Does USD 475 have a tobacco policy?

Yes. USD 475 has a tobacco policy that includes tobacco products of any form and/or any “nicotine delivery device” which means any device that can be used to deliver nicotine to the person inhaling from the device. This definition shall include, but may not be limited to, any cigarette, cigar, cigarillo, pipe, or personal vaporizer. Tobacco products are forbidden on school property, at school-sponsored activities, programs, or events, and on school-owned or operated property at all times. The tobacco-free policy applies to everyone on school grounds whether they are a student, parent, staff, patron or guest. The tobacco-free policy is a part of the district’s Board of Education policy and in each school’s student, parent handbook as well as the district staff handbook.