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3215 Policy Use of Tobacco by Staff

The Board of Education is committed to providing students, staff and visitors with a tobacco-free


The Board prohibits the use of tobacco in any form including, but not limited to, cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cigars, snuff, and chewing tobacco on District premises, in District vehicles within any indoor facility-owned or leased or contracted for by the District, and used to provide education or library services to children and at all District-sponsored events.

For purposes of this policy, the term “electronic cigarette” means any oral device that provides a vapor of liquid nicotine, lobelia, and/or other substance, and the use or inhalation of which simulates smoking. The term shall include any such devices, whether they are manufactured, distributed, marketed or sold as e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes, or under any other product name or descriptor.

Under Wisconsin State law, students under the age of eighteen (18) are prohibited from possessing cigarettes or any other tobacco product.

Violators of this policy will be subject to applicable Wisconsin Statute(s), Wauwatosa City Ordinances, and disciplinary procedures of the District.

111.321, Wis. Stats.
120.12(20), Wis. Stats.
20 U.S.C. 6081 et seq.
20 U.S.C. 7182

Approved/Adopted:  July 13, 2009

Revised:  August 29, 2011

Revised: August 8, 2016
Nathan Marinan,
Aug 16, 2016, 12:28 PM