October 28, 2016

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 7/25/2013

"This is not only good for public health but it's good for business."

-- Florida Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong

Thirty years ago, it wouldn't be hard to find a knot of students smoking at the Reitz Union or in a dormitory lounge. Professors smoked in their offices, and administrative meetings were held in a smoky haze.

Nowadays, you'd have a hard time finding anyone smoking on campus three years after the university banned smoking in all dorms, classrooms and other facilities and within 50 feet of its property boundaries.

On Wednesday, Tobacco Free Florida recognized UF's progress toward becoming a smoke-free campus by awarding it the highest certification possible under its new Tobacco Free Smoke Free Recognition Program.

Read more at the Gainesville Sun.

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