Western Kentucky University Going Tobacco-Free Next YearOctober 21, 2019 |
by The Associated Press
Western Kentucky University says it will begin the new year tobacco- and smoke-free.
The school is banning tobacco and vaping products beginning Jan. 1 on all properties owned, operated, leased, occupied or controlled by Western.
Public health Professor Cecilia Watkins said in a news release that the university works to provide a healthy environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. She says the university also supports research showing health concerns related to tobacco use.