Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB25 - (workplaces, restaurants and bars) - An act relating to smoking - Substitute introduced addressing different topic area - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking in all enclosed public places and workplaces, including restaurants and bars, including within 10' or 15' of doorways. The bill was amended to exempt gaming facilities and Class A and B clubs, as well as to include tobacco retail license requirements.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in outdoor workplaces; private homes except when used for day care; 20% hotel/motel rooms; sections of adult care homes and long term care facilities; and tobacco shops; gaming floors of gaming facilities; and Class A and Class B clubs.