Student Health Advisory Committee Tobacco Initiative. Faculty Senate Meeting October 2013. SHAC. Founded in 2011 Student organization to act as liaison with CHS Focuses on student health Determined tobacco to be a health concern at NAU . Preface. We need your input!
Faculty Senate Meeting
Our goal of a tobacco free policy at Northern Arizona University would:
We respect the rights of our students and staff to breathe clean air.
*Information and data obtained from the NCHA-II Web Spring 2013
Northern Arizona University Executive Data Summary Report
Sent to all students via ASNAU email
Sent to all faculty and staff via Employee Wellness email
*Centers of Disease Control and Prevention
According to the US Surgeon General:
There is no risk-free level of secondhand smoke; even brief exposure can be harmful to health.*
*The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to
Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General.
Is second-hand smoke a concern or annoyance to you and others on campus?
Do you think the Incorrect Disposal of Smoking Material like Cigarette Butts are a Problem on Campus?
A Tobacco Free Policy would:
A tobacco free campus policy at Northern Arizona University will:
Policy: Northern Arizona University’s Flagstaff Campus is a tobacco free environment.
All members of the University community will share the responsibility of adhering to and enforcing the policy.
The majority of other tobacco free policies reviewed by SHAC have been successful using social enforcement.
Education & Cessation Promotion:
November 2013 – May 2014
Awareness & Preparation:
January 2014 – May 2014
SHAC would like to see a tobacco free policy for NAU fully implemented in Fall 2014.
We are not: