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The rising popularity of the e-cigarette Juul on LI

Rosemary An January 14, 2019
Unlike other e-cigarette companies that purport to help users quit smoking traditional cigarettes, Juul sales have risen meteorically since its launch.
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Stony Brook 2015: A year in photos

Stony Brook 2015: A year in photos

The Statesman December 31, 2015
2015 was filled with diverse cultural events, student activism, and athletic upsets for Stony Brook. Here are our editors' picks of some of the year's most influential moments
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World Health Organizations condemnation of bacon is misleading

World Health Organization’s condemnation of bacon is misleading

Jonathon Kline November 5, 2015
This sort of misinformation is one that can prove to be extremely detrimental to the livelihoods of people everywhere.
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Will Georges, former Stony Brook University student, smokes a cigarette outside the Union. Will is favorable of the smoking ban that is scheduled to come into effect in the spring semester, as he wants to quit smoking. TAYLOR HA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook to ban tobacco on campuses starting in 2016

Jessica Chin September 18, 2015
The use of tobacco products will be banned on all Stony Brook campuses starting Jan. 1, according to the tobacco-free policy approved by the Office of the President in July.
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Stanleys possible tobacco ban still smokey

Stanley’s possible tobacco ban still smokey

Chelsea Katz September 23, 2014
University President Dr. Samuel L. Stanley Jr. and his Chief Deputy Edward Summers are at the helm of an initiative to potentially ban tobacco on all of Stony Brook’s campuses.
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Cigarettes, long a symbol of sexual prowess and masculinity, are a staple in most post-coital movie scenes. (POLINA MOVCHAN / THE STATESMAN)

Reefer? I hardly know her!

Sophie Carr February 11, 2014
Socially, humanity has adopted a multitude of conventions and mannerisms to compliment any social setting. But what about etiquette in social bedding? Surely propriety can resume once all frivolous activities come to a sticky end. Will there ever be a remedy for the awkward exchange of morning-after eye contact?
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