Statewide Smoking Ban Starts Today
Publication Date: 2006-07-21
- Author:State of Arkansas
- Publication:Morning News of NW Arkansas
Q: When does the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2006 go into effect?
A: Today. It is designed to protect employees and the public from secondhand smoke by prohibiting smoking at work and in public places.
Q: Is anyone exempt from the new law?
A: Yes. Private homes, designated hotel rooms, outdoor areas at work, tobacco stores and restaurants or bars that prohibit those under age 21 are exempt from the law.