Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB360 - (workplaces, restaurants, bars and gaming) - A bill relating to the Smoke Free West Virginia Act - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, including restaurants bars and gaming facilities; and within fifteen feet of doorways. This includes a limited anti-preemption clause.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences except when used as health care/child care/day care facilities; retail tobacco stores; private and multi-private rooms in nursing homes and long-term care facilities and 25% of contiguous hotel/motel rooms.