Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB2188 / HB2138-(restaurants)-An Act relative to tobacco product use in certain public establishments-Defeated

This bill prohibits smoking in restaurants, which by definition also includes any establishment that has a license to sell alcoholic beverages or beer for consumption on the premises.

  • Preemptive Action

    Yes (TN already preempted

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause