Stanford University ends tobacco sales

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Stanford University students can breath easier when heading to school because of a new tobacco sales ban on campus.

The San Jose Mercury News reports that vendors who operate convenience stores at the Valero gas station and Tresidder Union on campus have agreed to the university's request to phase out all tobacco sales.

Susan Weinstein, assistant vice president for business development, who oversees the vendors, says administrators have been considering the new rules for months.

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