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CSUN officially smoke-free campus

Physical Plant Management employees Manuel Huerta, Gilmar Rodriguez and Martin Rivera remove an ashtray from the campus. The workers removed the ashtrays before the start of school. Photo credit: Manny Araujo
Halie Cook August 24, 2015

After two years of debate, California State University, Northridge has finally become a smoke-and-tobacco free campus. On Wednesday, August 19, CSUN joined over 2,000 colleges across the United States...

A smoky situation on e-cigarette regulation

Courtesy of MCT
Jamie Gonzaga May 7, 2014

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have become the latest trend among the current generation of smokers. There is also an ethical dilemma of e-cigarettes being promoted as a“safer solution” to...

Survey released by school shows many students support smoke-free campus

Illustration by: David J. Hawkins / Daily Sundial
Brionna Lewis 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. Matt Terhune, a staff member in the college...

Smoking ban: Valid or Infringement?

Smoking ban: Valid or Infringement?
Nicole Socala January 22, 2014

Bring in the change for better health and air Change is coming in 2014. Like wildfire that spreads faster than cancer cells, this will be the year that many CSU campuses plan to take a step in the...

Cal State Fullerton becomes the first CSU campus to implement comprehensive smoke-free policy

Cal State Fullerton becomes the first CSU campus to implement comprehensive smoke-free policy
Ana Rodriguez 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...

Non-smoker opposes campus-wide smoking ban

Joelle Katz January 29, 2012

If there is one thing that I have made a promise to do (and have thus far kept) it is to not smoke. I plan to live a long, heart and lung disease-free life. However, I cannot imagine a world where...

California should ban outdoor smoking

Contributor September 22, 2010

Arguing for the government: Toppacio Rodriguez California should ban smoking in outdoor areas because of the health issues it causes towards other people. Before 2007, smoke-free laws did not protect...

Helping and not helping

Contributor September 20, 2010

HELPING: Santa Monica Santa Monica officials are expanding the law which bans smoking in certain areas in an effort to control second-hand smoke. Residents living in apartment complexes and condominiums...

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