Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB151 - (workplaces, restaurants, bars, gaming) - An Act Entitled “The Mississippi Smokefree Air Act Of 2016” - Died In Committee

This bill prohibits smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed public places and workplaces, including restaurants, bars, gaming facilities, private clubs, hotel/motels, as well as within 20 feet of building entrances, on restaurant and bar patios, and in outdoor places of employment.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences unless used as a childcare, adult day care, or health care facility.