Board of Trustees Pass 100% Tobacco-Free Campus Policy
Dr. Ervin V.
Griffin, President of Halifax Community College will host a Student
Information Session during Summer Semester 2010 to discuss HCC’s,
100% Tobacco-Free Campus Policy.
Effective August 1, 2010, HCC will become a ‘Smoke Free’
Campus. All forms and all usage of tobacco products will be
prohibited. Anyone entering HCC’s campus and satellite facilities,
including outdoor areas, parking lots, school driveway entrances,
school driveway exits, and any HCC sponsored events will not be
permitted to use tobacco products; this includes the use of tobacco
in personal vehicles
while on HCC property. Smoking Cessation resources are provided via
Blackboard, G-mail, Groupwise, Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace.
You can view
HCC's 100% Tobacco-Free Campus Policy
View the letter mailed to Faculty, Staff, and Students
regarding this policy HERE.
is Halifax Community College going 100% Tobacco-Free?
College recognizes that tobacco use is the single most preventable
cause of death in North Carolina and in the nation and is
detrimental to the health and safety of students, faculty, staff,
Halifax Community College survey the faculty and Staff to obtain
Community College conducted a faculty and staff survey resulting in
a 68.5% response to making HCC a 100% Tobacco Free Campus.
North Carolina law allowing community colleges to make comprehensive
Community colleges are able to pass comprehensive 100% tobacco-free
college policies prohibiting tobacco use throughout the campus.
is a 100% Tobacco-Free Campus mean at Halifax Community College?
Answer: A 100%
Tobacco-Free Campus means the use of tobacco is prohibited in all
campus buildings, on all campus grounds, in facilities or property
owned or leased by Halifax Community College.
is tobacco defined?
According to Halifax Community College’s policy, tobacco is defined
as any type of tobacco product including, but not limited to
cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, pipes, Bidis, hookahs, smokeless or
spit tobacco or snuff.
the 100% Tobacco-Free Policy apply to everyone?
100% Tobacco-Free applies to all students, faculty, staff, visitors,
and contract workers, and vendors.
Halifax Community College provide free, accessible tobacco treatment
Tobacco treatment programs shall be publicized regularly in student
and staff publications, academic buildings, throughout Student
Services, and other appropriate means.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Quit Now NC!
QuitlineNC Factsheet - English |
American Cancer Society: Guide to Quitting Smoking
Quitting Smoking: National Library of Medicine Resources