STUDENT SMOKING/USE OF TOBACCO
Student possession or use of any tobacco product, smokeless tobacco, or any smoking object/device, including but not limited to electronic cigarettes, advanced personal vaporizers, vape pens, vape mods and similar devices, shall be prohibited on and in all Central Community School Board property and vehicles, and at all school-sponsored or school-approved functions.
School Board property shall include any elementary or secondary school grounds or buildings, any portable buildings, field houses, stadiums, equipment storage areas, school vehicles, vacant land, or any property owned, operated, or leased by the Central Community School Board.
Parental permission to smoke, consume, or possess tobacco products does not exempt a student from this policy.
COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT
Violations shall subject the student to appropriate disciplinary action and the student may also be referred to cessation counseling services.
COMMUNICATION OF POLICY
Parents and students shall be informed of this policy through written notice, student handbooks, and policy manuals.
Revised: January 8, 2018
Ref: 20 USC 6083 (Nonsmoking Policy for Children's Services)
La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§14:91.8, 17:240, 17:416, 40:1291.1, 40:1291.2, 40:1291.3, 40:1291.11, 40:1291.21
Board minutes, 1-8-18
Central Community School Board