Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB449 An Act To Create The Mississippi Smoke Free Family Restaurant Act (DIED IN COMMITTEE)

  This bill prohibits smoking in family restaurants, which are defined as eating establishments that allow people under 18 years old to enter and be served.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in the bar areas of restaurants if they are separately enclosed from the rest of the restaurant. Smoking may be allowed in family restaurants while being used for a private function.