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UMass Becomes Smoke-Free

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UMass Becomes Smoke-Free

As of Monday, UMass Amherst is a smoke free campus.  UMass joins 1,100 campuses nationwide that have adopted the policy.  Of the university’s 30,000 students, around 13-14 percent still smoke cigarettes.  The school is offering vouchers for nicotine patches for those who want to quit.

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