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The vices with vaping: A dangerous habit that’s taking over teen and young adult culture

“Kissing a smoker is like licking an ashtray.” I remember this poster hanging up in my high school health classroom. If you smoke, no one will want to kiss you. Oh, the horror.  In reality though, every kid had it drilled into them that smoking cigarettes was more or less like slowly nailing your own coffin closed. Lung cancer, heart […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Features ·
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All of Laurier’s campuses are now smoke-free

On Monday, July 1, Wilfrid Laurier University implemented their new smoke-free policy across all campuses, replacing the interim cannabis policy that was instituted when cannabis was legalized in Canada, as well as replacing the existing smoking policy. The new policy prohibits smoking of all types across Laurier campuses, including smoking cigarettes, vaping or using electronic cigarettes and other inhalant devices […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
When smoking isn’t cool

When smoking isn’t cool

The first time I saw one of my peers smoke a cigarette, I was 13-years old. It was after school, behind the dumpsters and I was so upset with my friend I stormed home alone. Fast forward four years. I was 17 and drinking socially with friends at a bush party. Some people were passing around cigarettes, “hacking a dart.” […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Opinion ·