a tobacco-free campus - a change that should become
designated smoking areas in U. Senate-approved ban
Diamondback Online - April 5, 2013
The University Senate approved an implementation plan for the campuswide
smoking ban scheduled to go into effect on July 1, delaying punitive
enforcement for at least a year and not calling for designated smoking
smoking ban needs proactive involvement
The Hullabaloo Online - April 5, 2013
A campus-wide universal smoking ban is under consideration in the University
Senate, Tulanes senior internal governance body. If passed, the
policy would set the campus on a path to being completely smoke free
by Jan. 1, 2015.
This hypocrisy, advertising a mandatory
policy with posters all around campus while at the same time virtually
ignoring it, is a far worse problem than the smoking itself. Tulane
would be better suited to repeal smoking restrictions altogether than
to continue the current all-talk-no-walk superficiality. Restrictions,
however, look good on paper regardless of whether they are enforced,
so maybe it doesnt matter to the administration.
Cancer Society: NY leads in college smoking bans
The Journal News | LoHud.com - April 4, 2013
Though some SUNY campuses have already banned smoking, the system would
... SUNY Cortland was among the first state campuses to ban smoking.
... it didn't make sense anymore for us to not take a leadership role
in banning it from ...
colleges ban smoking on campus, report finds
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - April 4, 2013
New York has 67 smoke-free or tobacco-free college campuses, more than
any other state in the country, and 29 more colleges in the state are
working to adopt such policies, the American Cancer Society announced
in a recent report.
marijuana proposal may change BU policy, rules
Daily Free Press (subscription) - April 4, 2013
Boston Universitys policies toward the use of medical marijuana
have yet to be decided, officials said Wednesday in response to the
preliminary regulations for use of the drug released Friday by the Massachusetts
Department of Health.
COM junior Mary Bell said students with
cards should have a designated location on campus where they can use
marijuana for medical purposes. If you have a medical marijuana
card, then you should be able to smoke somewhere on campus, but not
in dorms, she said.
Measures Will Best Reduce Smoking Rates
The UCSD Guardian Online - April 4, 2013
Bans have never bent behaviors on any significant scale, and they
wont work again next January, when Mark Yudofs UC-wide smoking
ban takes effect. Enforcement at public universities, which are largely
outdoors and span multiple buildings, is either a nightmarish challenge
for police or a non-priority. The final word isnt in yet, but
preliminary data suggest that the national movement to ban smoking at
colleges (774 have done it already) has been ineffective. Although the
number of college campuses that have banned smoking is up a full 4 percent
from last year, the number of 18- to 24-year-olds who smoke has increased
by half a percent, according to researchers at the Harvard School of
College Campus Going Tobacco-Free
WABI - April 3, 2013
Bangor College Campus Going Tobacco-Free ... Officials announced that
at the start of the 2014 school year, their campus is going tobacco-free.
It was a student ...
University tobacco free in 2014
WCSH-TV - April 3, 2013
BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER)--If you want to light up a cigarette or
chew tobacco, Husson University will be off limits pretty soon. Husson
Students Vote For Smoke-Free Referendum
Gazette Newspapers - April 3, 2013
California State University, Long Beach, students are leading the charge
for a smoke-free campus after student election results came in last
Barbara City College considers smoking ban
KEYT - April 3, 2013
One idea being considered is to only allow students to smoke in their
cars. Some college officials are concerned about how they could enforce
an all-out ban.
invites public to weigh in on smoking ban
Wichita State Sunflower - April 3, 2013
The Student Government Association scheduled two open forum talks this
week where the Wichita State population can voice their opinions about
the proposed on-campus smoking ban. The forums will take place at 1
p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. Friday in room 305 of the Rhatigan Student
board will ask city to declare Barden tobacco-free
St. Cloud Times - April 3, 2013
The city Parks & Recreation Advisory Board approved a resolution
Tuesday night that aims to make Barden Park tobacco-free. After public
testimony that largely ...
UConn smoking ban would be a misguided move
UConn Daily Campus-April 3, 2013
Editorial: UConn smoking ban would be a misguided move ... a smoke-free
campus, it would mean tobacco smoking would be banned on all University
Out the Smoke
New University Online - April 2, 2013
The recently signed federal legislation hopes to reshape policies and
programs on campuses. Beginning the transition as the first tobacco-free
University of California campus, UCLA will begin enstating their policies
against smoking and chewing tobacco on April 22 Earth Day.
Cloud residents want park to be smoke-free
Crookston Daily Times - April 2, 2013
St. Cloud, Minn. -- St. Cloud State University has been tobacco-free
for almost a year, but the decision has had unpleasant consequences
for a nearby historical site. A St. Cloud Times report ( http://on.sctimes.com/Z2aOJZ
) says smokers have begun converging on Barden Park. The land is surrounded
on two sides by university property. A recent city report says the park
now gets hundreds of visits per week from smokers, and hundreds of cigarette
butts litter the ground.
student government explores tobacco ban
Rocky Mountain Collegian - April 1, 2013
A smoke-free future may be coming to CSU. The Associated Students of
CSU is hosting the latest in a series of tobacco forums to gather student
and faculty input on the matter, with CSU Health Network representatives
slated to be in attendance.
column: Wide show of support for SHAC tobacco-free campus campaign
Arizona Daily Wildcat - April 1, 2013
The Student Health Advocacy Committee is turning heads with its campaign
to transform the UA into a tobacco-free campus. On March 20, SHAC hosted
its first ever UA Kick Butts Day Cleanup Competition to promote awareness
of tobacco use on campus.
residents want park to be smoke-free
La Crosse Tribune - April 1, 2013
ST. CLOUD, Minn. St. Cloud State University has been tobacco-free
for almost a year, but the decision has had unpleasant consequences
for a nearby historical site. A St. Cloud Times report says smokers
have begun converging on Barden Park. The land is surrounded on two
sides by university property.
SCSU Causing Trouble For Nearby Park
KVSC-FM News - April 1, 2013
(AP) - St. Cloud State University has been tobacco-free for almost a
year, but the decision has had unpleasant consequences for a nearby
Look to Gauge UNH's Interest in Banning Smoking reports ...
OfficialWire - April 1, 2013
San Francisco, CA- A University of New Hampshire student group is now
attempting to try and clear the air, so to speak. Substance Awareness
through Functional Education is inviting students to sign an online
petition that will ban smoking on the UNH campus. Since its inception
on March 5, the petition currently carries 109 students signatures.
Since the start of 2013, over 1,100 colleges and universities
have banned on-campus smoking for both indoor and outdoor use, according
to no-smoke.org. No-smoke.org cites the rapid trend of the smoking bans
as a growing victory for a health conscious college scene. New Hampshire
currently has no 100% smoke-free college campuses.
campus will be tobacco-free next fall
The Columbian - March 30, 2013
Washington State University Vancouver Chancellor Mel Netzhammer announced
Thursday that the campus will become tobacco-free effective Aug. 1.
More than ...
continue push for tobacco-free UW-L
WXOW.com - March 29, 2013
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - Students on the University of Wisconsin
La Crosse campus continue taking the initiative to make the campus
San Diego To Go Smoke Free
KPBS - March 26, 2013
Its illegal in San Diego to smoke in a public park, on the beach,
or even at a Padres game. But people can still light up on the campuses
of the citys two largest universities: San Diego State, and UC
San Diego. Thats about to change.
Thats all going
to end on September 1st, when UC San Diego will go completely smoke
Affairs Committee proposes smoking regulation
K-State Collegian - March 26, 2013
In a question on the recent SGA election ballot, voters were asked their
opinion on a smoking ban covering the whole K-State campus. Over 90
percent of respondents said they would support a full ban.
Campus: Breathing more easily on Maine's higher education campuses
Press Herald - March 25, 2013
PORTLAND - A proposed bill in front of the Legislature -- An Act to
Protect Public Health at Public Institutions of Higher Education (L.D.
468) -- would ban cigarette smoking on all Maine public higher education
campuses and allow all of us to "breathe easy" when studying
at, working at and visiting Maine's public institutions of higher education.
Will Be Banned on OU Campus This Fall
Rochester-Rochester Hills (MI) Patch.com - March 25, 2013
Starting this fall, Oakland University will join 21 other Michigan colleges
and universities in becoming a smoke-free campus.
the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation, as of the beginning
of 2013, at least 1,129 campuses across the country were entirely smoke
free, including 22 colleges and universities in Michigan. Oakland Community
College has a smoke-free policy; so does the University of Michigan.
Michigan State University and Wayne State University do not.
students OK smoking ban with low turnout
Daily Republic - March 25, 2013
ABERDEEN (AP) Students at Northern State University have voted
in favor of banning smoking on the Aberdeen campus, though only 10 percent
of students voted.
low turnout, NSU students vote in favor of smoking ban
Sioux Falls Argus Leader - March 25, 2013
In low turnout, NSU students vote in favor of smoking ban ... University
have voted in favor of banning smoking on the Aberdeen campus, though
only 10 percent ...
Northern State University should tolerate smokers ($$)
AberdeenNews.com - March 24, 2013
Nonsmokers don't want the choices of others affecting their health.
Yes, second-hand smoke kills, but why jump to the conclusion that banning
smoking on the ...
Community College ponders going smoke-free
Glendale News Press March 23, 2013
Officials at Glendale Community College this week proposed that the
college join a small handful of smoke-free campuses statewide.
According to the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation, about
10 California community colleges have adopted campus-wide non-smoking
policies, most of them in San Diego County. ...
org tries to clear the air with smoke-free petition
UNH The New Hampshire March 22, 2013
A student group at UNH is trying to clear the air. Substance Awareness
through Functional Education is inviting students to sign an online
petition to ban smoking on the UNH campus. Since its inception on March
5, the petition currently carries 109 student signatures.
of Jan. 2, roughly 1,129 college and university campuses nationally
have banned on-campus smoking, indoors and outdoors, according to no-smoke.org.
No-smoke.org cites a rapid trend in on-campus smoking bans, whereas
only 530 campuses were smoke-free in July 2011. New Hampshire
currently does not have any 100 percent smoke-free college campuses.
Massachusetts has 14 smoke-free campuses, while Maine has five
all of which do not permit any tobacco substances at all, according
to the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation.
considers sweeping smoking ban on public college campuses
WCSH-TV - March 22, 2013
A senate committee approved the bill Tuesday, but going smoke-free is
already a ... U of I's Champaign-Urbana campus will be going smoke-free
bans, union contracts, veterans and health
The Southern - March 22, 2013
Senate Bill Senate Bill 2202 takes our state to far
into the personal lives of residents and robs institutions of local
control. The bill would require smoking to be entirely banned on public
university and community college property by July 1, 2014. Smoking kills;
we understand that. But one would assume the state has hired some fairly
bright individuals to run its universities and colleges. And they have
boards to which they report. Let the schools individually decide. The
Illinois General Assembly needs to focus on the states extraordinary
debt and stop wasting time and resources in a doomed-from-the-start
efforts at playing nanny to all. Weve already seen one state law
against smoking in public places one defied without consequence
across Southern Illinois. Do we really need another mandate that ultimately
will erode respect for all laws.
Community College may become smoke-free campus
Laredo Morning Times - March 21, 2013
Smoking might soon become a thing of the past at Laredo Community College.
In a special-called meeting Thursday, LCC's board of trustees directed
administration to research banning smoking at the college with all but
one board member ..
plan in cigarette ettiquette [sic]
Vermont Cynic - March 21, 2013
Banning tobacco products on campus is a growing trend among U.S. universities.
The American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation reported in 2013 that
over 1,000 colleges have banned smoking on campus. However, just because
other universities are joining the anti-smoking movement does not mean
that UVM should do so blindly.
Vermont Cynic - March 21, 2013
Every time I step outside, I prepare myself to take a deep breath of
fresh Vermont air. My enjoyment is soon cut short when, reliably, a
group of smokers will be standing nearby. Secondhand smoke infringes
on the right of students to avoid exposure to harmful substances. Despite
the attempt to reduce smoke exposure by creating smoke free areas of
25 feet around buildings, secondhand smoke remains a significant problem
colleges react to new proposed college smoking ban in Illinois
WGEM - March 21, 2013
A new proposal in Illinois would ban smoking on all state-supported
colleges and universities. And now-- local universities are reacting
to the proposed ban.
Could Ban Smoking on College Campuses
WSIL TV - March 21, 2013
CARBONDALE -- An Illinois Senate committee has approved a smoking ban
for ... banning all tobacco products, and creating designated smoking
areas on ...
examining smoke-free campus options
The Southern - March 21, 2013
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois University is considering joining
hundreds of other colleges and universities around the country in implementing
a smoke-free campus policy. Chancellor Rita Cheng has appointed a broad-based
committee that includes representatives from all campus constituencies
to examine smoke-free proposals ... In upcoming weeks, the committee
will conduct a poll to explore a number of options. Among the questions:
Should smoking be allowed in public outdoor spaces; should SIU be a
100 percent smoke-free campus; should SIU be a tobacco-free campus;
should smoking be allowed only in designated areas; and should smoking
be allowed only in parking lots and personal vehicles.
ban proposal moves forward
WAND - March 21, 2013
SPRINGFIELD - A plan to ban smoking on all state-supported universities
and colleges is moving forward. The higher education committee passed
the proposal 7-5. The plan seeks to ban smoking anywhere on a public
university or community college campus effective July 1, 2014.
Senate Committee OKs Smoking Ban On College Campuses
NBC Chicago (blog) - March 21, 2013
A Senate committee on Tuesday approved a state-wide measure that would
ban smoking anywhere on the campuses of public universities or community
Free SLU puts on a 'grave' event
The University News - March 21, 2013
The 18th annual Kick Butts Day was held today in the Busch Student Center.
The event was not hosted by SLU Karate but, rather, by Smoke Free SLU
as a way to stand up against Big Tobacco.
board hopes to make school system smoke-free
Daily Sundial - March 20, 2013
LONG BEACH The CSU Academic Senates resolution to ban tobacco
products on all CSU campuses is one step closer to being implemented
as an executive order. At Wednesdays meeting, the senates
chair, Dr. Diana Guerin, thanked Chancellor Timothy White for responding
to the senates plan to make the CSU smoke-free. He wants
to plan the process to ban all tobacco products in the CSU and cessation
programs, Guerin said. We would be pleased to participate
in this (and) provided solutions electronically to the board.
Currently the only CSU campus with a tobacco policy is San Francisco
State University, which bans tobacco use outside of designated smoking
areas. Cal State Fullerton is the first CSU campus that will become
100 percent smoke-free as of August 2013.
to Become Smoke-Free Campus
WCTV - March 20, 2013
Tallahassee, FL - The No Smoking Zones at FSU will eventually cover
the entire campus. The FSU Board of Trustees approved a measure to ban
the use of all tobacco products on campus.
FSU is slated to become
a smoke-free campus by January 2014.
Campus Set to Go Tobacco Free This Fall
WJBF-TV - March 20, 2013
Today is National Kick Butts Day - a day to raise awareness about the
dangers of smoking. And thats why today, GRU announced some changes
on campus this fall.
This fall, GRU will go smoke free.
smoking ban on college campuses clears first hurdle
The Southern-March 20, 2013
SPRINGFIELD A proposal to ban smoking on all state-supported
... Terry Link, D-Waukegan, would require smoking to be entirely banned
on public university ...
Approves State University Smoking Ban
FOX Illinois-March 20, 2013
This is an extension of the state's smoking ban, which already applies
to public buildings. The bill moving forward at the statehouse bars
students, staff, and ...
organization advocates for a smoke-free campus
LSU The Reveille-March 19, 2013
Fresh Campus is partnered with Smoking Words, which is a tobacco education
program on campus that advocates for a smoke-free campus, said Judith
tobacco taskforce wants smoke-free campus in 2014
StateHornet.com-March 19, 2013
"For our campus, going tobacco-free and smoke-free (would promote)
a cleaner environment and is pro-health," Kenoyer said. "It's
not only healthy for the ...
ban taken to vote
AberdeenNews.com - March 19, 2013
Northern State University students will vote this week whether to ban
smoking from campus, a student representative said Monday at a faculty
senate meeting. Kody Kyriss, a student representative, said voting will
coincide with elections for the student senate positions, which will
begin 8 a.m. Wednesday and end 5 p.m. Friday. The results of the vote,
which will be done electronically, are expected to be tallied quickly,
Kyriss said. The smoking referendum calls for signs to be placed around
Northern declaring the campus smoke free, and disposal bins for cigarettes
would be taken away. If students vote to pass the referendum, it would
then be referred to the faculty and staff for a vote, Kyriss said. That
vote could be as early as next week, he said. If the referendum is passed
by the students, but voted down by faculty and staff, there is some
uncertainty about what would happen next, Kyriss said. ...
Area Colleges Make Dean's List for Tobacco Policy
13WHAM-TV - March 19, 2013
Rochester, N.Y. - Two area colleges are getting top marks in a new report
from the American Cancer Society. The Societys annual Tobacco
Free U report measures tobacco bans on New York campuses and for the
first time is recognizing individual schools for their rules on tobacco
use and enforcement.
to become tobacco-free: Trustees approve smoking ban, plan to raise
Florida Flambeau - March 18, 2013
The Florida State University Board of Trustees on Friday, March 8 reviewed
an updated edition of the Universitys proposed measures to bring
FSU into the nations Top 25 public universities within the next
five years. But the issue that garnered significant attention at the
meeting was an approved measure to ban the use of all tobacco products
on campus by January 2014. A 'Breath Easy Zone' sign restricts smoking
in certain areas of campus. In 2014, FSU will become the third public
university in Florida to become a tobacco-free ...
up for a smoke-free campus
The Augusta Chronicle - March 18, 2013
Tobacco use is one of those topics sure to get passionate responses,
both from those for and against it.
No matter which side you
fall on, its a fact that across the United States, universities
and health systems are making the choice to create healthy living and
working environments for students, faculty and staff. Ever since Ozarks
Technical Community College in Springfield, Mo., became the nations
first smoke-free college campus in 2003, more than 1,100 campuses have
followed suit. The Center for Tobacco Policy foresees that nearly all
college campuses in the United States will be 100 percent smoke-free
in 10 years, according to a CNN report. Its estimated that more
than 3,500 hospitals, health-care systems and clinics are smoke-free.
Georgia Regents University kicks off its smoke-free campus campaign
March 20, which is appropriately named Kick Butts Day. Our goal is for
our entire campus to be smoke-free by fall 2013.
push could be beginning of restriction flood
OSU - The Lantern - March 17, 2013
President E. Gordon Gee set a goal to have a Tobacco-free policy in
place on OSU's campus by Aug. 1. In a move worthy of a crafty politician,
Ohio State ...
campus to become smoke-free
North Adams Transcript - March 15, 2013
PITTSFIELD -- Berkshire Community College's (BCC) Board of Trustees
has unanimously approved an initiative designed to make the campus smoke-free
starting Aug. 1.
could change to tobacco-free campus in 2014
Roundupdaily - March 14, 2013
A bill in the New Mexico Legislature would request public colleges and
universities to implement tobacco-free campus policies. The Tobacco-Free
College Campuses bill or Senate Memorial 63 is scheduled for Senate
Calendar Thursday and is sponsored by Sen. Joseph Cervantes. Since New
Mexico State University is a public university the bill would request
that NMSU implement tobacco-free campus policies effective July 1, 2014.
Susan Wilson, NMSU associate professor of Public Health Sciences, said
there are preliminary stages of developing strategies to implement tobacco-free
policies at NMSU
student pushing for smoking ban on campus
Lawrence Journal World (blog) - March 14, 2013
Here's something on which I'm guessing some of you have opinions: One
KU student is pushing for KU's Lawrence campus to be completely smoke-free.
Her name is Ashley Hrabe, she's a sophomore from Salina and she's been
involved with the Tobacco Free Kansas Coalition since she was in high
May Implement Smoking Ban
1330 WFIN - March 14, 2013
Smoking on the campus at Bowling Green State University could soon be
a thing of the past. 13ABC reports the University is considering a campus-wide
smoking ban. So far, seven colleges in Ohio are smoke free including
the University of Toledo. Officials on campus are trying to figure out
how to enforce the ban and new policy if put into place and also how
to include area's for smokers. The policy could become reality this
considering tobacco-free campus
Prospectus-March 13, 2013
The first step in figuring out whether or not a tobacco-free campus
would be beneficial to the college was hearing from the students and
faculty themselves. ...
smoke-free policies don't belong in UWGB
Fourth Estate Newspaper March 13, 2013
According to The Americans for Nonsmokers Rights, as of Jan.
2, at least 1,129 college and university campuses in the U.S. have adopted
100 percent smoke-free campus policies to eliminate smoking across the
entire campus. According to the ANR, this number has increased by 110
campuses between July 2010 and July 2011. The number rapidly increased
by 599 campuses between July 2011 and January 2013. The ANR expects
this number to continue to climb quickly as a result of the growing
social norm of supporting smoke free environments. Support also comes
from within the academic community for such policies for campus health
and well-being, but its not practical to bring the policies to
Psuvanguard.com - March 11, 2013
Portland State has accepted the regional Fresh Air Campus Challenge
posed by local, state and federal health authorities. Building on the
campus current Clean Air Corridor, the challenge is to eliminate
all smoking on PSUs campus by 2016. If the ban is implemented,
PSU would join more than 60 other colleges in the Pacific Northwest
with campus-wide smoking bans, including Oregon State University, the
University of Oregon, Oregon Health and Science University and 50 community
colleges statewide. Nationally, 17 percent of all campuses have implemented
joins effort to go smoke-free by 2016
OregonLive.com - March 8, 2013
PCC went smoke-free while she attended. Then she visited a friend in
Victoria, B.C., which has strict public smoking restrictions. Then she
moved into a ...
State aims to become tobacco-free in 2013
OSU - The Lantern - March 8, 2013
OSU aims to become a tobacco-free campus by August according to a email
from OSU President E. Gordon Gee sent to students, faculty and staff
on March 8.
Prez Gee Wants Smoke-Free Campus
Fox 28 - March 8, 2013
OSU Prez Gee Wants Smoke-Free Campus ... resolution to the Board of
Trustees in April to request authority to revise the university's current
smoke free policy." ...
Backs New Smoking Policy
El Vaquero - March 7, 2013
The battle over whether or not to make Glendale Community College a
non-smoking campus has been brewing since 2010; now Interim Superintendent/President
Jim Riggs is urging not only the campus, but also the district, to become
smoking ban effective, despite lax enforcement
Pegasus News - March 6, 2013
DENTON It's been more than two months since UNT became completely
smoke-free. Students, faculty and staff are still adjusting, but despite
a near total lack ...
approves funding for Texting While Driving Campaign ...
Arizona Daily Wildcat - March 6, 2013
The Associated Students of the University of Arizona approved funding
for a campaign against texting and driving and declared its support
for a tobacco-free ...
ban OK'd for Bidwell Park, AS proposal seeks student input
The Orion (Calif. State U. Chico) - March 6, 2013
Students on campus were asked what they thought about a potential smoking
ban being enforced throughout the California State University system.
