Kimball County goes tobacco free
According to the new Kimball county handbook and as of January 1, 2017 when the handbook takes effect, “All Kimball County owned facilities shall be designated as tobacco free and tobacco use shall be prohibited except in designated tobacco areas.”
The Kimball County Commissioners (Board) had discussed in previous meetings when to put the ban into effect and it was decided that the first of the year was the best option. As Commissioner Daria Faden said, “we want to give people time.”
Commissioner Larry Engstrom voiced his desire to include an encouraging statement such as, “wellne...