Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB186 - (strengthens bars) - An Act relative to prohibiting smoking in certain places - Died; Session Adjourned

This bill amends the current smokefree air law to state that smoking is not permitted in any bar if food if is served in the establishment. The law currently covers all restaurants but exempts free-standing bars.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause