The University of South Dakota campus is now smoke free.
The school announced in September that the USD Executive Committee voted to ban smoking on campus effective Jan. 9. The USD's Student Government had earlier passed a smoking ban resolution, which the Faculty Senate also endorsed.
Officials said at the time that while the university wanted to be fair to everyone, smoking is a health issue. They said that it is the university's responsibility to ensure the campus promotes a healthy lifestyle.
Smoking previously was not allowed indoors or within 25 feet of university buildings on campus.
Most Popular Today
Sioux City Riverboat Casino Prepares For Last Day
Keller Williams Acquiring HJN
Keller Williams Buys Out HJN Realty
- 4.Development, Events Center
New Developments Near Events Center Taking Shape
Debt And The Midwest
Census Estimates Sioux Falls Population Nearing 165,000
- 7.Retail & Restaurants
New Fitness Center Opening In Sioux Falls
- 8.Health Care
ND Hospital, National Nonprofit Talk Affiliation
- 9.Development, Events Center
Russell Street Construction Nearing Completion
- 10.Meetings & Events, Events Center
City Seeks Performers For Events Center Open House