Policy KGC/GBK

Adopted: 9/15/03

Tobacco-Free Environment

The district recognizes that tobacco may create a health hazard for nonusers as well as users. In order to protect the health of students, staff and the general public, provide a healthy working environment and promote good health for students and staff alike, tobacco use shall be prohibited on all district property, in district-owned, rented or leased vehicles or otherwise while on duty (e.g., to, from or at district-related activities).

Tobacco use prohibited signs will be posted in appropriate locations in all district buildings and on district property.


Legal Reference(s):

ORS 243.650                                    OAR 581-053-0015
ORS 433.845                                    OAR 581-053-0545 (5)(c)(R)
ORS 433.850                                    OAR 581-053-0550 (5)(t)

Junction City Police Assn. v. Junction City, Case No. UP-94-88 and UP-124-88, 11 PECBR 732 (1989).
Tualatin Valley Bargaining Council v. Tigard School District 23J, Case No. UP-120-87, 11 PECBR 42 (1988); adhered to on reconsideration, 11 PECBR 53 (1988).
Pro-Children Act of 1994, 20 U.S.C. Sections 6081-6084.

Cross Reference(s):

KGB - Public Conduct on District Property