BSA - Alcohol, Tobacco, and Medical Marijuana Policy

Alcohol
The following statement was approved by the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America:
It is the policy of the Boy Scouts of America that the use of alcoholic beverages and controlled substances is not permitted at encampments or activities on property owned and/or operated by the Boy Scouts of America, or at any activity involving participation of youth members.

Tobacco
All Scouting functions, meetings, and activities should be conducted on a smoke-free basis, with smoking areas located away from all participants.
References: Troop Leader Guidebook, Volume 1, No. 33009,
and Boy Scout Handbook, No. 34554


Medical Marijuana
It is unacceptable for anyone to use or be under the influence of medical marijuana at or during any Scouting activity.