Texas A&M University System to ban vaping across all its campuses

October 4, 2019 | The Texas Tribune

A ban on vaping will soon extend to “every inch” of the Texas A&M University System, according to a Tuesday memorandum from Chancellor John Sharp that cites recent revelations about how electronic cigarette use or vaping can lead to lung illnesses.

“I do not want to take any unnecessary chances with the health of our students, faculty and staff,” Sharp wrote in a memo sent to the heads of the system’s 11 universities and eight state agencies. “This health threat is serious enough that I want to see the ban include every building, outside space, parking lot, garage and laboratory within the Texas A&M System,” as well as research facilities and other properties.

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