Delaware Technical College is about to take the state to another smoke free level.
When students return to one of the four campuses in the New Year it will be smoke free. The four campuses in Wilmington, Stanton, Dover and Georgetown will all take part. The school has a strict interpretation of the rule. It writes on its website:
“The use of all tobacco products is prohibited within the boundaries of all College locations including all buildings, facilities, indoor and outdoor spaces and grounds owned, rented, operated, and/or licensed by the College. This policy applies to parking lots, walkways, sidewalks, sports venues, State vehicles and private vehicles parked or operated on College property.”
The rule covers cigarettes, pipes, cigars and even hookas and electronic cigarettes. Delaware Technical joins Widener University as a smoke free campus. Widener implemented its smoking ban early in 2010.
The state of Delaware implemented its statwide ban in Decmber of 2002. Many Colleges and Universities around the country have taken similar steps.