The policy follows the results of a survey that showed the majority of the students and staff at Howard favored the idea of a smoke-free campus. Becoming smoke-free has put Howard in the same category as other Maryland colleges, including Towson and Salisbury universities and Carroll, Frederick, and Montgomery community colleges.
This video from KGUN9-TV in Tucson, Arizona, reports on the banning of smoking on all University of Arizona campuses.
California Schools Given Authority to Enforce No-Smoking Bans
- The ability for colleges to set enforcement standards for their individual campuses
- Impose fines for first, second, and third offenses, with penalties limited to $100
- The option to post signs stating the tobacco policy of the school where smoking is either prohibited or permitted
- The choice to share the smoking policy with students and faculty, including enforcement measures that would be taken