UB smoke free on August 1st

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UB’s 100-percent smoke-free policy will take effect on Aug. 1, with smoking prohibited in all buildings and on the grounds—including in the parking lots and green spaces—of the university’s three campuses.

The policy, which was announced last Nov. 20— onthe American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout—was endorsed by the UB Council at Monday’s meeting. The council also approved changes in the Student Conduct Rules that were necessary to implement the smoke-free policy.

UB joins a growing list of U.S. colleges and universities—305 at last count, according to the lobbying organization Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights—that have enacted 100-percent smoke-free policies.

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