Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB1344 An Act relating to smoking in public places (DIED)

This bill amends both the criminal and civil portions of the state Smoking in Public Places and Indoor Workplaces Act to exempt retail businesses from the law if the smoking restrictions impose an undue burden on the operation of the business.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Certain retail stores become exemptions to the state law.