Smoking and tobacco use are prohibited in all Community Colleges of Spokane facilities and motor pool vehicles with no exception.
(1) Smoking and tobacco use are also prohibited:
(a) Within twenty-five feet of entrances, exits, windows that open, and ventilation intakes that serve an enclosed area where smoking and tobacco use are prohibited; and
(b) Where designated on college premises.
(2) "Smoking" means:
(a) Inhaling, exhaling, burning, carrying or possessing any lighted tobacco product, including cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, and any other lit tobacco products; or
(b) Use of electronic nicotine delivery devices including, but not limited to, electronic cigarettes, vapor cigarettes, or similar products.
(3) "Tobacco use" means the personal use of:
(a) Any tobacco product, which shall include smoking, as defined in subsection (2) of this section, as well as use of an electronic cigarette or any other device intended to simulate smoking;
(b) Smokeless tobacco, including snuff, chewing tobacco, smokeless pouches, or any other form of loose-leaf, smokeless tobacco.
(4) "Facilities" means a district owned or controlled property, building, or component of that property/building.
(5) "Motor pool vehicles" means vehicles assigned to specific college departments or programs; vehicles used for instructional purposes; vehicles dispatched to staff and students on a reserved, single-use basis; and vehicles assigned to specific faculty and staff.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. 11-20-023, § 132Q-30-231, filed 9/23/11, effective 10/24/11.]