Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

A3975—(research exemption)—An Act to permit smoking in certain facilities for purpose of medical or scientific health-related research—Passed Senate 36-0 on 12/18—Session Adjourned

This bill would create an exemption in the state law to permit smoking in research laboratories and other facilities that have been approved by the Department of Health to permit smoking for the purpose of medical research related to the health effects of smoking.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause