By Shelby Stewart
Oakland County Sheriff’s Workplace is asking dad and mom to be extra vigilant with checking if their youngsters are utilizing vape merchandise.
“We have an uptick in kids vaping within the middle school and high school,” mentioned OCSO Brandon Substation commander Lt. Greg Glover. “Our school resource officer has had a major uptick in kids found to be in possession of contraband that is not allowed on any school property, let alone inside the buildings. The vaping is out of control.”
Glover mentioned that whereas it’s in opposition to faculty guidelines to have any vape merchandise on faculty property, youngsters are doing it anyway and don’t appear to care concerning the guidelines. He additionally mentioned OCSO has been writing minor in possession tickets if minors are caught with vape merchandise.
“I’m just asking parents to start checking their son’s and daughter’s backpacks and their vehicles for items like that to make sure they are not going to be bringing them to school,” he mentioned. “It is illegal for any of those students to be in possession of the electronic vapes. And it is against the school district policies to have them on school property at all, let alone inside the buildings.”
The vape pens can comprise vape juice, the liquid that’s turned to vapor, however additionally it is attainable for them to comprise marijuana wax or THC. A few of them may comprise extra nicotine than cigarettes. The vapor may also typically go away a cheesy fog on the glass inside automobiles, and infrequently go away a candy or berry scent.
“The kids are aware of the rules within the school system, but these kids are trying to interpret the rules and how it affects them,” mentioned Glover. “It’s not up for interpretation. The rules are the rules.”