Environmental Health and Safety
No Smoking Policy
MOTION: Medlin moved and Laskey seconded that the Board of Trustees approve the following resolution:
WHEREAS, the University recognizes the need to create and to maintain an environment that sustains and enhances the general health of its faculty, staff, students, and visitors; and
WHEREAS, Governor Voinovich has released Executive Order 93-01V prohibiting smoking "in [most] buildings and other enclosed structures owned or leased by the State and its agencies;" and
WHEREAS, 99.3% of the building space at Bowling Green State University is already declared non-smoking space; and
WHEREAS, boards of trustees at other state universities in Ohio have approved similar non-smoking policies,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: That smoking shall be prohibited inside Founders Quadrangle and all non-residential buildings, structures and vehicles owned or leased by Bowling Green State University, including those at the Firelands Campus, effective August 15, 1993; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That smoking shall also be prohibited inside all residence halls, including small group living units, owned or leased by Bowling Green State University, effective August 15, 1994; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That as part of the general health promotion programs of the University, smoking cessation services for faculty, staff, and students will continue to be made available.
Adopted by the Board of Trustees on May 1, 1993.