- Associated Press - Friday, October 9, 2015

DECATUR, Miss. (AP) - East Central Community College will become the next state institution to ban tobacco anywhere on campus.

WTVA-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1R1Dpfa ) school leaders say the change will take place on Jan. 1 and affects students, faculty, staff and visitors on all ECCC campuses.

Smoking has been banned in the buildings at ECCC since 1996. The change was part of the college’s 2020 Vision strategic plan.

The ban also applies to electronic cigarettes.

ECCC will become the 11th community college in the state to place a ban on tobacco products on campus.


Information from: WTVA-TV, https://www.wtva.com

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