Smoke Free or Tobacco Free Policies
2. Rule and Regulation
Sec. 1 Policies. The institutions of the U. T. System and System Administration may adopt smoke free or tobacco free policies. Such policies shall be reviewed by the Office of General Counsel and shall be consistent with State law.
Sec. 2 Tobacco Use Cessation Services. The U. T. System and U. T. System institutions may provide employees with tobacco use cessation services or make referrals to such services.
Sec. 3 Prohibition of Tobacco Sales. Tobacco sales are prohibited on U. T. System campuses or at University-sponsored events.
4. Relevant Federal and State Statutes
Texas Penal Code Section 48.01 – Smoking Tobacco
5. Relevant System Policies, Procedures, and Forms
6. Who Should Know
7. System Administration Office(s) Responsible for Rule
Office of the Board of Regents
8. Dates Approved or Amended
May 3, 2012
December 10, 2004
9. Contact Information
Questions or comments regarding this Rule should be directed to: