To promote the health and safety of all students and staff and to promote the cleanliness of district property, the district prohibits all employees and students from smoking or using tobacco products, electronic cigarettes or imitation tobacco or cigarette products in all district facilities, on district transportation and on all district grounds at all times.  Patrons may smoke or use tobacco related products, electronic cigarettes or imitation tobacco or cigarette products in designated areas only.  This prohibition extends to all facilities the district owns, contracts for or leases to provide educational services, routine healthcare, daycare or early childhood development services to children.  This prohibition does not apply to any private residence or any portion of a facility that is used for inpatient hospital treatment of individuals dependent on, or addicted to, drugs or alcohol in which the district provides services.


Students and employees who violate this policy will be disciplined in accordance with applicable Board policies and may be offered referrals to smoking cessation programs. Employees may be terminated for repeated violations.  Visitors who violate this policy may be asked to leave or may face other consequences in accordance with district policies and procedures.


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Note:   The reader is encouraged to check the index located at the beginning of this section for other pertinent policies and to review administrative procedures and/or forms for related information.


Adopted:         11/14/02


Revised:          06/09/14


Cross Refs:      IGAEA, Teaching about Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco

JG, Student Discipline

JHCD, Administration of Medications to Students

KG, Community Use of District Facilities

KK, Visitors to District Property/Events


Legal Refs:      '' 191.765 - .777, 290.145, RSMo.

Pro-Children Act of 2001, 20 U.S.C. '' 7182 - 7184


Advance R-IV School District, Advance, Missouri