Tobacco Free Campuses

WHEREAS, Troy University is committed to providing a university environment which promotes the success and welfare of the individual student, and

WHEREAS, tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in this country, responsible for one in every five deaths; and

WHEREAS, Troy University seeks to promote the health, well-being and safety of all students, faculty, staff and visitors, and

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Troy University will be a tobacco free institution where smoking and the use of all tobacco products are prohibited as stated in the below revision to policy 607.12 to become effective August 13, 2012.

Troy University is a tobacco-free campus at all locations owned or leased by the University. The use of tobacco is prohibited within university buildings, parking lots, structures, walkways, indoor and outdoor athletic facilities, university vehicles, worksites and grounds, and any vehicles on the campus regardless of ownership. This policy applies to all university employees, students, contractors, vendors, recruits and visitors.

Tobacco use includes the possession of any lighted tobacco product or the use of any smokeless tobacco product. Non-tobacco nicotine delivery systems are not included under this policy.

Adopted: July 22, 2011

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