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In compliance with the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act, Northern Illinois University will became smoke-free July 1, joining more than 700 colleges and universities nationwide with smoke- and/or tobacco-free policies. With the enactment of the new law, smoking will be prohibited on all campus property, defined as property that is owned, leased, occupied or otherwise controlled...
A 1992 memo from cigarette manufacturer Phillip Morris found that smokers working in places that prohibit smoking smoke 11-15 percent less than average and quit at a rate that is 84 percent higher than average. State lawmakers and health officials hope the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act, signed into law in 2014, will have a similar effect. On...
Residents and businesses adjacent to the campus of Northern Illinois University are invited to a community conversation about NIU’s draft Smoke-Free NIU policy on Wednesday, March 25. The meeting will run from 4:45-6 p.m. in the Gallery Lounge, main floor of the Holmes Student Center. Per the State of Illinois’ Smoke Free Campus Act, smoking and tobacco use on all...