Staff and students share their opinions on the effectiveness of the smoking ban.
Students provide varied opinions on the smoking ban policy and microbiology professor and Faculty Senate member, Wilmore Webley, weighs in on its implementation.
July 1, 2013 is the effective date for the ban of on-campus tobacco use at the University of Massachusetts.
Alexander Delegas discusses the effects of the UMass smoking ban.
The Hampshire Mall will no longer allow the use of tobacco product inside or outside its building beginning May 31.
The SGA debated the the current standing of the motions of a smoking ban alternative last night
The Student Government Association voted to create an alternative to the smoking ban to take effect in 2013.
David Robertson believes that the newly voted on “Tobacco-Free UMass Amherst,” policy will cause more problems than it aims to fix.
The Faculty Senate today is slated to take a vote on whether to ban smoking on campus; however, many students seemingly oppose the proposal.
Student Government Association votes to repudiate potential no-tobacco campus.
Though she isn’t a smoker, Collegian columnist Melissa Mahoney believes that the University’s “A Tobacco-Free UMass” proposal won’t work.
Collegian columnist Alison Bowler agrees with a measure her hometown recently passed banning smoking in parks and playgrounds, but she thinks smokers’ rights still need to be respected.