University of Edinburgh - Hide the fags

November 26, 2009

Students at the University of Edinburgh have voted to keep cigarettes out of sight on campus. At the annual general meeting of the Edinburgh University Students' Association, students passed a motion to ban cigarette machines from campus and to keep cigarettes under the counter at all university shops. The amended motion, which initially proposed to ban the sale of cigarettes on campus altogether, was submitted by a medical student who believed the association should not promote or profit from smoking.

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