Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB2142 / SB1845-(workplaces, restaurants, and bars)-An Act relative to secondhand smoke-Died

This bill prohibits smoking in enclosed indoor workplaces.

  • Preemptive Action

    No (TN already preempted)

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences except when used as child/health care facilities, retail tobacco stores, smoking rooms of lodging facilities, facilities for smoking cessation programs or scientific research, membership associations.