Jefferson College To Become Tobacco Free : Print-specific

Attorneys general want flavored e-cigarettes ban – 13WHAM ABC Rochester NY – Top Stories

The year-long transition has also consisted of health-related information, multiple smoking cessation programs, and temporary designated smoking areas, as the college is poised to become a healthier place to learn, live and work. As the fall semester begins, signage will be placed along college roadways, near building entrances and walkways, and in locations that were previously designated as temporary smoking areas. Reminders about the new policy will also be included in college publications and on the Jefferson College website.

(AP) — Attorneys general from more than two dozen states want federal regulators to impose restrictions on electronic cigarettes, including a ban on the more than 7,000 flavors now available. In a letter Friday to the Food and Drug Administration, they say limits on advertising and prohibiting flavors besides tobacco and menthol will help protect minors. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says that while they contain no tobacco, e-cigarettes have all the same addictive qualities as regular cigarettes. In April, the federal agency proposed treating e-cigarettes as tobacco products, putting them under its regulatory control.
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