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     TOBACCO USE AND POSSESSION (LEGAL)
     

    USE OR POSSESSION BY STUDENTS

    A board shall prohibit students from smoking, using, or possessing e-cigarettes or tobacco products at a school-related or school-sanctioned activity on or off school property.

    "E-cigarette" means an electronic cigarette or any other device that simulates smoking by using a mechanical heating element, battery, or electronic circuit to deliver nicotine or other substances to the individual inhaling from the device.  The term does not include a prescription medical device unrelated to the cessation of smoking.  The term includes:

    1.         A device regardless of whether it is manufactured, distributed, or sold as an e-cigarette, e-cigar, or e-pipe or under another product name or description; and

    2.         A component, part, or accessory for the device, regardless of whether the component, part, or accessory is sold separately from the device.

    Health and Safety Code 161.081(1-a)

    ENFORCEMENT 

    The board shall ensure that district personnel enforce the policies on school property.  Education Code 38.006  [See DH and GKA]

    DATE ISSUED: 9/24/2015  
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