Saint Paul College Policies & Procedures

05.18.02.0 - Smoking/Tobacco

Part 1. Purpose

Saint Paul College (SPC) has a goal to adopt a wellness culture across the campus community 
and the college as a whole. The College is committed to providing a clean and safe learning and 
working environment, and to protecting the health of the college community and the public.

Part 2. Definitions

The following definitions apply to this Policy.

Subpart A. Smoking. The burning or carrying of a lighted cigarette, cigar or pipe, or the use of 
any other lighted smoking materials or equipment, whether filled with tobacco or any other type 
of material, including any and all electronic smoking devices.

Subpart B. Smokeless Tobacco Products. The use of any smokeless tobacco products such as 
chewing tobacco, snuff, smokeless pouches or other forms of loose leaf tobacco.

Part 3. Policy Statement

1. Smoking/smokeless tobacco usage is permitted only in designated areas on campus. 
Smoking/smokeless tobacco usage is prohibited in all other college owned, operated or leased 
properties and grounds, and all college owned, operated or leased vehicles and equipment, by 
employees, students or visitors.

2. The sale of tobacco products on any college owned property, as well as the free distribution of 
tobacco/smoking products, is prohibited.

3. Tobacco advertisements are prohibited on any college owned property.

Reference

Reference: Minnesota State 5.18

Review Date

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Policy Status

Approved

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