Senator JJ Dossett is attempting to turn the Oklahoma legislature into a giant school board, not because the 500+ real school boards are already doing their job, but because the tobacco industry wants to put a stop to the vaping trend among adults.
It seems that the former school teacher from Owasso, Sen. JJ Dossett, is determined to make his senate chamber the state's 'at-large' super school board.
Currently, all public schools have rules prohibiting students from using personal vaporizers on school property. Not because these devices are inherently harmful, but one of the potential uses of the personal inhalers is to deliver a nicotine content in a steam vapor.
These devices have a long history of use for many medical conditions. But recent innovations have resulted in a small size device which easily packs into a pocket.
Smoking cessation plans often utilize a 'step down' strategy, much like the patches that TSET gives away for free.
Sen. Dossett wants it to be a criminal act for ANYONE to possess these devices on school property. This includes the mailman, Food delivery drivers, teachers, support staff, parents visiting, and even spectators at school activities. Even when a school auditorium is rented to an outside group.