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Kent Wired

Kent State of Wellness working with USG on smoke-free initiative on campus

Nya Coleman September 4, 2017

"Let’s clear the air." Those are the words that you can find on a few new signs around Kent State’s campus. Kent State is officially a smoke-free campus as of July 1, 2017.Kent State of Wellness has...

Kent State Undergraduate Student Government senators vote to approve a smoke free and tobacco free policy during a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. The policy is projected to take effect in 2017 and it is apart of President Beverly Warren’s goal to make Kent State the healthiest college campus in the nation.

USG passes Tobacco Free Campus resolution

Anthony Calvaruso February 24, 2016

USG passed a Tobacco Free Campus Resolution during an energized meeting with President Beverly Warren in attendance for support of the proposed resolution. Although the resolution cannot be passed solely...

Junior environmental conservation biology major Sean Nichols and junior German/French translation major Kyle Darrah smoke outside the Student Center on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Nichols said Kent State becoming smoke-free could potentially help him quit smoking, while Darrah said she thinks enforcing the policy would distract campus security from more pressing issues.

Smoking ban talks remain in president’s cabinet

Emily Mills November 23, 2014

Smokers — students, faculty and staff alike — huddled outside buildings or on the heated grates that line the sidewalks, sneaking a cigarette in between classes or during their lunch break, are a common...

Kent State still considering campus-wide smoking ban

Hannah Reed May 1, 2014

While a Kent State committee is recommending a campus-wide tobacco ban, the use of electronic cigarettes on campus is on the rise, Kent State researcher Deric Kenne said.However, the committee has not...

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