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CRC institutes new smoking ban on campus

CRC institutes new smoking ban on campus

LeShea Munoz, Editor

August 22, 2016

Cosumnes River College became a smoke-free campus on Aug. 1. The new policy, which encompasses the e...

Campus joins The Great American Smokeout

Marcus Ellis, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

Organized by the American Cancer Society, The Great American Smokeout is an annual event that takes place on the third Thursday in November. This event propositions smokers to take on the challenge and make the commitment to stop smoking for at least 24 hours, according to their website. The event, which took place on Nov....

Split Decision: Should vaporizers and e-cigarettes face further regulation?

Bobby Bishop, Nick Valenzuela

October 7, 2014

PRO: Bobby Bishop Vaping is a lifestyle choice. It is a growing hobby and for some people it is a stress reliever. Smoking out of a vaporizer pen is a way of people getting the satisfaction of smoking without the harmful effects of cigarettes. Many people use vape pens to quit smoking cigarettes due to the fact you can put ...

Text2Quit: How text messaging can help kick the habit

Text2Quit: How text messaging can help kick the habit

September 13, 2014

Smoking tobacco is one of the leading addictions in today’s world and there have been a variety of...

Beyond The Smoke

Bobby Bishop and Shafa Ilyas

April 10, 2014

When it comes down to it, most stories and rallies focus on the bare basic issue when it comes to cigarettes and marijuana: one’s right to smoke. While the rights that we all have or want are not in question, there is more to consider . Smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases and diabetes, according...

Exploring smoking ban is waste of time for Sacramento

Editorial Staff

February 28, 2014

Thinking about transferring to Sacramento State or UC Davis? If you’re a smoker, it might not be the best idea. UC Davis, and the University of California system as a whole, has banned smoking on their campus and all satellite campuses. Sacramento State voted to start a ban in 2015. Now the city of Sacramento is considering ...

Hawk Talk: Should CRC ban smoking on campus?

February 14, 2014

Faculty and students react to the idea of CRC banning smoking on campus.

Local college smoking bans bring questions about campus policy

Local college smoking bans bring questions about campus policy

Stacey Marie Harris and Damon Hickman

February 5, 2014

Surgeon general warning labels on cigarette packs may not be the only thing students on campus will ...

Cigarette alternative poses questions about health and campus smoking policies

Rachel Norris, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

E-cigarettes made their first appearance on store shelves in 2006, but have taken the market by storm in the past couple of years, according to the Associated Press. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study on Sept. 5, which found that in the United States, the number of smokers who have tried e-ciga...

CRC celebrates national day to stop smoking

Scott Redmond & Josh Slowiczek, Connection Staff

November 12, 2012

On the first page of a tiny booklet stuffed inside a water bottle are the words, “Congratulations. By picking up this brochure you've taken the first step towards leading a tobacco free life.” The booklet is part of a pack that will be available the week of Nov. 15 in correlation with the Great American Smokeout, which...

Campus smoking policy has students divided

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

October 6, 2011

Since the beginning of the semester, students who light up have been asked to move into designated smoking zones. The new smoking policy was put into place by the Smoking Guidelines Implementation Task Group. The rule for smoking 30 feet from any building has been changed to allow smoking in designated areas only, according...

Designated smoking zones not adhered to

Alyssa Novak, Connection Staff

May 6, 2011

Cosumnes River College stated that on April 1 they would be implementing a new rule regarding the smoking on campus. This new rule designated specific areas to smokers to prevent non-smokers from walking around a smoke-filled campus. However, this rule is not being enforced as it should be. As a smoker, I was told before...

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