CBA Article 33


33.1 The Department of Health may enforce a tobacco free working environment, which includes no use of tobacco or smoking in state vehicles, and on agency premises (including parking lots and facilities) where nurses are assigned to conduct official state business. 

33.2 The Department of Health will have the right to confine nurse tobacco use and smoking to specifically designated areas, or make entire campuses tobacco free. Prior to taking such an approach, the Department of Health will provide ninety (90) days notice to affected nurses. The Department of Health will help identify smoking and tobacco cessation resources for nurses who request help to stop smoking or using tobacco products. 

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