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Florida A & M University’s president came before the school’s trustees Tuesday for her first annual review.

Smoking will no longer be allowed on the University of North Florida’s campus starting this fall.

Michael Hines, the health education coordinator for the university’s Department of Health Promotion, says most universities are already smoke free.

The First District Court of Appeal is considering whether to compel public universities to allow guns in school housing.

News Service of Florida

The Second Amendment should supersede a Florida law that bans firearms from state university housing, a gun-rights group argued before seemingly skeptical appellate judges Tuesday.

The 1st District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee heard arguments from Florida Carry Inc., which contends students and other people residing in on-campus housing at the University of Florida should be allowed to maintain possession of firearms as they would at their parents' homes.

An ongoing legal battle may decide whether guns are allowed on public university campuses.  Pro-gun group Florida Carry’s case against the University of Florida may do what the Legislature did not.

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