Policy for a Tobacco-Free University-Sen. Doc. No. 11-058.pdf

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Sen. Doc. No. 11-058SPECIAL REPORTof theHEALTH COUNCILconcerningA POLICY FOR A TOBACCO-FREEUNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERSTPresented at the705thRegular Meeting of the Faculty SenateApril 7, 2011COUNCIL MEMBERSHIPTobias Baskin, ChairAnn BeckerPeter BloodElizabeth BrinkerhoffAlan CalhounDave CarterAnthony CuocoJoseph KunkelMarian MacDonaldErnest MayBernette MelbyColette NadeauMaureen O’LearyAndrew ProwtenDon RobinsonHarry Rockland-MillerAlayne RonnenbergMaxine SchmidtBarbara StanleyDebra WarnerWilmore WebleyDonna Williston
Sen. Doc. No. 11-058A POLICY FOR A TOBACCO-FREEUNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERSTA Tobacco-Free UMass Amherst: Policy and Implementation PlanI. IntroductionThe use of tobacco is prohibited entirely on several flagship, public University campuses, includingthe Universities of Michigan, Florida, Oregon, and Indiana University; the University ofMassachusetts Worcester is also a tobacco-free campus. The University of Massachusetts Amherstrecognizes that tobacco use compromises the health and well-being of the entire universitycommunity. As a public institution of higher education, UMass Amherst has an obligation topromote a healthy and, hence, a tobacco-free environment for its students, employees, and visitors.A policy comprehensively prohibiting tobacco use will help educate the campus community to the

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