Community College Of Baltimore County Tobacco Ban Part Of Larger Trend In Schools

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The Community College of Baltimore County plans to snuff out tobacco use on its campuses starting July 1, continuing a trend already found at many other schools in the Baltimore area.

Once the policy goes into effect, the school will permit the use of tobacco products only inside private vehicles, on college parking lots outside of the perimeter roadway or within designated kiosks stationed along the roadway.

Tobacco users found outside those areas on the Catonsville, Essex or Dundalk campuses within the first six months of the ban will receive a verbal and written warning, said Hope Davis, a spokeswoman for the school.

After Jan. 1, a violation will result in a $35 citation, she said.

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