Vernon College Makes Tobacco Policy Official

Published 06/18 2014 06:23PM

Updated 06/19 2014 05:25PM

For more than ten years, Vernon College has had no smoking signs up at all of its campuses but no official tobacco policy.

That changed this week.

Vernon College's board of trustees met Wednesday morning to write up an official tobacco policy, which bans all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, on all of its campuses.

They kept outside designated smoking areas on all campuses where smoker can light up.

Johnston says since the policy has unofficially been in place for more than a decade, trustees received no opposition. Vernon College has campuses located in Vernon, Seymour and Wichita Falls.

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