Scouts-L Mail Archive for November of 1998: Re: Smoking and scouts
Re: Smoking and scouts
Thu, 26 Nov 1998 22:43:23 -0500
At 12:01 PM 11/26/98 -0500, you wrote:
> As far as I know leaders are not allowed to smoke at any scouting events???
>I was told this was not allowed and if someone did they would not be leaders
>From page 19 of the current 'Guide to Safe Scouting"
"Adult leaders should support the attitude that young adults are better foo
without tobacco and MAY NOT ALLOW THE USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS AT ANY BSA
ACTIVITY INVOLVING YOUTH PARTICIPANTS.
All Scouting functions, meetings, and activities should be conducted on a
smoke-free basis, with smoking areas located away from all participants. "
Seems clear enough to me. If their are scouts taking part in the
If you gotta smoke, do so away from ALL participants. Out of sight!