SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Four universities in Korea’s southwestern province of Jeolla, including Mokpo National University, Sunchon National University, the Yeosu Campus of Chonnam National University and Sehan University plan to make their campuses smoke-free
According to South Jeolla Province, the four universities will sign an agreement with the province to make their campuses smoke-free. To this end, they will pursue research on actual conditions of students’ smoking, and pursue various anti-smoking campaigns like anti-smoking education, the establishment of no-smoking zones on campuses, and the opening of quitting clinics.
In addition, the universities will select smoke-free supporters among their students and implement anti-smoking activities in cooperation with student bodies.
The provincial government will provide administrative support for the campuses.
A health official of the province said, “For the upcoming World No-Tobacco Day on May 31, our province is pursuing various anti-smoking campaigns along with the universities to raise the success of smoke-free campaigns.”
By M. H. Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org)