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Do the new OCS products affect Fanshawe's policies?
A new year means new legal cannabis products, but it won't change Fanshawe College's existing smoke-free policy. Read more

Mind over matter: Alternatives to assist you in quitting smoking
Unless you're planning a trip to a country that doesn't easily produce cigarettes for purchase and consumption, quitting smoking is not an easy task. Read more

Five tips to boost your mental health
Mental health is a complicated, confusing and different journey for everyone. Coping mechanisms differ from person to person, but general tips to improve your general mental health can prove useful. Read more

Stop hating on New Year's resolutions
Many people have negative opinions about New Year's resolutions and find that they often do not last more than a couple of months. However, that does not mean that people should stop making resolutions to better their lives. Read more

Smoke-free Fanshawe does not seem to be working out as planned
Fanshawe implemented a smoke-free campus on Nov. 1, but the College was not prepared for all of the entrances to the campus to be filled with smokers. Read more

Students urged to properly pitch their butts
As staff and students adjust to Fanshawe's new smoke-free policy, effective Nov. 1, it is important they be mindful of where they pitch their butts. Read more

Students fear impact of smoke-free policy
As news of the smoke-free policy sinks in across campus, some students who smoke are concerned about its possible impact on their mental and physical health. Read more

Going smoke-free is a violation to some folks
In recent years a number of properties such as colleges and universities, hospitals and sport stadiums have gone completely smoke-free. Read more

Fanshawe announces smoke-free policy
Fanshawe College has announced it will make its campuses entirely smoke-free as of Nov. 1, 2018. Read more

Provincial government takes more steps to help young smokers quit
The provincial government is offering free counselling from a pharmacist (for up to one year) and medication through OHIP+ for young adults 24-years-old and younger to assist these individuals in their efforts to quit smoking. Read more

Hang tough don't puff: program to quit smoking
According to The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, addiction and mental illness can cut 10-20 years off a person's life expectancy. Smoking is one of the most common and widely accepted addictions. Read more

New recycling program puts butts to good use
Fanshawe is one of the first schools in Southwestern Ontario to recycle cigarette butts from its campus. Read more

Don't "new year, new me" me
For most, the first day of the new year means setting yourself up with a New Year's resolution after a reflection on how to improve the oncoming year. Read more

Youth access to vaping products up in smoke as per new Health Canada regulations
Health Canada has introduced a legislation to deter youth from accessing vaping products. As an amendment to the former Tobacco Act, the new Tobacco and Vaping Products Act now includes vapour-based products as a separate class to be regulated. Read more

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