Kent State University may move toward smoke-free campus

KENT, Ohio - Kent State University could become a smoke-free campus next year, if the Ohio Board of Regents has its way.

University administrators are  reviewing a recommendation from the Ohio Board of Regents ,  suggesting all public universities and colleges in Ohio ban the use of tobacco product s on their campuses. We're told that Kent State students can expect to get a survey by the end of the semester, seeking thoughts on the idea of becoming a smoke-free campus.

Greg Jarvie, vice president of enrollment management and student affairs, is co-charing a committee with Willis Walker, vice president of human resources, comprised of about 20 faculty, staff and students to evaulate the issue.

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