Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB169 - (restaurants) - An Act to Create the Mississippi Smoke Free Families Act - Died in Committee

This bill prohibits smoking in enclosed public places, workplaces with more than three employees, and restaurants.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in bars; workplaces with fewer than three employees, private residences except when used as child care facilities; hotel/motel rooms; tobacco retail stores and convenience stores; restaurants or hotel/motel rooms during private functions; public schools, and at gaming facilities.