Less than 20% of colleges are smoke or tobacco-free

Temple University made headlines earlier this year, announcing it would ban smoking.

Now, a new survey shows Temple is in the minority of schools with such bans.

Only 17 per cent of colleges are 100 per cent smoke or tobacco-free, even though previous studies show those policies DO cut tobacco use by young adults.

The study also found most school policies don't address the e-cigarette problem.

99 per cent of adult smokers start before age 26.

They are also especially vulnerable to secondhand smoke, because they often live in close quarters.
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