Effective January 1, 2020, and until construction of conforming space is completed, the Club hereby suspends the right of Members, Authorized Persons, Guests, Visitors and employees to smoke, chew snuff, or vape while on the Club premises (including, but not limited to, chewing tobacco along with cigarette, cigar, hookah and pipe smoking or the use of vaping devices) in order to achieve compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
The use of marijuana is prohibited by federal law. The use of marijuana and/or other substances containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is prohibited anywhere on Clubhouse grounds and within 25 feet of any Clubhouse entrance.
a) CHEWING TOBACCO AND SNUFF:
The use of chewing tobacco, snuff or any other orally consumed tobacco product is prohibited in the Clubhouse.
b) TOBACCO USE IN COMMON AREAS OF THE CLUBHOUSE AND ENVIRONS:
Smoking tobacco products are prohibited in all common areas of the Clubhouse. In addition, Chicago law prohibits smoking within 15 feet of a working door or window. Therefore, smoking is not permitted on the Monroe Street sidewalk at any entrance to the Clubhouse, on the Parliament’s east and west decks, or on the balcony decks of the 12th floor.
c) ILLINOIS SMOKE FREE ACT BEDROOMS:
Notwithstanding this suspension of smoking rights, in accordance with the Illinois Smoke Free Act, Rooms 316, 317 and 318 are officially designated as smoking rooms. Smoking may be allowed in such designated smoking rooms at a future time as deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors, provided such designated smoking rooms are maintained in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
d) DESIGNATED SMOKING ROOM:
Upon completion of construction of conforming space, smoking in a room to be designated as Room 316, Room 317, Room 318 or other name approved by the Board of Directors, will be limited to specific groups such as the Cigar Club members. A specific set of rules and regulations governing the use of certain tobacco products such as cigars will govern hours of operation, occupancy, fees, and privileges of access.
Vaping is prohibited in the Clubhouse. In addition, the Chicago Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits vaping within 15 feet of a working door or window. Therefore, vaping is not permitted on the Monroe Street sidewalk at any entrance to the Clubhouse, on the Parliament’s east and west decks, or on the balcony decks of the 12th floor.