UNLV Officially Becomes Smoke-Free Campus

UNLV Officially Becomes Smoke-Free Campus
UNLV becomes a smoke-free campus, banning all forms of smoking, vaping, and cannabis to create a healthier environment.

As of August 15th, the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) has officially become a smoke-free campus.

UNLV announced that it has joined approximately 2,000 other universities across the country in implementing a new policy.

According to UNLV, the new smoke-free policy applies to all students, faculty, staff, and visitors on UNLV properties. This includes the Maryland Parkway, Shadow Lane, and Paradise campuses, the Thomas & Mack Center, and all other buildings or facilities owned, operated, leased, occupied, or controlled by UNLV in Nevada.

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Policy Committee approved a smoke-free campus policy in September 2021, following a period of campus review and public input.

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas has announced that a policy to ban all forms of smoking, including electronic cigarettes, marijuana and unregulated nicotine products, will be implemented starting in the fall semester of 2022. This ban will be strictly enforced and covers all areas of the university campus.

A school has announced in a press release that it will be implementing a policy that prohibits all forms of tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (such as nasal snuff or chewing tobacco), and marijuana in any form. The statement reads, "By becoming a smoke-free and e-cigarette-free campus, people at UNLV will be protected from exposure to tobacco and secondhand smoke, creating a supportive environment for those trying to quit smoking and fostering a healthy culture within the campus community.


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