Utah - Tobacco-Free Environments: Policy or Plan Requirements

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law prohibits any smoking or use of tobacco products on school grounds when students are present and/or requires districts to adopt tobacco-free school policies that address some CDC components.

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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