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JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA
The senate approved a studentwide referendum on making campus smoke-free, extending the nonsmoking areas across main campus.

GUSA Senate Approves Smoke-Free Referendum

The main campus of Georgetown University took another step toward becoming smoke-free, as the Georgetown University Student Association senate voted 26-0 Sunday to hold a studentwide referendum in December on the issue. The referendum, to be held Dec. 1, will present students with three options: in support of a smoke-free[Read More…]

by October 25, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

DC Considers Raising Tobacco Purchasing Age

The Washington, D.C. Council advanced a bill to raise the legal age of tobacco use in the District from 18 to 21 and limit its public use Oct. 11. Cities including Boston, Chicago and New York City have implemented similar hikes in the minimum smoking age. Under the proposed law,[Read More…]

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA
A student-led initiative, Smoke Free Georgetown has launched a Facebook page and petition to ask for a studentwide referendum on banning smoking on campus.

Group Seeks Smoke-Free Referendum

A new student-led group advocating for a smoke-free campus is petitioning the Georgetown University Student Association to hold a studentwide referendum on banning smoking on campus. Smoke Free Georgetown, which is led by Mac Williams (NHS ’17) and GUSA Senator Henry Callander (COL ’18), launched its petition and Facebook page[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
The university has convened a working group to examine a potential main campus smoking ban, which is already in place on the medical campus.

Smoking Ban Efforts Coalesce

Students have created a petition to make the main campus of the university tobacco smoke free, coinciding with the convening of a nonsmoking campus working group March 25 regarding the university’s smoking policy. After the working group’s formation in February, spurred by Assistant Vice President for Benefits and Chief Benefits[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Peer Schools Seek to Curb Smoking; Georgetown Stalls

About 500 campuses in the United States are now smoke-free, but Georgetown does not look to be joining their ranks in the near future. Yale University plans to survey faculty and students this month about their support for the ban, according to The Yale Daily News, leading the debate among[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News