Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

HB1063 - (workplaces, restaurants, and bars) - An Act to amend the Indiana Code concerning alcohol and tobacco - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking in enclosed public places and places of employment, including within 12 feet of doorways. Exemptions permit smoking in horse racing, riverboat, and other gambling facilities; cigar bars and hookah bars that generate at least 10% of sales from cigars or hookah tobacco and prohibit people under age 21; and retail tobacco shops that generate at least 80% of sales from tobacco products and prohibit people under age 18. These exemptions do not qualify in rooms or areas of the facilities that allow people under age 18.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    Yes

EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in horse racing, riverboat, and other gambling facilities; cigar bars and hookah bars that generate at least 10% of sales from cigars or hookah tobacco and prohibit people under age 21; and retail tobacco shops that generate at least 80% of sales from tobacco products and prohibit people under age 18.