Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB 2648 The Mississippi Smoke Free Families Act (FAILED)

Bill would make public and private workplaces smokefree, including restaurants, but exempting bars.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Bars; private residences (except when used as a licensed child care facility); hotel and motel rooms; retail tobacco and convenience stores; restaurants, hotel and motel conference or meeting rooms and public and private assembly rooms while these places are being used for private functions; any facility licensed by the Mississippi Gaming Commission; all public schools and campuses within MS regulated under Section 97-32-25.