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Title 28Chapter VSubchapter CPart 551 → Subpart N

Title 28: Judicial Administration

Subpart N—Smoking/No Smoking Areas

§551.160   Purpose and scope.
§551.161   Definitions.
§551.162   Smoking generally prohibited.
§551.163   Possession of smoking apparatus and tobacco prohibited.

Source: 79 FR 72548, Dec. 8, 2014, unless otherwise noted.

§551.160   Purpose and scope.

To advance towards becoming a clean air environment and to protect the health and safety of staff and inmates, the Bureau of Prisons will restrict areas and circumstances where smoking is permitted within its institutions and offices.

§551.161   Definitions.

For the purposes of this subpart, smoking is defined as inhaling the smoke of any substance through the use of smoking apparatus including, but not limited to, cigars, cigarettes, or pipes.

§551.162   Smoking generally prohibited.

Smoking is generally prohibited in and on the grounds of Bureau institutions and offices, with the following two exceptions:

(a) Smoking is permitted as part of an authorized inmate religious activity; and

(b) For Bureau staff and official visitors, smoking is permitted only in smoking areas designated by the Warden.

§551.163   Possession of smoking apparatus and tobacco prohibited.

Possession of smoking apparatus and tobacco in any form is prohibited for inmates, unless as part of an authorized inmate religious activity.

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