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SDSU provides a number of resources to help SDSU students looking to quit smoking.

SDSU provides resources to help students quit smoking amid rise in vaping-related casualties

by Brenden Tuccinardi , Engagement Editor // October 2, 2019

The news of 12 vaping-related casualties coming out of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has many people worried about their use of e-cigarettes,...

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An SDSU student smokes a cigarette on campus — where smoking is prohibited.

‘Thirdhand smoke’ can be embedded in furniture, fabrics, SDSU research says

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // December 13, 2018

A new San Diego State study shows tobacco smoke can embed traces of toxins into furniture and fabrics. SDSU Department of Psychology Chairman Georg E....

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Price increase for smoking habits

Price increase for smoking habits

by Alex Hall, Staff Writer // November 1, 2016

California state residents will need a majority approval in order to pass Proposition 56, which proposes a $2 tax increase on top of the current price...

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SDSU study finds awareness days effective at increasing public engagement

SDSU study finds awareness days effective at increasing public engagement

by Adriana Millar, Senior Staff Writer // April 18, 2016

Awareness days have a positive effect on public engagement and news coverage, according to a study published recently by a San Diego State researcher. Graduate...

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Op-Ed: E-cigs are a risk to everyone, not just the user

Op-Ed: E-cigs are a risk to everyone, not just the user

by Diona Shelbourne, Student, CSU East Bay // February 10, 2016

I thought it was my right to smoke. When people would pass by me and cover their mouths and make a face, I would get irritated. There was enough air for...

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San Diego gets a 'D' for tobacco use

San Diego gets a ‘D’ for tobacco use

by Jaclyn Palumbo, Staff Writer // January 29, 2015

San Diego State has recently partnered with Elite security to better enforce the smoking ban on campus. In cases of noncompliance with the smoke-free...

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Smoking on campus continues despite smoking ban

Smoking on campus continues despite smoking ban

by Adriana Millar, Staff Writer // October 27, 2014

Last spring San Diego State adopted a smoke and tobacco-free policy across campus in an effort to create a healthy environment. Although the policy...

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Smoking ban diminishes on-campus diversity

Smoking ban diminishes on-campus diversity

by Simon Shieh // January 29, 2014

I smoked my first cigarette when I was 18 years old living in a remote mountain village in southern China. I was offered one almost every day and finally...

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Students should take smoking ban seriously

Students should take smoking ban seriously

by Kelly Gardner // 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...

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