U-M plan approved for smoke-free policy

February 7, 2011

President Mary Sue Coleman has approved the final report on implementation of the University of Michigan's new smoke-free policy, which goes into effect July 1, 2011.

The university's Smoke-free Initiative steering committee presented a report with 14 recommendations that outline how the three University of Michigan campuses should go smoke free. The report includes recommendations for smoke-free boundaries, treatment and support for community members who would like to quit smoking, and expectations for compliance. Read more about the recommendations at www.smokefree.umich.edu.