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  • Smoke and Tobacco Free Student Fellowships 2017

    April 17, 2017

    In support of the University of California’s commitment to a smoke and tobacco free UC and its critical role in developing research, public health, and policy solutions for the rapidly evolving “smoking” landscape particularly among youth and young adults, the UC Systemwide Smoke and Tobacco Free Task force is soliciting applications for 2017-18 UC Smoke and Tobacco Free Student Fellowships. The purpose of these awards is to help foster the next generation of leaders to reduce the harms and social costs from smoking and use of tobacco products worldwide, and to enable UC to be a leader among university systems in maintaining smoke & tobacco free environments.

  • Proposition 64 and UC

    November 21, 2016

    Despite passage of Prop. 64, you still can’t use marijuana on UC property

  • President Napolitano's message for a Smoke and Tobacco-Free University of California system

    October 21, 2016

    As a leader in health care and environmental practices, the university recognizes its responsibility to exercise leadership through the creation of a smoke and tobacco-free environment for all students, employees and visitors at all University of California campuses, medical centers and facilities. UC’s landmark Smoke and Tobacco Free Policy resulted in healthier environments at all UC campuses and medical centers since January 2014.

  • Smoke and Tobacco Free Student Fellowships 2016

    May 4, 2016

    In support of the University of California’s commitment to a smoke and tobacco free UC and its critical role in developing research, public health and policy solutions for the rapidly evolving “smoking” landscape particularly among youth and young adults, the UC Systemwide Smoke and Tobacco Free Task force is soliciting applications for 2016-17 UC Smoke and Tobacco Free Student Fellowships. The purpose of these awards is to help foster the next generation of leaders to reduce the harms and social costs from smoking and use of tobacco products worldwide.

  • It takes a UC Village

    January 7, 2016

    Smoking cessation push goes high tech. December 22, 2015. University-wide program links health records with 1-800-NOBUTTS helpline.

  • Studying Smokers' Brains

    May 26, 2015

    The study, conducted by researchers at Duke University School of Medicine, found that people who successfully quit smoking showed greater connectivity in the insula -- a brain region that controls impulses and craving -- than people who tried to quit and failed.

  • California Debuts Ads to Counter E-cigarettes

    April 1, 2015

    California Department of Public Health article about Ads to counter e-cigarettes

  • CDC Report - Tobacco Product Use Among Adults

    July 2, 2014

  • Smoking Cessation Classes Announced

    February 20, 2014

  • UCSC Goes Smoke & Tobacco Free

    January 1, 2014

    UCSC Goes Smoke & Tobacco Free

  • UCSC Smoke & Tobacco-Free Policy Announced

    December 10, 2013

    UCSC Smoke & Tobacco-Free Policy Announced

  • E-cigarettes: Does smokeless mean harmless?

    September 10, 2013

    E-cigarettes: Does smokeless mean harmless?

  • UCSD Goes Tobacco-Free September 1, 2013

    September 1, 2013

    UCSD Goes Tobacco-Free September 1, 2013

  • UCLA Goes Tobacco-Free April 22, 2013

    April 22, 2013

    UCLA Goes Tobacco-Free April 22, 2013