The University of California, Santa Cruz is committed to providing students, academics, staff and visitors with a smoke and tobacco-free environment. Effective January 1, 2014, under the authority of California Government Code 7597.1, smoking and the use of all tobacco products, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e.g., "e-cigarettes") will be prohibited anywhere on campus, which includes all interior buildings, outdoor areas, sidewalks, parking lots, and residential housing areas as well as off-campus facilities controlled by UCSC.
The Higher Education Community
- American Non-Smokers' Rights Foundation - U.S. Colleges and Universities with Smokefree and Tobacco-Free Policies
- Tobacco Free College Campus Initiative
- UC Smoke/Tobacco-Free Policy Implementation by Campus
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