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What does this mean for smokers on campus?

  • Smoking of any kind and the use of tobacco products are not allowed anywhere on CUE property.

From the policy:

“Smoking – Inhaling, exhaling, burning, or carrying any lighted or heated cigar, cigarette, pipe, or any other lighted or heated tobacco or plant product intended for inhalation, including hookahs (waterpipe) and cannabis, whether natural or synthetic, in any manner or in any form. Smoking also includes the use of an electronic smoking device that creates an aerosol or vapour, in any manner or in any form, or the use of any oral smoking device.

Tobacco Product(s) – Any substance containing tobacco leaf, including but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipes, hookah (waterpipe), shisha, snuff, chew, dip, bidis, blunts, clove cigarettes, or any other preparation of tobacco.

Electronic Smoking Device(s) – Any product containing or delivering nicotine or any other Concordia University of Edmonton substance intended for human consumption that can be used by a person in any manner for the purpose of inhaling vapour or aerosol from the product. The term includes any such device, whether manufactured, distributed, marketed, or sold as an e-cigarette, e-cigar, e-pipe, e-hookah, or vape pen, or under any other product name or descriptor.

Hookah – Waterpipe and any associated products and devices which are used to produce fumes, smoke, and/or vapour from the burning of material including, but not limited to, tobacco, shisha, or other plant matter.”


  • CUE property includes any owned or leased campus buildings, campus grounds, and vehicles within the campus boundaries, including parking lots (see map)
  • There are no designated smoking areas on campus.
  • We encourage you to make use of smoking cessation programs, such as albertaquits.ca.