Tag: smoking

Opinion

USF’s new tobacco ban is unrealistic

USF Tampa is now officially tobacco free, just like the St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee campuses. The facts are irrefutable: smoking kills. But the effectiveness of this ban has yet to be seen.  The number of smokers has drastically decreased in the last 50 years due to discoveries on the medical […]

Opinion

Smoking should be personal choice, not campus policy

Smokers on campus may want to inhale more deeply the next few months because USF is planning to put out its last cigarette in 2016. In last week’s fall address, USF President Judy Genshaft announced the campus will become tobacco-free beginning early next year. This would bring the Tampa campus […]