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Texas A&M system bans e-cigarettes amid US vaping illnesses


October 6, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M University officials decided to ban e-cigarettes from all campuses because of the health risks associated with smoking them.

Chancellor John Sharp announced Tuesday in a memo that the ban will go in effect "as soon as possible" on all A&M system campuses across the state, including the flagship university in College Station and Tarleton State University and Texas A&M University-Commerce in North Texas. The ban is applicable to students, faculty and staff at 11 universities and across eight state agencies.

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