Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass begins ban on tobacco products

By Soren Hough

September 3, 2013

On July 1, 2013, the University of Massachusetts went completely tobacco-free, officially banning traditional and e-cigarettes, hookahs and chew. Tobacco-free policies are supported by the Center for Disease Control, the Worl...

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...

SGA Senators discuss tobacco-free rule

By Sam Hayes

April 13, 2011

Recently elected Student Government Association President Yevin Roh vetoed last week’s SGA Senate’s motion to ask Chancellor Robert Holub to delay approval of the Faculty Senate resolution which will ban tobacco from campus. In...

Students should fume over smoking ban

By Special To The Collegian

April 13, 2011

By Nathan Lamb Herter 227 lecture hall was filled to the breaking point with occupants, as one student after another voiced their staunch opposition to the “Tobacco-Free UMass Amherst” policy. Regardless, the Facul...