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SCCC plans to ban use of all tobacco products on campus

A monitor screen in Elston Hall, announces that SCCC will be a tobacco free campus campus beginning this September Tuesday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
A monitor screen in Elston Hall, announces that SCCC will be a tobacco free campus campus beginning this September Tuesday.
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At Schenectady County Community College, fliers about the New York State Smokers’ Quitline are available in the school’s common area, and signs and television monitors inform students of an impending change: In September, SCCC will become a tobacco-free campus. The ban includes all tobacco products, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco and pipes, as well as electronic cigarettes. The sale and distribution of tobacco products and merchandise on campus is also prohibited, as are tobacco advertisements, and ...


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gina99
June 27, 2013
6:21 a.m.

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Another non issue dealt with at SCCC. Maybe they should work on the pathetic graduation rate after 6 years?

muggy
June 27, 2013
6:57 a.m.

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How moral and self-righteous of SCCC. How about cracking down on absentee professors and canceled classes? Maybe not a problem at SCCC, but certainly at some of the SUNY system 4-year schools.

cidbil
June 27, 2013
8:05 a.m.

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I've been reading the comments here for some time now, and it has become apparent to me by the comments of a number of posters here, that nothing good ever happens in Schenectady.......ever. I mean all the posters here must know this as it is a common theme. So let me repeat: Nothing good ever happens in Schenectady......ever. At least now that I know this, I won't have to waste a few minutes of my day reading about it here......thanks for clearing that up for me.......once again, Nothing good ever happens in Schenectady..........ever!!!! (TIC)

albright1
June 27, 2013
9:38 a.m.

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Cigarette Nazis........

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