Buscho: UW-L should make campus smokefree
La Crosse Tribune - March 5, 2013
The plan to make the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse a tobacco-free
campus ... Having a tobacco-free campus would reflect well on the school's
senate talks tobacco-free campus, major, minor revisions
University of Delaware Review - March 5, 2013
The senators also discussed the student government approved tobacco-free
campus motion, as well as admissions for next year's incoming freshman
student senate urges school to go 'smoke-free'
KWKT - March 4, 2013
Baylor's student senate leaders are following a similar smoke-free bill
that was implemented at UT. Baylor's student sentate says eliminating
smoking is not only ...
proposes banning smoking on M'side campus
Columbia Daily Spectator (Columbia U.) - March 4, 2013
At its latest plenary, the University Senate discussed a proposed resolution
from the Task Force on Smoking Policy, which, if passed, would ban smoking
from the Morningside campus, but is still subject to change.
Auditor: Smoking ban proposed for college campuses
NJ.com (blog) - March 3, 2013
Smoke em if youve got em. That is, unless youre
on the campus of a college or university. In that case, dont smoke
em. Or chew. Or dip. Assemblywomen Celeste Riley (D-Cumberland)
and Connie Wagner (D-Bergen) have introduced a bill (A3894) that would
ban smoking as well as the use of smokeless tobacco on any campus
indoors or outdoors in any facility owned, leased, or controlled
by any public or private higher educational institution.
releases more platform initiatives
The University Daily Kansan - March 3, 2013
KUnited a student senate coalition has released four more platform initiatives
for the 2013 campaign. Brandon Woodard, a senior from Topeka, is KUniteds
2013 presidential candidate. Blaine Bengtson, a junior from Salina,
is KUnited's 2013 vice-presidential candidate.
Community College to go smoke-free August 1
Berkshire Eagle - March 1, 2013
PITTSFIELD -- The Berkshire Community College board of trustees has
unanimously agreed to make the campus smoke-free effective Aug. 1. Following
in the footsteps of other colleges and universities in limiting peoples
exposure to secondhand smoke, BCC students, faculty and staff wont
be allowed to smoke on BCC property, except for inside their cars. ...
enacting campus-wide smoking ban on July 1
WWLP 22News February 28, 2013
(WWLP) - UMass Amherst will soon be a smoke-free campus. Starting July
1, the university joins 1,129 campuses across the country that have
Planning To Be Smoke-Free By 2016 ($$)
Centralia Chronicle - March 1, 2013
Portland State University has already taken steps to reduce tobacco
use on its downtown campus. Now the school is challenging itself to
become entirely smoke-free by 2016.
Board of Regents releases information about recent meeting
Anchorage Daily News February 28, 2013
ANCHORAGE -- Students, faculty and staff had the opportunity to testify
to the University of Alaska Board of Regents during a two-day meeting
in Anchorage Feb. 21 and 22. A group of approximately 15 students and
faculty came forward to request smoke free campuses in the UA system,
while many others testified in support of programs and
plans on the board's agenda. The quality of testimony added an element
of personal engagement to an agenda packed with consent items, curriculum
changes, campus planning updates and bond considerations.
policy limits smokers to assigned areas
The Samford Crimson - February 28, 2013
Samford, previously a free-smoking campus, will begin Friday, March
1, to enforce a policy that will limit smokers to designated areas on
Health Advocacy Committee asks ASUA to support Tobacco-Free Initiative
Arizona Daily Wildcat (blog) - February 28, 2013
The ASUA Senate discussed the possibility of turning the UA into a tobacco-free
campus at its weekly meeting Wednesday night.
Its most recent
project is the Tobacco-Free Initiative, which would ban the use of ...
Currently, the UA Health Sciences Center campus is tobacco-free and
Forum Draws Few at Kent State
Patch.org - Feb 27, 2013
Tobacco-free campus committee asking public for input; series of public
meetings planned at all 8 campuses ...
ban on smoking gaining supporters
StandardNet-February 27, 2013
The original proposal banned smoking anywhere on campus. ... The Student
Senate researched smoking bans on campuses across the country, and the
State students seeking campus smoking ban
San Francisco Chronicle - February 26, 2013
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) Students at Northern State University in Aberdeen
have begun collecting signatures to bring a smoking ban to a campus-wide
students petition to ban smoking on campus
AberdeenNews.com February 26, 2013
Northern State University students have collected about one-third of
the signatures needed to bringing a smoking issue to a campuswide vote.
The Northern State University's Student Association collected 60-70
of the 200 student signatures needed to push the referendum to a campuswide
vote, said Kody Kyriss, president of the association, at the university's
faculty senate meeting Monday. There were 3,622 students enrolled at
the university in the fall, according to university
State University students want campus smoking ban
Sioux Falls Argus Leader - February 26, 2013
ABERDEEN Students at Northern State University in Aberdeen have
begun collecting signatures to bring a smoking ban to a campus-wide
vote. The college's ...
State Smoking Ban Topic of Public Meetings
Kent (OH) Patch.com - February 26, 2013
Kent State University administrators will hold the first of several
public meetings today to talk about the idea of banning smoking completely
on all eight campuses.
smoking ban debate founded on falsehoods
The University of Alabama Crimson White - February 26, 2013
It seems two of the most cited statistics in the smoking ban debate
are the percentage of UA smokers climbs from 6 percent freshman year
to 16 percent senior year, and 58 percent of students support a campuswide
smoking ban. If true and correctly obtained, these statistics, which
were collected in a Health and Wellness Survey last spring, are telling.
However, a quick look into this survey reveals they were not correctly
obtained and as a result, are certainly not an accurate representation
of student opinion.
campus initiative excessive, unnecessary
University of Delaware Review - February 25, 2013
The Student Government Association's smoking ban proposal spurs an interesting
... However, banning smoking from the entire campus is a little overambitious.
... get nauseous from the scent of it, should barbeques be banned from
unsure if UMaine tobacco free initiative working
The Maine Campus - February 25, 2013
With the University of Maines Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative turning
two years old in January, students on the University of Maine campus
feel that they see less smoking around campus, but the program is not
out: Campus smoking ban
UT The Daily Texan - February 25, 2013
Editors note: On Friday, March 1, UT will become a 100 percent
smoke-free campus. Some 15 signs currently designating smoking areas
will have been removed by then. Below, Daily Texan columnists Roy Cathey
and Zachary Adams take opposing stances on the smoking ban.
considering tobacco ban
La Crosse Tribune - February 23, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is considering whether to ban
tobacco use on campus.
Western Technical College already restricts
the use of tobacco products on its campuses. Viterbo University requires
students to smoke in designated areas.
not allowed indoors at WSU
The WSU Sign Post - February 23, 2013
Throughout campus, students, faculty and staff can be seen smoking not
just cigarettes, but electronic cigarettes. Unlike normal cigarettes,
some people will smoke the e-cigarettes indoors, which is against Weber
State University school policy. Electronic cigarettes came into
being a few years ago, said Bill Fruth, the director of the Shepherd
Union Building. We had to figure out what other schools ...
zones policy passes in faculty senate
The WSU Sign Post - February 22, 2013
Students who take a smoke break between classes might have to congregate
in specific areas, according to a new smoke-free zone policy recommended
to go tobacco-free?
Manitou Messenger - February 21, 2013
On Tuesday, Feb. 12, the Student Government Association (SGA)
Senate passed a proposal 20 to 6 to place a referendum gauging students
support for a tobacco-free campus on the SGA Spring Election ballot.
banning use of tobacco would only be self-serving ...
The University of Alabama Crimson White - February 21, 2013
Additionally, the science they use behind the secondhand smoke exposure
is misleading. ... already toxic fumes, which we make very little effort
to monitor or restrict. ... have enacted bans on smoking have little
success at restricting the activity, ...
bill still smoldering
Daily Eastern News - February 20, 2013
The seven Eastern students who voiced their opinion at the tobacco-free
forum spoke against a complete ban on tobacco on campus on Wednesday.
The Student Senate members hosted an open forum to discuss the proposal
to prohibit the use of tobacco on campus.
Hall Association seeks input on campus-wide smoking ban
Diamondback Online - February 19, 2013
The main purpose of the town halls is not to have people complain
about the smoking ban, because that's already been decided it's
going to happen, Singh ...
better than ban
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian - February 19, 2013
... health education, warning labels on cigarettes, bans on smoking
indoors and ... Banning all tobacco products on campus is a terrible
idea, it's unenforceable ... The sentiment that the smoking ban is founded
on is noble. ... Chewing gum was not banned; the faculty just asked
people to stop putting gum in water fountains.
It Out, please: UMSL's tobacco-free campaign to focus on polite ...
UMSL Daily (blog) - February 18, 2013
It started with an email. Signage and University of MissouriSt.
Louis student volunteers passing out nicotine gum soon followed. Now,
in its third stage, the UMSL Seriously Tobacco-Free campaign gets personal
with Put It Out Day on Thursday (Feb. 21). Faculty, staff and students
are encouraged to ask politely at least one smoker to
put out his or her cigarette. "The tobacco-free policy was initiated
by students and approved by student, faculty and staff governing bodies,"
said Ron Gossen, chief marketing officer at UMSL. "Now faculty,
staff and students can collectively take ownership Thursday over implementing
the policy they approved."
State to reconsider tobacco policy
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal - Feb 15, 2013
Daytona State College's board of trustees plans to revist whether to
make its campuses smoke-free. The board will vote on the tobacco issue
next month after previously turning down such a policy last year despite
recommendations from the president, ...
Hall Meetings Set to Discuss Tobacco-Free University
Kent State University - Feb 15, 2013
Kent State faculty, staff and students can have their say on the university
becoming a tobacco-free campus. Town hall meetings are scheduled to
hold on Kent and Regional campuses ...
Health Controversy: Should College Campuses Be Entirely Smoke-Free?
Glamour - Feb 15, 2013
And honestly, I was momentarily surprised that more campuses aren't
tobacco-free--mostly because it seems like there aren't that many places
that still do allow smoking, you know what I mean?
free campus debate moves to Faculty Senate
News@Northeastern - February 14, 2013
Terry Fulmer, the dean of the Bouve College of Health Sciences, is co-chair
of a committee exploring the possibility of Northeastern becoming a
approves designated 'smoking zones'
Tampa Bay Wake Up Call, Tampa Bay Business Journal - February 14, 2013
The University of Tampa has passed a new smoking policy that designates
restricted zones on campus where people can smoke beginning in August.
The four-year-long student initiative received
from smoking ban
Renegade Rip-February 13, 2013
As a student who dislikes smoking, when I heard about the vote on whether
they will make the Bakersfield College a smoking free or smoking designated
Should the campus be entirely smoke-free?
PCC Courier - February 13, 2013
The campus should not be made smoke free. Calvin Chacon, undecided.
3. Stricter rules should be applied because there are people who
don't want to have ...
UC Irvine Go Smoke Free?
New University Online - February 12, 2013
A couple of months ago, the UC Office of the President made an official
statement about a policy proposal for every UC to go smoke-free by 2014.
A committee ...
should not be banned
Retriever - February 11, 2013
Less smoke is good for campus health, but it is not worth the price
of restricting liberties. We dont ban every activity that harms
bystanders, and banning smoking is morally questionable. However, UMBC
is extremely fortunate, and may be able to mitigate the unintended consequences
of a total ban by choosing how the ban is implemented.
State may ban outdoor smoking on campus
Indianapolis Star - February 9, 2013
MUNCIE -- In 1993, Ball State University banned smoking in residence
halls. In 1998, smoking was eliminated from all buildings. In 2004,
smoking was banned within 30 feet of the entrances ...
of Alabama opens conversation about no smoking ban
WBRC - February 8, 2013
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - Thursday in Tuscaloosa, the University of Alabama
community talked about what campus life would be like with a no smoking
wants to restrict where smokers light up
Setonian - February 7, 2013
The SGA's Student Life Committee that is set on Monday to propose a
piece of legislation which will alter Seton Hall's smoking policy on
Monday, Feb. 11.
makes smoking ban official, will create designated smoking areas
Ban begins with educational phase, goes into effect Aug. 19
Daily Camera February 6, 2013
Chancellor Phil DiStefano signed the University of Colorado's no-smoking
policy Wednesday, making the school the second in the Pac-12 with such
There are now roughly 1,130 college campuses across the
country that are smoke-free with no exemptions, according to the American
Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, a California-based group. A majority
are smaller or mid-sized campuses. But momentum is building, said Liz
Williams, a project manager for the foundation. "I think the reason
some larger schools may not have implemented smoke- or tobacco-free
policies is because it takes longer to consider and adopt policy changes,"
campus being considered
Pasadena City College Courier - February 6, 2013
The Health and Safety committee is working toward a proposal to have
the college become a smoke free campus.
Summerville campus going tobacco-free in the fall
WRDW-TV - February 6, 2013
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- You can see the signs in the windows. They say
"No smoking within 25 feet," but those restrictions are about
to get stricter. In a matter of months, the Summerville campus students
won't be able to smoke at all. "I want to transfer," blurted
out student Miguel Cruz when he found out his campus is going tobacco-free.
It's a drastic response to what some students are calling a drastic
change to Georgia Regents University's Summerville campus rules.
students take action to promote tobacco-free campus
UMSL Daily (blog) - February 5, 2013
The University of MissouriSt. Louis fired up the second week of
its UMSL Seriously Tobacco-Free campaign on Monday, and administrators
werent the only ones taking the universitys tobacco-free
policy seriously. Volunteer students handed out fliers with tobacco
facts, cessation resource information and copies of the university policy
during high-traffic hours in the Quadrangle on North Campus.
moves to make campus smoke-free
Boston.com - February 4, 2013
A move to make Northeastern University smoke-free is stirring controversy
on campus around issues of civil rights and questions of enforceability.
ifs, ands or cigarette butts: MIZZOU smoke-free policy prompts ...
UMKC University News - February 4, 2013
The implementation of the smoke-free policy at Mizzou was originally
intended for January 2014. After a proposal was presented during a joint
session between ...
smoking be banned at N.C. community colleges?
Morning Report, The Business Journal February 4, 2013
North Carolina lawmakers have introduced a bill that would ban smoking
on community college campuses. The bill did not originate from the community
college system, and college officials have stayed
East Tennessean - February 4, 2013
East Tennessee State University passed a policy Aug. 11, 2008, making
its campus tobacco free. The smoking policy excluded smoking and all
other tobacco usage except if only used in the privacy of individuals
vehicles. The policy was applied to all university buildings; grounds;
ETSU-affiliated, off-campus locations; clinics; any buildings owned,
leased and/or rented by ETSU in all other areas; and all ETSU facilities
located on the campus of the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical
Center at Mountain Home.
On Dec. 6, 2012, the ETSU Tobacco-Free Policy Implementation and Compliance
Task Group issued a final report updating the smoking policy.
After reviewing these other institutions policies the task force
developed recommendations in the areas of marketing and awareness, enforcement
and compliance, measurement of program success/failure and educational
need designated areas
East Tennessean - February 3, 2013
So, the smoking ban is once again making its rounds through
the student ... but nobody in their right mind would restrict your choice
to do so if you want to (I ...
Boulder Joins Pearl Street With Smoking Ban
KUNC - February 2, 2013
This will be the first full week of a campus wide smoking ban at the
University of Colorado. Administrators say it will be enforced through
education and ...
smoking ban could affect students' daily habits
cuindependent - February 1, 2013
Although smoking cigarettes negatively impacts a person's health, many
students partake in the addictive activity regularly. CU strives for
a healthy campus, but ...
no smoking on community college campuses in N.C.? ($$)
Triangle BizBlog, Triangle Business Journal February 1, 2013
State lawmakers introduced a bill that would ban smoking on all community
college campuses. The bill did not originate from the community college
system, and college officials have stayed mostly
student leaders concerned about lack of student feedback on campus smoking
Colorado Daily - February 1, 2013
The University of Colorado Student Government expressed concerns about
the lack of student opinion included in a campus-wide smoking ban, which
university officials said will be approved early next week. University
officials originally said Chancellor Phil DiStefano would sign the policy
by Friday, however university spokesman Bronson Hilliard said Thursday
night that the chancellor would sign the ban when he returns from travel
Banned on Campus (Includes interview and first-hand ...
DigitalJournal.com - February 1, 2013
The start of a new year may be the start of a new resolution for Marymount
College students. As of Jan. 1, 2013, Marymount College in Rancho Palos
Verdes, Calif., has been declared a smoke-free campus.
Drags Students Into the Conversation: Should the Campus Go Smoke-Free?
BostInno (blog) - February 1, 2013
Northeastern assembled a committee comprised of students, staff and
faculty last month to explore the possibility of implementing a smoke-free
campus policy. The news was met with mixed emotions.
campus, concealed carry to appear on SGA ballot
The Daily Toreador (registration) - February 1, 2013
On February 27 and 28, students at Texas Tech will vote for more than
just positions in the executive and legislative branches of the Student
Government Association. During Thursdays meeting, senators passed
two resolutions that will place a referendum on the upcoming election
ballot. The first resolution, Senate Concurrent Resolution 48.11, passed
with 98 percent of the votes. According to the bill, the referendum
will be put on the ballot to gather opinions of the students about becoming
a tobacco-free or smoke-free campus.
Smoking Ban vote passed
(Bakersfield College) Renegade Rip - January 30, 2013
According to Nick Acosta, the preliminary numbers for the vote on the
smoking ban is favoring toward a 100 percent tobacco free campus. These
are not final numbers, the final numbers will be updated as soon as
they are recieved.
adjusts to USD smoking ban
USD Volante Online-January 30, 2013
According to Student Government Association President Alissa VanMeeteren,
SGA is pleased with the way the smoking ban has been doing during its
PRO: USD finally moving forward
USD Volante Online-January 30, 2013
The smoking ban, almost a surprisingly irrelevant topic for most, has
not received a notable amount of attention from the student body. Perhaps
society has just ...
CON: Smoking is an adult choice
USD Volante Online-January 30, 2013
The smoking ban is not necessarily new to anyone; the campus has been
... But was the issue of smoking so pertinent that the entire campus
be banned from it?
pursues smoke-free campus
BG News-January 30, 2013
It may not be long until students are prohibited from smoking everywhere
on campus, as the University is moving forward with the creation of
a smoke-free or ...
forum continues discussion on smoke-â€â€free
News@Northeastern-January 30, 2013
... the Northeastern law student chapter of Students for a Sensible
Drug Policy, speaks at a forum on the university's exploration of a
smoke-free campus policy.
out: Resolution will create tobacco-free task force
UMKC University News-January 29, 2013
Amy Johnson, a senior biology major and the Student Representative to
the University of Missouri Board of Curators, is spearheading the tobacco-free
takes time to adjust to new campus-wide smoking ban
Oklahoma Daily - January 29, 2013
The OU Police Department has received 25 complaints of violations of
the on-campus smoking ban, OUPD spokesman Lt. Bruce Chan said.
campus goes smoke-free by end of the week
cuindependent-by Alison Noon - January 28, 2013
The university known for an annual 4/20 smokeout will become smoke-free
this week. Chancellor Philip DiStefano is signing a policy banning smoking
on the CU Boulder campus on or before Friday, according to university
celebrates 5 years of tobacco free campus
Herald Review - January 28, 2013
The Itasca Community Colleges Student Ambassadors will be hosting a
5 year celebration of the college's Tobacco Free Campus Policy with
cake and games ...
fires up campaign to maintain tobacco-free campus
UMSL Daily (blog) - January 28, 2013
In an effort to help students, faculty and staff kick their tobacco
habits and maintain a tobacco-free campus, the University of MissouriSt.
Louis launched UMSL ...
Senate considers future smoking restriction at town hall ...
CU Columbia Spectator-Jan 25, 2013
More than two years after the University Senate passed a ban on smoking
... the town hall, said that restricting smoking to certain areas would
may go smoke free
KFVS-Jan 25, 2013
Southern Illinois University may soon go smoke free. Students and faculty
have formed a committee for a smoke-free campus. Chancellor Rita Cheng
says the ...
more smokers on campus starting in March
The Daily Texan (Univ. of Texas at Austin) - Jan 25, 2013
The University will remove temporary smoking locations next month to
become a fully tobacco-free campus but will continue to enforce the
policy without fining violators. Starting March 1, smoking tobacco will
no longer be allowed at the 15 temporary loc
UT bans smoking on campus, it continues to benefit from tobacco investments
The Daily Texan (Univ. of Texas at Austin) - Jan 25, 2013
The University of Texas Investment Management Company, or UTIMCO, is
a nonprofit corporation created by the UT System to oversee UT and Texas
A&M systems' investments.
hiring policies becoming more popular
The University of Alabama Crimson White - January 24, 2013
Significant changes to The University of Alabama at Birmingham Medicine's
hiring polices of tobacco users are affecting The University of Alabama
and local ...
Campus Set to Go Tobacco Free This Fall
WJBF-TV-Jan 23, 2013
It's been just a little more than 2 weeks since Augusta's new U officially
became Georgia Regents University. Besides the new name, the consolidation
Promotes Tobacco-Free Policy With Community Report Line
weku-Jan 23, 2013
The University of Kentucky promotes compliance and enforcement of its
tobacco-free policy through a community report line, among many other
Students Getting Used To Smoking Ban
KELOLAND TV-Jan 23, 2013
USD Students Getting Used To Smoking Ban. By Kellee Azar Published:
... Going smoke-free is a movement taking the nation by storm. Many
restaurants, cities ...
Miss starts writing fines for smoking ban
Themississippilink - January 22, 2013
After several years of limiting smoking to designated outdoor areas,
Ole Miss officials last August banned all smoking on university property.
The smoke-free policy ... Smokers haven't given up hope overturning
the ban. Kathleen Henry, an ...
of C students back 'tobacco-free' campus, but faculty members ...
Charleston Post Courier (subscription) - January 21, 2013
File/ Staff The College of Carleston's Student Government Association
last week voted 14-8 in support of a resolution to make the campus tobacco-free.
back no smoking
Charleston Post Courier (subscription) - January 21, 2013
Another piece of the Charleston peninsula could go smoke-free if College
of Charleston students get their way. The school's Student Government
Association last week voted 14-8 in support of a
tobacco free means for NKU
NKU The Northerner Online - January 17, 2013
The Board of Regents voted in favor of a tobacco-free policy that will
take effect in 12-18 months, according to President Geoff Mearns.
Tech's Campus May Go Smoke-Free
EverythingLubbock.com - January 17, 2013
Texas Tech students returned to school Wednesday, some of them with
cigarettes in hand, but smoking on campus could soon be a thing of the
Miss not alone in smoking ban
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - January 17, 2013
The University of Mississippis smoking ban went into effect in
August, but only this month have officials started enforcing it with
$25 fines. As the Ole Miss policy moves from the warning to the stepped-up
enforcement phase, the university joins three other Southeastern Conference
schools that have adopted campus-wide smoking bans. They are Arkansas,
Florida and Kentucky.
