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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A lit cigarette in an ashtray.

Pitt quits nic? Students talk smoking and vaping on campus

By Tanya Babbar, Senior Staff Writer January 28, 2024

When Nick Nazari, a junior computer science major, found himself smoking up to a pack of cigarettes a day during finals last semester, he knew he had to start cutting down. Recently, to help control...

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The Pitt Prescription | How safe is vaping and why are young adults so drawn to it?

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer November 8, 2020
On most college campuses, it would be hard to find a single student who hasn’t seen or at least heard of a Juul, or another type of e-cigarette.
Opinion | Leave the vapes alone

Opinion | Leave the vapes alone

By Josh Beylinson, Staff Columnist September 10, 2019
Banning flavored e-cigarettes only punishes adults by eliminating a safer alternative to cigarettes while doing nothing to improve the health of America’s minors.
Juul is a popular e-cigarette brand.

Editorial: More states should ban flavored e-cigarettes

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 4, 2019
Michigan's ban on flavored e-cigarettes is a much-needed measure that more states should imitate.
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