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1340Smoking at Public Functions on School Premises

The Meriden Board of Education prohibits smoking, including smoking using an electronic nicotine delivery system (e.g. e-cigarettes) within any indoor facility owned, leased or contracted for, and utilized, by the Board, for the provision of routine or regular kindergarten, elementary, or secondary education or library services to children.  For purposes of this policy, the term “electronic nicotine delivery system” shall mean an electronic device that may be used to simulate smoking in the delivery of nicotine or other substance to a person inhaling from the device and includes, but is not limited to, an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe or electronic hookah and any related device and any cartridge or other component of such device.  

Adopted 4/28/1981

Date Amended: November 17, 2015
Previous Policy Number: JF2


Legal References:


Pro-Children Act of 2001, Pub. L. 107-110, 115 Stat. 1174, 20 U.S.C. § 7183


Public Act 14-76, “An Act Concerning The Governor’s Recommendations Regarding Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems And Youth Smoking Prevention”

Approved 11/17/2015
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