Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB 228-An Act To Create The Mississippi Smoke Free Family Restaurant Act

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

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


Smoking is allowed in family restaurants when the entire restaurant is being used for a private function, and in bar areas when they are separately enclosed and separately ventilated.