Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Legislative Summary

SB182—(expand local control)—An Act Relating To County Authority on the Sale of Tobacco Products—Passed Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, And Health

This bill amends the state smokefree law to expand local control. Currently, counties have the authority to adopt smoking ordinances, and this bill would expand that authority to adopt ordinances that regulate the sale or use of cigarettes, tobacco products, or electronic smoking devices.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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