Tobacco use down, e-cigarette use rising at school



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When a student at Greenwood Community High School is caught smoking, the first check is to see what is actually being smoked.

If the student was taking drags from an e-cigarette, an electronic cigarette that puts no smoke into the air and leaves no ashes on the ground, he or she is told to put it out and get to class. Parents are called.

A police officer can write a ticket, but depending on school rules, the student might not get in trouble at school. Yet.

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