Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Tobacco-Free UMass: It’s about time

By Ali Strand

March 26, 2013

Filed under Blogs, News Blogs

As many of you know, the UMass Amherst campus will completely ban the use of tobacco starting July 1, 2013.There’s a clear divide as to who the supporters are and those who are against it. As for myself, I have to say that it’s...

Campus Perspective: Students voice opinions on smoking ban policy

By Emily Felder

March 10, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Campus Perspectives, Health & Wellness, News Multimedia, Videos, Web-Exclusive

The response to the upcoming changes remains varied, with some praising the initiative of creating a healthier place to work and study, while others are concerned about the infringement of personal rights. The campus-wide tobacco...

Ready or not, University ban of on-campus tobacco use approaches

By Brian Bevilacqua

March 4, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

The act of lighting up a cigarette or using tobacco on campus will soon be snuffed. Effective July 1, a University of Massachusetts policy will ban the use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco as well as electronic cigarettes. Smoking inside personal vehicles on ca...