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Smoking and Tobacco Use on Campus
Fort Lewis College is a smoke-free campus, in accordance with Executive Order B 2018-011.
April 12, 2019
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I. Policy Statement
Commercial smoking, vaping, and the sale and use of tobacco products, vaping products, and e-cigarettes are prohibited in all campus owned and operated buildings and grounds. The use of spiritual/traditional tobacco is allowed. The Student Housing policy regarding notification of smudging remains in effect.
II. Reason for Policy
To comply with Executive Order B 2018-011 and to provide healthy environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors.
For following the policy: All employees, students and campus visitors
For enforcement of the policy: All employees and students
For oversight of the policy: President
For notification of policy: Policy Librarian
Smoking: Smoking any substance, including but not limited to, commercial tobacco, cloves, or marijuana.
Smoking Products: include, but are not limited to, all commercial cigarette products (cigarettes, bidis, kreteks, e-cigarettes, etc.) and all commercial smoke-producing products (cigars, pipes, hookahs, vaporizers, etc.).
Commercial smoking: Smoking using commercial tobacco, which is manufactured by companies for recreational and habitual use in cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, pipes, cigars, hookahs, and other products. Typically, contains chemical additives.
V. Cross-Referenced Policies
VI. Consequences of Non-Compliance