ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Pharmacy students at the University of Georgia College are planning sessions to help people quit smoking or chewing tobacco as the campus prepares to go tobacco free. <br />
University System of Georgia officials approved the system wide tobacco ban this spring. The ban starts Oct. 1. <br />
The students will hold their first six-week session for 20 UGA employees or Athens residents starting Aug. 26. <br />
University officials say the pharmacy students will lead the group program and hold individual coaching session to help participants quit using tobacco. <br />
They are planning a second session aimed at UGA students in the fall. <br />
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