Goddard School District authorizes lawsuit against e-cigarette, vaping companies

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GODDARD, Kan. (KAKE) -

The Goddard USD 265 board of education has authorized filing a lawsuit against companies involved in the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes and vaping products.  The resolution passed 7-0 Monday night. 

A portion of the resolution reads, "Goddard has and continues to experience significant problems with student use of JUUL e-cigarettes."  The resolution claims e-cigarettes pose a significant risk to students' health and have created a substantial and ongoing interruption of and disturbance to the district's educational mission.

Goddard USD 265 has scheduled a 1:00 p.m. news conference to discuss the resolution.  

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