FOR Colonel Town Recreation Community House, Pool and surrounding sports fields.
Adopted by Colonel Town Recreation on May 8, 2002 .
The purpose of the following policy is to ensure the safety and well-being of the children and adults attending and participating in Colonel Town Recreation events by committing to promote an active, healthy, tobacco-free lifestyle for the youth of New Hampshire .
Tobacco is extremely unhealthy and addictive. It contributes to or is a direct cause of serious illness and fatal disease. Second hand smoke is also unhealthy and is categorized as a Group A carcinogen capable of causing serious illness for the non-smoker, especially for children.
Furthermore, the New Hampshire Law RSA 126-K states that no person under 18 years of age shall purchase, use or possess tobacco products; and New Hampshire Law RSA 169-B permits a juvenile age 12 or older, who is in possession of tobacco products, to be treated as an adult and given a District Court summons.
Policy Objectives Include: