Strategies for Implementing a Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

Department of Health and Recreation Professions, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43606, USA.
Journal of American College Health (Impact Factor: 1.45). 11/2011; 59(8):764-8. DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2010.529479
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This report examines the rationale for creating a tobacco-free campus to utilize in passing antitobacco policies, and recommendations for overcoming barriers. As with any type of advocacy effort, a variety of impediments exist, including lack of administrative and staff support, absence of student involvement, and sparse resources. A variety of potential remedies and advocacy opportunities are explored and delineated.

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