Board passes Clean Air Act

The Northern Kentucky University campus is clearing the air this semester with the Board of Regents approving the 2006 Clean Air Act, which will change tobacco policies on campus.

The proposal was presented to the Board Jan. 11 and passed seven to one, with one abstention.

“The main goal of the committee was to find a compromise that would protect those who do not smoke or wish to breath secondhand smoke, yet also provide adequate accessible space for those who do choose to smoke,” said Joe Mills, second year Salmon P. Chase Law student and member of the Smoking Policy Committee

The new policy designates NKU’s campus as “non-smoking within all highly populated pedestrian areas, such as the Loch Norse area, Norse Commons, University Plaza and other highly populated areas, unless otherwise stipulated