Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

LD34—(cigar lounge exemption)—An Act to Promote Equity in Business Opportunity for Tobacco Specialty Stores—Failed on Senate vote 7-25

This bill allows certain tobacco specialty stores to obtain a $100 license to be a cigar lounge, which may allow cigar smoking and serve alcohol, but cannot prepare food or allow the use of cigarettes or hookahs.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause