Did you know the new smokeless and dissolvable tobacco products look like breath mints, breath strips, or tooth picks, and will be easy for kids to conceal and use at school, a sporting event or at home? These new dissolvable tobacco products are not safe; they can cause nicotine poisoning if taken by children. Less than a milligram of nicotine is enough to kill a child, depending on age and weight.
Click link below to see some pictures of the new products and how some of the tobacco companies are targeting kids with flavored products that are are appealing and addictive to children.
School district facilities and grounds, including school vehicles, are off limits for tobacco or nicotine use, including the use of look-a-likes where the original would include tobacco or nicotine. This requirement extends to students, employees and visitors. This policy applies at all times, including school-sponsored and nonschool-sponsored events. Persons failing to abide by this request are required to extinguish their smoking material, dispose of the tobacco, nicotine or other product or leave the school district premises immediately.