MU student association seeks smoke-free campus sooner
Monday, March 12, 2012 | 7:32 a.m. CDT;
updated 9:23 a.m. CDT, Monday, March 12, 2012
COLUMBIA — Student leaders at MU want the school to speed up its move to a smoke-free campus.
The Columbia Daily Tribune reported that the Missouri Students Association is asking MU administrators to ban smoking on campus starting in January. The current plan calls for a completely smoke-free campus starting in 2014.
The University of Missouri System's flagship campus has been phasing out public smoking since 2006. Current rules provide for designated smoking areas, but MSA President Xavier Billingsley said student smokers don't abide by those rules.
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