Resumes Contentious Smoking Ban Debate
The News Record - January 16, 2013
The University of Cincinnati Undergraduate Student Government passed
a bill to reform the universitys smoking policy Wednesday. The
Student Rights and Interest committee plans to survey students to better
understand the student bodys opinion on the smoking policy. The
best thing we can do is to try to find a solution that will appease
all students, said Rudy Sunders, DAAP tribunal senator. Northern
Kentucky University recently became a tobacco-free campus Jan. 9. With
other universities in the area discussing reformation to its policies,
SG wants to keep UC ahead of the curve.
of C smoking ban stalled by Faculty Senate
Live 5 News - January 16, 2013
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC)- A potential smoking ban at the College of ...
The smoking ban passed in the Student Senate, with a vote of 14 to 8,
but the Faculty ...
restricts smoking on campus
Daily News - Galveston County-January 16, 2013
GALVESTON Texas A&M Universityy at Galveston implemented
a policy Tuesday that greatly restricts where students, staff, faculty
and visitors can light up ...
campus subject of SGA town hall meetings
The Daily Toreador (registration)-January 15, 2013
Study-time smoke breaks and in-class tobacco dipping may become an old
habit for students , faculty and staff on Texas Tech's campus. That
is, if a majority of ...
decision with regard to a tobacco-free campus
Cistern Yard-January 15, 2013
Students line up in the Stern Center Ballroom to show their opposition
toward a SGA resolution in favor of a tobacco-free campus. While SGA
voted for the ...
of South Dakota now smoke-free
Daily Republic-January 15, 2013
The school announced in September that the USD Executive Committee voted
to ban smoking on campus effective Jan. 9. The USD's Student Government
puff away from a "smoke-free" campus
Griffon News-January 15, 2013
He said all universities that implement a smoke-free policy are going
to have issues ."This is why we have a task force in place. We
have a plan to deal with the ...
return to smoke-free campus
Denton Record Chronicle - January 14, 2013
University of North Texas students wont be able to smoke on campus
this semester. As of Jan. 1, UNT went smoke free.
No fines issued since smoking ban took effect
Beaumont Enterprise - January 14, 2013
The University of Oklahoma says no one has been fined since the campus
banned smoking six months ago.
ban on smoking is working, OU officials say
Tulsa World - January 14, 2013
NORMAN In the six months since a campuswide smoking ban took effect
at the University of Oklahoma, no one has been fined for smoking on
Fines Issued Since Smoking Ban Took Effect
KOKH FOX25 - January 14, 2013
No Fines Issued Since Smoking Ban Took Effect ... The University of
Oklahoma says no one has been fined since the campus banned smoking
six months ago.
Community College considers smoking ban
Wichita Business Journal (blog) - January 14, 2013
Butler already bans smoking inside or within 25 feet of campus
buildings. ... moves forward, it will be the largest college in Kansas
to ban smoking campus-wide.
officials say smoke free is the way to be
Central Florida Future - January 14, 2013
The smoke-free campus policy issued in the fall 2012 semester has been
effective in some parts of campus but not without setbacks.
support of a tobacco-free campus
Cistern Yard - January 12, 2013
I support a tobacco-free campus for what it will provide long-term,
which is make the College of Charleston a healthier, cleaner and all-around
more productive place to live and learn.
MUSC is one of over
1,130 institutions of higher education in the United States that has
adopted smoke or tobacco-free campus policies.
hear about tobacco-free policy
El Dorado Times - January 11, 2013
For the past three months, a group of faculty, staff and students have
been meeting every other week in an effort to create a tobacco-free
policy for Butler Community College.
Out In Vermillion: USD Smoking Ban Now In Effect
KMEG 14-January 11, 2013
The ban was requested by students, and while a lot of them say the ban
is a good thing overall, it might be hard for smokers to go along with.
"It will be a huge ...
Issues Campus-Wide Smoke Ban
KDLT News - January 10, 2013
Its a brand new year for the Coyotes at the University of South
Dakota, and with a new year comes new policies. However, theres
one in particular that not only affects the students, faculty, and staff,
but anyone who may step foot on campus. For years, smoking has only
been prohibited indoors and within 25 feet of all buildings; but this
new campus-wide ban went into effect Wednesday, January 9.
Tech student government to hear views on tobacco-, smoke ...
LubbockOnline.com - January 10, 2013
SGA will hear opinions on becoming a tobacco-free or smoke-free campus,
said Katherine Lindley, graduate senator. Current Texas Tech University
than cigarettes will be banned at NKU
Cincinnati.com - January 9, 2013
Those will include electronic cigarettes that deliver nicotine,
chewing tobacco and snus, small smokeless tobacco packets
tucked into between the lip and gum.
regents move toward tobacco-free policy
Bowling Green Daily News - January 9, 2013
Northern Kentucky University has taken a step toward becoming tobacco-free.
The board of regents voted unanimously Wednesday to direct adoption
of a tobacco-free campus policy. The school said in a news release the
action authorizes university President Geoffrey Mearns to develop policy
details and appoint a task force for the transition and implementation.
The school said the process could take up to 18 months and is expected
to include students, faculty, staff and visitors.
Kentucky University could soon go tobacco-free
kypost.com - January 9, 2013
Sixty-nine percent were either in favor of the tobacco-free policy or
had no opposition to the policy. ... The tobacco-free campus would take
a year to implement.
Easy, At Least On-Campus
dailyRx - January 8, 2013
Yvon Fils-Aime, MD, tobacco health educator in the Department
of Health Services, and William V. Lechner, MS, from the Department
of Psychology, at Oklahoma State University, worked with a team to track
the changes in smoking on college campuses in recent years. For the
study, 4,947 college undergraduates attending a large Midwestern university
between 2007-2010 filled out surveys concerning attitudes and habits
towards smoking. Surveys were completed at the start of the study and
another three times through 2010. Tobacco use was banned on the campus
in 2008. Tobacco cessation information and assistance services were
made available to all students at this time.
Surveys asked questions about secondhand smoke exposure, preferences
about smoke-free environments and enforcement policies and beliefs about
smoking. The number of nonsmokers increased from 74 percent in 2007
steadily to 82 percent in 2010.
Miss starts writing fines for smoking ban
WAPT Jackson - January 7, 2013
After several years of limiting smoking to designated outdoor areas,
Ole Miss officials last August banned all smoking on university property.
The smoke-free policy ... Smokers haven't given up hope of overturning
the ban. Kathleen Henry, an ...
Campuses Go Tobacco-Free
Patch.org - January 6, 2013
With the new year all Hillsborough Community College campuses have become
tobacco-free, which means if you want to light up a smoke, you'll have
to do it outside campus boundaries. ...
recognized for smoke-free effort
Morning Sentinel - January 4, 2013
BANGOR -- The Maine Tobacco-Free College Network recently held an awards
... The event featured the announcement of the 2012 Maine Tobacco-Free
Cortland campus now smoke free
CNYcentral.com - January 2, 2013
SUNY Cortland is now tobacco free. Under a new order that requires all
SUNY campuses to be smoke free by 2014, Cortland is the first to implement
the ruling. Tobacco products are now banned ...
View: No tobacco at Snead State an excellent step
Sand Mountain (AL) Reporter - January 1, 2013
Snead State Community College President Robert Exley and the colleges
Presidents Cabinet are to be commended for making the campus tobacco
free beginning Jan. 2.
Institutes of education are supposed to
change lives for the better. This new policy will improve some lives
and will likely save others....
State starts the new year as a tobacco-free campus
Sand Mountain (AL) Reporter - December 31, 2012
BOAZ Snead State Community College will be implementing a new
tobacco-free campus policy on Jan. 2. This is something weve
considered for quite some time at the request of both students and employees.
Our student leaders and some faculty ...
River Campuses Tobacco-Free in 2013
Enumclaw (WA) Patch.org - December 31, 2012
Green River Community Colleges ban on tobacco goes into effect
on New Years Day, a college news release said today. The new policy
means that the use of any tobacco products including cigarettes and
e-cigarettes, cigars or pipes, and smokeless or chew ...
Liberty's campus going tobacco-free Jan. 1
AP - Associated Press - December 26, 2012
West Liberty University is joining a national trend at the start of
the new year: On Jan. 1, it becomes a tobacco-free campus. ...
colleges, universities consider tobacco bans
Charleston (WV) Gazette - December 26, 2012
West Liberty University in the state's Northern Panhandle is the latest
school to join a nationwide trend of tobacco-free college campuses,
with plans to enforce a smoking ban next week. The Ohio County-based
university will prohibit the use of tobacco ...
Tobacco-Free Task Force to survey usage on campus
The Post Online (Ohio University) - December 24, 2012
Though the future of tobacco is still hazy on Ohio Universitys
campus, some Miami RedHawks think their ban flew the coop with their
campus lack of enforcement of the policy. ...
of American College Health releases Tobacco Issue
News-Medical.net December 18, 2012
Routledge is pleased to announce the publication of Volume 60, Issue
7, 2012 - the Tobacco Issue -- from Journal of American College Health
(JACH). Compiled by the three Executive Editors of the JACH with an
editorial from Reginald Fennell, PhD, MCHES, FACHA, NREMT-P, this special
edition focuses on the ongoing national effort to make collegiate campuses
in the United States tobacco free, while assessing how policies are
There are over 825 campuses that have a 100
percent tobacco free policy with no exemptions, according to the American
Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.
latest ban on campus
Examiner.com December 17, 2012
American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation (ANRF) has compiled a
list of schools with Smoke-free and Tobacco-Free Policies. To achieve
the 100% tobacco-free ...
State Long Beach students to vote on campus smoking ban
Long Beach Press-Telegram - December 15, 2012
Cal State Long Beach's Associated Students Inc. Senate this month approved
a referendum for the March ballot asking students to vote on whether
to change the university's policy to prohibit all smoking on campus.
President F. King Alexander must give final approval for any changes
to the policy, but a student vote in favor of banning smoking would
send a strong message to the university.
As of October, at least
826 colleges in the nation had adopted smoke-free campus policies that
eliminate smoking in indoor and outdoor areas, according to the nonprofit
group Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights. The number has nearly doubled
from 420 in 2010.
State campus to go tobacco-free in 2013
Gadsden Times - December 15, 2012
Snead State Community College will be implementing a new tobacco-free
campus policy on Jan. 2.
Smith's to go tobacco-free
Plattsburgh Press Republican - December 14, 2012
PAUL SMITHS As of Aug. 1, 2014, Paul Smiths College will
Paul Smiths will be joining 825 other
campuses that have banned smoking a figure that includes more
than 600 that have gone completely tobacco-free or have announced plans
to do so, according to the group Americans for Nonsmokers Rights.
Goes Tobacco Free
SurfKY News - December 13, 2012
HOPKINSVILLE, KY (12/13/12) Hopkinsville Community College (HCC)
will join the growing list of U.S. colleges and universities to adopt
a tobacco-free campus policy, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
to the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation (ANRF), there are
smoke-free colleges and universities in virtually every state. Nationwide,
over 600 colleges and universities have tobacco-free policies. As of
October 2012, the ANRF has 12 Kentucky colleges listed as having smoke
or tobacco-free policies. The ANRFs state-by-state listing can
be found at www.no-smoke.org/pdf/smokefreecollegesuniversities.pdf.
campus proposal rejected
Daily Mining Gazette - December 13, 2012
HOUGHTON - The results of Michigan Technological University's Senate
referendum concerning a tobacco-free campus are in, and a majority of
faculty and staff disagree with the university administration's current
plans to move toward a tobacco-free campus. ...
to solicit opinions on smoking ban
The Miscellany News - December 12, 2012
Though previously Vassar has largely resorted to student opinion when
it came to the question of implementing a smoking ban, the Vassar Student
Association (VSA) is now turning to more empirical evidence before any
final decisions can be made.
Survey Will Help UCR Clear the Air About Tobacco Use
HealthCanal.com - December 12, 2012
Beginning Jan. 2, 2014, UCR will be a smoke-free campus. All UC property
will be designated as smoke/tobacco-free as of Jan. 2, 2014, part of
a systemwide effort to make campuses safer and healthier.
Smith's College will go tobacco-free in 2014
ReadMedia (press release) - December 12, 2012
PAUL SMITHS, NY (12/12/2012)(readMedia)-- Paul Smith's College will
become tobacco-free as of August 1, 2014, college President John W.
Mills announced ... Paul Smith's is joining 825 other campuses that
have banned smoking a figure that includes more than 600 that
have gone tobacco-free or have announced plans to do so, according to
the group Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights.
Smoke-free effort at NSU questionable
AberdeenNews.com - December 12, 2012
Abraham Lincoln did not regard himself as a handsome man. Once he met
a woman on horseback and paused to let her pass. She halted her mount
and ... Some folks at Northern State University apparently want the
campus to be declared smoke free. Smoking is currently prohibited inside
all campus facilities and within 50 feet of any building.
more butts about it: USD smoking ban looms
USD Volante Online - December 12, 2012
Joining the ranks of approximately 826 other colleges and universities
in the U.S., the University of South Dakotas smoke-free campus
policy will be out in full force Jan. 9 posters, decals and all.
banned on Oakland campus starting fall 2013
Royal Oak Daily Tribune - December 10, 2012
Smokers at Oakland University will have to stomp out their butts when
they return to classes in fall 2013. ...
have mixed feelings about campus-wide smoking ban
Daily 49er - December 9, 2012
The fate of smoking on Cal State Long Beach's campus is now in the hands
of the student body after the Associated Students Inc. Senate passed
a resolution to ...
Student government's opposition won't snuff smoking ban
Daily Camera - December 8, 2012
University of Colorado officials still will move forward with plans
for a campus-wide smoking or tobacco ban, despite student leaders' opposition.
CU's student ...
should be aware of pros, cons of potential smoking ban
Advance Titan - December 7, 2012
More than 800 colleges have banned smoking on campus property,
according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. According to
a article entitled ...
student leaders reject campus smoking ban
Denver Post - December 7, 2012
University of Colorado student leaders Thursday night decided against
supporting plans for a tobacco-free campus. The student government voted
down a resolution that would have supported the administration's plan
for CU to join the majority of other schools in the Pac-12 that have
tobacco-free campuses. The measure failed 6-8. Ultimately, the campus
could still ban tobacco, but university leaders wanted direction from
Gulf Coast Community College going smoke-free, litter-free
SunHerald.com - December 7, 2012
GULFPORT -- Beginning in January, students and employees at Mississippi
Gulf Coast Community College won't be able to smoke or use tobacco products
on any campus.
of Southern Maine students protest campus tobacco ban
Bangor Daily News - December 5, 2012
USM is among more than 800 schools that have banned smoking
on campus, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.
to explore smoke- free campus
News@Northeastern - December 5, 2012
Northeastern has convened a committee comprised
of students, faculty and staff to explore the possibility
of implementing a smoke-free campus policy.
colleges consider total smoking bans
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - December 5, 2012
Virtually all of the colleges in the Rochester area have some
kind of restrictions on smoking, but several are exploring the notion
of expanding their bans to their entire campus. At Nazareth College
on Tuesday morning, Patterson spoke to a group of local educators and
policymakers about the benefits and challenges that come
with a tobacco-free campus.
ban needs clearer vision, focus
USD Volante Online - December 5, 2012
A campus-wide smoking ban goes into effect a little over a month from
now. Much has been said and written on this subject ever since the ban
was made official earlier this semester. Last week, a forum was held
detailing the ban. This forum was intended to inform students of what
this new ban will entail, but essentially gave every indication that
this ban is ultimately destined to do nothing.
our opinion: NSU smoking ban worth considering
AberdeenNews.com - December 4, 2012
In our opinion: NSU smoking ban worth considering ... We are encouraged
by NSU student representatives showing an interest in banning smoking
on campus. ... college campuses around the country have banned smoking
anywhere on ... These bans are coming from states, business owners and
State University aims to be tobacco-free by next year
MetroWest Daily News - December 4, 2012
FRAMINGHAM Following the lead of hundreds of other campuses across
the country, Framingham State University plans to be tobacco-free by
next year, according to school officials. But the details of that campus-wide
ban on cigarettes, chewing tobacco and similar products are still up
in the air, as an ad hoc committee responsible for developing the policy
introduces its preliminary draft to students and staff.
smoking ban passed
Oaklandpostonline - December 4, 2012
A policy to ban smoking on campus was recently approved by Oakland University
administration, according to Robbie Williford, vice president of OU
protest smoking ban at USM
WGME - December 4, 2012
Students at USM who smoke say they have rights too. A group of students
gathered on the Gorham campus Monday, in protest of the university's
plan to ban ...
students protest campus tobacco ban
Portland Press Herald - December 4, 2012
GORHAM Students are protesting this week against a tobacco ban
that will take ... Other colleges in Maine that have banned on-campus
smoking are the ...
smokes: smoking ban unethical, extreme
The Circuit - December 4, 2012
Benedictine Colleges on-campus smoking policy has come under debate
in the past few weeks. According to discussion at the SGA Senate meetings,
options currently on the table for modifying the policy are designating
nine specific on-campus smoking areas or forbidding on-campus smoking
all together. We understand that widespread smoking on campus presents
a few problems for those who want the policy changednamely, inconvenience
to people who dislike the smoke as well as haphazard discarding of cigarette
butts that makes for a less-than-desirable landscape. But is it ethical
for the college to completely forbid smoking on its grounds? Our answer
smoking ban passed
University of Delaware Review - December 3, 2012
Passing a campus smoking ban, implementing the student forum website
UDecide and approving laundry text alerts have been some of the Student
Government Association accomplishments this year, senators said at their
final general meeting last Thursday in Memorial Hall. The tobacco-free
campus proposal has been in the works since last spring semester and
was officially passed at the senate meeting in November, which had representatives
from all colleges included in the 31 voting member senate, according
to senior and SGA president Michelle Barineau. She said the logistics
of the plan still need to be finalized.
out, wheels off
Boise State University The Arbiter Online - December 3, 2012
In August 2009, Boise State became an entirely smoke-free campus as
a way to maintain a healthy and safe learning environment for students,
employees and visitors. The university is now one of over 300 U.S. colleges
and universities also entirely smoke-free, according to the Health Services
County Community College set to go smoke-free in the new ...
NJ.com - December 2, 2012
Joining a growing anti-tobacco trend, Mercer County Community Colleges
two campuses will become totally smoke-free in January.
ban could prohibit people from lighting up on CU campus
kwgn.com - December 2, 2012
BOULDER, Colo. Students at the University of Colorado may no
longer be able to smoke on campus. The Daily Camera reported that CU-Boulder's
edges closer to campus smoking ban
9NEWS.com - December 2, 2012
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado at Boulder is edging
closer to a ban on smoking anywhere on campus after the university's
Briefs: University of Colorado nears a smoking ban
Durango Herald December 2, 2012
BOULDER - The University of Colorado at Boulder is edging
closer to a ban on smoking anywhere on campus after the university's
student government offered its initial support of the proposal.
student government gives support to making campus a tobacco-free zone
Boulder Daily Camera December 1, 2012
BOULDER The University of Colorado might ban smoking anywhere
on the campus. ...
SUNY Cortland News - November 30, 2012
Starting Jan. 1, the SUNY Cortland campus will become tobacco free.
The new policy means less secondhand smoke, fewer unexpected
pools of tobacco drool and a stronger claim to being one of the healthiest
campuses in the ...
leaders support tobacco-free campus as CU-Boulder weighs smoking ban
Denver Post-by Erica Meltzer - November 30, 2012
CU's student government gave initial support to a resolution Thursday
night calling for the Boulder campus to become a completely tobacco-free
zone, and top ...
contemplates making Boulder campus tobacco-free
Denver Business Journal - November 30, 2012
Smoking on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus may be snuffed
out, the Daily Camera reports. A student government resolution calling
for the campus ...
colleges limit smoking but aren't completely tobacco-free
Macon Telegraph November 29, 2012
More than 800 schools ban smoking on campus, according to the
American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. Most of those are medical schools
and nonresidential ...
US Colleges Moving to Ban Tobacco
Global Cigarette Market News November 29, 2012
Approximately half of the college campuses nationwide are enacting or
considering bans on use, advertising and sales of tobacco in all its
forms, sometimes over the objections of student smokers, staff and faculty,
reported the Associated Press.
Health and education officials,
anti-smoking groups and a generation of students who grew up smoke-free
are increasingly united on the issue, according to Bronson Frick, associate
director of Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights. "There are many reasons
why a college or university may choose to pursue this type of policy,
whether secondhand smoke, dorm fires or other issues," he told
AP. "They are also questioning what the role of tobacco is in this
academic setting, where we're supposed to be standing for truth and
training the next generation of leaders."
campuses multiply overseas
Global Times - November 29, 2012
Nearly 800 colleges and universities in the US have banned smoking on
campus in recent years, and many are joining in the campaign in a bid
to foster a healthier campus environment, according to media reports.
Outdoor smoking bans aren't necessary at colleges
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News - November 29, 2012
The outdoors smoking ban at GWU is in line with several other similar
bans at ... that have enacted smoking bans, more than 800 colleges have
banned smoking ... secondary smoke exposure is paramount, banning smoking
outdoors seems ...
2015 reps urge admins to wait for student input on smoking ban
The Miscellany News - November 28, 2012
During last Sundays Vassar Student Association (VSA) Council,
Josselyn House President Casey Hancock 15 and Class of 2015 President
Ali Ehrlich proposed Resolution 27-6 which requested that Dean of the
College Christopher Roellke, College President Catharine Bond Hill and
the Committee on College Life (CCL) postpone voting or deciding on a
smoking ban until further efforts to assess student opinion are implemented.
hosts smoke-free forums
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - November 28, 2012
STARKVILLE Mississippi State University will host public forums
on Wednesday and Thursday on a proposal to make the Starkville campus
to reconsider tobacco-free campus, award grant
Minnesota Daily - November 28, 2012
After turning down a position statement in support of a tobacco-free
campus two weeks ago, the Minnesota Student Association will reconsider
its stance on the ...
Red and Black - November 28, 2012
BY Damien Salas, The University of Georgia Smoking Policy has been put
on the back burner by campus officials. Here is an in depth look at
what the policy ...
Abilene college campuses considering snuffing out smoking
ReporterNews.com - November 27, 2012
Several of Abilene's college campuses have at least kicked around the
idea of banning smoking entirely, while one has long been smoke-free.
According to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, as of
Oct. 15, at least 826 U.S. colleges or universities have adopted smoke-free
campus policies, ...
colleges look to revise campus smoking policies
nwitimes.com - November 27, 2012
Many of Indiana's largest universities are preparing stricter smoking
rules, putting teeth behind smoke-free policies that -- to now -- have
been at least partly hot ...
out: Area colleges, universities ban, discourage tobacco use
nwitimes.com - November 27, 2012
IU Northwest was one of the first IU schools to implement this
(smoke-free) policy, which took effect on our campus in August 2007,
said Emily Banas, assistant ...
officials approve smoking ban
The Cauldron (Cleveland State University) - November 26, 2012
Although the official details and dates have not been decided, smoking
on campus will be banned sometime next year....
View: CSULB smoking ban will burn smokers' bridges
Daily 49er - November 26, 2012
Associated Students Inc. will vote on a resolution this week to place
a smoking ban referendum on the ballot for students to vote on in next
spring's ASI elections.
