Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB282 - (workplaces, restaurants, and bars) - An Act concerning health - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking in all indoor workplaces and public places, including restaurants, bars and gaming facilities.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences except when used as places of employment; retail tobacco stores; 20% of hotel/motel rooms; and outdoor workplaces.