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WCBOE Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Changes to its Policies on Use and Possession of Tobacco Products

Posted December 22, 2021

HAGERSTOWN, MD (December 21, 2021)

On December 21, 2021, the Washington County Board of Education (“Board”) approved the first reading of proposed changes to Policy JICG, entitled “Use and Possession of Tobacco Products,” and the first reading to rescind Policy JFLG, entitled “Tobacco Free School Premises.”

The Board’s Policy Committee (“Committee”) is seeking comments from the community at this time on the proposed changes to Policy JICG and the proposed rescission of Policy JFLG, which are attached.  You may submit your comments electronically or by U.S. mail on or before January 3, 2022, to the members of the Committee and to the staff liaison to the Committee at the following addresses:

Email Address

Mr. Pieter Bickford, Committee Chairperson: [email protected]
Mr. Stan Stouffer, Committee Member: [email protected]
Mrs. Melissa Williams, Committee Member: [email protected]
Ms. Ilissa Ramm, Chief Legal Counsel and Staff Liaison to the Committee: [email protected]  


Mailing Address

Washington County Board of Education

10435 Downsville Pike

Hagerstown, Maryland 21740


In the event you need a hard copy of the policies, you may contact the Public Information Office at 301-766-2846.  The Committee anticipates submitting the policies to the Board of Education at its public business meeting on January 4, 2022, for the second reading and the Board’s final review and approval.

Thank you.

Notice Date: December 22, 2021