PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY
Campus-wide smoking and tobacco regulations are intended to limit the potential adverse effects of smoking and other tobacco use.
APPLICATIONS OF THIS POLICY
This policy applies to all individuals while on or in University owned or leased property.
EXEMPTIONS FROM THIS POLICY
- Tobacco or other smoking products used as the subject matter of a bona fide research project approved by the Provost or designee; and
- Ceremonial use of tobacco in connection with the practice of cultural activities by American Indians, as provided by the American Indian Religious Freedom Act, 42 U.S.C sections 1996 and 1996a, allowing for the use of ceremonial tobacco. All ceremonial use events must be scheduled in advance with Environmental Health Services.
DEFINITIONS USED IN THIS POLICY
"Smoking" means inhaling, burning, or carrying any lighted or heated cigar, cigarette, pipe, e-cigarette, vaping product, water pipe, or device used to inhale tobacco and other substances, including but not limited to cloves, herbs, synthetic substances and marijuana substances, This does not include the inhalation of prescribed medications. Marijuana, even if medically prescribed, is not considered a prescribed medication for purposes of this policy and is strictly prohibited.
"Tobacco Products" means all forms of tobacco and imitation tobacco products, including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, water pipes (hookah), electronic/e-cigarettes, and smokeless or "spit" tobacco, and specific nicotine products.
Tobacco use and smoking is prohibited in all campus buildings and on all campus grounds whether the property is owned or leased by CSU-Pueblo, and in all campus-owned vehicles. Tobacco use is also prohibited at all institution-sponsored off-campus functions.
Tobacco Product sales are prohibited on any campus-owned or campus-leased grounds/facilities.
Tobacco industry promotions, advertising, marketing, and distribution are prohibited on any campus-owned or campus-leased grounds/facilities.
Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act, C.R.S. 25-14-201, 25-14-203(7), 25-14-204 (1)(j), (bb), (cc), effective July 1, 2006
Executive Order D 0036 90 , effective January 1, 1991
Executive Order B 2018 011, effective November 2, 2018.
Approved by Lesley Di Mare, President September 23, 2013.
Revision approved by Karl Spiecker, Vice President of Finance and Administration, December 19, 2018.