Higher Education Leaders To Urge Ohio College Trustees To Ban Smoking, Tobacco On Campuses

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A measure urging a ban on tobacco on Ohio's public college campuses will be presented to the state's higher education board, the board chairman said.

Ohio Board of Regents Chairman James Tuschman plans to introduce the resolution at a regents meeting this month, The Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland reported Monday.

"It's the right thing to do," Tuschman said.

Trustees at each of the state's 14 universities and 23 community colleges would have to make the decision on whether to impose a stricter ban on their campus.

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