Avery County Schools Policy Policy Code: 7250


The Avery County Board of Education believes that smoking and other uses of tobacco products are unsanitary and injurious to a person's health and to the health of others; therefore, smoking and the use of tobacco products in buildings owned by the Board of Education is prohibited. No tobacco products usage will be tolerated at school sponsored events when the employee is acting as an agent of the school or the Board of Education, even if the event is an outdoor event. Under no circumstances are employees of Avery County Schools to smoke or use tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, in the presence of students while supervising them.

All employees will be responsible for enforcing the prohibition of tobacco products for both themselves and for students.

ADOPTED: 12-6-93 REVISED: 4-8-14

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