Smoking-Vaping Ban Survey Results

Currently, you are not allowed to smoke or vape inside any Cornell building or within 25 feet of the entrance to any Cornell building. This is Policy 8.7 and it is basically consistent with NYS law.

To have a tobacco-free campus means that there would be a ban on all smoking and vaping on all Cornell property, e.g., all buildings, the Arts Quad, East Avenue, Lib Slope, etc.

The University Assembly (UA) will soon decide whether or not to recommend to President Pollack that we have a campus-wide smoking ban. Take a look  what the campus community has to say:

UA Survey Statistical Results

UA Survey Open-Ended Comments (3550+ Responses)

Prompt: “In your own words, please tell why you support or don’t support a tobacco-free campus.”

Website Postings (550+responses)

Prompts: “What is your opinion of the current policy on smoking and vaping?” “Why do you think it is a good/bad idea to ban smoking and vaping across the campus?” “If a campus-wide ban is adopted, then are the cessation services rendered by Cornell Health and the Wellness Program adequate? If not, what do you recommend?”

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