Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

S06179 - (retail tobacco store exemption and preemption) - An Act in relation to permitting a retail tobacco business licensed to sell liquor on the premises to allow smoking - Advanced to 3rd Reading - Session Adjourned

This bill permits a retail tobacco business licensed to sell liquor on the premises to allow smoking in the same area where the liquor is sold, and supersedes existing local laws requiring these venues to be smokefree. The bill was written to specifically exempt one cigar club in New York City

  • Preemptive Action

    YES

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No