Arkansas Code Title 6. Education § 6-21-609. Prohibition against smoking, the use of tobacco or tobacco products, or the use of e-cigarettes

(a) As used in this section, “e-cigarette” means an electronic oral device that provides a vapor of nicotine or another substance that, when used or inhaled simulates smoking, including without limitation a device that:

(1) Is composed of a heating element, battery, or electronic circuit, or a combination of heating element, battery, and electronic circuit;

(2) Works in combination with a liquid nicotine delivery device composed either in whole or in part of pure nicotine and propylene glycol and manufactured for use with e-cigarettes;  and

(3) Is manufactured, distributed, marketed, or sold as an e-cigarette, e-cigar, e-pipe, or under any other name or descriptor.

(b) Smoking tobacco, the use of tobacco or tobacco products, or the use of e-cigarettes is prohibited:

(1) In or on real property owned or leased by a public school district, including a public charter school;  or

(2) In or on personal property, including without limitation school buses, owned or leased by a public school district, including a public charter school.

(c) A copy of this statute shall be posted in a conspicuous location at every entrance to each building owned or leased by a public school district and every school bus used to transport public school students.

(d) A person who violates this section commits a violation punishable by a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100).


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