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Health organization collaborates with students to help them quit smoking


Photo Credit:chris@APL Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  In Engleman Hall, a Southern Connecticut State University group was deep into discussion on their experiences and history with tobacco products.  Working together in a supportive group the circle of university students told their perspective on how they wanted to quit tobacco, in addition to taking in the advice of others. The

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Students speak out about Southern’s smoke-free campus policy


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter  Southern made their first stride towards a smoke-free campus in 2011, when the gazebos around campus were taken out, leaving smokers without shelter. In 2012, Southern announced interest in joining the Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative, a program launched by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Southern even created a “Smoke-Free Campus Policy”

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CVS makes transition to stop selling tobacco products


Janine Savoie – Special to the Southern News With over 7,600 stores within the United States, CVS is considered to be one of the largest pharmacy chains. The store sells everything from medicine, make-up, candy, grocery items, and even develops film, but recently, CVS has decided to no longer sell tobacco products. The chain will make the transition from a retail

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