Rule 80111: Smoke Free or Tobacco Free Policies

1.  Title

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.

3.  Definitions

None

4.  Relevant Federal and State Statutes 

Texas Penal Code Section 48.01 – Smoking Tobacco

5.  Relevant System Policies, Procedures, and Forms 

None

6.  Who Should Know 

Faculty
Staff
Students

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: 
•  bor@utsystem.edu