The tobacco industry targets young adults in college.  College administrators can promote healthful student development by adopting tobacco-free campus policies.



I managed the evaluation of the NC Tobacco-Free Colleges Initiative, and NC led the nation in the number of voluntarily adopted tobacco-free campus policies.

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While we know that smoke-free policies work, we know little about their impact on college campuses.  We used cigarette butts near entrances to key buildings to provide an objective measure of effectiveness.

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I helped colleagues at UNC document that tobacco-free policy adoption has no negative implications for applications, transfers, or enrollment.

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ACHA Policy Recommendation

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