Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Tobacco-Free UMass: It’s about time

By Ali Strand

March 26, 2013

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

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

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...