Clemson to make campus tobacco free within 2 years


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CLEMSON — Clemson University has established a task force comprised of students, faculty and staff to make its campus tobacco free within two years. The task force will research the impact of a tobacco-free campus, define the specifics of a tobacco-free campus policy and plan its implementation.

Clemson’s current policy prohibits smoking within any university-owned or leased buildings, including residence halls. The new policy would prohibit tobacco in all areas of the campus and other property owned by the university, both indoors and out.

More than 770 colleges or universities across the nation are smoke-free, and more than 560 of those are completely tobacco-free.

“Becoming a tobacco-free campus could have many benefits for students, faculty and staff,” said George Clay, executive director of student health services and chairman of the committee. “There is data to show that going tobacco free could reduce costs of health care and health insurance for employees. It is also in line with Clemson’s 2020 goal ‘to maintain an environment that is healthy, safe and attractive.’”

The task force will divide into sub-groups to address four main topics: facilities and signage, communications and marketing, tobacco treatment and addiction management, and compliance/policy and procedures.

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General Update: Clemson to make campus tobacco free within 2 years
Crump®
the war on smoking continues..
tgrfan42069
Clemson is a dry campus... supposed to be anyway...***
TigerGrad11
im just speaking ingeneral though..
tgrfan42069
Two things..
Orange T-Square
car exhaust effects people to.dont see anyone banning cars***
tgrfan42069
Re: car exhaust effects people to.dont see anyone banning cars***
wbenham
Re: car exhaust effects people to.dont see anyone banning cars***
CUAtTheFinishLine®
Try driving a cigarette across campus...***
movino®
Re: Try driving a cigarette across campus...***
CUAtTheFinishLine®
Great Response!!!! Love it***
mahoppes
you really think they are the same?
deleted
Re: you really think they are the same?
CUAtTheFinishLine®
Totally the same thing! Automobiles are a necessity,
TigersAndCubs
Re: Two things..
TigerXJ
Re: Two things..
allorangeallthetime52®
alcohol breaks up homes..
tgrfan42069
Re: alcohol breaks up homes..
CUAtTheFinishLine®
Alcohol ABUSE breaks up homes, not alcohol.
tiggerz04®
Re: Two things..
tgrfn787
Since when?
BRSTiger
Clemson is definitely not a dry campus
clemtiger14®
no it's not
CU_Kobe_24®
Yea... $1 Busch Lights on draft at Chili's on Thursdays***
hodges8®
If you want to smoke fine, keep a plastic bag over your head
3rdGenTiger
and if you want to drink.do so in your home..
tgrfan42069
Speaking of fumes.....nasty ### farts should be outlawed
MackDaddy®
Not completely - second-hand smoke is real dangerous......
Tiger77
How are they going to enforce this in dorm rooms, etc.?.....
Tiger77
Sorry to offend anyone
saluda tiger
Re: Sorry to offend anyone
allorangeallthetime52®
No more fireworks after we score! Woo hoo free ASAP!***
kea04®
Stand up for your freedoms whether you use tobacco or not!
ezpn
Amen
BobRoss
lets ban all cars.they let out exhaust ..
tgrfan42069
I wonder if they will outlaw vaping too?***
MackDaddy®
Re: Amen
WhstigeR®
Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.***
6tiger9®
Do I have the right to breather clean air?...
baseball fan
Re: Do I have the right to breather clean air?...
CUAtTheFinishLine®
Re: Do I have the right to breather clean air?...
FightingDabos
How can you be sure that in the absence of cigarette smoke
tiggerz04®
We are talking about property owned by Clemson University...
tigerking79®
Re: Stand up for your freedoms whether you use tobacco or not!
COHAZE
Will never work.
Ctigermae
Yeah like that's going to happen! ********
celtic_tiger®
This is hilarious
fightigers
Exactly.***
PalmettoFace®
Yeah, but then some pu$$y might get a whiff of it from afar
Smiling Tiger®
Re: Yeah, but then some pu$$y might get a whiff of it from afar
allorangeallthetime52®
Thanks, but I quit 25 years ago (except for an occasional
Smiling Tiger®
Oh - and congrats on quitting. I know I felt a lot better
Smiling Tiger®
Re: Oh - and congrats on quitting. I know I felt a lot better
allorangeallthetime52®
That makes me think....how about people that
MackDaddy®
Re: That makes me think....how about people that
CUAtTheFinishLine®
Excellent point! all night games
MackDaddy®
Outlaw it in the buildings and let people do what they want
WolfMan2
Re: Outlaw it in the buildings and let people do what they want
bchtiger328
Good lowered - this is absurd. What happened to common
Smiling Tiger®
Common Sense tells you that this is property owned by the...
tigerking79®
Funny thing is employees have to have an xtra 40.00 per month for being a smoker
fightigers
I think we should tax/start war with overweight people. Then
Caddie
Absolutely. Lets completely ban everything that could be
Smiling Tiger®
Problem is, sooner or later....
vfral1
They won't let me smoke pot either
drewtigeralum03®
Re: They won't let me smoke pot either
CUAtTheFinishLine®
raw milk? they do warm some milk for babies, but i don't
sgt tiger®
What about non-smokers?...
baseball fan
Really?
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Re: Problem is, sooner or later....
FightingDabos
Re: General Update: Clemson to make campus tobacco free within 2 years
CUAtTheFinishLine®
Booooo!
ATL PAW MAN®
I guess this is now appropriate
johnccalhoun®
Re: General Update: Clemson to make campus tobacco free within 2 years
loubello
Can't believe this got so much response
sgraupn
It was a law made by Non-smokers for Non-Smokers
hleapha
Having a Smoking/Non Smoking section is like........
Clearwater_Tiger
Re: General Update: Clemson to make campus tobacco free within 2 years
johnnyscarecrow
So: When can we expect Tigernet to become feather-free?***
RevDodd®
So stupid
El Tigre 1
I question some of you all's logic
TigerStyle13®
For those defending this move on second hand smoke
tigerpride98
Happens when someone accidentally drinks from a spittoon
Tiger95
Re: General Update: Clemson to make campus tobacco free within 2 years
COHAZE
Gibberish***
jeremy
How to Ban Danny Ford from Clemson - Part 1***
Fluxus
Taking away our rights.
tokillagamecock®
Re: Taking away our rights.
COHAZE
Thanks a lot Obama!!!!***
shellac23
Re: Thanks a lot Obama!!!!***
COHAZE
Smoking ban is fine, but a complete tobacco ban seems
TigersAndCubs
when i give up smoking, do i still have to wear my seatbelt?
sgt tiger®
Re: General Update: Clemson to make campus tobacco free within 2 years
JBTiger1980®

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