Tobacco Possession and/or Usage

Northwest Technology Center prohibits the use of all tobacco products, including
e-cigarettes, and nicotine vapor products in or upon school property, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  This policy also applies to students on school-sponsored activities. In addition to prohibiting the use of tobacco products, secondary students are prohibited from possession of tobacco products on school property or on school-sponsored activities.

Tobacco Products includes tobacco, simulated tobacco, cigarettes, cigars, snuff, chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes, nicotine vapor products, and paraphernalia to use tobacco products.

School Property is defined as all property owned, leased, rented or otherwise used by Northwest Technology Center including buildings, school grounds, parking lots, and vehicles.

Use is defined as lighting, chewing, inhaling, or smoking any tobacco product as defined in this policy.

This policy shall apply to all employees, students, contracted labor, volunteers, visitors, and vendors without exception.

Appropriate signage is displayed as notice to the public that Northwest Technology Center is a Tobacco Free Campus 24/7.

Download Tobacco Possession and/or Usage policy in PDF format.

 Updated on 12/3/13