Evidence and Support

Tobacco is the deadliest man made product in the history of civilization.

A large volume of documents have been published showing support towards the efforts to become a 100% smoke free campus.  To learn more about the movement to become the next smoke free campus, please browse through the documents, links and resolutions for support that are provided on this webpage.

DOCUMENTS supporting smoke free campus policies:


  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Heath, 2006.


  • Repace, James L. 2008. “Outdoor Smoking Ban Studies and Policies.” William Mitchell Law Review. Inc.


  • U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Servs., Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Targeting Tobacco Use: The Nation’s Leading Cause of Death 2001 2 (2001)




  • California Department of Public Health:


  •  Green, M. P., McCausland, K. L., Xiao, H., Duke, J. C., Vallone, D. M., & Healton, C. G. (2007).  A close look at smoking among young adults: Where tobacco control should focus its attention.  American Journal of Public Health, 97, 1427-1433.


  •  Fichtenberg, C.M. & Glantz, S.A. (2002). Effect of smoke-free workplaces on smoking behavior: systematic review. British Medical Journal, 325, 188.
  • Lackey K. Penn State Commission Pushes for Smoking Ban. University Park, PA: The Daily Collegian, 2007.

To get involved with the effort, please contact iju1@stmarys-ca.edu.