Savannah State University will go tobacco free effective September 1st, 2015. The new policy prohibits the use of tobacco anywhere on campus, including inside vehicles and outdoor areas such as parks, pavilions, and parking lots. The University is home to over 4,500 students and 385 faculty members.
On Sunday morning, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation that prohibits smoking on the campuses of all state colleges and universities. The smoking ban takes effect on July 1, 2015 and applies to both indoor and outdoor spaces. According to Gov. Quinn “Illinois’ college students shouldn’t be subject to unwanted cigarette smoke on the campuses they call home.. We want all schools to be healthy, clean and productive places of learning for Illinois’ bright young […]