With police spending considerable time at the Estevan Comprehensive School, charges have been laid under the Tobacco and Vapor Products Control Act on a 15 year old youth for vaping in a vehicle where there were children under the age of 16 present. The fine in that case is $280 dollars. The youth was seen vaping on a school bus as it was loading to leave the school for the day.
On Wednesday March 15, 2023 police were called to ECS after two 15 year old youths were caught using cannabis on school property. Police have charged both youths under the Cannabis Control Act for using cannabis on school property. The fine relating to this matter amounts to $1400.00.
Educational efforts continue with respect to youth vaping as well as doing so at school.