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36-798.03 - Tobacco products prohibition at schools and schoolrelated areas; exception; violation; classification
36-798.03. Tobacco products prohibition at schools and school-related areas; exception; violation; classification
A. Tobacco products are prohibited on school grounds, inside school buildings, in school parking lots or playing fields, in school buses or vehicles or at off-campus school sponsored events. For purposes of this subsection, "school" means any public, charter or private school where children attend classes in kindergarten programs or grades one through twelve.
B. Subsection A of this section does not apply to an adult who employs tobacco products as a necessary component of a school sanctioned tobacco prevention or cessation program established pursuant to section 15-712.
C. A person who violates this section is guilty of a petty offense.