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Tobacco-Free Policies and Regulations

Provides a toolkit and sample language to assist schools in developing policies and administrative regulations that comply with Health and Safety Code requirements.

Comprehensive Tobacco-Free School Policy Toolkit (DOC)
This toolkit provides resources that schools and school districts can use to establish and promote a tobacco-free school policy. Resources include effectiveness, value, and benefits of tobacco-free school policies; recommendations for policy adoption, communication, and enforcement; frequently asked questions; sample model policy, sample parent letter, sample consequences for policy violations; checklist for model policies; and additional resources.

Sample Policies and Regulations

These samples are made available by permission from the California School Boards Association (CSBA) to assist school districts and COEs in developing board adopted tobacco-free policies and regulations to enforce the policies. More information can be found at CSBA’s Policy Service Programs or by calling 1-800-266-3382.

Business and Noninstructional Operations

Tobacco-Free Schools - Sample Board Policy and Sample Administrative Regulations
Assists schools in developing tobacco-free policies and enforcement regulations for business and noninstructional operations that meet the requirements of the California Health and Safety Code.

Students

Tobacco - Sample Board Policy and Administrative Regulations
Assists schools in developing tobacco-use prevention education policies and enforcement regulations that meet the requirements of the California Health and Safety Code.

Questions: John Lagomarsino | JLagomarsino@cde.ca.gov | 916-323-1540 
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, May 30, 2017