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Seton Hall University considers smokefree zones on campus

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Seton Hall University nursing students are proposing to require a 25-foot smokefree perimeter by entrances to all university buildings. The proposal is being sponsored by Leaders in Healthcare, an organization run by students who belong in the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) program. “The 25-foot smoke free perimeter would encompass cigarettes, cigars, pipes, e-cigarettes and all other forms of smoking tobacco,” according to the April 29, 2015 issue of The Setonian, the University’s newspaper.
Last semester, then student government Vice President Ryan Kane led an initiative for a 50 foot smokefree buffer zone from buildings, according to Morgan Kulessa, sophomore and senate speaker of the SGA. Seton Hall University is located in South Orange, NJ
GASP Comment:  NJ state law NJAC 8:6-2.3a requires that no outdoor smoke migrate into an indoor public place or workplace that is required to be smokefree.  There is no minimum smokefree footage perimeter in the law, since the circumstances may require a smokefree buffer zone that is more than a specified footage.