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VA Medical Center to ban smoking in October

The VA said it will become a tobacco free campus beginning October 1.

Posted: Sep 10, 2019 10:52 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - The VA Northern Indiana Health Care System will ban smoking from its facilities.

The VA said it will become a tobacco free campus beginning October 1.

This means employees, patients, visitors and contractors won't be allowed to use cigarettes, electronic cigarettes or other tobacco products on the VA grounds.

Thousands of health care facilities nationwide have implemented smoke-free grounds.

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