The University of Minnesota will likely ban smoking

Clearing the air? (MPR Photo / Alex Friedrich)

University of Minnesota student Justin LaMachia tells the Star Tribune what he thinks about a move to ban smoking at the school:

“In some ways, that could be a good initiative. If I can’t smoke in school, if I can’t smoke here, here or here, I might as well just give it up.”

The U would finally be catching up with a lot of other campuses. According to the St. Cloud State website, at least half a dozen MnSCU universities have banned it.

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