Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB1851 - (age restrictions) - Non-Smoker Protection Act - Session Adjourned

This bill claims to restrict smoking in enclosed public places and places of employment, but separately ventilated smoking areas are allowed in any establishment.

  • Preemptive Action

    No (already preempted)

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences except when used as child/adult/health care facilities; hotel/motel rooms; retail tobacco stores; outdoor public areas; separately ventilated smoking areas; age-restricted venues; Cigar bars; Private clubs; Private vehicles; and all manufacturers, importers, or wholesalers of tobacco products.