Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Legislative Summary

LD468 - (college campuses) - An Act To Protect Public Health at Public Institutions of Higher Education - Vetoed by Governor, attempt to override failed, veto sustained - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking on the grounds of any campus of the University of Maine System, the Maine Community College System or the Maine Maritime Academy. The bill was amended to create an effective date of August 1, 2014 and to add an exception to allow smoking as part of a religious ceremony.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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