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St. John Fisher College moves to ban vaping and tobacco use

Amid growing concern around vaping, St. John Fisher College is the latest to ban e-cigarettes from its campus.

The move, nearly two years in the making, will also ban the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products.

In 2017, a group of undergraduates in the Student Nurses Association came up with the idea.

Following the initial proposal, the school formed a committee, surveying students – allowing others to weigh in.

“We thought at first we would go with a smoke-free campus and we would have maybe huts, where we would have designated areas,” said Christine Birnie, dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy.

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