Pursuant to the Illinois Smoke Free Campus Act (110 ILCS 64) as of July 1, 2015:
• Smoking and the use of tobacco products as defined by the Act are prohibited on all college-owned and operated property.
• Smoking and the use of tobacco products as defined by the Act are allowed only in personal vehicles parked on or traveling through campus.
• All smoking material must be extinguished and disposed of inside the vehicle.
• This applies to all LLCC students, employees, visitors, members of the public, and individuals employed elsewhere who are working on campus or college-owned and operated property.
• $25 fine will be assessed for the first offense; $50 for subsequent offenses.
• Repeat offenders will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including expulsion/termination.
• “Smoke” and “smoking” means the carrying, smoking, burning, inhaling or exhaling of any kind of lighted pipe, cigar, cigarette, hookah, weed, herbs or other lighted smoking equipment. This also includes products containing or delivering nicotine (e.g. chewing tobacco) intended or expected for human consumption, except those approved by the FDA for smoking cessation purposes.
• Read more details in the Smoke-Free Campus Act.
• Read LLCC’s Board Policy 1.11: Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs.
• Maps showing college-owned and operated property: Springfield campus Springfield campus and surrounding college-owned property, LLCC-Jacksonville, LLCC-Beardstown, LLCC-Litchfield, LLCC-Taylorville, Capital City Training Center
Kick the habit! LLCC encourages smokers to use the free services of the Illinois Tobacco Quitline to kick the habit. 866-QUIT-YES
Additional smoking cessation presentations will be scheduled by the LLCC Student Life Office in the fall 2015 semester. Free smoking cessation presentations entitled “Commit to Quit” will be offered on Sept. 10 and Nov. 12 in the A. Lincoln Commons from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. by the Illinois Tobacco Quitline and LLCC Student Life Office.