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Navarro ISD believes in supporting parents and guardians to be more aware of the dangers of vaping. This site is a resource to help educate our community about the harmful effects of these devices and the legal ramifications of minors possessing them. We encourage you to review the information and even encourage your student to look at it with you to increase awareness and foster dialogue.

A minor charged for possession, purchase, consumption, or receipt of tobacco products (including e-cigarettes) can be punished with a fine up to $100. The court may also order the minor to attend an e-cigarette and tobacco awareness program.

Dab pens (vape devices with THC oil) carry much higher penalties. The possession of a DAB pen is a state jail felony regardless of the amount of THC oil contained within. At a minimum, the result of being charged could be 180 days in jail and up to a $10,000 fine.

Navarro ISD prohibits students from possessing tobacco products: cigarettes; e-cigarettes; vape device and any component, part, or accessory for an e-cigarette device or vape device

See the Student Handbook

Purchase/possession/use of e-cigarettes by persons under age 21 years prohibited unless at least 18 with a U.S. or state military id card.

Tex. Health & Safety Code Ann.§ 161.252 (2020)

School trustees must prohibit e-cigarette use and student possession of e-cigarettes at “a school-related or school-sanctioned activity on or off school property.”

Tex. Educ. Code Ann. § 38.006(b) (2020)

Use of e-cigarettes or vapor products is prohibited at school, and before/after-school programs, including the premises, playground, transportation vehicles, and during field trips.

40 Tex. Admin. Code § 744.2603(d) (2020)