Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB184 - (workplaces, restaurants and bars) - An Act to Create the Mississippi Smoke-Free Air Act of 2009 - Died in Committee

This bill prohibits smoking in all enclosed public places and workplaces, including restaurants, bars, and gaming facilities. Smoking is prohibited in outdoor dining areas of restaurants and within 20’ of entrances of buildings.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences except when used as child/adult/health care facilities; 20% hotel/motel rooms; private clubs when not open to the public; and outdoor workplaces.