2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:3D-58.1 - State psychiatric hospital, other facilities, prohibition of smoking, certain conditions.
26:3D-58.1 State psychiatric hospital, other facilities, prohibition of smoking, certain conditions.
1. a. A State psychiatric hospital may prohibit smoking on its grounds, if it offers a smoking cessation program for both employees, and residents and patients, as applicable.
b.The smoking cessation program shall be developed in consultation with the Commissioners of Health and Senior Services and Personnel, and shall be initiated one year prior to prohibiting smoking on its grounds and continue to be offered as long as smoking is prohibited. If a smoking cessation program required pursuant to this section was initiated prior to, and is in effect on, the effective date of this act, smoking may be prohibited one year from the date of initiation of the program.
c.The Commissioner of Human Services may, by regulation, prohibit smoking on the grounds of other Human Services facilities, subject to the requirements of subsection b. of this section.
L.2008, c.7, s.1.
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