Tag Archives: tobacco

Southern tobacco-free for two years


Alex Palmieri – News Editor Southern has been tobacco free for over two years now. With the anniversary, Emily Rosenthal, coordinator of the Wellness Center, said there is still some work to do. “There are around 1,300 tobacco free campuses around the country,” said Rosenthal. “Tobacco is still the leading cause of preventable death in the country.” Rosenthal said if

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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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Q & A with non-smokers about campus smoking ban


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  Erik Cerone and Kamal Shaham are both sophomores at SCSU, Cerone’s major is economics while Shaham focuses on computer science as his.  They both enjoy the YouTtube channel ‘Collegehumor’ in particular the sketch series ‘Jake and Amir.’  Both of the students do not practice smoking. What is your opinion on a smoking ban? Shaham:

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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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