Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB0009/HB1249 - (preemption) - An Act relative to tobacco - Session Adjourned

This bill appears to be a repeal of preemption, allowing local governments to regulate tobacco use, but the language in fact specifies that local governments cannot enact laws regulating tobacco use that are stronger than state law.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause