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Pittsburg State clears the air over smoking on campus

Associated Press - August 25, 2013 2:00 am

Pittsburg State University is getting closer to snuffing out smoking.

The Joplin Globe  reports that President Steve Scott says there’s “clearly an interest” in accepting a task force recommendation that the campus go tobacco free. Scott says the administration wants a conversation to begin about how the policy can be advanced.

A student referendum completed in the spring of 2012 suggested 77 percent approval of such a policy.


Information from: The (Pittsburg, Kan.) Morning Sun

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