Smoking Policy At Cosumnes River College Essay

1095 Words Jun 22nd, 2016 5 Pages
Smoking Policy
Cosumnes River College announces the new smoke policy that its main campus and Elk Grove Center will become a smoke-free, tobacco-free and vape-free zones starting on August 1, 2016. Therefore, smoking, the use of chewing tobacco and other smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated products such as vaporizers and "e-cigarettes" will be prohibited in all indoor and outdoor spaces, parking lots, and college vehicles. This policy proposed and passed by the campus Academic senate and represents the voice of the majority of staff and students. The purpose is that college students and employees can study and work in a healthy environment. Currently, American River College is the first smoke-free campus, effective January 1, 2016. Other two colleges, Sacramento City College and Folsom Lake College will become a smoke-free campus in the Fall 2016 Semester, which is same as Cosumnes River College’s policy. If the ban goes into effect, students who are smoking on campus will be caught and have a severe talking to the campus police. As a CRC student, I support this policy because it is a good policy.
Smoking is bad for the student personal health. Many smokers smoke regularly because cigarettes and tobacco contain nicotine. Nicotine and Tobacco Addiction said, “Nicotine, found in all tobacco products, is a highly addictive drug that acts in the brain and throughout the body.” The consequence of continually taking nicotine into the human body is negative.…

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