Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB459—(ceremonial use in hospitals)—An Act concerning alcohol and tobacco—Session Adjourned

This bill amends the state smokefree air law to require hospitals and nursing homes to accommodate the use of ceremonial tobacco and ceremonial smudge materials for practitioners of Native American Indian religions.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause