Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

SB1325-(age restrictions)-Non-Smoker Protection Act - Signed by Governor

This bill was amended to make all private workplaces smokefree that have four or more employees and to exempt age restricted venues, which are restaurants and bars that prohibit anyone under age 21 at all times.

  • Preemptive Action

    Yes (already preempted)

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No

EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in restaurants and bars that prohibit anyone under age 21 at all times; hotel/motel rooms; all manufacturers, importers, or wholesalers of tobacco products; non-enclosed areas of public places; nursing homes and long term care facilities; private workplaces with three or fewer employees; private clubs; private residences/vehicles except when used as child/adult/health care facilities; retail tobacco stores; and commercial vehicles.