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According to AR 600-63 and 3 Corps Standard book, the use of tobacco products harms readiness by impairing physical fitness and by increasing illness. Promoting the standard of a tobacco-free environment that supports abstinence from, and discourages the use of any tobacco product will enhance readiness.
Tobacco use is prohibited in all DA-occupied workplaces except for designated smoking areas, as authorized by DODI 1010.15, Smoke-Free DOD Facilities. The workplace includes any area inside a building or facility over which the army has control, and where work is performed by military personnel, civilians, or persons under contract to the army. Notices will be displayed at entrances to buildings and facilities over which the army has control that state that smoking is not allowed except in designated smoking areas.
Smoking is not permitted within 50 feet of any entrance to any building and only in authorized and designated smoking areas.
Use of all tobacco products is prohibited in all military vehicles and aircraft, and in all official vans and buses.
Smoking is permitted in family and unaccompanied personnel housing (UPH) living quarters, as long as the quarters do not share a common heating/ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC) system. Smoking will be allowed in quarters with common HVAC systems only if an air quality survey can establish that the indoor air quality protects nonsmokers from environmental tobacco smoke.
Smoking is not permitted in common spaces of multiple housing areas such as Family housing apartments, UPH permanent party, Army lodging, and other Army-operated hotels and recreational lodging. Common space is defined as any space within a building that is common to occupants and visitors. These areas include but are not limited to corridors, laundry rooms, lounges, stairways, elevators, lobbies, storage areas, and restrooms.
Use of tobacco products is prohibited in and at all rec facilities and sports fields,...