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LePage vetoes Maine college tobacco ban

Governor Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would have banned smoking at all public university and college campuses in Maine. The Republican governor said in a veto message to the Legislature that ‘‘Maine people can make their own decisions’’ regarding tobacco. He suggested that people opposed to smoking bring forward a bill that bans tobacco altogether, rather than ‘‘a patchwork’’ of laws and regulations that dictates where tobacco can be used.

http://www.boston.com/news/education/2013/05/22/lepage-vetoe...



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The last decent governor in

The last decent governor in this country apparently.

Southern Agrarian

A politician that thinks citizens can make their own decisions.

The University where I work is 'tobacco free', with designated 'free-speech zones'.

Soon it will be 'freedom free'.