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Policy 208 Smoke and Vape-Free Environment

Policy Statement

It is the policy of the Upper Grand District School Board to provide a smoke-free and vape-free environment for its students, staff, and others while on school Board property. The smoke-free policy is in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act.

Also in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, the Upper Grand District School Board will permit smudging and the use of sacred medicines in connection with indigenous cultural practices at cultural and educational events, meetings, and relevant classroom presentations.

Documents

First adopted: August 1999
Revision history: June 2016, June 2017, October 2018