DOUGLAS SCHOOL DISTRICT
SMOKING AND TOBACCO USE BY STAFF MEMBERS
It is generally recognized that smoking and tobacco use present a health hazard, which can have serious consequences, both for the smoker and non-smoker. The Douglas School Board is dedicated to providing a healthy, comfortable, and productive environment for staff, students, and citizens.
Smoking of any substance or tobacco use, which includes, but is not limited to, cigarettes, chewing tobacco, cigars and pipes is prohibited in all District buildings, on school grounds, or school vehicles. This policy will be in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Any person failing to comply with this policy may be subject to disciplinary actions.
Faculty/staff, while supervising students on or off school grounds, shall be prohibited from smoking or using tobacco products.
A copy of this policy shall be included in all staff handbooks.
First Reading 06/09/88
First Reading — Revision 09/25/90
Approved — Revision 10/08/90
First Reading — Revision 02/28/94
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First Reading — Revision 03/29/01
Approved — Revision 04/09/01
First Reading — Revision 04/14/08
Approved — Revision 04/28/08