American University To Go Smoke-Free in 2013
DCist.com - November 26, 2012
American University also said that it will ban all tobacco products
on campus, while ... Smoking is banned in D.C. bars and restaurants,
and buildings and business ... say no smoking and the University cops
could care less, so these bans don't ...
campus idea to be proposed
Daily Eastern News - November 26, 2012
Members of the Tobacco Coalition will be returning to the Faculty Senate
to continue discussion of a tobacco-free campus during its meeting Tuesday.
campus smoking bans work?
Washington Post (blog) - November 26, 2012
Do these bans work? Do they change students' behavior and attitudes?
When the Indiana University in Bloomington announced that it would ban
bans pick up momentum on college campuses, despite protests
Washington Post November 25, 2012
So far, more than 800 schools have banned smoking on campus, according
to the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation. The list is dominated
by medical schools and non-residential community colleges, although
more and more residential colleges and universities are joining.
Prepare to be tobacco free / set a quit date and make a plan
Arizona State University - November 25, 2012
what is ASUs tobacco-free policy and when does it take effect?
Effective Aug. 1, 2013, tobacco use is prohibited on university property,
facilities, grounds, parking structures, university-owned vehicles and
structures owned or leased by the university ...
POLICY ACD 804: Tobacco-free Campus Policy (.doc)
Arizona State University - November 25, 2012
Purpose To protect the health and safety of university faculty, staff,
students, and visitors on the campuses of ASU...
Arizona State University - November 25, 2012
Official Policy  FAQs  Tobacco-free Academia ...
on campus banned for RIC nursing students
WHLT22 - November 25, 2012
Smoking on campus banned for RIC nursing students ... has instituted
a new policy banning the use of tobacco products by its students while
they're on campus. The policy also bans the use of tobacco products
by students who are off-campus ...
tobacco-free initiative has seen three years of success, now a role
KyForward - November 22, 2012
The University of Kentucky campus, located in a state that is a national
leader in tobacco production, joined a growing list of higher-education
institutions when it instituted a tobacco-free campus policy in November
2009. And while there have been ...
aim for tobacco-free campus with petition
Arizona Daily Wildcat - November 21, 2012
Hailey Eisenbach / Arizona Daily Wildcat The Student Health Advocacy
Committee (SHAC) has introduced a petition to ban smoking on camous.
UAB smoking ban doesn't go far enough (updated with poll)
AL.com - November 21, 2012
...now it has to deal with all those haters with smoke billowing from
their ears, with all those old thinker ideas on individual "rights"
and "liberties." UAB owes them nothing. In fact, they owe
UAB a debt of thanks. UAB is the biggest employer in Alabama ...
Cigarettes? Well, Not at Macomb Community College You ...
Patch.com (MI) - November 20, 2012
Joining hundreds of other colleges and universities across the nation,
MCC has banned the use of all tobacco and smoking simulation products
and devices on ...
University of Central Missouri to go tobacco free
Macon Chronicle (MO) - November 20, 2012
State: University of Central Missouri to go tobacco free ... Warrensburg
-- The University of Central Missouri will become a tobacco-free campus
by July 2014. ...
considering campus-wide smoking ban
WCNC - November 19, 2012
Fines or an appearance before the student judicial court are two options
being considered if people break the no-smoking ban. It could be a year
before a ...
of Missouri Moves Up Smoking Ban
stjoechannel.com - November 19, 2012
Smoking won't be allowed at the University of Missouri-Columbia as of
July ... The effort to clear the air at Mizzou began in 2009, when smoking
was banned from buildings. ... An M-U committee is considering how to
enforce the smoking ban. ...
Community College group advocates for tighter smoking restrictions
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA) - November 17, 2012
A grassroots group at Berkshire Community College is advocating to expand
smoking restrictions on campus. A proposal is being developed, but a
recommendation isn't expected to go before the board of trustees until
August 2013, according to Deborah Cote, ...
pushes forward its smoke-free campus policy
KBIA - November 16, 2012
The vice chancellor for MU Student Affairs, Cathy Scroggs, says MU may
not be the first school to ban smoking on campus, but now the university
can be in the ...
to become smoke-free by next July
UM Maneater (blog) - November 16, 2012
MU will join more than 800 other colleges and universities in banning
all smoking on campus grounds, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Cathy
will extinguish smoking on campus early
Bizjournals.com (MO) - November 16, 2012
The university's Columbia campus will go smoke-free as of July 1. The
ban was set to become effective Jan. 1, 2014, but campus officials said
students pressed ...
Goes Smoke Free Thursday
WTRF (WV)- November 16, 2012
Lisa Wysong, an asthma sufferer and medical assisting student at WVNCC,
thinks the ban was a good idea. "A lot of times if you walk outside,
the smoke just sort ...
stations on campus should be used accordingly
Colonnade (GA) - November 15, 2012
But students walk up and down campus, clouds of smoking permeating the
air. This cannot be how the university intended their smoking ban to
work. Smoking ...
tobacco-free campus, MSA votes no
Minnesota Daily - November 14, 2012
After lengthy debate, the Minnesota Student Association voted down a
proposed position statement in support of a tobacco-free campus at forum
Point: Forcing smokers off campus causes excessive litter
University Star (TX) - November 14, 2012
Though a compromise on the tobacco ban needs to be reached between smokers
and administrators, leaving cigarette butts and garbage strewn down
smokes less than Boulder, more than Colorado
Rocky Mountain Collegian (CO) - November 13, 2012
The question of whether CSU should become a 100 percent smoke-free campus
has become a topic of discussion for the Associated Students of CSU
after the ...
students hope to make the campus tobacco free
Wink News (FL) - November 13, 2012
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Signs mark an area where smoking is allowed on the
Florida Gulf Coast University campus, but there's no rules against other
Washington University smoking ban opponents stage protest
WJLA (DC) - November 13, 2012
George Washington University wants to ban smoking on campus, but that
has some ... The university is considering a 25-foot smoking ban around
Grover: If you don't vote on University issues, don't complain
GW Hatchet (subscription) - November 12, 2012
But students had the chance to express their opinions on the smoking
ban last ... they thought smoking within 25 feet of all campus buildings
should be banned.
committee terminated at WSG meeting
Royal Purple Online (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater) - November
The special committee formed by the Whitewater Student Government in
April 2012 to draft the smoking-ban proposal was terminated Oct. 29,
since no motion was made to continue the committee.
eyes ban on smoking
Aztec Press - November 9, 2012
Pima Community College may become the latest college to join the trend
of banning smoking on campus.
panel reviews smoking ban
Binghamton University Pipe Dream - November 9, 2012
In response to a SUNY-wide smoking ban proposed by SUNY Chancellor ...
it will join SUNY Brockport, SUNY Albany and University at Buffalo in
banning smoking. ... Look at other banned activities and how often
they still happen; this would ...
to go Smoke-Free, Joining More Than 600 Other Universities ...
In The Capital - November 8, 2012
Not a fan of inhaling secondhand smoke? Well if you attend American
University come August 2013, you're in luck. Leave your passive aggressive
State campus to go tobacco-free within a year
Chronicle-Telegram - November 8, 2012
Cleveland State University plans to go tobacco-free by next September.
The draft policy was approved Wednesday by university trustees. It will
cover tobacco and smokeless tobacco and extend across campus, including
parking lots, walkways and university vehicles.
State University plans to be tobacco-free by September ...
Plain Dealer - November 7, 2012
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland State University will be tobacco-free by
September 2013, according to a policy approved today by the university's
board of ...
Krimmel: I'm not in the first grade anymore
GW Hatchet (subscription) - November 8, 2012
Last month, the Board of Trustees approved plans to ban smoking
within 25 feet of all University building entrances and in all campus
public spaces.And starting ...
Editorial: Extinguish the smoking ban
GW Hatchet (subscription) - November 8, 2012
The same is true of the smoking ban that GW plans to put into
effect in ... in the area, like Georgetown and the University of Maryland,
have initiated similar bans.
Smoking Ban: A Secondhand Student Health Issue
Minaret - November 8, 2012
Enforcing a smoking ban would lessen the effects of secondhand smoke.
... college campuses in the United States have 100 percent banned smoking
in indoor ...
Should Be Free to Smoke In Designated Spots
Minaret - November 8, 2012
Smoking on campus has caused debate on whether UT should enact a smoking
ban or designate certain areas for students to smoke freely.
AU to go tobacco-free in August 2013
The Eagle (registration) - November 6, 2012
JARED ANGLE / THE EAGLE Sarah Wisniewski, a first year graduate student
in the School of Public Affairs, takes a smoke break on campus. President
tobacco ban gives smokers no room to breathe
The Free Press of the University of Southern Maine - November 5, 2012
That said, the smoking ban that USM intends to put in place next semester
will ... who fail to enact campus-wide smoking bans and other tobacco-free
ignite the smoking ban
Diamondback Online - November 5, 2012
Although smoking bans on campuses have vastly increased over
the past few years, this ban is an infringement on individual liberty.
Supporters of smoking ...
plans for smoke-free campus
GW Hatchet (subscription) - November 5, 2012
GW will become a smoke-free campus by September 2013, banning smoking
within 25 feet of campus buildings and in public spaces like Kogan Plaza
and University Yard.
State Reviewing Tobacco-Free Campus Issue
North Canton (OH) Patch.com - November 5, 2012
By the end of this academic year students at Kent State University should
have an idea whether or not the campus is moving towards a smoke-free
puts smoke-free campus legislation on hold
The Hullabaloo Online - November 1, 2012
The Undergraduate Student Government has decided to indefinitely postpone
a campus-wide smoking bill proposal last week to further evaluate Tulane's
further regulation of on-campus smoking
The Hullabaloo Online - November 1, 2012
A new proposal in our USG seeks to enforce a complete smoking ban on
campus. The main purpose is for the comfort of non-smokers. Conducting
a study on ...
To Become First Tobacco-Free UC
NBC Southern California - November 1, 2012
UCLA To Become First Tobacco-Free UC. Students and faculty will be forced
to kick the habit, if only while they're on campus.
the air for non-smokers
The Eastern Progress Online (subscription) - November 1, 2012
Smoking wont be completely disappearing from campus, but Student
Government Association (SGA) has plans to get students to follow the
rules in place.
Senate crafting plan for smoking ban
Diamondback Online - November 1, 2012
With implementation of a campus-wide smoking ban nine months away, the
University Senate is leaning toward recommending a respect-based
policy. The senates Campus Affairs Committee will likely suggest
a statute that encourages students, faculty, staff and visitors to refrain
from smoking and informs smokers the university has a nonsmoking campus,
said committee chairwoman Marcy Marinelli. Though administrators must
put a ban into effect by July to align the campus with University System
of Maryland policies, several committee members said the university
does not have the resources to strictly enforce such a policy.
modify smoke-free campus initiative
Campus Times - November 1, 2012
Under the guidance of Director of the University Health Service
Ralph Manchester and Associate Director of Health Promotion Linda Dudman,
Finnie, Rothenberg and Tarentine initially aimed to implement a policy
that would designate UR as entirely smoke free with no designated smoking
areas, but after receiving feedback from students, faculty and staff,
decided this new direction would make for a policy that would accommodate
a larger majority of the University community.
smoke free with exceptions
Campus Times - November 1, 2012
For over a year now, three undergraduate students have been spearheading
an initiative to change the smoking policy at UR. As it stands, there
is no timeline for the institution of any one policy. If implemented
though, a change in policy would not only promote cleaner air on campus,
it would also create a healthier campus, arriving in the context of
a national trend toward smoke-free environments, already prevalent in
many bars, theaters and other college campuses.
Berg, C.J.; Schauer, G.L.; Rodgers, K.; Narula, S.K., "College
student smokers: former versus current and nonsmokers," American
Journal of Preventive Medicine, 43(5 Suppl 3): S229-S236, November
UCLA goes smoke-free, some ask if USC will do the same
Daily Trojan Online October 31, 2012
A new smoke-free ban at UCLA, which was announced Tuesday, has re-energized
the debate surrounding the implementation of a smoke-free ban on campus
Ban Coming to UCSB
KEYT-TV (Santa Barbara, CA) - October 31, 2012
Cigarettes, cigars and even chewing tobacco will soon be banned at all
UC campuses. Starting in April of 2014, all 10 campuses will prohibit
tobacco use. Now at UCSB, you can smoke away from entrances to buildings.
The UCSB community is divided
Business First - October 31, 2012
Erie Community College plans to enact a tobacco-free policy on all three
of its Western New York campuses on Jan. 1, 2013. The policy was recently
wants smoke-free campus
Daily Eastern News - October 31, 2012
Members of the Faculty Senate discussed the recent initiative by Eastern's
Tobacco Coalition to make Eastern a smoke-free campus at their meeting
Ban on UCLA Campus Coming This Spring
KTLA - October 31, 2012
Chancellor Gene D. Block said in a letter that all tobacco products
-- including cigarettes, cigars, oral tobacco and electronic cigarettes
-- will be banned as of ...
Will Go Tobacco-Free on Earth Day 2013
LAist - October 30, 2012
Shepherded by UCLA's Tobacco-Free Steering Committee, the breath of
fresh air will ban the use of any and all tobacco products, including
electronic cigarettes ...
Staff Council considers changes to tobacco policy
The Reflector online - October 30, 2012
The policy would make MSU 100 percent tobacco-free beginning fall 2014.
Kibler said the proposed revision would provide a small increase in
restriction, but ...
smoking ban will benefit all students, faculty affected
Daily Illini - October 29, 2012
No one in my family, immediate or extended, smokes. When I turned 18,
I was way more excited about the prospect of being able to vote than
the ability to buy a ...
considers going tobacco free
BG News - October 29, 2012
Five University groups are discussing and developing their points
of view on the possibility of the campus being tobacco free. The idea
of a tobacco use policy on campus came about through an Ohio Board of
Regents resolution passed July 23 encouraging colleges and universities
to become tobacco free. The Board of Regents, located in Columbus, serves
as a coordinating body for Ohio higher education and is responsible
for advising the Chancellor, leader of the University system of Ohio,
on issues of statewide importance affecting higher education, according
to its website.
Guidelines for Brown University Facilities
Brown University - October 28, 2012
Smoking is prohibited in all Brown residential and dining facilities....
to go tobacco free
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press - October 26, 2012
Missouri Western State University is set to go tobacco free beginning
July 1, 2013. The new policy follows several other public universities
in the state that have gone tobacco free or are considering it, including
Northwest Missouri State University. ...
master plan, tobacco-free policy advance
Daily Inter Lake - October 26, 2012
Flathead Valley Community Colleges Board of Trustees on Monday
passed the first reading of a tobacco-free campus policy and voted to
move a draft update of a college master plan to a public review period.
Trustees gave unanimous approval to the first reading of a revised tobacco
policy following a request by the Student Senate that the campus become
tobacco free. This vote sends the policy to the College Council for
review and comment prior to a final reading at the Nov. 19 trustee meeting.
smoking ban misses point
Oswegonian - October 25, 2012
Smoking elicits mixed feelings from people. Some hate smoking because
lung cancer claimed a loved one, they hate the smell or they think that
its a disgusting habit. Others enjoy smoking because it allows
them to escape from the world if only for the duration of the cigarette;
it might make them nostalgic for that one time they had an epic conversation
with a stranger while outside smoking a cigarette. Yet, there are still
others who experience frustration because they cant break the
habit even if they wanted to. As an on-and-off smoker who tries to understand
both sides of controversy regarding smoking, what I don't understand
is the recent push to ban ...
to address state summit on tobacco-free campuses
WEAU-TV 13 - October 25, 2012
Menomonie, Wis. University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor Charles
W. Sorensen will deliver the keynote address at a conference Tuesday
intended to help other colleges and universities in Wisconsin implement
tobacco-free policies. .. I am honored to be asked to talk about
the subject of tobacco-free campuses, ... Sorensen accepted the results
of those referendums, and the tobacco-free ...
looks to go tobacco free
KPAX-TV - October 24, 2012
KALISPELL- It looks like Flathead Valley Community College will be taking
after other schools in going completely tobacco free. Board members
passed the first ...
you like the campus to be smoke free?
BG News - October 24, 2012
Would you like the campus to be smoke free? Would you like the campus
to be smoke free? Yes 1 33%: No 1 33%: I don't know 1 33%: I haven't
hear about this ...
initiative clears the air, receives mixed reviews
Dailybarometer - October 25, 2012
Several things seem to have disappeared from campus this year. Ashtrays
that had lined Oregon State Universitys sidewalks, the occasional
cigarette butt that had littered the ground and students smoking outside
the Valley Library are now rare, if not altogether gone, after OSUs
new smoke-free policy took effect in September.
Smoking ban a stride toward needed change for Illinois
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois) - October 24, 2012
before we direct our attention to our social rights, we need to
pay respect to each persons more fundamental right to good health.
The smoking ban is a stride toward necessary change for the University.
voice absent in new campuswide smoking ban
Daily Illini - October 23, 2012
In a historical move which isn't all that historical the
University announced that the campus would become free of tobacco smoke
at the end of next year.
of campus smoking rights cloudy
Eagle News - October 23, 2012
Last week, FGCUs Student Senate discussed a resolution for a smoke-free
campus for the first time this semester. This week, however, there was
no mention of a possible resolution on Tuesday nights student
new smoking policy
Eagle News - October 23, 2012
I am writing to express support for the discussion of a smoke-free policy
on campus that is resuming in the Senate, per the article that appeared
on Oct. 17.
change puts pressure on community
UM Maneater - October 23, 2012
Since 2008, MU has emphasized its desire to become a smoke-free campus.
In July 2011, it implemented the second phase of its plan: Smoking was
to be allowed only in designated areas. Students, staff members and
visitors were asked to quit the habit by January 2014.
to be Stopped on Library Walk
The UCSD Guardian Online - October 22, 2012
The UCSD event will be especially eye-catching this year, volunteers
for the Smokeout say, because of the University of California system-wide
smoking ban ...
replacement therapy offered at UO in transition to a tobacco-free campus
Oregon Daily Emerald - October 21, 2012
The nicotine-free policy instituted at the University of Oregon at the
beginning of September has been years in the making. Ive
worked on tobacco control for eight years, said Paula Staight,
advisor to the Student Health Advisory Committee. This didnt
just happen overnight. This took years (of) polling students (and) making
State Bans Smoking and Tobacco Use
The FINANCIAL - October 20, 2012
The Georgia State University Senate on Thursday, Oct. 18 approved a
ban on smoking and tobacco use on the majority of the university campus
to promote health for students, faculty, staff and the public.
voting, UI on board to eliminate smoking
Daily Illini - October 18, 2012
After a year and a half of deliberation, University administrators are
taking steps to completely ban tobacco smoke on campus in the next 13
months. We want to ensure a healthy environment for our entire
campus community. There is incontrovertible evidence that smoking is
a dangerous addiction and that secondhand smoke affects everyone,
Chancellor Phyllis Wise said in a mass email to the University community.
With slated date in November 2013 for a complete ban on smoking on University
property, this new policy builds on a current rule that prohibits smoking
indoors in all University-owned and leased facilities and within 25
feet of building entrances, exits, windows that open and ventilation
intakes, according to the Campus Administrative Manual.
Urbana campus to be smoke-free by November 2013
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - October 17, 2012
URBANA Smokers have just over a year to indulge their habit at
the University of Illinois before a new smoke-free policy takes effect
including at outdoor ...
smoke remains a big hazard on OU campus
Athens NEWS - October 18, 2012
The EPA considers secondhand smoke to be a big harm to your health,
but yet people do not mind smoking and threatening others' chances of
campus-wide smoking ban does not please everyone
MU The Parthenon - October 18, 2012
On Tuesday, the Student Government Association voted 11-7 to pass a
resolution to support a proposal to ban tobacco on campus. The proposal
will be kicked ...
battle moves to Marshall
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail - October 18, 2012
Ban on use or sale of products must be approved by Board of Governors
continue enforcement efforts
University Star (blog) - October 18, 2012
More than a year after the implementation of the tobacco-free policy,
university officials are considering new ways to enforce the smoking
ban. Joanne Smith, vice president of Student Affairs, said a tobacco
awareness course is being developed as a penalty for breaking the tobacco
ban. The course could be enacted as early as the spring 2013 semester.
UA groups suggest smoking ban
Alabama's13.com - October 18, 2012
In the first Faculty/Staff staff meeting with Dr. Guy Bailey as president,
two different groups suggested a smoking ban on the University of Alabama
smoking policies still up in the air
UNLV The Rebel Yell - October 18, 2012
To ban tobacco use or not to ban tobacco use? That has been the
question at UNLV since Tobacco Free UNLV emerged in 2010.
Government Association passes campus-wide tobacco ban ...
MU The Parthenon - October 17, 2012
After two hours of debate from both sides of the issue, the SGA voted
11 - 7 to pass a resolution supporting a campus-wide ban on all tobacco
products. The proposal will now go to the Faculty Senate, where it may
be revised, and then it will go to the Board of Governors who will make
the final decision on its passage.
During this period, Dasgupta,
Saunders, Harrell and several senators explained that, according to
the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation, Marshall would follow
814 other universities in banning tobacco if this proposal passes the
Board of Governors.
Student Senate supports tobacco ban on campus
Huntington Herald Dispatch - October 17, 2012
Marshall University's Student Senate narrowly passed a resolution, 11-7,
supporting a full tobacco ban on campus.
receives grant for smoking ban, philanthropy
USD Volante Online - October 17, 2012
The University of South Dakota's Student Government Association has
drafted a ... grant regarding the recently approved smoking ban on campus,
along with a ...
to Head: CON-Smoking on campus is a right
USD Volante Online - October 16, 2012
9, 2013, a smoking ban is supposed to take effect across the University
of South Dakota campus. My only thought is that this just isn't fair.
Incoming first-year ...
to Head: PRO-Smoking ban protects students
USD Volante Online - October 16, 2012
A campus wide smoking ban isn't a ban that eliminates your individual
... it is clear that the University of South Dakota should lead South
Dakota to a better ...
smoking ban still cloudy
Laney Tower (Laney College - Oakland, CA) - October 13, 2012
Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate bill AB 795 on Oct. 10, 2011, and
while it was supposed to move California college students forward into
cleaner air, Laney College students have seemed to stand still in a
cloud of smoke and confusion. ...
Goal: Tobacco Free in 2014
News Channel 7 - October 11, 2012
Clemson University has set up a committee to research the impact of
a tobacco-free campus and aims to ban the use of all tobacco products
within the next two ...
University establishes tobacco-free campus task force
Clemson University - October 11, 2012
CLEMSON Clemson University has established a task force comprised
of students, faculty and staff to make its campus tobacco free within
becomes tobacco-free November 1
Times Milwaukee (subscription) - October 10, 2012
In July, MATC campuses were all on fire with the extinguishing of tobacco
usage on premises. Smokers were outraged; non-smokers were relieved,
but there were still issues in the policy that needed to be cleared
up with the students and staff. This policy was implemented to show
the schools progress in being a leader in education and innovation.
You could look at MATC being tobacco-free as a wellness initiative,
while taking the clean air policy a step further and upgrading the standards
for this two-year college.
