A law that would have prohibited the sale of flavored tobacco in California has been delayed until the next general election. The law, known by its bill number SB-793, would have given California the toughest state restrictions on flavored tobacco in the country after it was approved by Gov. Gavin Newsom last August.
Roughly 15 students attended an anti-vaping discussion on Feb. 12 inside the Randall Lewis Center.
The event, put on by the American Lung Association began with a friendly competition of the virtual classroom game Kahoot.
The Trump administration announced Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration is developing a plan to clear the market of flavored e-cigarettes; a federal policy that is long overdue in working to protect minors from negative health effects.
In a informal survey at the University of La Verne students, four out of five students who smoke said they support a proposed tax increase on tobacco products – if the money goes toward research on cancers caused by smoking. And four out of six non-smokers agreed there should be a tax increase on tobacco products.
With California officially changing the legal smoking age to 21, smoking has once again sparked a conversation on campus. Some students are for it — the ones that are over 21, mostly – and others are upset about the notion of being turned away at Circle K.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
Empowerment comedian Ernesto Gritzewsky, known as Ernie G, sat amid his audience of roughly 70 before his performance – to have intimate conversations and get to know them – Tuesday in Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center with at least 70 attendees.