Kentucky Wesleyan College has announced it will become a tobacco-free campus effective May 1.

The campus is smoke free, but the new policy will end the use of any tobacco product, including cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah and smokeless tobacco.

The new policy will apply to everyone campus, including faculty, staff, students and visitors.

“The adoption of this policy reflects our students’ concern for the health and well-being of our campus and local community,” Rebecca McQueen-Ruark, vice president of student affairs, said in a press release.

Renee Beasley Jones, 270-228-2835, rbeasleyjones@messenger-inquirer.com

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