State Should Become a Smoke-Free Campus
Onward State - October 11, 2012
It's something we learn from an early age, and it's engrained into our
minds through our education, extra-curricular programs, and even major
planning campus-wide smoking ban
Arizona Daily Sun - October 10, 2012
ASU has 73,000 students at campuses in Tempe, Glendale, downtown Phoenix
and Mesa and already bans smoking indoors or within 25 feet of building
to ban smoking on campus
Bizjournals.com - October 10, 2012
Arizona State University, one of the largest colleges in the U.S, will
ban smoking on its Valley campuses. That includes outside areas. The
ASU smoking ban is ...
ban necessary for the university's wellbeing
University of Delaware Review - October 9, 2012
A smoking ban would allow people like me to breathe in cleaner air,
to not have ... of colleges have already banned smoking on their campusTowson,
declare smoking bans
The Crimson White (University of Alabama) - Oct 9, 2012
Currently, there are at least 814 campuses that have completely banned
tobacco products, The University of Alabama has yet to enact a campuswide
State considers 100% tobacco ban
OSU - The Lantern - October 7, 2012
... are smokers at Ohio State might have to put away their cigarettes
and lighters, as the ... (There will be) no tobacco advertising on university
property, at events or ... We'll have to walk all the way down to High
Street for one cigarette, said ...
ban could be addictive
Western Front - October 5, 2012
... Many colleges across the nation are adopting smoking bans. There
are now 814 campuses in the United States that have enacted a complete
ban on smoking, according to the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation.
smoking at Colorado State would be wrong
Rocky Mountain Collegian - October 5, 2012
Smokers are annoying. Its basically a fact. No one walks by a
row of people lighting up, smells that gross combination of nicotine,
tobacco and rat poison only cigarettes can deliver, and thinks I
wish this happened everywhere all the time.
Banning smoking at Colorado State would be wrong ...
student government mulls over banning smoking
Rocky Mountain Collegian - October 4, 2012
Fifty-three percent of students and 63 percent of faculty and staff
reported that they were likely to support a smoke-free policy on campus,
according to a student government and university survey on tobacco use
presented to the Associated Students of CSU Senate Wednesday night.
A Smoke-free Campus
Skidmore News - October 4, 2012
With an ever-rising number of college campuses in the country banning
or restricting smoking, it has come at no surprise that members of the
Skidmore College community have been discussing the idea. As noted in
"Smoke-Free? Skidmore's future as a smoke-friendly campus,"
SGA and the administration have been entertaining such a notion since
the end of last year. The question at hand is not whether the school
has the right to enact such a policy, but what kind of approach the
school might take in restricting smoking, and whether or not such action
is truly necessary.
student body supports smoking ban
University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily - October 4, 2012
Signs outside Dabney and Bonnycastle dorms on McCormick Road that tell
students No Smoking in Building or Within 20 Feet of Building
do so incorrectly ...
students create smoke-free campus survey
Washburn Review - October 3, 2012
A group of five Washburn University nursing students are interested
in making Washburn a smoke-free campus. For a class project the students
decided to conduct the campus-wide survey to see how students, faculty
and staff would react to a smoke-free campus.
ban garners positive feedback in survey
Daily Tar Heel (UNC) - Oct 3, 2012
The board has initiated a public input period from Sept. 27 to Oct.
24, and residents are encouraged to participate in an online survey
about the ban. So far, feedback on the survey has been overwhelmingly
Efforts Will Keep East Central College Tobacco Free
The Missourian - October 3, 2012
...Flat screens in common areas feature a daily countdown until ECC
goes smoke-free. Plus, faculty and staff have been encouraged to use
the theme of the ...
smoke? Area colleges institute smoking bans
New Philadelphia Times Reporter (OH) - October 3, 2012
The board passed a resolution recommending the ban this summer, and
local universities have responded. Many have already banned smoking
on campus, ...
talks smoke-free campus, creates mixed reaction
University of Delaware Review - October 2, 2012
The university could soon join numerous higher education institutions
in becoming a smoke-free campus, according to Student Government Association
adviser, Marilyn Prime.
Ohio Medical University bans tobacco
Canton Repository - October 1, 2012
The Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) governing board on Friday
approved a campus-wide, tobacco-free policy, effective Nov. 1. The decision
follows the Ohio Board of Regents recommendation for all Ohio's public
institutions of higher education to establish tobacco-free campuses.
group renews interest in smoke-free campus
GW Hatchet (subscription) - October 1, 2012
Colonials for Clean Air plans to discourage incoming freshmen from smoking
within 25 feet of campus buildings as an alternative to pushing an official
call for a smoke-free campus
Minnesota Daily - October 1, 2012
Oct. 1 marks the fifth anniversary of Minnesotas smoke-free law,
Freedom to Breathe. At the time, there were countless arguments that
establishments would go out of business and that it would be impossible
to enforce. Recently, I learned that University of Minnesota students
report the place that they are most exposed to secondhand smoke is on
enacts email system to report smoking violations
UK The Kentucky Kernel September 30, 2012
Even since the inception of the smoking ban on campus in November 2009,
congregations of smokers are still seen around campus. The UK Tobacco-Free
Campus Initiative Task Force hopes to push the campus toward being truly
tobacco-free. To report tobacco use, a student or employee ...
Smoking on WCC Campus: The Right Choice?
Chappaqua (NY) Patch.org - September 29, 2012
Westchester Community College cracks down on smoking this month, following
in others' footsteps....
ban still ineffective, USenate task force reports
CU Columbia Spectator - September 28, 2012
A University Senate task force on smoking policy has formally concluded
what many students already suspectedthat Columbias partial
smoking ban isnt being enforced.
would Draper do?
The Daily Tar Heel - September 28, 2012
Smoking is cool, or at least thats what Mad Men has
taught me. Science, though, has taught me that its bad. The recent
uproar over a proposed expansion of the countys smoking ban got
me thinking what would Don Draper think? Wouldnt he be sad?
At what point would he justify government intervention?
University student government voting about possible ...
WDBJ7 - September 27, 2012
Radford University is deciding whether it will support or push to ban
completely, smoking on campus. Right now students and staff cannot smoke
inside buildings, but *can* smoke at least 25 feet away from any building.
Council of WV Names WVU 'Tobacco Free Champion'
WBOY-TV - September 27, 2012
The Wellness Council of West Virginia has recognized West Virginia
University as a "Tobacco Free Champion." The award recognizes
companies that have made great strides in creating, implementing or
enforcing tobacco-free policies.
how people selfishly pollute our campus with their ...
Rocky Mountain Collegian - September 27, 2012
I absolutely love walking through the Eddy-Clark corridor, the
smoke-filled atmosphere just serves to really refresh me on my way to
class said no one, ever. Last week the Collegian ran an
article reporting on how CSU was considering banning tobacco products,
and it is definitely an annoying issue that needs addressing. While
I believe that banning all tobacco products on campus is a bad idea
and ultimately not necessary, something needs to be done to address
the cigarette smoking that currently takes place everywhere. ...
policy on campus is outrageous
Dailybarometer - September 27, 2012
With a new school year underway, we have a new policy on campus affecting
many students. The Oregon State University Smoke-Free Policy bans smoking
To Prohibit Smoking On Campus
Yankton Daily Press - September 27, 2012
VERMILLION The University of South Dakota has banned smoking on
campus effective Jan. 9, 2013, the school announced Wednesday. The USD
should get rid of designated smoking areas, ban tobacco entirely
Bangor Daily News - September 27, 2012
However other colleges have found that banning tobacco altogether is
more effective than having the specified smoking areas. Youth smoking
in the U.S. fell ...
transit, outdoor smoking and ballot privacy: Opinion roundup
OregonLive.com - September 27, 2012
If all of this sounds familiar, perhaps it's because Portland State
University recently made rumblings about asking the city to ban smoking
in the South Park ...
smoking ban is a working compromise for everyone
Kykernel.com (subscription) - September 26, 2012
Of all the issues buzzing around about campus life, few items seem to
have drawn as much ire as the 2009 campuswide smoking ban. Smokers,
predictably, were outraged. Non-smokers, on the other hand, have more
than once bitterly complained that the ban is a farce, lampooning the
administrations lack of action and effective enforcement of the
of South Dakota bans smoking on campus
Sioux Falls Argus Leader - September 26, 2012
VERMILLION The University of South Dakota is going smoke-free
starting in January. The university announced Wednesday that the USD
- Costs of smoking go beyond health
Daily Athenaeum - September 27, 2012
...July 1, 2013, smoking and all other forms of tobacco use will be
banned across West Virginia University's campus. The ban, which was
approved by the WVU ...
Corvallis goes smoke-free
Bend Bulletin - September 25, 2012
CORVALLIS Students at Oregon State University in Corvallis started
their school year this week on an entirely smoke-free campus. Smoking
had been ...
Student Government hears about tobacco-free ...
BG News - September 25, 2012
Students may soon see a tobacco-free campus, according to Eric Teske
from Recreation and Wellness. Teske, Michael Ginsburg and Faith Yingling
spoke to Undergraduate Student Government Monday night asking for a
letter of support for a tobacco-free initiative.
Great Smoking Debate
The Critic - September 21, 2012
One current topic Lyndon State College students are buzzing about is
whether or not LSC should become a smoke-free campus.
CSU ban tobacco?
Rocky Mountain Collegian - September 20, 2012
The university's tobacco policy is being revisited by student government
officials seeking public opinion on whether smoking should be banned
fire at UMPI sparks renewed interest in smoke-free campus
Bangor Daily News - September 20, 2012
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine A fire in a designated smoking spot on the
University of Maine at Presque Isle campus last week has renewed debate
regarding a ...
smoking ban gets mixed reaction from students
WLBZ-TV - September 20, 2012
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A smoking ban that will be phased in
over the next year on the Portland and Gorham campuses of the University
Banned by 2014
Oswegonian - September 20, 2012
The campus will become smoke free by January 2014, according to the
Oswego State Clean Air Committee. Right now, the smoking policy states
that students ...
State needs to enforce its smoking regulations
Buffalo News - September 20, 2012
The idea of a smoke-free campus, especially of those in the State University
of New York system, is controversial, and is still somewhat taboo. Individuals
an Issue for Smoking Policy
Kenyon Collegian - September 20, 2012
My sister has severe asthma; Ive had to take care of her during
several of her attacks. And I have bad allergies in the spring, so I
know how awful breathing problems can be. That being said, I have no
real problem with people smoking. My policy towards it mirrors my feelings
towards others religion: Im probably going to feel its second-hand
effects no matter what, but as long as you dont blow it in my
face, I say live and let live.
River to go tobacco free starting Jan. 1
Auburn Reporter (WA) - September 19, 2012
Green River Community College will become the ninth Washington college
campus to go 100 percent smoke-free when a ban on tobacco use goes into
The Daily Cougar - September 19, 2012
So it isn't right for a policy as big as the smoking ban to be legitimized
during summer break, when the overwhelming majority of its target audience
is off site. ...
Community College Honored For Going Smoke Free
My Everett News (WA) - September 18, 2012
Just in time for the start of the school year next Monday, Everett
Community College has received the Snohomish Health District Healthy
Workplace Award for ...
show for ban
USD Volante Online - September 19, 2012
Student Government Association Senator Collin Michels and SGA Vice
President DJ Smith discuss the process of moving forward with the smoking
ban during a ...
| Students who smoke should abide by Miami University ...
Miami Student (OH) - September 19, 2012
Even with the obvious health risks and a campus-wide ban, many students
in the ... the act of smoking on campus is not only banned but also
disrespectful to the ...
flout smoke-free campus policy
Miami Student (OH) - September 19, 2012
Despite the development of educational anti-smoking programs like D.A.R.E,
and a general advancement of medical knowledge regarding the dangers
of the ...
considering making campus smoke-free
Dayton Daily News (OH) - September 18, 2012
Sinclair Community College will survey its staff and students on banning
tobacco ... making the college the first in the area to discuss the
possibility of a ban.
flout smoke-free campus policy
Miami Student (OH) - September 19, 2012
Despite the development of educational anti-smoking programs like D.A.R.E,
and a general advancement of medical knowledge regarding the dangers
of the ...
Skidmore's future as a smoke-friendly campus
Skidmore News - September 18, 2012
If youve ever left your dorm, youve probably encountered
secondhand smoke at one point or another. Whether youre the smoker
taking a puff in front of the Burgess Cafe, or the passerby that witnesses
the crowds forming around the benches anterior to the residence halls,
news of a potentially smoke-free Skidmore might come as a shock to you.
banned at Autzen Stadium for Ducks games
KPTV.com - Aug 31, 2012
EUGENE, OR (KPTV) - When the Ducks take the field on Saturday, there
will be no smoking allowed in the stadium. The University of Oregon
is banning the use of all tobacco products on property owned or controlled
by the school starting Saturday.
campus goal at LSU
Monroe News Star - September 17, 2012
With the new semester has come a renewed push to make LSU a tobacco
and smoke-free campus. ...
Editorial: Smoking ban remains many words and few actions
UK The Kentucky Kernel - September 17, 2012
UK President Eli Capilouto sent out an email on Friday afternoon titled,
Message About UKs Smoke-free Campus. The email said,
I am proud that UK is one of over 500 colleges and universities
that do not allow the use of tobacco products. I am writing to ask that
tobacco users please respect our tobacco-free campus policy.
and faculty debate over tobacco ban
Free Press of the University of Southern Maine - September 17, 2012
In January USM will begin taking the initial steps in making it's campuses
Tobacco-free. There will be much debate on campus in the few short months
group working to make Baton Rouge campus smoke and ...
The Republic September 16, 2012
Sylvester's supporters gathered to sign the petition and also to view
a webcast detailing the University of Michigan's Tobacco-free College
Campus Initiative. ...
Amsterdam News - September 13 , 2012
This fall, the City University of New York will become the largest 100
percent tobacco-free urban public university system in the United States,
with a total ban on tobacco use, marketing, promotions and sports sponsorships
in effect at all 24 institutions. The ban includes all forms of tobacco
and chewing tobacco, as well as e-cigarettes. It applies to buildings,
outdoor locations such as playing fields, entrances and exits to buildings,
and parking lots.
tobacco policy under review
The Reflector online - September 13, 2012
Bill Kibler, vice president of Student Affairs, said health standards
are considered important at Mississippi State University. Kibler is
currently working with members of the MSU Tobacco Task Force to research
and discuss options for moving toward a smoke-free campus.
won't ban tobacco use on all campuses
Sacramento Bee September 13, 2012
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- The University of Kansas won't join a growing trend
of banning all tobacco use. An advocacy group, Americans for Nonsmokers'
Rights, says 562 college campuses banned all tobacco use as of July
1. The University of Missouri will implement a campuswide ban on tobacco
on Jan. 1, 2014.
Your Last Puff Now: Obama Administration Backs Smoke-Free College
InTheCapital September 13, 2012
Are you a student who enjoys the nicotine edge, a puff of smoke every
once in a while?
Statistically speaking, the advocacy group Americans
for Nonsmokers Rights has revealed that there were 774 colleges
across the country that were committed to having a non-smoking campus
as of July 1, with 562 declaring that they had banned tobacco use altogether.
Back in 2008, there were only 131 campuses that went smoke-free. Thats
a big jump and, according to Cynthia Hallett, Executive Director of
the group, she believes they were undercounting.
praised for taking lead as smoke-free campus
Detroit Free Press - September 13, 2012
U-M has banned smoking on campus since July 2011, meaning no
one can light up in buildings or outside them. On Wednesday, U.S. Assistant
Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh was on campus for an event to urge
college campuses across the country to follow U-M's lead.
a drag: University of Houston wants to ban smoking on campus ...
CultureMap Houston - September 13, 2012
The University of Houston is the latest Texas institution of higher
education that is considering a smoking ban on campus, following a threat
by the Cancer ...
State University plans to ban all tobacco use on campus
Plain Dealer - September 13, 2012
Tobacco use will likely be banned on Cleveland State University's campus.
The board of trustees' financial affairs committee today recommended
the university develop a policy to ban all tobacco products, including
smokeless tobacco. The full board is expected to approve a policy at
its November meeting.
deserve some space on campus
Boise State University The Arbiter Online - September 13, 2012
According to Kimberly Railey of the Christian Science Monitor in January
of 2011, 466 colleges around the United States had total prohibition
on smoking on their campuses. By January of 2012, that number jumped
officials say campus-wide smoking ban making some progress ...
AnnArbor.com (MI) - September 12, 2012
Marina Haque, 18, a sophomore biology major, said when the smoking
ban was ... Electronic cigarettes are not banned on campus, but are
at the U-M Health ...
LSU be a smoke-free campus?
LSU The Reveille (LA) - September 12, 2012
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initiative to ban smoking on campuses announced at U-M
WDIV Detroit - September 12, 2012
An initiative to ban tobacco on college campuses nationwide will be
announced Wednesday at an event held by the University of Michigan.
ticketing smokers who flaunt ban
WXVT (AR) - September 12, 2012
UA-Fayetteville ticketing smokers who flaunt ban. Posted: Updated:
... The campus banned smoking in August 2010. Fayetteville television
station KHOG reports ...
Ban Coming to More NJ Colleges? [AUDIO]
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio (NJ) - September 12, 2012
Most of them also feature a ban on any tobacco products. Eliminating
tobacco use ... New Jersey has been no stranger to smoking bans. Beyond
state laws that ...
in smoke: UTSA moves towards tobacco-free campus
The Paisano (University of Texas at San Antonio) - Sep 11, 2012
New smoking restrictions have recently been implemented around campus
buildings where research funded by the Cancer Prevention and Research
Institute of Texas (CPRIT) is conducted. This month, President Ricardo
Romo will appoint a task force that will prop...
colleges ban smoking on campus
USA Today September 11, 2012
The days of lighting up a smoke are rapidly coming to an end at college
campuses across the USA.
On Wednesday, Howard Koh, U.S. assistant
secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services, will be on
the University of Michigan campus to announce a White House-backed nationwide
push to get campuses everywhere to enact tobacco-free policies.
According to advocacy group Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights, there
were 774 college campuses around the USA that had banned smoking as
of July 1, including 562 that had banned tobacco use altogether. That's
up from 131 campusess in 2008. And, Executive Director Cynthia Hallett
says, "I think we're undercounting."
colleges ban smoking on campus
UPI.com - September 11, 2012
Universities in Oklahoma, Montana and Oregon are the latest to
announce campus-wide bans against smoking.
The Advocacy group
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights said 774 U.S. college campuses have
banned smoking as of July 1, including 552 that prohibit tobacco use
altogether. Executive Director Cynthia Hallet [sic] said in 2008 there
were only 131 campuses where students and faculty weren't allowed to
ban enforcement begins
FIUSM (FL) - September 11, 2012
The tobacco-smoke free regulation prohibited the use of any smoking
or tobacco ... Several other colleges and universities in Florida have
enacted a ban on ..
Seeks To Cut Tobacco Use On College Campuses
CBS Local September 11, 2012
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants college campuses
nationwide to take steps to eliminate tobacco use.
tobacco ban considered
The UTD Mercury - Sep 10, 2012
On Aug. 28, vice president of administration Calvin Jamison led a town
hall meeting that introduced more information on a new tobacco policy
that took effect on Aug. 31.
Everyone Happy With ISU Smoking Ban
KPVI News 6 - September 6, 2012
The new campuswide smoking ban at ISU is only in its fifth day and it's
already ignited a firestorm. September 1, ISU joined 800 other campuses
across the ... The group, Students against Smoking Ban at ISU, was formed
because they dont believe this survey gives an accurate reading
on the issue of smoking on the Idaho State University campus. On their
Facebook page they say that out of the roughly 14,000 students on ISUs
campus, only 317 participated in the survey and equates to about 2 percent
of the student population.
and Rice disagree over most effective tobacco policy
UT The Daily Texan - September 4, 2012
Rice University initiates partial smoking ban to comply with Cancer
Prevention ... UT banned tobacco campus-wide earlier this year after
the Cancer Prevention ...
campus tobacco-free starting Sept. 1
KVAL - August 30, 2012
EUGENE, Ore. - Smoke 'em if you got 'em: The University of Oregon campus
goes smoke and tobacco free starting Saturday, Sept. 1. The new change,
made official by Oregon Administrative Rule 571-050-0005, bans the use
of all tobacco products on property owned or controlled by the UO, including
its primary campus footprint in Eugene, the UO in Portland at the White
Stag Block, the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston and
the Pine Mountain Observatory near Bend.
bans take effect Saturday at Oregon State, UO
Albany Democrat Herald - August 31, 2012
Saturday is the first day of an official smoking ban at both Oregon
State University ... John Kitzhaber has issued an executive order banning
the use of tobacco ...
PSU Collegio August 30, 2012
Last spring, the Student Government Association asked students to vote
on making the campus tobacco-free. A majority of the students who voted
said they wanted to make the campus tobacco-free, but making this a
reality will not happen immediately. Although the tobacco-free
campus was on the SGA ballot, the final act is not up to the ... SGA's
involvement could include creating a tobacco-free committee that ...
to prohibit tobacco use on campus
Morning Sentinel August 30, 2012
The University of Maine at Augusta will ban tobacco use starting in
January, joining a growing number of colleges and universities in Maine
and around the country.
The American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation
counts at least 774 smoke-free campuses in the US, of which 562 are
tobacco-free. Three states -- Arkansas ...
Senate skeptical of Board of Regents' campuswide ...
Diamondback Online - August 30, 2012
Members of the University Senate thought they had laid the issue of
a campuswide smoking ban to rest. Until a vote by the University System
of Marylands Board of Regents charged campuses to go smoke-free
by next summer leaving the senates most powerful subcommittee
to decide how to best implement the policy at its meeting yesterday
many university officials had simply accepted a subcommittees
decision from 2010 that a smoking ban would be impractical and difficult
of smoking ban: Education over enforcement
Corvallis Gazette Times - August 30, 2012
For the first time, smokers who attend a Beavers football game will
not be permitted to light up. Saturday is the first official day of
Oregon State Universitys campus-wide smoking ban.
campus a possibility
LSU The Reveille - August 27, 2012
Despite the warning signs plastered near the librarys entrance,
whiffs of cigarette smoke still linger in the air. Those aromas, along
with every other trace of tobacco, could eventually disappear from campus.
Palomar's anti-smoking policy
North County Times - August 27, 2012
In response to, "Roses and raspberries: A 'snuffing out liberty'
raspberry," Aug. 20: As a recent college graduate, I am mortified
that the North County Times would bash Palomar College for taking a
stance against smoking. I am all for preserving the right to do as you
please when others aren't affected. However, the simple fact is that
secondhand smoke is detrimental to the health of smokers and non-smokers
alike. Nothing bugged me more as a student than the times I would come
in contact with a smoker while going from class to class.
to become a smoke-free campus
The Daily Titan - August 27, 2012
No more designated smoking areas. No more smoking on campus at all
not twenty feet away from a building, not in the parking lot, not even
in your own car.
Daytona Beach News-Journal - August 27, 2012
UCF officials said they are joining hundreds of colleges and universities
around the nation that have a tobacco and/or smoke-free policy in place.
The new ...
