Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

HB1193-An Act to prohibit the use of tobacco products in and on the grounds of all medical facilities in Arkansas-Approved as Act 134

This bill prohibits smoking in and on the grounds of all medical facilities in Arkansas.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No

EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in psychiatric hospitals and physicians may write an order allowing a patient to smoke if an inpatient's treatment will be substantially impaired by the denial to use tobacco.