Tag: vaping

Will Raising the Minimum Age for Tobacco Stop Underage Use?

BY OWEN FERGUSON, STAFF WRITER On Feb. 21, Virginia governor Ralph Northam signed HB 2748 into law. This bill changed the minimum age for the sale and possession of tobacco and nicotine vapor products to 21, excluding active duty military personnel….

Mason Students and a Rise in Vaping on Campus

Recent studies on vaping and students’ opinions on e-cigarettes BY COLLIN COPE STAFF WRITER Whether on the way to class or walking through a residence hall, it would be hard for a day to go by without seeing at least…

Mason’s smoking policy gets an update

(Photo credit: Alya Nowilaty/Fourth Estate) This story was originally published in the Mar. 21 issue of Fourth Estate. Last October, Mason updated its smoking policy to include vaping, which is no longer allowed within university buildings, after concerns from the…