KU bans tobacco, vape use on campus


National News

July 4, 2018 - 11:00 PM

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — University of Kansas students and faculty can no longer use tobacco or vaping products on campus under a new policy pushed by health-conscious students.

The university banned smoking, vaping or using any other tobacco products on school grounds as of July 1, The Kansas City Star reported. State law already bans smoking inside and immediately outside campus buildings.

The new school policy comes more than five years after a student survey found that 64 percent favored stricter tobacco policies. Faculty who responded at the time to an Office of Institutional Research and Planning survey agreed.

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