Tobacco-Free

NoSmoking

Sheldon High School is a Tobacco Free Campus

There will be no smoking on or around the Sheldon campus, 24 hours, 7 days a week, new law passed 2006. House Bill 3590, which was passed during the summer of 1991, “prohibits minors from possessing tobacco products and prohibits schools from permitting any person under 18 years of age to possess tobacco products while present on school grounds, buildings or attending any school sponsored activity.” This policy will be implemented by reasonable efforts to monitor use and possession of tobacco products, including, but not limited to, action to cause violators to cease and desist when a violation occurs within the plain view of a school employee.

For the purposes of this policy, “tobacco” is defined to include any lighted or unlighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, bidi, clove cigarette, and any other smoking product, spit tobacco, also known as smokeless, dip, chew, snuff, in any form[, nicotine or nicotine delivering devices, chemicals or devices that produce the physical effect of nicotine substances or any other tobacco substitute (e.g., e-cigarettes).  This does not include FDA-approved nicotine replacement therapy products used for the purpose of cessation].