SmokeFree UTC officially goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2019. Between now and then, this
page will be the site for all information related to the new initiative:
specific rules of the policy
dates and times for smoking-cessation workshops and seminars
how to get personal counseling or group therapy
The SmokeFree UTC landing page (utc.edu/smokefree) will be updated throughout 2018 with fresh articles, including tips on how to quit
smoking and other helpful and informative news, so check back frequently.
It was the photos of the cigarette butts that did it. As president of the Student Government Association at Chattanooga State Community College, Al Douglas was pushing hard to institute a smoke-free campus policy on campus. Student surveys had gone out, coming back with an unambiguous response: Get rid of smoking on campus. “Over half of them wanted a smoke-free campus, about 67 percent,” says Douglas, now…