Support for policies prohibiting smoking and the use of tobacco products on Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus grew substantially over a five-year span, especially among tobacco users.
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Student smokers who appeared to be more dependent on nicotine were more likely to violate Oregon State University’s ban on smoking after the policy was adopted, new research has found.
As fewer teens overall take up smoking, those who do smoke daily are reporting more health complaints than in years past, a new study indicates.
“We are collecting and analyzing this information in order to understand programs and policies, to improve them and to make judgments and decisions about them,” CPHHS Professor Marc Braverman says of his research.
Students, faculty and staff at Oregon State University have largely embraced a new policy that prohibits smoking on the Corvallis campus, but the policy change hasn’t completely eliminated secondhand smoke exposure, new research shows.