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LSU-Eunice Becomes Tobacco Free Campus (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Eunice, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-02-21

Duration: 00:06:09

Subjects: Louisiana State University at Eunice | Louisiana State University System | HIGHER EDUCATION | Public health | Smoking ban


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Daniels, Judy Interviewee
  • Miller, Peyton Interviewee


This segment from the February 21, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s report on LSU-Eunice’s distinction as the first tobacco-free campus in the LSU System. Whinham reports that a 2013 state law requires all postsecondary institutions to become smoke-free with an option to go tobacco-free. He interviews Judy Daniels, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, and Peyton Miller, the president of the Student Government Association (SGA). Whinham also sits in on a meeting of the SGA, one of the campus groups in favor of the tobacco ban. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford