Monday, November 21

Health official applauds smoke free policy at SU System

Baton Rouge, LA - Louisiana Public Health Institute CEO Joseph Kimbrell sent a congratulatory letter to Southern University for implementing a system wide tobacco-free policy that goes into effect Jan. 2, 2011.

The SU Ag Center’s Communities of Color Network Program initiated the policy which recently met the Southern University Board of Supervisors’ approval.

The letter states that “While the university complies with the Louisiana Smoke-Free Air Act by maintaining smoke-free indoor facilities, the Southern University Board of Supervisors decided to go above and beyond by approving a policy that makes the campus grounds and events completely tobacco free, including prohibiting distribution, advertising or gifting of any such products.”

Read the full letter at the Advocate online.

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