Policy 5131.5 Smoking

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POLICY 5131.5

SMOKING

The Board of Education recognizes the need to protect the health, safety and welfare of its students, employees and other users of its buildings and properties with respect to the use of tobacco and smokeless tobacco products, including the smoking of electronic (e.cigarettes) cigarettes.  Smoking and other tobacco use is prohibited anywhere on school property at any time.

This is in accordance with tobacco legislation Bill 10, Tobacco Sales (Banning Tobacco and Smoking in Public Places and Schools).  Amendment Act, 2007, Section 2.2.

Greater Victoria School District

Adopted:    February 1982

Revised:      June 1991

Revised:      May 1995

Revised:      February 1997

Revised:      January 2008

Revised:      May 20, 2014

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