Lethbridge school boards prohibit use of e-cigarettes on campus

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Alberta is currently the only province in Canada without provincial regulations on e-cigarettes and vaping.But even with a lack of provincial guidance, Lethbridge school divisions have made it a priority to outline their own strict rules when it comes to using the products on campus.“We do a vaping policy under our larger smoking and drugs and alcohol act,” said Chris Smeaton, superintendent of the Holyspirit Catholic School Division, on Tuesday.“It’s a smoke-free environment and that applies to vaping, electronic cigarettes and those types of things.”READ MORE: ‘It’s about time’: Alberta set to review vaping regulations, may be last in country to implement lawsSeveral school boards in the city and surrounding area — including the Lethbridge, Westwind and Livingstone Range school divisions — follow this policy.Story continues below


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