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Senate Council forms tobacco-free campus committee

Pitt is considering banning smoking on University property. 9Image via Flickr//Lindsay Fox)

By Alexander Hanna, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Senate President Chris Bonneau said Pitt and its Wellness Center are pushing to make Pitt a tobacco-free campus by the spring semester of 2020.

Pitt talks tobacco-free at Healthy U Fair

Lisa Farzee attends the Healthy U Fair with her therapy dog, Max. (Photo by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

By Madeline Gavatorta and Janine Faust | News Staff

September 26, 2017

Standing among students petting therapy dogs and getting flu shots, Student Government President Max Kneis thanked the CVS Health Foundation and the American Cancer Society for giving the University of Pittsburgh a $20,000 check for one of the University’s health initiatives — curbing tobacco use at Pitt...

Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals

By MCT Campus

October 6, 2014

Pitt student Kevin Pang and other researchers are studying what people are tweeting about electronic cigarettes to gage public opinion of the devices. 

E-cigarettes give students new choices

E-cigarettes give students new choices

By Dale Shoemaker / Staff Writer

September 21, 2014

The nicotine market’s newest competitor, the electronic cigarette, is gaining popularity among teenagers and young adults — including Pitt students.Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigs, are battery-powered vaporizers that produce an aerosol vapor that resembles cigarette smoke. Presently, little resea...

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