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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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EDITORIAL: Establish Designated Smoking Areas

EDITORIAL: Establish Designated Smoking Areas

By Editorial Board October 18, 2019

On Aug. 15, 2020, Georgetown University’s tobacco-free campus policy will take effect, banning all students, staff members and visitors from using tobacco products on university grounds.  The...

GUMC Study Links Cigarette Packaging to Brain Stimuli

By Marina Pitofsky March 1, 2016

Georgetown University Medical Center researchers found that viewing graphic anti-smoking warning labels on cigarette packages stimulates activity in brain areas linked to emotion, decision-making and...

DC Limits Lung Cancer Costs

By Tom Garzillo November 18, 2014

Washington, D.C., is the second-best place in the country at combatting the costs of lung cancer, according to the financial website Wallethub. Wallethub ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia...

The university has convened a working group to examine a potential main campus smoking ban, which is already in place on the medical campus.

Smoking Ban Efforts Coalesce

By Ryan Thomas April 4, 2014

Students have created a petition to make the main campus of the university tobacco smoke free, coinciding with the convening of a nonsmoking campus working group March 25 regarding the university’s...

CVS: A Choice to Emulate

By Online Editor and The Editorial Board February 11, 2014

The decision of CVS Caremark to stop selling tobacco products in its stores, announced Wednesday, has been touted as an example of corporate responsibility. The choice, which surprised both business executives...

CVS Eliminates Tobacco Products From Store

By Maddy Moore February 11, 2014

With CVS Caremark’s recent announcement that it would discontinue the sale of tobacco products from its stores by Oct. 1, 2014, student smokers may find themselves with fewer options outside the Hilltop,...

Vittles Robbed of Cigarettes

By Hiromi Oka January 24, 2012

Fifty cartons of cigarettes were stolen from Vital Vittles at 3:37 p.m. Monday, according to the Department of Public Safety. The incident was the fourth in a string of robberies at the on-campus convenience...

Over $1,500 in Cigarettes Stolen from Vital Vittles

By Sarah Kaplan December 15, 2011

More than $1,500 in cigarettes was stolen from Vital Vittles Dec. 6, according to a Metropolitan Police Department preliminary incident report. The theft was reported to MPD by The Corp's Chief Executive...

Lombardi Supports New Smoking Labels

By Mariah Byrne November 16, 2010

The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center announced its support last week for the new, more graphic warning labels for cigarette packaging required by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In...

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