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Tobacco Free Environments

Tobacco Free Environments

Topic is not addressed in state statutes or regulations, but is addressed in non-codified policy.

Utah Code 26-38-2. Definitions.

(3) "Place of public access" means any enclosed indoor place of business, commerce, banking, financial service, or other service-related activity, whether publicly or privately owned and whether operated for profit or not, to which persons not employed at the place of public access have general and regular access or which the public uses, including:

  • (a) buildings, offices, shops, elevators, or restrooms;
  • (b) means of transportation or common carrier waiting rooms;
  • (c) restaurants, cafes, or cafeterias;
  • (d) taverns as defined in Section 32B-1-102, or cabarets;
  • (e) shopping malls, retail stores, grocery stores, or arcades;
  • (f) libraries, theaters, concert halls, museums, art galleries, planetariums, historical sites, auditoriums, or arenas;
  • (g) barber shops, hair salons, or laundromats;
  • (h) sports or fitness facilities;
  • (i) common areas of nursing homes, hospitals, resorts, hotels, motels, "bed and breakfast" lodging facilities, and other similar lodging facilities, including the lobbies, hallways, elevators, restaurants, cafeterias, other designated dining areas, and restrooms of any of these;
  • (j) (i) any child care facility or program subject to licensure or certification under this title, including those operated in private homes, when any child cared for under that license is present; and
  • (ii) any child care, other than child care as defined in Section 26-39-102, that is not subject to licensure or certification under this title, when any child cared for by the provider, other than the child of the provider, is present;
  • (k) public or private elementary or secondary school buildings and educational facilities or the property on which those facilities are located;
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Utah Code 53G-8-209. Extracurricular activities -- Prohibited conduct -- Reporting of violations -- Limitation of liability.

(2) (a) The state board may, and local boards of education and governing boards of charter schoolsschool boards and charter school governing boards shall, adopt rules implementing this section that apply to both students and staff.

  • (b) The rules described in Subsection (2)(a) shall include prohibitions against the following types of conduct in accordance with Section 53G-8-211, while in the classroom, on school property, during school sponsored activities, or regardless of the location or circumstance, affecting a person or property described in Subsections 53G-8-203(1)(e)(i) through (i)(v):
  • (i) use of foul, abusive, or profane language while engaged in school related activities;
  • (ii) illicit use, possession, or distribution of controlled substances or drug paraphernalia, and the use, possession, or distribution of an electronic cigarette as defined in Section 76-10-101, tobacco, or alcoholic beverages contrary to law;
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