Effective July 1, 2015, the use or sale of all smoking and nicotine delivery systems with the exception of those certified for legal sale by the United States Food and Drug Administration for tobacco use cessation is prohibited. These prohibitions will be enforced on all leased or owned college property with the exception of those people within, or riding in, personal or non-college-owned vehicles.
Tobacco products include any lighted or unlighted cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, pipes, hookah products, and any other smoking product, including electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) or vapor devices. This also includes smokeless, spit or spit-less, dissolvable, or inhaled tobacco products, as well as products containing or delivering nicotine intended for human consumption, as defined in the act.
The Moraine Valley Police Department will enforce the provisions of the Smoke-Free Campus Act (110 ILCS 64) and Moraine Valley Community College Board Policy #7267.1 Clean Air Policy (Smoke and Tobacco-Free Campus).
Resources for Smoking Cessation
Smoking Cessation Workshops
Students, employees and community residents can attend one of the two 4-session workshops. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch or a snack to the workshops. For questions and/or to register, contact Lisa Eaton Wright at email@example.com or (708) 974-5520.
- American Heart Association 1-800-242-8721
- American Lung Association 1-800-586-4872
- QuitNet—Online Cessation Support
- Centers for Disease Control Office on Smoking and Health 1-800-232-1311
- Illinois Tobacco Quit-line 1-866-784-8937
- Office of the Surgeon General Tobacco Cessation Guidelines
- Respiratory Health Association
- Tobacco-Free Life
For MVCC Benefited Employees
- BCBS_Smoking Cessation
- MVCC Employee Assistance Program (800) 227-8620