Campus tobacco-free policy updated to include e-cigarettes
February 20, 2017
of Wisconsin-Stout has updated its tobacco-free policy, the first among four-year
campuses in the UW System, to include e-cigarettes.
UW-Stout policy was implemented in 2010, it preceded the widespread use of
e-cigarette products, said Doug Mell, chair of the Tobacco-Free Policy
amendment brings our policy up to date to include e-cigarettes, the use of
which is becoming more prevalent on campus,” Mell said.
was an innovator in the UW System in providing a healthy, tobacco-free climate
for our students, employees and guests,” Chancellor Bob Meyer said. “This
amendment is a logical next step in that effort.”
amendment was developed by a committee that included representation from all
four campus governance groups, Mell said. The amendment then was approved
by the Stout Student Association, Faculty Senate, Senate of Academic Staff and University
Staff Senate. Meyer then approved it as well, after conferring with his
the policy change means that the use of any forms of tobacco and e-cigarettes
is prohibited on any property owned or controlled by UW-Stout.
information is available at the tobacco-free campus website.