City Colleges of Chicago ban all tobacco use


According to the Associated Press, tobacco use on all campuses of the City Colleges of Chicago will be banned beginning March 1. The board of trustees approved the new policy this week, which impacts over 120,000 students, 5,800 faculty and staff, and all visitors. The ban also specifically bans all tobacco products, including cigarettes and smokeless products. With this new policy affecting one of the largest community college systems in the nation, here are some statistics and facts on smoke-free policies in Illinois…

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