Brockville/Kingston/Cornwall – St. Lawrence College (SLC) is pleased to announce that its campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall Ontario will become 100 percent smoke-free, effective October 15, 2018.
“This is an important decision,” said Glenn Vollebregt, President and CEO, St. Lawrence College. “The risks and negative health impacts of second-hand smoke are well-known. We are excited to unite as a college in having a healthy environment where we all learn, work, and connect.”
As a smoke-free college, smoking or vaping tobacco or cannabis is prohibited at all campus locations. This includes all indoor and outdoor areas, and in vehicles on campus.
The smoke-free initiative includes any person on campus, whether they are students, staff, faculty, subcontractors and/or their employees, and visitors. All events hosted on SLC campuses will also be smoke-free.
Anyone who wishes to smoke must do so off campus property. The move to becoming smoke-free demonstrates SLC’s commitment to providing a healthy environment for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.