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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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SUNY tobacco legislation should have a different goal

Paul Grindle September 12, 2013
Banning tobacco on SUNY campuses will not convince anyone to quit, and until there is research showing outside second-hand smoke harms others, the Task Force should change its focus to helping addicts, not pushing them underground.
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