Tobacco Free Campus
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Northern Michigan University is committed to providing a healthy environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. NMU will become tobacco-free beginning Aug. 1, 2014.
The policy covers all university property and university-owned vehicles. The only excluded areas include:
The tobacco-free policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products as defined by the American College Health Association which includes all tobacco-derived or containing products, including cigarettes, vapor cigarettes (e-cigarettes), cigars, cigarillos, hookah-smoked products and oral tobacco (spit and spitless, smokeless, chew, snuff).
The sale of tobacco products in any facility or on any property owned, operated, or under the control of Northern Michigan University is prohibited. Possession of a tobacco product is not prohibited by this policy.
Smoking and/or the use of tobacco products will be permitted for research or educational purposes approved by the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Smoking shall also be permitted for religious ritual or religious ceremonial purposes in places rented or approved for religious activities.