Butler Community College http://kmuw.org en Butler Community College Considers Banning All Tobacco http://kmuw.org/post/butler-community-college-considers-banning-all-tobacco <p>Butler Community College leaders are considering a proposal to ban smoking and tobacco on all of its campuses. A task force presented its findings last week to the college's Board of Trustees. The board could vote on the issue in March.</p><p>Butler currently bans smoking inside campus buildings, but smoking is allowed outside 25 feet from the buildings. Bill Rinkenbaugh, one of the school's vice presidents, estimates the college would spend between $25,000 - $30,000 on signs and educational materials to implement the ban.</p><p>About a dozen Kansas colleges have banned tobacco.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 14:21:14 +0000 Kate Clause & Associated Press 11147 at http://kmuw.org