Working Towards A Smoke Free Campus
EverythingLubbock.com - August 23, 2012
In a few months, cigarette smokers will not be able to get a job at
one major local hospital. Eric Finley with University Medical Center
said they will no longer hire nicotine users starting January 1, 2013.
announces system-wide smoking ban
Towerlight - August 23, 2012
A new initiative passed by the University System of Maryland Board of
Regents last month banned smoking on all campuses within the USM. The
new initiative ...
KPVI News 6 - August 22, 2012
Effective Sept. 1, Idaho State University will be a smoke free campus.
The decision came after reviewing the survey results of faculty, staff
and students who were asked about ISUs role in regard to smoking
and whether ISU should be smoke free.
policy will take effect in 2013
Solano Tempest - August 22, 2012
Until the policy takes effect, smoking is permitted only in designated
areas. SCC will be joining over 30 California community colleges in
the smoke-free policy.
considering smoke-free campus
Chicago Tribune (IL) - August 15, 2012
No one can smoke in the college's buildings due to the state's smoking
ban. ... Within the past year, other area community colleges have banned
smoking on ... after hearing the committee was formed, saying banning
smoking throughout the ...
official: College of DuPage's campus tobacco free
Naperville Sun (IL) - August 14, 2012
...6, the campus of College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn is tobacco free.
About 850 colleges and universities nationwide have tobacco-free policies,
according to a ...
State University campuses are nearly smoke-free after 2 ...
KY3 - August 14, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As students return to Missouri State University
for the fall semester, they're finding the campus is tobacco-free. The
university began a ...
policy will ban smoking within 25 feet of buildings at Auburn ...
WLTZ 38 NBC - August 13, 2012
New policy will ban smoking within 25 feet of buildings at Auburn University
... The new policy will continue the current prohibition against smoking
MARCOS: Palomar College starts enforcing smoking ban
North County (CA) Times - Aug 13, 2012
The Palomar College governing board banned tobacco from its properties
Tuesday, after years of student efforts to make the campus a smoke-free
Brooks Patterson's condition upgraded to stable
Detroit Free Press (MI) - August 12, 2012
Oakland Community College will institute a smoking ban on its five
county campuses beginning Sept. 1. The prohibition, passed by OCC's
Board of Trustees at ...
Community College campuses aim to be smoke free
Vacaville (CA) Reporter - Aug 12, 2012
After fielding complaints about smokers near the child care center,
the Solano Community College is moving toward making its campuses smoke-free,
the school announced Friday. Solano College on Aug. 1 implemented its
new smoke-free campus policy which al...
campus begins semester tobacco-free
Troy Messenger - August 10, 2012
The Troy University Board of Trustees approved a resolution July 22,
2011 designating Troy as a tobacco-free institution to be put into effect
on August 13, 2012.
goes tobacco free
KXII-TV - August 2, 2012
Starting August 1st, SOSU is tobacco free. "Students, faculty,
staff, and visitors will no longer be able to use tobacco products on
any properties that are owned on the campus premises," said, Director
of Student Health Services, April Lerling.
going smoke free
WWLP 22News - August 2, 2012
Holyoke Community College is going smoke free. Beginning August 13th,
smoking will no longer be permitted in any building or outdoor area
on the 135-acre campus.
students vie for designated areas for new smoking ban
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online - August 2, 2012
While the University System of Maryland has approved a measure to establish
nonsmoking policies on each of its 12 campuses including the University
of Maryland, College Park, students and staff are questioning the enforcement
of such a policy and suggesting university officials designate smoking
areas on campus rather than establishing a campus-wide ban.
Area Community College Campus goes smoke-free
Moberly Monitor Index - August 1, 2012
Moberly, Mo. - Moberly Area Community College President Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson
announces that as of August 1, 2012, all of its campuses and properties
are completely tobacco-free.
smoking ban continues one year later
UTA The Shorthorn (TX)- August 1, 2012
After one year of a tobacco ban at UTA, some students said they have
seen fewer people smoking on campus. There are no statistics to show
whether or not ...
ready to use tobacco-free policy
St. Cloud Times - July 30, 2012
St. Cloud State University goes smoke-free Wednesday after two years
of planning. University leaders say the tobacco ban will provide a cleaner
and healthier campus for ...
Use Policy Implementation & Sustainability Committee
University Chronicle (St. Cloud State University) - July 31, 2012
St. Cloud State will be a tobacco-free campus, effective Aug. 1, 2012.
the habit completely off campus
Champaign/Urbana (IL) News-Gazette July 30, 2012
DANVILLE Oftentimes, Danville Area Community College student
Dustin Tabor has an urge to light up a cigarette before a difficult
class or exam.
Today, at least 774 college and universities have
enacted smoke- or tobacco-free policies, according to the American Nonsmokers'
Rights Foundation. Of those, 562 have tobacco-free policies (no forms
of tobacco are allowed), while 212 are only smoke-free (smokeless forms
of tobacco are allowed). The policies are in various phases of implementation.
"Those are the ones we're aware of," Bronson Frick, the foundation's
associate director, said of the schools on the list. He said higher
education institutions aren't required to report their smoking policies,
and his organization doesn't actively solicit the information.
MSU campus ban starts Wednesday
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle - July 29, 2012
Brandi Higgins would like to quit smoking someday, but still she isn't
pleased that starting Wednesday the Montana State University campus
where she works ...
Miss: Smoke-free campuses are common
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal July 28, 2012
University of Mississippi officials say administrators did not pressure
Staff Council members to vote in favor of a smoking ban last year.
More than 700 college campuses have gone smoke-free nationwide, Banahan
said. The American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation list of smoke-free
colleges includes five SEC members Auburn, Arkansas, Florida,
Kentucky and Missouri along with Mississippi schools Delta State
University, Itawamba Community College and Northeast Mississippi Community
goes tobacco-free August 1
Durant Daily Democrat - July 28 , 2012
Southeastern goes tobacco-free August 1 - DURANT Beginning Aug.
1 2012 Southeastern Oklahoma State University will be tobacco-free.
This is in ...
Caldeira, K.M.; O'Grady, K.E.; Garnier-Dykstra, L.M.; Vincent, K.B.;
Pickworth, W.B.; Arria, A.M., "Cigarette
smoking among college students: longitudinal trajectories and health
outcomes," Nicotine & Tobacco Research 14: 777-785,
bans: Tobacco-free college campuses on rise in US
Christian Science Monitor July 25, 2012
At a growing number of campuses nationwide, total bans on cigarettes
and other tobacco products are showing up, barring students from lighting
up anywhere on school grounds even in the open air.
total, about 770 colleges are now smoke-free, according to Americans
for Nonsmokers' Rights. Some take that policy a step further by forbidding
all forms ...
smoking ban could be ineffective
Central Florida Future July 25, 2012
Faculty and students are holding their breath for the campus-wide smoking
ban that will take place on UCFs main campus in the upcoming fall
According to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation,
15 colleges in Florida will be smoke-free by the end of this year, including
Valencia College and ...
higher ed panel: Ban all tobacco on campuses
Lexington Herald-Leader July 23, 2012
By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
Ohio higher education officials have voted unanimously to urge the state's
public campuses to ban all tobacco use, both indoors and outdoors. The
Ohio Board of Regents' resolution approved Monday comes after a review
showed such policies help both smokers and nonsmokers and cut costs
for education institutions. It also calls for a ban on sales and advertising.
UA should ban smoking in Bryant-Denny
Tuscaloosa News - July 22, 2012
Dear Editor: Since last fall, I have been trying to get the University
of Alabama to ban smoking in all areas inside Bryant-Denny Stadium.
I have been ...
Board of Regents considers policy against all tobacco on campuses
By Carol Biliczky
Akron Beacon Journal July 22, 2012
Right now smokers have to step outside of a University of Akron building
to light up. Someday they may have to step off campus altogether.
The number of campuses with smoking bans has grown from about 60 in
2007 to more than 700 today, according to Americans for Non-Smokers
attempts to alleviate need for nicotine
The Inkwell - Jul 21, 2012
With the end of summer semester approaching, the commencement of Armstrongs
new tobacco-free campus policy is looming ahead. The policy is scheduled
to start Aug. 1, though many questions as to how the university will
implement and enforce this policy are still unanswered. However, Armstrongs
timetable for implementation states its now in its final stages
ban coming to BGSU?
northwestohio.com - July 20, 2012
The group Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights says campus tobacco
bans have risen from virtually zero a decade ago to 711 today. That
includes both four-year ...
college may ban all smoking on campus
13abc Action News - July 20, 2012
Ohio higher education leaders plan a vote Monday urging the State's
public campuses to ban tobacco use.
Bans on the use, advertising
and sales of tobacco in all its forms are being enacted or considered
at perhaps half of campuses nationwide, sometimes over the ...
Miss staffers confront smoking ban
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - July 20, 2012
Ole Miss staffers confront smoking ban - OXFORD - Some University of
Mississippi employees oppose the campus-wide smoking ban that is set
to become ...
University of Maryland goes smoke-free
Examiner.com - July 18, 2012
The policy, which will take effect on June 30, 2013, prohibits smoking
on campus grounds, outdoor structures, and in school vehicles. Each
university president, however, will be able to designate a very
limited area where smoking may occur without interfering with
the health of others.
Free Campus 2012: What You Need to Know
KnightNews.com - July 18, 2012
UCF is joining 640 other institutions in the United States by going
as a Smoke Free Campus according to American Nonsmokers'
Rights Foundation. ...
twice before lighting up on college campuses
ConnectTriStates.com powered by KHQA - July 17, 2012
One of the first things you see when you drive into Hannibal-LaGrange
University's campus is this smoke free sign. A sign Sarah Ellis will
have to obey once she ... College campuses nationwide are going smoke
free. The Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights reports campus tobacco bans
have risen from virtually zero a decade ago to more than 700 today.
The ban movement is driven by the health risks of secondhand smoke.
The Hannibal-LaGrange campus has been smoke-free for years. ...
Community College joins UM-Flint in becoming smoke-free campus
MLive.com - July 12, 2012
...James Metrick (right), an education major at Mott Community College,
... according to the advocacy group American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.
colleges vary in smoking rules
Florida Times-Union - July 9, 2012
Jacksonville's colleges and universities are a mixed bag of smoking
In 2008, the college received the Tobacco-Free Jacksonville
Empty Ashtray Award, ... We're pushing toward becoming a totally tobacco-free
campus," said Blake ...
learning a priority on Quincy-area college campuses
Quincy Herald Whig - Jul 8, 2012
As more and more colleges around the country consider totally banning
tobacco ... According to a recent story by the Associated Press, bans
on use, advertising ... Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., all
ban smoking inside the buildings on ... LaTour said, smoking was banned
in all buildings, and smokers had to stay at ...
State to abolish smokers' havens next month
Springfield News-Leader - Jul 8, 2012
As colleges and universities across the nation move to tobacco-free
campuses, Missouri State University on Aug. 15 will take a big step
in that direction when it abolishes its 25 ...
Goes Tobacco Free
KSCB News.net - July 6, 2012
Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ. has banned all tobacco use throughout
the campus and all auxiliary property, such as the school farm and the
ban on state property takes effect at University of Oklahoma ...
NewsOK.com - July 6, 2012
A new tobacco ban went into effect at OU on Sunday. The policy bars
anyone from smoking or using any other tobacco products anywhere on
campus, including ...
begins smoke-free campaign
Indiana Daily Student - July 5, 2012
House Enrolled Act 1149, Indiana's first statewide smoke-free-air law,
went into effect July 1. The new Act mandates nearly all public places
in Indiana be smoke-free, including university campuses.
ban on smoking a long shot for Kansas universities
Kansas City Star - July 5, 2012
A ban on use and advertising at the City University of New York system
goes into effect in September, and the University ... But it has not
banned smoking itself.
set to go smoke-free
Clarksdale Press Register - July 5, 2012
OXFORD As of Jan. 1, 2013, the University of Mississippi's Oxford
campus will officially become smoke-free, when a new policy goes into
Miss set to go smoke-free in 2013
Jackson Clarion Ledger - July 3, 2012
As of Jan. 1, 2013, the University of Mississippi's Oxford campus will
officially become smoke-free, when a new policy goes into effect.
of Oklahoma campus completely smoke free
Norman Transcript - July 3, 2012
Students, faculty and staff at the University of Oklahoma have a new
incentive to kick the habit, as the university's new smoking ban took
goes tobacco free July 1
Chickasha Express Star - July 2, 2012
Campus visitors and students can breathe more freely than ever as the
University of Science and Arts joins all state agencies in banning tobacco,
ban goes into effect Monday on all MCCCD campuses
East Valley Tribune - June 29, 2012
Starting Monday, Jodi Soden, a student at Mesa Community College, will
be among those who have to get through the day without having a smoke
on campus as all Maricopa County Community College District facilities
become smoke- and tobacco-free.
Stop smoking on campuses
Santa Maria (CA) Times - Jun 29, 2012
This policy would benefit students and faculty by eliminating exposure
to secondhand smoke, and promote the healthy higher learning atmosphere
of Allan Hancock College.
More College Smoking? Trends in Academic Policy
Washington Monthly (blog) - June 28, 2012
Many more U.S. colleges are now instituting full smoking bans on campus.
... Still, the smoking ban represents an interesting, and probably not
very positive, trend on ... So the California's state system and CUNY
are banning campus smoking.
move toward absolute bans on smoking
Associated Press, June 27, 2012
As a political science major at Ohio State University, Ida Seitter
says, she lit up many a cigarette to help her through the stress of
exam season. Right or wrong, they were her security blanket as she toiled
Health and education officials, anti-smoking
groups and a generation of students who grew up smoke-free are increasingly
united on the issue, says Bronson Frick, associate director of Americans
for Nonsmokers' Rights. "There are many reasons why a college or
university may choose to pursue this type of policy, whether secondhand
smoke, dorm fires, or other issues," he says. "They are also
questioning what the role of tobacco is in this academic setting, where
we're supposed to be standing for truth and training the next generation
of leaders." According to data kept by the nonsmokers group, campus
tobacco bans have risen from virtually zero a decade ago to 711 today.
That includes both four-year and two-year institutions, both public
of Missouri Columbia Smoke Free in 2014
KMOX.com - June 28, 2012
The University of Missouri at Columbia is going smoke-free in 2014.
... Bans on use, advertising and sales of tobacco in all its forms are
being enacted or ... A ban on use and advertising at the City University
of New York system goes into effect ...
to go completely tobacco-free in August
Joplin Globe - June 24, 2012
Courtney Crosby, 18, usually heads to a table and chairs just outside
her apartment building when she wants to smoke. She was surprised last
tobacco ban part of larger trend in schools
Baltimore Sun - June 22, 2012
The Community College of Baltimore County plans to snuff out tobacco
use on its campuses starting July 1, continuing a trend already found
at many other schools in the Baltimore area.
Board of Regents will consider smoke-free campuses next week
WKSU News - June 21, 2012
A state ban already prohibits smoking indoors at Ohio's universities
and colleges.But at its meeting...
River CC could become smoke-free campus
Northwest Cable News - June 19, 2012
GRCC would be the fourth Washington community college to enforce such
a rule, if it's passed later this month.
smoking bans becoming more common
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram - Jun 17, 2012
Nationwide, community colleges and public and private universities
have tightened regulation of tobacco use or banned tobacco products.
The University of Texas at Arlington went tobacco-free last year,
College announces tobacco-free campus for fall 2012
Lufkin Daily News (TX) June 18, 2012
Following its monthly board meeting this week, Angelina College officials
have announced the approval of a policy making the AC campus tobacco-free
campus goes tobacco free in fall semester
KETK (TX)- June 14, 2012
Lufkin - The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; following its monthly
board meeting this week, Angelina College officials have announced the
approval of a policy ...
trustees approve ban on smoking
Albany Times Union - June 14, 2012
Smoking has been banned inside SUNY dorms, buildings and vehicles since
2007. Officials at the University at Albany have been discussing a tobacco
bans smoking on all campuses effective 2014
The Business Review - June 12, 2012
Starting in January 1, 2014, smoking will be banned at all of the State
University at New York's 63 campuses. SUNY's board of trustees voted
today to ban smoking on campus grounds and in all campus ...
Cloud State Becomes Tobacco-Free Aug. 1
KSTP.com (MN)- June 12, 2012
The university is set to become tobacco-free on Aug. 1, becoming the
sixth four-year school in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
system to ...
approves campus-wide tobacco ban
Daily Mail - Charleston - June 8, 2012
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A new tobacco-free policy planned for the Morgantown
campus of West Virginia University doesn't mean smokers will be carted
off to jail ...
goes tobacco free
Huntsville Item - June 8, 2012
Students, professors and staff at SHSU can no longer light up and dip
on campus. SHSU President Dr. Dana Gibson announced last week that Sam
Houston State University will comply with new Texas State University
System Board of Regents Regulations, that prohibit use of all tobacco
products on campus.
In 3 College Students Has Smoked Hookah
WCYB - June 7, 2012
Unfortunately, smoking hookah delivers the same chemical compounds
as smoking a cigarette. In fact, one session (usually about 45 to 60
minutes) delivers approximately 100 times the smoke as a single cigarette,
with 40 times the tar and 10 times the carbon monoxide. ...
Is Going Tobacco Free
Wheeling Intelligencer - June 7, 2012
WHEELING West Virginia Northern Community College is joining
more than 250 institutions of higher learning across the nation in making
higher ed leaders urge campus bans on tobacco
Dayton Daily News, June 4, 2012
A measure urging a ban on tobacco on Ohio's public college campuses
will be presented to the state's higher education board, the board chairman
The number of smoke-free college campuses across the nation
has grown from a handful to around 700 since Americans for Nonsmokers'
Rights in Berkeley, ...
colleges in Ohio asked to go totally smoke-free
Cleveland Plain Dealer - June 4, 2012
Ohio Board of Regents Chairman James Tuschman said he will introduce
a resolution at this month's meeting asking boards of trustees at two-
and four-year ... Bronson Frick, associate director of Americans for
Nonsmokers' Rights in Berkeley, Calif., said that the number of smoke-free
college campuses across the nation has grown from a handful to around
700 since his organization began tracking information about a decade
plans ban on smoking
Officials now working out details of policy to free campus of bad
Denton Record Chronicle, June 2, 2012
The University of North Texas recently announced it will ban smoking
on its Denton campus effective in January 2013.
More than 700
colleges and universities across the country have instituted smoking
bans, according to a report from the American Nonsmokers Rights
University goes smoke-free June 1
Liberty Vindicator - June 1, 2012
Lamar University, along will all member schools in The Texas State
University System, will become a smoke-free campus effective June 1.
According to TSUS ...
trustees hear smoking complaint
Daily Inter Lake (MT) - May 24, 2012
At its regular May meeting on Monday, the Flathead Valley Community
College Board of Trustees raised the age for the senior tuition benefit
to 65 and heard a student complaint about the campus smoking policy.
The college now only allows smoking in designated areas. ...
He said secondhand smoke kills 50000 people each year, and that about
four Montanans die ...
smokeless at Hancock
Santa Maria Times - May 24, 2012
Smoking on campus can harm students, employees, professors and children
in the ... Secondhand smoke will surely harm everyone, especially people
State Fullerton to become first smoke-free CSU campus
Los Angeles Times - May 18, 2012
Lighting up anywhere on the grounds of Cal State Fullerton will be
forbidden under a new policy that makes Fullerton the first completely
smoke-free campus in the Cal State system.
CO. | Local universities ban tobacco use
WXIA-TV (GA) - April 3, 2012
Emory, Oglethorpe and Mercer Universities have teamed up to create
tobacco-free campuses, and they're partnering with the DeKalb County
Board of Health.
State campuses to go smoke free this fall
Helena Independent Record - Apr 2, 2012
Montana State University campuses in Bozeman and Billings plan to kick
the smoking habit this fall. The Bozeman campus goes smoke free on Aug.
1, followed two weeks later by the Billings campus on Aug. 15. "There
is no right to smoke," Darla Tyler-McSherry ...
clears at ULM after ban expansion
Monroe News Star, March 24, 2012
The University of Louisiana at Monroe will soon become an almost tobacco-free
According to American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, there
are now at least 648 college campuses nationwide that have enacted 100
percent smoke-free campus ...
Gogue makes smoking ban final
The Auburn Plainsman - March 22, 2012
By fall 2013, Auburn will join nearly 800 other higher education institutions
as a smoke-free campus. This is a complex decision for any university
to make ...
Corrals Smokers on Tampa Campus
WUSF 89.7 News (FL) March 20, 2012
By Steve Newborn (Send E-Mail) The University of South Florida's Tampa
campus has become one of the biggest places in the state to ban smoking
view: And they're leading the charge to end smoking
Duluth News Tribune - March 21, 2012
But today in the Northland they're helping lead the charge against
smoking and secondhand smoke. And for that: credit. Seven Northeastern
Minnesota campuses ...
policies on Boston campuses
Boston Globe - March 15, 2012
Policy: Bars smoking of cigarettes, cigars, and pipes in any facility
or ... Policy: Banned in all university buildings; no restrictions on
smoking outside ...
Of DuPage Considers Campuswide Smoking Ban
CBS Local - March 15, 2012
Nonsmokers complain that smokers routinely violate a rule that restricts
them from lighting up less than 25 feet of entrances particularly
during the cold ...
To Become Tobacco-Free Campus
Dundalk (MD) Patch.com - March 15, 2012
By Ron Snyder CCBC president Sandra Kurtinitis said the college will
implement a tobacco-free policy on its campuses beginning July 1.
of South Florida limits smoking on campus
Tampabay.com - March 15, 2012
USF St. Petersburg is smoke-free. The University of Florida's campus
was made smoke-free in July 2010. Florida State University bans smoking
within 50 feet ...
smoking ban starts today
Live 5 News - March 1, 2012
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC)- MUSC goes tobacco-free Thursday. The smoking
ban is an effort to make the hospital and school a healthy campus. ...
Hahn, E.J.; Fallin, A.; Darville, A.; Kercsmar, S.E.; McCann, M.; Record,
three Ts of adopting tobacco-free policies on college campuses,"
Nursing Clinics of North America 47(1): 109-117, March 2012.
This article describes a 3-pronged compliance strategy to implement
a tobacco-free campus policy at 1 large, land grant public university
in the South, and evaluates its impact on outcomes and costs. ...
Through the Smoke
University Daily Kansan, February 29, 2012
There are complete smoking bans on more than 650 college campuses
in the US, according to American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. And
while smoking bans and ...
To Go Smoke-Free March 1
Harvard Crimson - February 28, 2012
The smoking ban comes at a moment when College administrators and House
Masters ... suggested that workplace smoking bans could have a multiplying
Consider Smoking Bans
Georgetown University The Hoya - February 28, 2012
The Georgetown University Medical Center became smoke-free as of January
2011. Health Education Services Director Carol Day said that campus
officials have ...
Senate unanimously votes smoke-free campus
The Daily Titan - Feb 27, 2012
By Michael Munoz The Academic Senate, in a unanimous 39-0 vote, decided
that Cal State Fullerton will be a smoke-free campus, beginning Aug.
MUSC smoking ban starts next week
Live 5 News - February 24, 2012
The ban, which includes all tobacco products including electronic cigarettes,
will be enforced on the entire campus. The ban also includes smoking
in your ...
