Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

HB156 - (age restriction) - The “Mississippi Smoke Free Family Restaurant Act" - Died

This is a very weak bill that prohibits smoking in the dining areas of family restaurants, which are defined as eating establishments that allow people under 18 years old to enter and be served.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    YES

EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in family restaurants when the entire restaurant is being used for a private function.