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Smoking Ban approved for Public GA Universities

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On Wednesday, The University System of Georgia approved a new ban on smoking on any of it's public college campuses. The ban includes the use of all tobacco products.

The new ban will go into effect on October 1st. It will be left up to the individual campuses to enforce the ban.

In our area campuses affected are, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah State University and Georgia Southern University. Armstrong says it already has a self imposed smoking ban.

Officials say the University System of Georgia will also provide information on tobacco cessation for those looking for help.

 

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