4.2 Smoke and Tobacco Free Campus

Policy

All Traverse Area District Library buildings and grounds are smoke and tobacco free. Tobacco use and smoking in all forms, including the use of electronic cigarettes and smoke-free oral tobacco products, is not permitted in any facility or property owned or leased by the Traverse Area District Library.

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to provide comfortable, accessible facilities and a welcoming environment at Traverse Area District Library facilities free from the health hazards resulting from exposure to secondhand smoke.

Procedures

This policy covers tobacco use and smoking in all forms, including the use of electronic cigarettes and smoke-free oral tobacco products.

This policy applies to all persons, including employees, patrons and other visitors to property owned or leased by the Traverse Area District Library.

Smoking is permitted within enclosed personal vehicles as long as the vehicle is parked 25 feet from any facility entrance and/or 25 feet from any ventilation intake.

Adopted May 16, 2019