Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB351-(age restriction, smoking areas)-An Act To Create The Mississippi Smoke Free Family Restaurant Act-Died in Committee

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

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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