Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB1470/SB1936 - (local control for hospital grounds) - An Act relative to regulation of smoking - Signed by Governor

This bill grants local control to cities and counties to prohibit smoking on the grounds of a hospital or in the public areas immediately outside of a hospital building and its entrances, including public sidewalks.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause