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Virginia Tire & Auto to Go Smoke-Free

In an attempt to create a healthier workplace for its staff, Virginia Tire & Auto decided to prohibit smoking at its twelwe northern Virginia locations. The new policy comes into action on November 19. The automative provider told that their initiative is dedicated to Great American Smokeout that would take place on November 19 and is organized by the American … Continue reading Continue reading

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Wayne State Joins Smoke-Free Michigan Universities

Students at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, who used to relieve from stress before exams with the help of cigarettes will have to find new ways to overcome their stress. Starting from August 19 in the University comes into effect a new smoke-free policy which bans tobacco use in the campus. With the policy the University joins Northern, Western, Eastern, … Continue reading

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Burlingame to Consider Smoke-Free Policy in Apartments

Burlingame may become next city in San Mateo County, California, that does not allow using cigarettes inside apartments and other multi-unit housing buildings.  The issue is going to be discussed today in the City Council. The major aim of adopting such a policy is protection of apartements residents from secondhand smoke exposure. In case the majority of the council votes … Continue reading

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Manoa Campus Goes Smoke-Free from July 1

Starting from July 1, 2015, Manoa campus of the University of Hawaii becomes smoke-free. With the change it would become second smoke-free campus in the state after Kapiolani Community College. Smoking will not be allowed within all university operated or owned property such as outdoor grounds, indoor facilities and inside of vehicles on university territory. Statewide law acting in Hawaii … Continue reading

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Syracuse University Prepares for Smoking Ban

As you probably know, Syracuse University, New York, is preparing to enforce smoking ban on its campus. Experts say that smoking should not be totally banned and there is a need to create special designated areas where mokers could light up. In order to ensure the implementation of the ban, there must be introduced fines or other disciplinary actions for … Continue reading

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University of Alaska Wants a Smoke-Free Policy

Authorities from University of Alaska told they prepared a draft for a new no-smoking policy on campuses, which is expected to come into effect in 2015. . Due to students anti-smoking initiatives, more universities in the USA have become smoke-free. This contributes greatly to creating a healthy environment in the state. Most decisive moment was in September, when a number … Continue reading

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Smoke-Free Policy at Louisiana State University

Main campus of Louisiana State University (LSU) becomes tobacco-free from autumn 2014. Judith Sylvester, an associate professor at LSU, is the person who proposed and promoted the smoking ban on campus. She told that she is happy about the smoking ban but implementation of this smoking ban is just less than half the battle. These days at LSU smoking is … Continue reading

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UCSF to Go Completely Smoke-Free

The University of California, San Francisco is a health sciences university and health care institution recognized in the USA as best one. It will introduce a tobacco-free policy starting from September 3. Thus the University will demand from students, professors,  patients, trainees, contractors and volunteers to be tobacco-free. Usage of tobacco products will be prohibited on any University property including … Continue reading

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