- Smoking by residents and staff shall take place only in supervised areas designated by the facility and approved by the state fire marshal or local fire prevention authorities. Smoking shall not be allowed in a kitchen or food preparation area.
- All designated smoking areas shall be provided with suitable ashtrays that are not made of combustible material.
- Residents shall not be permitted to smoke in bed.
- Smoking shall not be permitted where oxygen is in use, is present, or is stored.
[126.96.36.199 NMAC – Rp, 188.8.131.52 NMAC, 1/15/2010]