Horizon School Division strives to provide safe, caring, and healthy
environments for all students, employees, community partners, visitors, and
guests. Recognizing that the use of tobacco and/or the use of electronic
smoking products is a significant health risk, Horizon School Division
prohibits such use on all properties owned or operated by Horizon School
Electronic smoking products consist of a battery-powered
delivery system that produces a vapour that resembles smoke and/or a vapour
that delivers a liquid chemical mixture that may be composed of various amounts
of nicotine, propylene glycol, and/or other chemicals, this liquid is
vapourized and inhaled. Electronic smoking products include but are not limited
to electronic cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vapourizer cigarettes, cigars, pipes,
personal vapourizers and electronic nicotine delivery systems. Procedures
1. All buildings, property, and vehicles owned by Horizon
School Division shall be free from the use of tobacco, tobacco products, and
electronic smoking products.
2. Electronic smoking products as well as cartridges of
nicotine solutions and related products are prohibited in schools and on all
Horizon School Division properties.
3. All buses and other kinds of vehicles, either contracted or
privately owned, will be free from the use of tobacco, tobacco related
products, and electronic smoking products while traveling to or from school
related or division related activities.
4. Horizon School Division may allow the use of tobacco or
tobacco products on school division property pursuant to Section 11(3) of the
Provincial Control Act, which permits the use of tobacco in an enclosed public
space for Indigenous spiritual and cultural practices or ceremonies.
4.1. Approval for use in schools shall be granted by the
principal in consultation with the Director or designate.
4.2. Approval for use in other Horizon School Division owned
facilities shall be granted by the Director or designate.
Reference: Sections 85, 87, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 175 Education Act
Section 11 Provincial Control Act
Date April 16, 2013
Revised October 13, 2017
Revised May 1, 2019