SB2622-(some workplaces & restaurants)-AN ACT to create the Mississippi Gulf Coast Smoke-Free Families Act-Died in Committee
This bill regulates smoking in six gulf coast counties in Mississippi. Smoking is prohibited in government workplaces; public workplaces with more than five employees, and in restaurants, including within 10 feet of entrances to buildings.
Smoking is allowed in break rooms of workplaces with five or fewer employees; bars; private residences except when used as licensed child care facilities; hotel/motel rooms; retail tobacco stores; restaurants/conference rooms/assembly rooms when used for private functions; facilities licensed by the state Gaming Commission. There is an anti-preemption clause for all workplaces except for government buildings, which are already explicitly preempted.