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Maine Laws for Smoke-Free Housing

“Nothing prevents a property owner or manager from adopting rules that limit or even prohibt smoking.  It is legal for landlords and property managers to adopt smoke-free housing policies to protect residents from secondhand smoke, to reduce property damange and reduce fire danger.”

– Janet T. Mills, Maine Attorney General
2009-2011 and 2013-present



Additional Resources

  • Pine Tree Legal Assistance–  a statewide, non-profit organization committed to providing high quality, free, civil legal assistance to low-income people in Maine.



The information and materials provided by the Smoke-Free Housing Coalition and the Breathe Easy Coalition of Maine are for information purposes only and are not offered or intended to be and should not be construed to be legal advice nor to be a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a licensed attorney.