Boston Campus Gets Ready To Go Tobacco-Free For April
BostInno - February 24, 2012
Smoking will be prohibited at all building entrances, as well as in
the garage ... tobacco products and to reduce involuntary exposure to
secondhand smoke, ...
UC campuses will become smoke-free
Daily Californian - January 11, 2012
UC President Mark Yudof is requesting the entire University of California
system become smoke-free over the next two years.
In a letter dated Monday, Yudof asked chancellors to form committees
on their respective campuses to implement smoke-free policies within
the next 24 months. UC spokesperson Steve Montiel said the letter was
sent to chancellors via email Tuesday. ...
Fewer College Students Smoke Since Tobacco Bans on Campus
WFMY News 2 - December 19, 2011
... The study is published in the online version of the journal Tobacco
Control, was conducted as part of the North Carolina Tobacco-Free Colleges
University System Goes Tobacco-Free
WDSU New Orleans - November 1, 2011
The Southern Board of Supervisors has decided to ban tobacco at all
of Southern University's campuses starting in January. The Advocate
reports the move ...
Glassman, T.J.; Reindl, D.M.; Whewell, A.T., "Strategies
for implementing a tobacco-free campus policy," Journal
of American College Health 59(8): 764-768, September 27, 2011.
This article was a primer on how college students and health advocates
can create and implement tobacco free policies, anticipating the pitfalls
and conflicts that might arise. Special attention is given to media
advocacy and lobbying of university officials.
hopes to make OU smoke-free by spring 2012 semester
Oklahoma Daily - September 13, 2011
OU President David Boren hopes to have a campus-wide ban on tobacco
use in place by the spring semester, he said Monday during his State
of the University ...
Norman Transcript - James S. Tyree - September 13, 2011
... of cleaning them up as reasons for the ban. The OU Health Sciences
Center and OU-Tulsa already are tobacco-free campuses, as is Oklahoma
Set To Ban Electric Cigarettes
Santa Monica Mirror - Parimal M. Rohit - September 5, 2011
... to expand the ban on tobacco-related products to electronic cigarettes.
... In studying two e-cigarette products manufactured by Njoy and Smoking
so far complying with University of Montana's tobacco ban
The Missoulian, 2011-09-05
CHELSI MOY of the Missoulian
Several times last week, Julee Stearns strolled along Arthur and Beckwith
avenues offering free-drink coupons to smokers standing in the grassy
area between the street and the sidewalk. ...
tell smokers, 'You're not welcome here'
CNN - Stephanie Steinberg - August 31, 2011
An increasing number of colleges adopted smoke-free or tobacco-free
policies in the past few years, according to American
Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation Project Manager Liz Williams. In the
past year alone, 120 campuses were added to the smoke-free
School Year Tobacco Free At UM
NBC Montana - Emily Adamson August 29, 2011
The University of Montana's fall semester started Monday, and so did
the tobacco free policy. It requires UM students, employees, and visitors
to use ...
is tobacco free
Wahpeton Daily News - Miles Trump - August 29, 2011
When classes started at North Dakota State College of Science Monday,
so did a new tobacco-free campus policy. ...
Ban Slated To Start In January
The Emory Wheel - Roshani Chokshi - Molly Davis - August 26, 2011
Task force members chose transitional smoking zones based on their ...
free campus to a full-ban on tobacco will likely last from January to
August 2012. ...
of Mary latest school to ban smoking and tobacco on campus
Bismarck Tribune, August 21, 2011
The American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation says at least 530 colleges
nationwide are smoke free, while the American Lung Association of Oregon
says at least ...
Western campus in Dillon goes tobacco free
Greenfield Daily Reporter - August 1, 2011
It prohibits the use of tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes,
as well as all forms of smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes. The effort
to move Western ...
State kicks-off tobacco-free policy
Newstreamz San Marcos - August 1, 2011
... and vehicles in 2000, and several outside smoke-free zones were
established in 2005. The Round Rock campus opened in 2005 as a tobacco-free
to ban tobacco products
Houston Chronicle - July 29, 2011
2011 AP Starting Monday, the campus will become completely tobacco-free.
Faculty, students, staff and visitors will not be allowed to use any
colleges and universities plan to go smoke-free
The Oregonian, 2011-07-26
Bill Graves, The Oregonian
Colleges want to wipe out tobacco and the dangers of second-hand smoke,
promote better health, reduce litter -- and prepare students for a near
universal smoke-free workplace in a state where policy banned smokers
from public buildings, restaurants and some parks years ago. By next
fall, most smokers at Oregon universities will have to leave campus
to light up. ...
to ban smoking on all campuses
Orlando Sentinel, July 24, 2011
As of July 1, there were at least 530 smoke-free colleges in the United
States, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. ...
University trustees adopt policy banning tobacco use
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL), 2011-07-23
Troy University's trustees passed a resolution Friday banning use of
all tobacco products on its campuses and teaching locations worldwide
beginning Aug, 13, 2012. ...
of Montana goes tobacco-free
KPAX CBS 8 (Missoula, MT), 2011-07-22
Montana Tech in Butte did it. Montana State University in Bozeman did
it, as did MSU in Billings. Now the University of Montana will go tobacco-free
beginning on August 28th. ...
campuses go smoke free
Selma Times-Journal, July 8, 2011
The American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation reports nearly 60
college campuses around the US have already enacted smoke-free policies.
up at University of Michigan about to get harder
Detroit (MI) Free Press, 2011-06-12
DAVID JESSE DETROIT FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER
U-M will be the first major university in the state to ban smoking
on its campus, including in popular open spaces such as the Diag --
the university's version of Central Park. ...
outdoor spaces on college campuses are widespread across North Carolina
A new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
survey of all North Carolina colleges shows that outdoor college smoking
prevention policies are now in effect at 88 percent of North Carolina's
colleges and universities (97 of 110). All UNC system and North Carolina
Community College System campuses now have smoke-free buildings. ...
College to ban smoking
Indianapolis Star, May 16, 2011 | Associated Press
FRANKLIN, Ind. -- A small liberal arts college in central Indiana will
completely ban smoking on campus starting July 1. Franklin College says
its campus will soon be smoke-free and ...
BILL WOULD ALLOW COLLEGES TO ENFORCE SMOKING BANS, LEVY FINES ON SMOKERS
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation), 2011-05-08
Assembly Higher Education Chair Marty Block (D-Lemon Grove) has authored
legislation that calls on campuses of the California Community Colleges
(CCC), California State University (CSU), and the University of California
(UC) to enforce local and system-wide smoking and tobacco laws and ordinances
already in place. AB 795 would give these institutions the authority
to enforce current policies and fine perpetrators. ...
leaders vote to make campus tobacco-free
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle - May 5, 2011
MSU Provost Martha Potvin said when the University of North Dakota imposed
a tobacco ban, some people would still smoke in their cars, arguing
it was private property. It was also tough, she said, for deans to walk
up to somebody smoking behind a ...
Faculty Senate passes campus tobacco ban
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian - William Perkins III - April 8, 2011
Additionally, the approved smoking ban proposal calls for the creation
of a Tobacco-Free Campus Committee, which will be made up of members
from the student and faculty body and will be charged with carrying
out most of the implementation of the policy ...
Use Widespread Among College Students Study Reveals Mistaken Perception
Newswise (press release) - April 5, 2011
Newswise WINSTON-SALEM, NC April 5, 2011 Despite
a growing number of cities instituting smoking bans across the country,
hookah bars are cropping up everywhere from chic downtown cafes
to locations near college campuses, where they've found a ...
University's 23 Colleges Are the Latest to Ban Smoking
New York Times, January 24, 2011
Last summer, the University at Buffalo banned smoking on its three
campuses. Last month, Columbia University approved a measure that prohibits
smoking within 20 feet of buildings.
And on Monday, the trustees of the City University of New York, the
largest urban higher-education system in the country, voted to forbid
smoking on all 23 of its campuses, from the College of Staten Island
to Lehman College in the Bronx.
CUNYs move is the latest in a wave of comprehensive smoking bans
on college campuses nationwide, a trend that began about five years
ago and has gathered momentum in recent months. The American Nonsmokers
Rights Foundation, a nonprofit advocacy group, reported this month that
at least 466 campuses had completely banned smoking or passed resolutions
to do so. ...
announces plan to ban smoking
The rule will take effect in 2012 after officials work out details
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard, 2010-11-18
Greg Bolt and Saul Hubbard The Register-Guard
The University of Oregon announced Wednesday that it plans to go entirely
tobacco-free as part of a new initiative promoting healthy lifestyles
for students, faculty and staff. That means no tobacco use -- cigarettes
or otherwise -- anywhere on campus.
But the ban won't go into effect until the start of fall term 2012,
giving campus health officials almost two years to work out the details
of the prohibition and to prepare the campus community for the change.
And it will provide time to work out some of the thornier technicalities
of what is now a broadly conceived program.
The ban, approved by UO President Richard Lariviere, was unveiled at
a morning event that included the announcement that the UO has landed
a $1 million gift that will help fund the university's new Healthy Campus
Initiative, including more help for students and employees who want
to quit tobacco. ...
partners with county to explore possibility of becoming smoke-free campus
Daily Orange (Syracuse University), 2010-10-25
A smoke-free campus could be in the works within the next three years,
as Syracuse University has partnered with the Onondaga County Health
Department through a state program called Colleges for Change.
November marks the 35th annual Great American Smokeout, during which
organizations encourage smokers to quit or make a plan to quit.
As a part of New York state's tobacco control program, Colleges for
Change aims to reduce the promotion of tobacco and lower exposure to
secondhand smoke on campus. The age group with the highest prevalence
of smoking in the state is 18- to 24-year-olds, according to a Sept.
10 SU News Services release. ...
Purdue should ban smoking on campus
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press, 2010-10-25
Justin Franklin Evansville
Purdue University is going to continue receiving complaints and be
stuck with the negative consequences of a partial smoking policy on
its campus unless officials there take the necessary steps to limit
the number of smoking areas and ultimately ban smoking from the campus.
Partial smoking bans are confusing and hard to enforce for campus security
and are still harmful to the surrounding environment and populace. .
Purdue University should focus on mitigating the real problem with
their policy the fact that they still allow students and faculty
to smoke on campus instead of attempting to enforce a stressful
and unsuccessful system. ...
weighs ban on smoking on campus
Asbury Park (NJ) Press, 2010-10-24
JENNIFER BRADSHAW * STAFF WRITER
MIDDLETOWN -- Smoking on college campuses is gradually being snuffed
out, as some campuses are banning smoking for health and littering reasons.
The Board of Trustees at Brookdale Community College is considering
a campuswide ban, which if approved next month would mean that as of
January, the only place smokers could light up would be in their cars.
Ocean County College goes even further, banning smoking everywhere,
including in cars at the Toms River campus. At the area's two other
campuses, the policy is less restrictive. At Monmouth University in
West Long Branch, smokers are asked to stand at least 25 feet away from
the building. At Georgian Court University in Lakewood, students are
asked to smoke in designated areas, similar to the current policy at
State extends smoking ban to entire campus
The Salem News - Tom Dalton - September 22, 2010
Salem State College will ban smoking on its entire campus beginning
next September, instituting what may be the toughest policy of any public
four-year college in the state. ...
... With this move, Salem State joins more than 260 colleges and universities
across the country that have banned smoking and tobacco products on
bans hookahs from dorms
WWL - Meg Farris, Greg Renoud - September 14, 2010
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU residence halls have been smoke free since
1998, and now there's a new ban.
Students caught with a water pipe, known as a hookah, will have it
confiscated by campus officials. But people who use hookahs may have
It's a popular way for people, especially young adults, to gather and
socialize, smoking together using a water pipe called a hookah. But
this semester LSU students in Baton Rouge have been told there are new
rules: no hookahs allowed in or outside university residence halls.
"We decided to opt to list it specifically as potential drug paraphernalia
and to outlaw it in line with our current policies of smoke free and
illegal drug free," said Steve Waller, the director of the Department
of Residential Life at LSU.
LSU officials are worried that it is a fire hazard, that it is unhealthy
and students could also use the pipe for marijuana. ...
controversial smoking ban is now in effect across Arkansas
Today's THV - August 2, 2010
A controversial smoking ban is now in effect across Arkansas.
The ban restricts smoking on all public-supported higher education
campuses in Arkansas. It means students, faculty, staff and visitors
are not allowed to light up while on those properties.
The ban is called the "Clean Air on Campus Act."
The Arkansas legislature passed it in April of last year. The intention
is to steer smokers towards healthier habits by focusing on college
Signs that once allowed smoking a few feet away from buildings at Pulaski
Technical College have been replaced with ones reiterating the ban.
"We're hoping it provides an impetus to get more people to quit
smoking because it's one of the number one killers of otherwise healthy
people," said Tim Jones, the school's Public Relations Spokesman.
State honored for going smoke-free on university property
IdahoStatesman.com - February 23, 2010
Boise State University has been recognized by local public health officials
for the university's campus-wide smoking ban.
The Central District Health Department picked BSU for its "Leadership
in Community Public Health" award. BSU's smoke-free policy applies
to all students, employees, contractors, volunteer and visitors on all
The ban has been in place since the fall of 2009.
"The dangers of tobacco use are well-established," said Russ
Duke, director of the Central District Health Department. "We thought
it appropriate to recognize Boise State's effort to improve and maintain
a healthy and safe environment for everyone on campus." ...
colleges in N.J. are cutting back on lighting up
(Newark, NJ) Star-Ledger, 2010-01-10
Lawrence Ragonese/The Star-Ledger
MORRIS COUNTY -- A few cigarette butts littered the ground near an
entrance to an academic building at the County College of Morris. Nearby,
an employee was observed furtively puffing away in the cold outside
the college administration building.
There are still signs of smoking at CCM three years after it became
one of the first two colleges in the state to declare a totally smoke-free
campus. But officials say smoking is now the exception and contend they
have a healthier and cleaner campus -- now one of five state community
colleges that do not allow tobacco use. Star-Ledger file photo.There
are still signs of smoking at CCM three years after it became one of
the first two colleges in the state to declare a totally smoke-free
campus. But officials say smoking is now the exception and contend they
have a healthier and cleaner campus -- now one of five state community
colleges that do not allow tobacco use ...
Hood Community College bans smoking
OregonLive.com - Bill Graves - January 6, 2010
Mount Hood Community College this week became the third Oregon community
college to ban smoking on campus. Mount Hood Community College this
week became the ...
Region State College to go tobacco-free
Grand Forks Herald - January 7, 2010
Smoke-free signs on that Devils Lake campus will be replaced with similar,
tobacco-free/smoke-free signs. Information regarding the policy also
will be ...
NBC Philadelphia - Teresa Masterson - January 5, 2010
Widener University will be the first area four-year college to go smoke-free,
indoors and out, reports the Inquirer.
The smoking ban includes the use of all tobacco products on campus.
The decision to go tobacco-free came about by recommendations of a
committee made up of students, faculty and staff who were concerned
about health effects of second-hand smoke and increased health insurance
costs for smokers and chewers.
To make the July 1 ban an easier transition for faculty and students,
the university is offering free smoking-cessation classes as well as
nicotine-replacement drugs. ...
butts about it: Dakota County Technical College goes tobacco-free in
Sun Newspapers (MN), 2010-01-01
When students return to class at Dakota County Technical College Jan.
11, they should leave one provision behind.
Effective Jan. 1, the use of any tobacco product by employees, students
or visitors is prohibited on college property.
The Rosemount facility joins a growing list of higher education institutions
in the state that have gone tobacco-free. There are currently 14, from
other technical colleges like Northwest in Bemidji to the University
of Minnesota Duluth.
Former Student Senate President Jenny Anderson of Rosemount initiated
the policy at DCTC after attending a statewide student association conference
in December 2008.
State goes tobacco-free
Dalton (GA) Daily Citizen-News, 2009-12-06
Rachel Brown Dalton Daily Citizen
Dalton State College has joined the ranks of other tobacco free campuses
in the University System of Georgia.
"Our original plan wasn't to do that," said student body
president Daniel Sanchez. "What we really wanted to do was what
the students wanted."
Last fall, 67 percent of respondents with DSC e-mail addresses -- including
both students and faculty -- voted in a survey to eliminate all forms
of tobacco everywhere on campus. According to an American Lung Association
report, there are 14 other University System of Georgia colleges with
tobacco-free campuses. ...
ban on smoking goes into effect
Tobacco-free policy forcing some students, faculty off campus
UC-Denver Advocate , 2009-12-03
The decision was given the nod by Dr. M. Roy Wilson, chancellor at
UC Denver. The first stage commenced April 6, allowing a covered space
in the Evergreen Parking Lot on campus for smokers to huddle into during
their smoke breaks.
But on Oct. 31, even the "shack," purposed for smoking, was
shut down. And although the health effects of smoking are clear today,
some were still unhappy with the change.
Kristie Fields, a facilities coordinator at the school, was one of
the smokers affected by the policy change.
"A lot of my smoker friends are fit to be tied," she said
and laughed. "Mad as can be. We had our little smoking shack. We
can't even go there now; we can't even get out of the weather."
The official news release that was posted on the UCD website before
the ban went into effect read, "One of our nation's leading causes
of disease and death will soon be completely banned from the entire
Anschutz medical campus." ...
Announces Campus-Wide Smoking Ban
Soon to be seen all over the RPI campus
RPInsider (Troy, NY) (blog), 2009-11-30
A campus-wide email was sent out this afternoon from William Walker,
VP for Strategic Communications and External Relations regarding smoking.
Effective July 1, 2010, smoking will be prohibited on the Rensselaer
campus. Smokers will have to go to the sidewalk. The message claimed
that many people begin smoking at around age 19, so they are looking
out for the best interest of the students. We suspect that some of them
are probably a little upset, but its the staff members that will
really be affected. I think its a pretty good idea smoking
harms those around the smoker, so in order to provide a healthy school
environment, smoking must be regulated. ...
smoking ban coincides with Great American Smoke Out
WHAS 11.com (subscription) - Amy Stallings - November 19, 2009
Thursday is The Great American Smoke Out and as a part of the smoke
out, Kentuckys two largest universities are going smoke free.
Smoking bans are now in place at the University of Louisville and the
University of Kentucky. ...
Further Restricts Smoking
INDYchannel.com - November 19, 2009
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The Purdue University campus will be virtually
smoke-free beginning next summer.
A new campus-wide police was announced Thursday. Smoking will be allowed
in a few areas, but those have yet to be determined.
The enhanced ban, which goes into effect July 1, will also prohibit
smoking in all vehicles owned or leased by the university. ...
initiative bans smoking
UW Badger Herald - Stephanie Albrecht - November 17, 2009
Students at both the University of Michigan and Purdue
University would have to either quit or find somewhere else to puff
up if a smoking ban under serious consideration at both Midwestern schools
The Michigan initiative bans smoking anywhere on its three campuses
and, in lieu of receiving a ticket, offenders will be forced to attend
workshops encouraging them to drop the habit.
We are working to promote a culture of health, and this fits
into that philosophy
We believe a smoke-free environment is another
strong way to encourage a healthy lifestyle, said Kallie Michels,
associate vice president of communication at Michigan. We hope
that the policy will translate into more members of our community quitting
smoking or never starting.
The goal of the initiative is to make the campus completely smoke-free
by July 2011 in order to create a culture of health. ...
would extend UF smoking ban to Greeks
If adopted, rule would prohibit tobacco products' use on off-campus
property of fraternities and sororities.
Gainesville (FL) Sun, 2009-11-11
Nathan Crabbe Sun Staff Writer
The University of Florida's tobacco ban would apply to fraternities
and sororities when it takes effect next year, under a proposal released
Wednesday by the university.
UF banned tobacco use in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium starting this season
and on the property of health-related facilities starting Nov. 1. A
university-wide ban is planned for July 1.
The proposed regulation, which is scheduled to be considered next month
by UF trustees, would prohibit smoking as well as the use of smokeless
tobacco and electronic devices meant to simulate smoking. It would apply
to university-owned land in Alachua County and Jacksonville.
It also would apply to land occupied or controlled by fraternities
and sororities recognized by UF, which includes property on and off
to ban tobacco products on campus starting in fall 2011
The Missoulian, 2009-11-10
JAMIE KELLY of the Missoulian
The University of Montana is poised to join a growing roster of colleges
nationwide banning tobacco on campus.
The ban is set to go into effect in the fall of 2011, and would be
the second campuswide smoking ban in Montana - as Montana Tech in Butte
is going tobacco-free in 2010.
Montana State University has proposed a similar ban.
Across the country, more and more colleges are banning not just smoking,
but the use of all tobacco products anywhere on campus. There are now
172 tobacco-free campuses nationwide, and another 322 smoke-free campuses.
UM and other Montana campuses currently have a 25-foot smoking perimeter
around building entrances. But a study by the UM Tobacco Task Force
found that nearly two-thirds of smokers were violating that regulation.
Out | University of Miami takes first step in effort to start campus
SU The Daily Orange (subscription) - November 10, 2009
Smoking is now banned in and around the University of Miami's Leonard
M. Miller School of Medicine.
UM opted to convert not only the building and medical center, but also
the outside facilities into a smoke-free environment.
"I think it makes sense banning smoking from the medical center,
a place that is supposed to promote healthy behavior," said Gabriel
Hernandez, a senior biology major at the University of Miami.
The ban will include parking lots, garages, parked cars and the area
outside of the Medical Center, according to an article in the university's
student newspaper, The Miami Hurricane. ...
smokers pushed off campus
Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Mark Aronoff - November 9, 2009
Tobacco smokers at Santa Rosa Junior College are becoming increasingly
marginalized literally with a strict new policy that has
pushed them past the edges of the campus.
To overcome complaints about droves of smokers puffing away on the border
of the smoke-free campus, the school has instituted a policy prohibiting
smoking within a minimum of 20 feet from the college property, including
We used to be able to smoke by the library, said Aaron
Carpenter, 20, as he took a smoking break from his English class Monday
afternoon. They pushed us back. Eventually, they'll kick us down
all the way to the freeway.
There should be a designated smoking area, said his classmate
Matthew Bandy, 22, echoing the suggestion of other smokers who said
they are exiled to an adjacent residential neighborhood if they want
to grab a quick smoke.
Not only have the places disappeared where students can smoke, campus
police are about to be granted the authority to issue citations for
smoking infractions. The tickets are backed by fines that start at $100
for the first offense, increase to $250 for the second, and $500 for
a third offense.
Santa Rosa City Council members this afternoon are poised to pass a resolution
that allows Junior College police to enforce the city ordinance prohibiting
smoking around workplaces and public places, within a 20-foot radius.
Nationwide Banning Tobacco On-Campus
WCTV - John Rogers - November 9, 2009
At Florida State, they can only settle down and light up in certain
parts of campus.
Throughout FSU's campus, green ash trays designate where smokers can
light up. Black ash trays are placed throughout the school to prevent
littering. But FSU is phasing in a plan to gradually make the campus
more smoke free
FSU Health Educator Kevin Frentz says, "We've decided to take
a phased-in approach to it, so it's a phased transition and knowing
there's a chance we'll never got to a tobacco-free campus, but then,
that's the goal."
