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CC Policy Manual 
CC Policy Manual


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Approved Date    1-22-2014
Effective Date    1-22-2014
Revision No.    1.0

1.0    Purpose

This policy establishes guidelines for smoking in college facilities.

2.0    Revision History

Date Rev. No. Change Ref Section
1-22-14 1.0 Policy rewrite.  
1-22-14 1.1 Defined smoking, prohibited areas, and permitted areas. 5.1, 5.2, and 5.3
1-22-14 1.2 Added procedures. 7.0

3.0    Persons Affected

3.1    Casper College employees.

3.2    Casper College students.

3.3    Visitors to college owned or operated property or in college vehicles.

4.0    Policy

The policy of Casper College is to ensure the following.

4.1    The college provides a safe work and academic environment.

4.2    The college abides by all federal, state, and local laws.

5.0    Definitions

5.1    Smoking. This activity includes the carrying or holding of any lit or ignited pipe, cigar, cigarette, electronic cigarette, or any other lit or battery operated smoking equipment or device; or the igniting, inhaling, or exhaling from a pipe, cigar, cigarette, electronic cigarettes, or any other smoking equipment or device of any kind.

5.2    Prohibited Areas. Smoking is prohibited within buildings, structures, or vehicles owned, leased, or rented by the college, including covered walkways, temporary enclosed structures, trailers, and tents. Smoking is prohibited in structures placed on college-owned property by contractors or vendors including individual offices.

5.3    Permitted Areas. Smoking is permitted outdoors on college grounds, plazas, sidewalks, malls, and similar open pedestrian-ways, unless such areas are designated as non-smoking. Smokers must be at least the minimum number of feet set by state or local statute from an entrance, exit, outdoor air intake, or operable window of any facility.

Smokers are required to use ash urns to dispose of their smoking material waste and are prohibited from littering on college owned, leased, or rented property.

6.0    Responsibilities

6.1    The campus safety and security coordinator is responsible for the maintenance and compliance with this policy.

7.0    Procedures

7.1    Disciplinary Action

7.1.1    Employees found in violation of this policy are subject to disciplinary action found in the Employee Performance Deficiency and Egregious Behavior Policy, to include termination.

7.1.2    Students found in violation of this policy are subject to disciplinary actions found in the Student Disciplinary Policy, to include expulsion.

7.1.3    Visitors may be asked to leave college owned or operated property.

7.2    Employees, students, and visitors may also be subject to criminal proceedings.