Vermont’s ‘Smoking on School Grounds’ Law

Tobacco use prohibited on public school grounds. No person shall be permitted to use tobacco on public school grounds and no student shall be permitted to use tobacco at public school sponsored functions.

Each public school board shall adopt policies prohibiting the possession and use of tobacco products by students at all times while under the supervision of school staff.

These policies shall include confiscation and appropriate referrals to law enforcement authorities.

Vermont’s Smoke-Free Laws: Act 135

Act 135 is a law that extends secondhand smoke protections in workplaces, motor vehicles, public places, school grounds, and childcare settings. On January 1, 2015, the law also takes a first step in protecting children from e-cigarette liquids poisonings.