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WAC 110-300-0420

Prohibited substances.

(1) Chapter 70.160 RCW prohibits smoking in public places and places of employment.
(2) Pursuant to RCW 70.160.050, an early learning provider must:
(a) Prohibit smoking, vaping, or similar activities in licensed indoor space, even during nonbusiness hours;
(b) Prohibit smoking, vaping, or similar activities in licensed outdoor space unless:
(i) Smoking, vaping or similar activities occurs during nonbusiness hours; or
(ii) In an area for smoking or vaping tobacco products that is not a "public place" or "place of employment," as defined in RCW 70.160.020.
(c) Prohibit smoking, vaping, or similar activities in motor vehicles used to transport enrolled children;
(d) Prohibit smoking, vaping, or similar activities by any provider who is supervising children, including during field trips;
(e) Prohibit smoking, vaping, or similar activities within twenty-five feet from entrances, exits, operable windows, and vents, pursuant to RCW 70.160.075; and
(f) Post "no smoking or vaping" signs. Signs must be clearly visible and located at each building entrance used as part of the early learning program.
(3) An early learning provider must:
(a) Prohibit any person from consuming or being under the influence of alcohol on licensed space during business hours;
(b) Prohibit any person within licensed space from consuming or being under the influence of illegal drugs or misused prescription drugs;
(c) Store any tobacco or vapor products, or the packaging of tobacco or vapor products in a space that is inaccessible to children;
(d) Prohibit children from accessing cigarette or cigar butts or ashes;
(e) Store any cannabis or associated paraphernalia out of the licensed space and in a space that is inaccessible to children; and
(f) Store alcohol in a space that is inaccessible to children (both opened and closed containers).
(4) A center early learning provider must prohibit any person from using, consuming, or being under the influence of cannabis in any form on licensed space.
(5) A family home early learning provider must prohibit any person from using, consuming, or being under the influence of cannabis products in any form on licensed space during business hours.
[WSR 18-15-001, recodified as § 110-300-0420, filed 7/5/18, effective 7/5/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.070, 43.215.201 and chapter 42.56 RCW. WSR 18-14-079, § 170-300-0420, filed 6/30/18, effective 8/1/19.]
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