Q: When will the tobacco-free campus policy take effect?
A: Albany Law School will become a tobacco-free campus on Aug. 1, 2013.
Q: Are there any designated smoking areas on campus?
A: No, there are no designated smoking areas on campus.
Q: Is the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science a tobacco-free campus?
A: ACPHS will also be tobacco-free on Aug. 1, 2013.
Q: How do I report an infraction of the tobacco-free campus policy?
A: If peer enforcement efforts do not work, or if you do not feel comfortable engaging in peer enforcement, then report the infraction to your supervisor, the Student Affairs office or a security guard.
Q: How do I get tobacco cessation assistance?
A: Albany Law School plans
to offer on-campus tobacco cessation assistance for interested community
members. When programs are scheduled they will be announced to the
community. You may also wish to use the following resources:
New York State Smokers’ Quitline1-866-697-8487www.nysmokefree.com
The butt stops here.518-459-2550www.quitsolutions.orgwww.smokefree.gov
U.S. Department of Health and Human Serviceswww.betobaccofree.gov
Participants in the student health insurance plan may contact Capital District
Physicians Health Plan (CDPHP) about their smoking cessation programs:
Participants in the employee health plans may contact Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield about their smoking cessation programs:
Life Style Improvement Programs.pdf - An online, interactive program designed to reinforce positive behaviors and inspire members to quit smoking. This program offers educational and motivational readings, planners to track progress and the use of a personal journal.
Living Free Video Training Program - Discount available for Empire members