SU System celebrates one-year anniversary of Tobacco-free campuses
- 1/21/2013 -
The Southern University System and Communities of Color Network (CoC) is
commemorating one year of a healthier, tobacco-free campus on which to
live, work and learn.
On January 2, 2012, the SUS Board of
Supervisors approved the 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy. This
unprecedented measure prohibits smoking or the use of tobacco products
in any building, administrative facility, dormitory, or on-campus
grounds, including athletic fields and parking areas.
successful implementation was initiated and is led by Communities of
Color Network, an affiliated program of The Louisiana Public Health
Institute and The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-free Living. CoC
Network serves as the infrastructure for educating constituents,
building capacity, coordinating, organizing and executing tobacco
prevention and control programs and activities targeting African