CUHK is committed to provide a safe and healthy work-place, learning and living environment for staff, students and visitors.
A smoke-free campus is beneficial to the health and well being of all members of university.
Benefits of non-smoking campus
1) Promote health: Non-smoking campus protect university members from harmful effects of passive smoking, it enable a fresh and healthy environment for work and study.
2) Reduce risk of fire: If smoking is prohibited in campus, the risk of fire due to cigarette will be reduced.
3) Save money for maintenance: Smoke-free campus can help to avoid damage of equipment by smoke; it also reduces ashes and other pollutants, therefore, less damages are caused to the air-conditioning system.
4) Improve image: Non-smoking campus create a fresh and healthy environment. Thus, promote a healthy image of the university.