Gradually more smoke free zones will be added to the campus. ...
Heavy smoking on Mass. college campuses
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA), 2009-11-09
22News takes a hard look at cigarette smoking on Western Massachusetts
This after a cigarette butt clean up on the Amherst campus of the University
of Massachusetts yielded thousands of cigarette butts this weekend.
And that's just the butts that weren't properly discarded.
Students attending Holyoke Community College told 22News, "It's
tough not becoming a smoker in this day and age. Holly Frederick told
22News "she started smoking because her father smokes". Nick
Duclos told 22News, "It's hard not lighting up when all your friends
are smokers". ...
concerns go up in smoke at PCC campuses
The Oregonian, 2009-10-30
Taryn Luna, The Oregonian
Jackson, 33, and her 5-year-old took the bus to and from campus last
year. Many people smoked at the bus stop, and soon enough, she saw her
own daughter puffing an imaginary cigarette.
"She sees everyone do it and thinks it's accepted," Jackson
The problem evaporated on Sept. 9 when tobacco products were banned
from all PCC property. Boasting 40,566 students, PCC has the largest
enrollment of any institute of higher education in the state.
At PCC Sylvania, students say the campus serving 26,700 harbored a
significant smoking culture. But thanks to a three-year tobacco cessation
plan that started in 2007, students and staff had plenty of warning
about the incoming ban. ...
plans smoking ban within 15 ft. of buildings
NYU Washington Square News - Lily Altavena, Jaywon Choe - October 29,
NYU may ban smoking within 15 feet of entrances and exits university
buildings, Senior Vice President for Operations Alison Leary announced
in an e-mail to the university community yesterday.
Smoking is currently banned in all NYU buildings. The NYU College of
Dentistry is already required by law to ban smoking within 15 feet of
all entrances because it is a diagnostic and treatment center; this
policy led NYU to consider a similar all-university ban.
"Doing nothing is not an option," Leary said after the e-mail's
release. "People generally complain about the risks to their health
passing through clouds of smoke." ...
Inside Higher Ed, October 20, 2009
The American College Health Association released
new guidelines Monday urging colleges and universities to adopt
policies barring all tobacco use indoors and outdoors on their campuses.
The recommendations signal a shift for the association, which in its
previous position statement, adopted in 2005, urged campus health officials
to ban all smoking indoors but still permit it in designated smoking
Cynthia Hallett, executive director of Americans for Nonsmokers
Rights, called the guidelines excellent progress and said
she hoped campuses would seriously consider adopting them.
As of October 6, Halletts group had
identified 365 U.S. colleges and universities with policies requiring
that all campus spaces, indoors and outdoors, be smokefree. Another
76 institutions have 100 percent smokefree campuses with minor
exemptions for remote outdoor areas.
Guidelines: Position Statement on Tobacco onCollege and University Campuses
American College Health Association (ACHA), September 2009
The American College Health Association (ACHA) acknowledges and supports
the findings of the Surgeon General that tobacco use in any form, active
and/or passive, is a significant health hazard. ACHA further recognizes
that environmental tobacco smoke has been classified as a Class-A carcinogen
and that there is no safe level of exposure to environmental tobacco
smoke (ETS), a recognized toxic air contaminant. In light of these health
risks, ACHA has adopted a NO TOBACCO USE policy and encourages colleges
and universities to be diligent in their efforts to achieve a 100% indoor
and outdoor campus-wide tobacco-free environment.
banned, come 2010
Towerlight - Rachael Sanders - October 15, 2009
Tuesdays Student Government Association meeting saw the open
dialogue and discussion of two resolutions that will affect Towsons
The debate is over and the decision has been made. As of August 1,
2010, Towson University will be a smoke-free campus. This means that
students, faculty, staff and visitors will not be allowed to smoke anywhere
on Towsons campus. ...
bans tobacco use on campus
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin, 2009-10-10
Rochester Community and Technical College said Friday that it will
ban all smoking and tobacco use on its 500-acre campus on Jan. 1.
State law had already forbidden smoking in public places, but smoking
had been permitted in parking lots, 20 feet outside of building entrances
and in an outdoor amphitheater. That will change Jan. 1.
The college had been studying the issue for several years, an official
said, but decided to take action after hearing more and more complaints
about second-hand smoke. Also, a student nurse had reported a number
of adverse reactions to secondhand smoke among students with asthma
or some other allergic condition.
There are about a dozen public and private higher education institutions
in Minnesota, including Winona State University and Minnesota State
University, Moorhead, that have already opted to go smoke-free. ...
passes smoking ban resolution
The Daily Athenaeum - Travis Crum - October 8, 2009
A resolution banning smoking on West Virginia Universitys Health
Sciences Campus passed during Wednesdays Student Government Association
All but two of the 13 governors Paul Kast and Abby Sobonya
voted for the ban.
Gov. Ron Cheng proposed an amendment "student input, collaboration,
compromise and awareness for a progressive mode of reform," which
was added unanimously to the resolution before it was voted on.
"Right now, the resolution is a smoking ban with only administration
input, and technically we are supporting that," Cheng said. I want
to make it clear that SGA is supporting a ban that involves students."
While Gov. Scott Covitz felt the resolution had "no student backing
at all" before the amendment, he chose to vote "yes"
because of its addition.
Cheng said adding the amendment did not affect the ban in anyway, but
ensured the student voice in the matter.
"We still have a resolution that supports a ban," he said.
"For the governors who are hesitant, this is like a settlement
for both parties, a win-win situation."
Gov. Taylor Richmond, who drafted the resolution, said the clause should
have been included in the original draft and was glad Cheng proposed
smoking bans on campus
Binghamton University Pipe Dream - Binghamton,NY,USA, October 6, 2009
The age of 18, when an American citizen becomes a legal adult, marks
many rights of passage - the ability to vote, enlist in the army, get
a tattoo or piercing and buy a pack of cigarettes. However, many college
campuses are beginning to prohibit that last rite of passage.
As of this month, there are over 300 colleges that enforce "100
percent smoke-free campuses" according to the American Nonsmokers'
Rights Foundation, including University at Buffalo, the first SUNY school
to enforce the ban. Buffalo established the UBreathe Free policy for
the 2009-10 school year, prohibiting smoking anywhere except for designated
parking lots 100 feet or more from campus, but hopes to become completely
smoke free by August 2010.
According to a 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 31 percent
of college students smoke, compared to 25 percent of the rest of the
Currently, on the Binghamton University campus, smoking is prohibited
inside all buildings and other designated areas, but is allowed outdoors
within 25 feet of building entries or windows.
Linda Spear, a distinguished professor of psychology at BU who specializes
in addictions, thinks that while a campus-wide ban may be good in the
distant future, it could initially have some negative side effects.
"Not allowing smoking on campus would help people quit smoking
which is a good thing in the long run," Spear said. "(But)
if they can't smoke on campus, they'll start going through withdrawal
and likely show withdrawal symptoms, such as irritability and lack of
floats smoke-free proposal
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier, 2009-10-02
Purdue University is considering a policy that would ban smoking anywhere
on campus and in university vehicles. The university is now gathering
feedback on the issue from the Purdue community.
If the proposal is approved, Purdue University will be one of more
than 300 universities nationwide with a smoke-free campus. A similar
policy already is in effect at several other Indiana colleges and universities,
including Indiana University's Bloomington campus.
The proposal is being considered because of evidence of the effects
of secondhand smoke, said Alphonso Diaz, executive vice president for
business and finance and treasurer.
He added that smoking by faculty and staff contributes to increased
absences, higher insurance rates, and lower productivity.
Graduate student Jessica Raffelson is adamantly against the proposal.
more lighting up on campus
The Clarion , 2009-09-22
At the start of the year, smoking on the DU campus will be banned,
a decision made by Chancellor Robert Coombe on May 28, following a petition
signed by nearly 1,900 community members.
Tobacco products will be banned from all indoor and outdoor areas of
campus, including a distance of 25 feet from the campus perimeter.
Although smoking will be prohibited, punishment and violations will
The ban extends DU's current policy, which bans smoking within 25 feet
of entrances and exits and all university buildings.
"It is important to note that while the university has rules and
regulations governing the conduct of its students, faculty, and staff
and policies in keeping with current law, it does not regulate legal
personal choice unless such choice has a deleterious effect on the community
as a whole" Coombe wrote in his letter to the community. ...
looks at total ban of smoking, tobacco on campus
Fort Worth Star Telegram - Gene Trainor - September 17, 2009
ARLINGTON The University of Texas at Arlington could become the
first four-year college in the region to ban smoking and tobacco ...
now in compliance with state smoking law
Clarion Online - Glendora (subscription) - Sandra Lopez - September
A formalized district smoking policy has been adopted by the Citrus
College Board of Trustees.
Prior to the boards regular meeting on June 16, there was no
written policy on smoking at Citrus College. However, the college is
now in compliance with state regulations.
The recently approved Citrus College smoking policy is stated in BP
6800: Safety. The board policy on smoking states that the college prohibits
of the use of tobacco in all public buildings and is in compliance with
other related tobacco use requirements mandated in the state of California.
As long as I can smoke somewhere its not a big deal,Jonathan
Reed, an 18 year old undeclared major said. ...
smoke-free future for Pierce
The Roundup - Anibal Ortiz - September 15, 2009
A decision was made today that Pierce College will be making the transition
to become a smoke-free campus.
The date that the new rule is to take place has not been set, according
to Sheriffs Cadet Diana Garcia.
Smoking will no longer be allowed in the current designated areas.
According to the new policy, smoking will only be allowed in Parking
Lots 1 through 7, and will not include Parking Lot eight as a smoking
College now a smoke-free campus
Chabot Spectator - Jesse Prado - September 14, 2009
Chabot's new smoke-free campus is overall getting good marks. Now the
policy is being strictly enforced this semester. The benches and signs
that designated smoking areas on campus have been removed.
Student Health Center Nurse Practitioner Rosafel Adriano said that
both Las Positas and Chabot are smoke-free campuses. Last semester Adriano
pushed to make the campus smoke-free. ...
UCC goes tobacco free
Roseburg (OR) News-Review, 2009-09-09
Marissa Harshman The News-Review
WINCHESTER When Umpqua Community College students return to the
classroom in a few weeks, the air on campus is bound to be a bit cleaner,
less odorous, and perhaps a little less toxic.
All because the campus is going tobacco free beginning the first day
of fall term, Sept. 28.
A new campus procedure will prohibit students and staff from lighting
up cigarettes or sticking dips of chewing tobacco behind their lips
anywhere inside the perimeter of the campus. Those who break the rule
will be fined.
I think what the college is trying to do is provide a healthier
environment for students and staff, said Steve Buchko, UCC director
of safety, security and custodial services. ...
area removed from Ball State's campus
Ball State Daily News - Liz Mensching - September 9, 2009
Ball State's smoke-free initiative has been in effect since March 17,
2008. There are now 11 designated smoking areas, including Scheumann
Stadium's parking ...
circulating smoke from assigned area
UNM Daily Lobo - Andy Beale - September 9, 2009
Pug Burge, head of the Smoke-Free Environment Committee, said the committee
learned about Geissman's concerns Friday and there are plans to consider
to go smokeless by June 2010
WHAS 11.com (subscription) - September 4, 2009
The University of Louisville has released a plan to eliminate all smoking
on campus by next June.
Officials say they will begin phasing in a smoking ban by November,
with designated smoking areas on their main campus and the Shelby Campus;
smoking cessation programs and support will also be made available.
begins citing smokers on campus
Iowa City Press Citizen - September 3, 2009
Dozens of cigarette butts were mashed into the concrete, and the no-smoking
signs were charred with the black residue of snuffed-out tobacco.
The evidence of smoking on the second level of parking ramp II at University
of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was easy to spot on a recent afternoon.
Finding the cigarette smokers themselves, though, who are used to dodging
hospital security and campus police, proved to be more difficult.
On the top level of the parking garage, Danny and Tabatha Slutts of
Ottumwa, who said they were at the hospital for a checkup, smoked behind
their parked truck against a wall and out of sight from passersby.
The cloak-and-dagger tactics are not uncommon among hospital visitors
who come out to the ramp for cigarette breaks, the two said. ...
Stadium Goes Smoke-Free
FOX43.com - Meghan Harding - September 1, 2009
UNIVERSITY PARK, CENTRE COUNTY - America's largest collegiate football
stadium has gone smoke-free. The Nittany Lions will play their first
2009 season game this Saturday in the non-smoking Penn State University
Beaver Stadium. ...
takes Smoking Ban Outside
KIII TV3 - September 1, 2009
Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi has rolled
out a new policy when it comes to students and faculty smoking cigarettes.
The university already prohibits anyone from smoking inside buildings
on campus. Now that policy has expanded outdoors. A letter was sent
out to students to let them know about the new smoking rule. A new rule
prohibits smoking within 25 feet of doorways and covered walkways including
the campus spine. Administrators say they are working to get the word
out to students as well as put up no-smoking signs outside of buildings.
limits smoking to perimeter of campus
San Diego Union Tribune - August 27, 2009
An update to the college's anti-smoking ordinance approved by the board
of trustees last week prohibits smoking inside the perimeter road that
encircles the classroom and administration buildings. The ordinance
had previously allowed smoking 20 feet from building entrances and windows.
The update establishes smoking areas in parking lots on the four corners
of the Chula Vista campus. ...
smoking policy in full effect on campus
The Tartan (Carnegie Mellon University), 2009-08-25
Smokers coming back to campus may be greeted with more than a hello
from University Police if they are caught smoking outside one of the
designated areas; they could be given a $25 fine for smoking or for
littering their cigarette butts.
New and returning students have seen the signs scattered around the
University Centers Merson Courtyard, near the Cut, and other places
on campus that warn of the consequences of smoking in a non-designated
area. These signs are the manifestations of the changes in the university
smoking policy that came about as part of the Healthy Campus 2010 program.
smoking ban to reach beyond campus
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat, 2009-08-23
KERRY BENEFIELD THE PRESS DEMOCRAT
It is about get a lot harder to get a nicotine fix at Santa Rosa Junior
Long a smoke-free campus, the school is poised to ink a deal with the
city of Santa Rosa to extend the reach of its no-smoking policy and
lay substantial fines on scofflaws.
School trustees earlier this month approved a deal that would allow
campus police to issue citations enforcing a city ordinance against
smoking not only on campus, but within 20 feet of campus. Penalties
are $100 for a first offense.
In recent months, the fight over smoking centered on Elliott Avenue
and the crosswalk between the library and quad on the north side of
Smokers asked to extinguish their cigarettes while on campus would
simply step onto the sidewalk and continue puffing in the high-traffic
area, backers of the stiffer ordinance said.
There was little campus police could do.
"It's become known as smokers' alley and it's horrible to walk
through there." ...
bans spreading to campuses across nation
Elmira Star-Gazette - Elmira,NY,USA, August 19, 2009
Corning Community College's efforts to restrict smoking at its facilities
reflect what is happening across New York state and the country.
More than 300 campuses are completely smoke-free throughout the United
States and about 50 campuses are smoke-free with minor exemptions, said
Bronson Frick, associate director of Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights,
a national organization headquartered in Berkeley, Calif. Before 2003,
very few campuses were smoke-free, he said.
"Ozarks Technical Community College really was the leader in the
movement for a tobacco-free campus policy, and then it sort of spread
school by school and became a trend," he said. "Community
colleges really led the way in this movement, and it's probably because
those colleges tend to be slightly smaller," Frick said. "Also,
community colleges don't have the issue of residential housing, for
the most part."
College goes smoke-free
San Mateo County Times - Neil Gonzales - August 18, 2009
SAN BRUNO Skyline College has banned smoking, at least to designated
areas just outside the central campus.
Students, faculty and others returning to classes today will notice
signs in that regard.
Newly-painted yellow lines around campus tell people they are "entering
a smoke-free zone," said Ray Hernandez, Skyline's academic senate
Previously, the college had smoking areas within the campus. But the
more-restrictive policy has taken effect this fall semester after a
no-smoking movement at Skyline picked up steam over the years. ...
welcomes students as a smoke free campus
WWAY NewsChannel 3 (Wilmington, NC), 2009-08-17
Downtown Wilmington is a little more crowded than it has been recently
as students have returned for the fall to Cape Fear Community College.
The difference this semester - a new ban on smoking on campus. This
means no smoking on school grounds, indoors or out. But, like any law,
there are some loopholes.
The new smoking ban at Cape Fear Community College does apply to all
of the campus, but not to the city sidewalks where it is still fair
game for smoking. Step onto the campus red bricks though, and
that is where you are not allowed anymore to smoke. ...
to go smoke free
The Oregonian, 2009-08-17
Portland Community College will go smoke-free next month.
Beginning Sept. 9, the state's largest higher education institution,
with more than 87,000 students a year, will ban all forms of tobacco
use on its three campuses, Southeast Portland education center and three
work force training centers.
"This was the right thing to do," said President Preston
Pulliams in a prepared statement. He said research findings on the risks
of exposure to secondhand smoke are "too compelling to not act."
campus is now smoke-free
KTVB - Boise,ID,USA, August 17, 2009
BOISE -- A big change at Boise State University.
A new policy bans smoking in all areas of the campus, including Bronco
Those behind the policy say students, staff, and faculty overwhelmingly
supported this ban.
"Eighty-five to 90 percent of our campus community support this.
Fifty percent of our students say theyre bothered by secondhand
smoke on a weekly basis. And all the research now shows that when you
smell secondhand smoke you've just been poisoned by a Class A carcinogen.
There is no safe level of exposure," said Ferd Schlapper, executive
director, Health, Wellness & Counseling.
Notice of this new policy change went out in October of last year.
Policy Changed at Penn State Altoona (scroll down to view)
WRTA - Altoona,PA,USA, August 17, 2009
The Penn State Altoona campus has changed its smoking policy.
The move went into effect on Saturday on the recommendation of the colleges
Smoking Task Force.
By gathering information from other colleges and universities and conducting
surveys at Penn State Altoona, it was determined that with the exception
of four designated areas, smoking will be prohibited outside any of
the buildings, on sidewalks located on campus, and in parking lots on
campus. Two smoking areas will be near the residence halls while two
other locations will be around campus perimeters. Shelters will be installed
this fall at three of these locations. ...
Welcomes New School Year With Smoke-Free Campus
todaysthv.com, August 15, 2009
The number of university campuses that ban smoking on school property
has increased nearly tenfold in the last three years, according to the
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.
And you can now add University of Arkansas at Little Rock to the list.
policy in effect
University of Buffalo, 2009-08-10
UB's smoke-free policy is in effect as of Aug. 1, with smoking prohibited
in buildings and on the grounds--including green spaces--on the university's
Until Aug. 1, 2010, smoking will be permitted in areas of parking lots
that are more than 100 feet from buildings. After that date, smoking
will not be permitted anywhere on the campuses.
The one-year transition period will allow time for the UB community
and visitors to adjust to the change ...
of secondhand smoke exposure high among college students
Secondhand smoke (SHS) is not only a nuisance, but a potential health
concern for many college students, and administrators should be taking
steps to reduce students' exposure, according to a new study by researchers
at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
It is the first study to provide evidence of the high rates of SHS exposure,
and correlates of exposure, among college students in the United States.
Funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the
study can be found online today and will appear in the July 23 issue
of Nicotine & Tobacco Research, a publication of the Society for
Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.
"It is well-known that there are some serious health issues surrounding
secondhand smoke," said Mark Wolfson, Ph.D., lead author on the
study, professor and section head for the Section on Society and Health
in the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy. "While
some college campuses are smoke free, others have virtually no restrictions
on smoking, not even in the residence halls. There is a growing national
movement to move away from that, but it still very much varies by campus.
In this first study to evaluate SHS exposure among college students,
we were really kind of floored to see how many, and how frequently,
students are exposed to it." . . .
expand anti-smoking rules
Advocates see a 'tipping point' in campaign; some smokers feel ostracized
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer, 2009-02-03
Anne Blythe - Staff Writer
In a state that once touted the golden leaf's economic benefits as
greater than its health risks, UNC-CH is one of 26 college and community
college campuses to adopt policies either banning or severely limiting
The haze around the flagpole -- one of the few places outside the 100-foot
smoke-free perimeter around all campus buildings -- is a sign of the
progress that tobacco-free advocates are making. . . .
But even those abiding by the rules say the movement to go smoke-free
has been slow to catch fire in this state.
No citations were issued at UNC-Chapel Hill during the first year of
the smoking ban, although complaints about rule-breakers prompted 13
written warnings by UNC-CH police.
The Orange County district attorney is not thrilled that those complaints
might one day end up in local courtrooms. . . .
Other colleges are putting in new restrictions.
Peace College in Raleigh went smoke-free at the start of the year.
Wake Tech bans smoking, as does Louisburg College in Franklin County,
according to the state Health and Wellness Trust Fund.
butts about it: Increase in number of college-aged smokers
Daily Orange (Syracuse University), 2008-02-28
College students may be more likely to smoke than any other age group,
according to a new study done by researchers at Syracuse University.
"There has been up to a 30 percent increase over the past 20 years
in college smoking, which is more than all other age groups," said
Danielle Seigers, a graduate student of clinical psychology who works
for SU's Tobacco Research Program (TRP).
An inverse relationship between education and smoking exists in the
general population, said Monica Webb, a principal investigator and an
assistant professor of clinical psychology. . . .
"But there is something going on that is different with college
students who seem to be increasing their smoking rate. This is an issue
that has received national attention."
The TRP, established in 2005, examines smoking cessation and factors
that affect smoking across various populations. It has been working
to identify college student smoking patterns and their overall thoughts
on tobacco use. Seigers said she hopes the research will lead to further
understanding of college student smoking behavior.
to a smoke-free campus
UWM Post, WI - March 5, 2007
No one has a right to engage in an activity that can harm other people,
and second-hand smoke definitely causes disease and premature death
in non-smokers ...
NEW JERSEY LEGISLATURE ENACTS STRONGEST SMOKEFREE DORM BILL IN THE
New Jersey GASP
June 20, 2005
Today, the New Jersey Assembly voted in favor of the Smokefree College
Residential Housing Law, sponsored by Assemblyman John F. McKeon and
Assemblywoman Loretta Weinberg (A3659), and Senators Barbara Buono and
Fred H. Madden (S2332). The bill now heads to the Governors Desk
for his signature, and will take effect 60 days later.
New Jerseys Smokefree College Residential Housing Law is
the strongest legislation in the nation to prohibit smoking in college
residential housing. It covers BOTH private and public institutions
of higher education. We are pleased that our State is taking this leadership
role in fire prevention and reducing exposure to secondhand smoke,
says Karen Blumenfeld, Esq., Director of the Tobacco Control Policy
& Legal Resource Center, for New Jersey GASP.
Only two other states enacted specific legislation banning smoking
in college residential housing: Wisconsin makes University of Wisconsin
housing smokefree, and Connecticut requires all public college dormitories
to be smokefree. Last week, the Tennessee legislature passed a state
law allowing public universities to ban smoking in dorms if they choose