The American River Current

Matt Paiva smokes a cigarette in front of Davies Hall beneath a sign alerting students to the change in American River College policy that will ban tobacco use effective Jan. 1. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

Smoking to still be allowed in cars, on sidewalk

John Ferrannini November 9, 2015

Implementing American River College President Thomas Greene’s decision to ban tobacco on campus beginning Jan. 1 is up to a committee of administration, faculty, staff and students that meets on the...

Letter to the editor: Electronic cigarettes are dangerous to health

Letter to the editor: Electronic cigarettes are dangerous to health

November 3, 2015

To the Editor: A recent opinion article in the Current contained misleading claims about e-cigarettes. It offered a flawed argument for not including them in the new tobacco-free campus policy that...

An American River College student takes a hit from his vaporizer. Vaping, along with smoking, will be banned at ARC starting on Jan. 1. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Opinion: Vaping shouldn’t be a part of the smoking ban

Jordan Schauberger October 6, 2015

The original headline of this story stated "Vaping shouldn't be apart of the smoking ban." The actual opinion being presented is that "Vaping shouldn't be a part of the smoking ban." American River...

Tobacco use on the American River College campus is scheduled to become prohibited starting next January.

Tobacco use to be banned at ARC beginning in 2016

John Ferrannini and John Ferrannini July 7, 2015

American River College is scheduled to become tobacco free on Jan. 1, 2016, the first campus to do so among the Los Rios colleges. President Thomas Greene decided to institute a ban of tobacco on campus...

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