Scouts-L Mail Archive for November of 1998: Re: Smoking and scouts
Re: Smoking and scouts
Fri, 27 Nov 1998 15:35:44 -0600
At 02:51 PM 11/27/98 -0500, Bruce E. Cobern wrote:
>Now my somewhat rhetorical question. If the policy indicates that we not
>allow use of tobacco products at any BSA activity involving youth, why do we
>need the next paragraph telling us where to put the smoking areas? All I
>can surmise is that these smoking areas are NOT considered to be in an area
>that is part of the function, meeting or activity.
They tell us about smoking areas because it's fine to say "no smoking" but
someone who _needs_ to smoke will do so in spite of rules. That's why
it's called an addiction.
In our Council it's in some out-of-the-way, inconvenient place (like the
back parking lot).
Mark W. Arend
Beaver Dam Community Library
311 N. Spring St. Outside of a dog, a book is
Beaver Dam, Wisc. 53916 man's best friend. Inside of
(920) 887-4631 (fax 887-4633) a dog it's too dark to read.
Scoutmaster, Troop 736