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Got chew? Take steps to get rid of it

A model tobacco policy for schools is now available. The model policy provides guidance for developing and implementing a comprehensive tobacco policy, which can serve as the cornerstone of a comprehensive effort to discourage tobacco use.

Tobacco Free Schools Regulation
Tobacco Free Schools Policy

The model policy was developed by Coordinated School Health, the Associated School Boards of South Dakota, and the Department of Health Tobacco Control Program.

Technical assistance is available.

Watch for upcoming funding opportunities to promote tobacco free policies in schools.

For information, contact Kari Senger, Coordinated School Health, Department of Education, (605) 773-4257.