The campus does not allow for the use of tobacco or vapes and it’s not fair to students who are addicted.
Let’s just throw it out there, the smell of cigarette smoke is awful and is a nuisance when walking to class or just walking around on campus. In fact, smoking in general is a nasty habit. Long Beach State is meant to be a 100 percent smoke, vapor and tobacco[Read More…]
Although smoking was banned from Cal State Long Beach in 2016, you wouldn’t know that walking through the campus halls. The Breathe Campaign was implemented at the university in 2013 in an effort to eliminate smoking on campus. In Fall 2016, the campaign officially banned tobacco and e-cigarettes from campus.[Read More…]
Over 20 tombstones encircled the grass in front of the bookstore Wednesday morning displaying the names and faces of icons whose lives were lost to smoking-related illnesses. Celebrities such as Patrick Swayze, David Bowie and Walt Disney were some of the individuals represented on the tombstones. The event was put[Read More…]
Even though Cal State Long Beach forbids the use of tobacco and vaporizers on campus, students and faculty are still trying to find places to sate their craving. Isabella Lanza, assistant professor of human development, attempts to find why they do it. Lanza created the Risky Health Among Adolescents and[Read More…]
Following a passing vote of 64 percent from California State University, Long Beach students, a newly formed taskforce will begin its second meeting on Feb. 27 to address the likelihood of implementing a smoking ban on campus. To achieve the “smoke-free” policy, the CSU aimed to form a special committee[Read More…]
Every morning when I get to campus, the sun has only just risen, the wind is rustling through the tress and the pleasant smell of eucalyptus is drifting through the air. Then suddenly, a repugnant cloud of smoke hits me in the face and forces its way through my nostrils[Read More…]